Closeup of produce table at Kitsilano Farmers Market

Buying, sharing, and accessing food

COVID-19 update: food access

April 15, 2020: Review resources to find food if you are in need, and give food by donating or volunteering.

Help get and give food

We support a number of unique ways to access food beyond grocery stores and restaurants.

Find out more about how to access food at markets, community kitchens, and at free and low-cost food providers - or how to start one of these initiatives yourself.

Food markets

Farmers markets and community food markets sell a selection of local foods.

Community kitchens

Learn about the role community kitchens play in education and community-building, and get a link to community kitchen locations and times.

Free and low-cost food resources

Find locations to access free and low-cost groceries and meals, including food banks, on this print-friendly map: 

The map is updated regularly with current food program information. Sign up to get an email when the map is updated by choosing Food Map on our subscription form.

Free and low-cost food programs, and other supports, can also be reviewed on this Google Map maintained by Limage Media (not maintained by the City of Vancouver).

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