I’ve compiled a list of stores that sell organic produce and products within the GTA – it is by no means a complete list of all the stores or options available but it is a good place to start. Organic foods are generally more expensive, however, as with anything else, you can find deals and the store that best fits your budget.
Established in 1993, the Natures Emporium is a family run business that sells only organic and natural foods from local farmers to big brands. They have three locations in the GTA.
|8401 Weston Rd., Woodbridge||16655 Yonge St., Newmarket|
|2535 Major Mackenzie Dr. W, Maple/Vaughan||2180 Itabashi Way, Burlington|
Established in 2002, by Fahim Alwan, Blossom Pure is a small grocery store located in Etobicoke. Alwan is dedicated to sourcing from Ontario farmers who use organic and sustainable practices. In addition to being organic, all meats are Halal certified. They also carry some Kosher food products.
Location:100 The East Mall, #15, Etobicoke
A worker owned cooperative, established in 1983 sells organic, non-GMO, and fair trade.
| Danforth Community Market |
348 Danforth Avenue
| Beach Community Market |
125 Southwood Drive
Organic Garage’s tagline is, “We sell for less”. The vision of the family is to sell healthy organic options for lower prices than the customary high sales tags.
| 43 Junction Rd. |
|8020 Bathurst St #1, |
| 579 Kerr St.|
They source from local farmers as well they have a farm in Downsview Park on two acres. In the warmer temperatures up to 70% of their goods are farmed in Canada. They boast a wide variety of gluten free, vegan products. You have the option of shopping at the store or online for delivery.
|111 Ossington Avenue |
| 476 Roncesvalles Avenue |
375 Kingston Rd. (12.40 mi)
This is probably the most commercially recognized and well-known organic store; they are also one of the more pricey options. There are six locations in the GTA.
|Leaside : 1860 Bayview Ave. |
|301 Cornwall Rd. |
|155 Square One Dr. |
3997 Highway 7, Markham, ON
| Yorkville |
87 Avenue Rd.
| Yonge & Sheppard |
4771 Yonge Street
Online Shopping/Home Delivery
Choice Farms sources local farmers to provide various meats of your choice that are chemical free, naturally raised, AAA beef and pork. As well as poultry that is grain-fed and raised without steroids or hormones along with wild BC seafood.
You can order your box online, they have various subscription sizes ranging from a one person household to 5 or more. $138 –
Shipping is free. Click: www.butcherbox.ca
Local organic fruits and vegetables are gathered each week and because they sell the freshest available produce, each week the options are different. The price of baskets range from $40 – $100
Order online and have your basket delivered to your door. Click: Mama Earth Organics
Mainstream Grocery Chains
With the demand for organic produce growing, mainstream grocery stores are also carrying organic products. The selections are limited when compared to the grocery stores who fully stock organic products and produce but they are also good options.
| Loblaws Real Canadian Superstore |
No Frills (limited selection)
| Sobeys |
Freshco (limited selection)
| Metro |
Food Basics (limited selection)