Safe shopping, locally

Local businesses offering pickup and delivery for all your pantry needs

King’s Head, the long-running Exchange District pub, is one of many local businesses offering pandemic-safe grocery options.

Buying local groceries may seem difficult when trying to follow public health orders and staying safe, but many local food producers are offering pickup and/or delivery. Here are some great local businesses to fill up any home pantry.

Feast Café and Bistro

Curbside pickup and delivery
587 Ellice Ave.

Prepared dinner fare and pantry goods

Feast Café and Bistro is one of Winnipeg’s few authentic Indigenous dining spots. Due to the large share of profits delivery services like Skip the Dishes and DoorDash take from each delivery made with their apps, owner Christa Bruneau-Guenther is running an in-house delivery service for both the restaurant food and the take-home meals they have been offering since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Orders are made through their website, and delivery is available. You can also donate to their campaign to pay hard-hit Indigenous chefs to prepare Feast boxes for Indigenous families across Canada who are struggling due to the pandemic.

Eadha Bread

Pickup and delivery 
577 Ellice Ave.

Sourdough breads and pastries

This queer-positive community favourite has a wide selection of breads, treats and warm bevvys available in their shop every Tuesday through Saturday. Delivery and pickup orders can be made by phoning the shop at 204-783-3064. Deliveries go out between 2 and 6 p.m. every Tuesday.

King’s Head

Takeout and delivery
120 King St.

Dinner fare and groceries

Since the pandemic started, the King’s Head has been offering grocery bundles for sale. Their selection now includes alcohol and King’s Head merch. Orders are available through their website. 

Diversity Food Services



The sustainable food service that runs Pangea’s Kitchen at the University of Winnipeg also offers same-day grocery delivery for a wide range of products, including meats, baking supplies, pantry items, fresh veggies, toilet paper and a range of their popular soups.

Hudson Bagels Pickup 

79 Sherbrook St.


This new bagel shop opened on Nov. 16. Their Sherbrook storefront in the old Boon Burger building is open for walkup orders for multiple or single bagels. Their spreads include vegan options, and they have Thom Bargen coffee for sale.

The Cheesemongers Fromagerie

Pickup and delivery
839 Corydon Ave.

Cheese, provisions and dried goods

This Corydon fromagerie sells fancy and delicious cheeses. Currently, these are available online in “grab bags” of two to six kinds of cheese, gift boxes or full charcuterie selections. Order through their website for delivery, or front-door pickup is available at their storefront.

Good Food Box

104-222 Furby St.


Their affordable veggie boxes are available for preorder through the West Broadway Community Organization website. Pick up is at Crossways at 222 Furby St. every Wednesday.

Zinn Farms

Pickup and delivery
Springstein, MB

Meat, eggs and organic vegetables

This farm practices regenerative agriculture, and all their animals are free-range. Order through their website for pickup at Unicity, Polo Park, Kenaston Corner or for delivery every Thursday.

One Great City Brewing Co.

$5 Delivery
1596 Ness Ave.

Beer and restaurant fare

You can order their pizza and other restaurant items through Skip the Dishes and DoorDash. Their beer is also available through Skip the Dishes.

Organic Planet Worker Co-op

Pickup and delivery
877 Westminster Ave.
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This organic grocery co-op offers pickup and delivery options for their deli, produce, pantry, hygiene and cleaning items. Orders are best made through email. All shopping guidelines are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information on shopping protocols, please visit each business’ website or social media pages.

All shopping guidelines are subject to change. For the most up-to-date information on shopping protocols, please visit each business’ website or social media pages.

Published in Volume 75, Number 13 of The Uniter (January 7, 2021)

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