Community update: businesses that are still open to serve you (but at a distance)

Customers can continue to support these local businesses during the pandemic

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      Staying home doesn't mean being alone. Workout and dance virtually with Baza. The dance studio is using Zoom to keep the community together. Baza’s "Dance with Friends" program makes it easy for you to get your family and friends to join the fun. Let's connect.

      Contact: 778-379-2292 or



      (156 15th Street East, North Vancouver)

      In an effort to reduce emergency room visits, Dumalo Optometry is providing urgent care services both in-person and virtually. In the meantime, you may continue to purchase therapeutics and contact lenses, which includes free direct shipping to your home or office. At this time, glasses may only be sold if deemed absolutely necessary for visual aid.

      Contact: 604-987-6554 or




      Lara Gregory Coaching provides sexual healing and growth for adults. Pleasure is required to be healthy, especially right now. Lara Gregory Coaching is offering online sessions with reduced rates until June 30, 2020. Some services are available for no cost.  All the healing you need is at your fingertips.





      EcoGREEN Cleaning provides cleaning services for move-in and move-out residential services, post-construction, and post-renovation cleaning. The business is not currently providing any non-essential in-home services for individuals or families still living in the residence, apart from essential services like ICBC clients, and other clients who are not able to clean for themselves.

      EcoGREEN Cleaning is a 100 percent local B.C. company. 

      Contact: 604-700-6808, , or through online contact form




      LineHopper is a community-based initiative that strives to help relieve the hassle of Costco shopping during the COVID-19 period. Personal shoppers do the grocery shopping, picking, packing, and delivering your groceries while ensuring that the quality and freshness is as it’s very best. LineHopper is based in Vancouver and Richmond. Email or call LineHopper with any questions you may have.

      Contact: or through online contact form



      (103—450 E Columbia Street, New Westminster) 

      Rock Steady Boxing is a place where people living with Parkinson's can fight back in the form of non-contact boxing classes. Rock Steady Boxing has taken its classes online during this Covid-19 crisis. Evaluation is needed before starting classes and these can be done via Zoom.

      Contact: 778-323-1465 or




      (1000 Commercial Drive, Vancouver)

      Comfortable and stylish clothing for all body types, fabulous home décor, and great gifts. Made both locally and abroad, Kali Boutique’s products are primarily sourced and/or made by Canadian brands.

      Contact: 604-215-4568 or




      Folium is a local business and its product is backyard compostable serve ware. Folium is now offering bundles of leaf plates, bowls, and straws. All can be delivered right to your doorstep so you don’t need to wash any more dishes.

      Contact: 604-307-6489 or



      (1496 Cartwright Street, Vancouver)

      The Camelot Kids store is closed due to Covid-19 but it is doing free local delivery within Vancouver and free shipping within B.C. on all orders over $49.

      Contact: 604-688-9766 or




      Habitat for Humanity’s ReStore sells new and gently used building supplies and home decor products. Find a wide range of items to update and renovate your home, including light fixtures, flooring, and furniture. Purchase items online and or have them shipped. Proceeds from all sales support its mission to build homes for low income, working families in Greater Vancouver.

      Contact: 604-681-5618 or



      (4512 Main Street, Vancouver)

      Cascadia sells raw and natural pet food and supplies.

      Contact: 604-205-5470 or  



      (698 West 16th Avenue, Vancouver)

      Fine art, original, limited, and open edition photography prints and peripherals available through the gallery’s curated e-shop catalog online. International shipping is available. Remote art advisory services for clients and consultations for artists are also offered.

      Contact: 604-707-0327 or



      (4301 Main Street, Vancouver)

      A neighbourhood shop with a modern mystic take on clean beauty, plant-based clothing, pottery, crystals, and wellness items.

      Contact: 604-876-2000 or



      (614 Alexander Street, Vancouver)

      Morning Moon creates fine handmade jewellery to reignite your connection with nature. Follow your heart, find your treasure.

      Contact: 1-888-316-2821 or



      (614 Alexander Street, Vancouver)

      Eclipse Awards makes custom, eco-friendly awards, trophies, and plaques that you can present with confidence and pride. Let Eclipse Awards create something beautiful for you to recognize and celebrate the people that make your organization successful.

      Contact: 1-888-294-7121 or



      (3718 Main Street, Vancouver)

      The Soap Dispensary is offering online ordering with curbside or instore pick-up (available on most days). Delivery services are currently in development.

      Contact: 604-568-3141 or



      Food and beverage

      (4121 Main Street, Vancouver)

      Locus Restaurant & Lounge serves “global fusion” dishes and a variety of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free items all made from scratch with local and seasonal ingredients. The restaurant and lounge is found on Main Street in Mt. Pleasant, Vancouver.

      Contact: 604-708-4121 or



      (568 Abbott Street, Vancouver)

      Crosstown Liquor Store (and its Kitsilano sister store, Burrard Liquor Store) remain open from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., seven days a week. Both stores also carry limited menus available for delivery through Foodora.

      Contact: 604-683-8438 or



      (22775 Dewdney Trunk Road, Maple Ridge)

      Maple Meadows Brewing is a small microbrewery serving the community of Maple Ridge since 2015. The current challenging situation has forced the brewery to move sales online and start bottling beers in order to survive. But simply trying to get through this wasn't really what the brewery team was after, so they decided to support local Covid-19 efforts by donating part of their bottled beer proceeds.

      The support of our community has been overwhelming and it has helped to provide Maple Meadows Brewing with the motivation and direction needed during these difficult times. Stay safe and please buy local whenever and wherever you can.

      Contact: 604-479-0999




      Fresh Prep helps busy people like you create world-class dinners in minutes with prepared recipe ingredients delivered weekly to your door.

      As a local company, Fresh Prep prioritizes working with local suppliers for its meal kits as well as additional items for breakfast, lunch, and dessert from B.C.-based businesses.

      Contact: 604-569-2699 or



      (105—123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver)

      Blue Teapot is a tea shop in the heart of Lonsdale Quay Market, located at the waterfront in North Vancouver. For 17 years, Blue Teapot has been supplying the community with quality loose teas, herbals, tea ware, and accessories. The tea shop also carries a selection of handmade wares created by local B.C. artists.

      Contact: 604-986-4321 or



      (335 West Pender Street, Vancouver)

      Social Crust Café & Catering is a social enterprise café and catering business of Coast Mental Health, a nonprofit organization supporting young adults with employment and mental health barriers.

      It is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for pick-up and takeout. Order-ahead catering is available.

      Contact: 604-684-3352 or



      (102—6994 Greenwood Street, Burnaby)

      Don Chendo® Products has more than 450 different products. The business is here for its community in these hard moments. Get your products delivered. Call Don Chendo Mexican Products at 778-379-3205 to place your order.

      Contact: 778-379-3205 or



      (707 North Road, Coquitlam) 

      Green Zebra makes local food affordable and accessible, straight from the farmers to your plate. Green Zebra’s weekly veggie boxes provide a seasonal selection of veggies and fruit from small, local family farms. Check out Green Zebra’s amazing selection of veggies, fruit, baked goods, beverages, and preserves to treat your taste buds while shopping local. It is currently delivering to New Westminster, Port Moody, Coquitlam, Burnaby, and East Vancouver.




      (26426—56th Avenue Unit E, Langley)

      Holy Falafel offers custom-made, fresh to order, quality, fast-casual authentic Middle Eastern flavours. It serves fire roasted steak, chicken, lamb, vegan, and vegetarian versions. Real Food. Real Service. Real Flavour.  Fast. Holy Falafel.

      Contact: 604-607-0609 or


      (1927 East Hastings Street, Vancouver)

      Edge Kitchen () is producing Chef-inspired comfort food favourites like “ready to reheat” meals, bulk soups, essential grocery items, seasonal meal features, beer, and wine. All of these are available for delivery or curbside pick-up.  Its catering division () is open and available for any catering needs. All catering orders reflect individual packaging because of Covid-19 precautionary measures.

      Contact: 604-876-7226 or



      (2401 Burrard Street, Vancouver)

      Burrard Liquor Store is continuing to serve the local community during these concerning times. The liquor store team is keeping in line with all provincial and federal Covid-19 related practices, whilst ensuring its customers are safe and supported.

      Backed with the product knowledge of our team when visiting our location, you can expect to find the right products for you. The team at Burrard Liquor Store is proud to be able to offer their knowledge, support, and services to the community as we all walk down this road of uncertainty together.

      Contact: 604-566-9244 or