Did you know that you’re able to support Cowichan’s farmers, fishers, bakers, snack makers and more with just the click of a button?
Cow-op.ca is Cowichan Valley’s own online farmers market. Choose from vegetables, fruits, meats, seafood, eggs, breads, baked goods, healthy back-to-school snacks and more: all produced and procured right in your backyard.
We are a co-operative of over 80 local farmers and food processers hosting an online marketplace of local, ecologically responsible grown and harvested foods. Everything is grown or produced right here in the Cowichan Region. This is a promising model for food producers and customers alike. The farmers save time and the buyers are able to shop from the comfort of their home, year-round, directly support local family farms and businesses.
How it Works: Customers can place orders online from Friday 12pm to Tuesday midnight 12am (PST). Producers receive orders Wednesday morning and prepare for delivery. Fresh orders are delivered to the Cowichan Green Community in Duncan (360 Duncan St.) and Zero Waste Emporium in Victoria (1728 Douglas St.) on Thursday morning. Duncan customers pick up between 3-6pm on Thursdays at Cowichan Green Community (360 Duncan St). Victoria Customers pick up orders on Thursdays between noon-6pm at Zero Waste Emporium (1728 Douglas St.).
Getting started is easy! Just sign-up at www.cow-op.ca and click “shop now.” As the seasons change, so do our diets! Fall is a spectacular time to feast on the abundance that the Cowichan has to offer. Trying out a 50 km diet doesn’t get any easier. Let us do the dirty work for you. Choose from your favourite farm or buy from new farms that you may have never heard of.
You click – we pick. To make this Fall’s 50 km reader challenge even more accessible Cow-op is offering $10 off your first order ($30 minimum) when you use the code 50KILOMETERS at checkout.
Market Manager, Cow-op.ca