Local Food and Where to Get It

Grandma’s Garden

There are many local food providers and producers working hard for all of us in these challenging times.

In Bear River,  grocery and convenience stores are still open, under limited hours and with rules about how many persons can enter.
Please call ahead to confirm hours.

Pizza in Bear River
Weekends, call to confirm and to order. Take out only.
Also selling boxed weekly groceries
(902) 467-3785

Bear River Grocery
Monday – Friday 7am to 7pm, Saturday 8 am to 7 pm and Sunday 12 noon to 6 pm.
(902) 467-3543

Grandma’s Country Store
open 9 to 4 Tues – Sunday
(902) 467-3428

Wilson’s Gas
Open 7am – 8pm
(902) 467-0996

Ring’s Country Store

There are a number of local food options in the surrounding area. Take a look at this wonderful list put together by Yuki of Ordinary Family in Digby. Included is fresh produce, baked goods and meat, fish, cheese and eggs from local farms and small shops.
Some of the information may be old – please contact them directly for the most accurate, latest info.

In addition, Yuki has created her own food buying service that includes everything from organic Speerville flours and dry goods to tasty imported japanese foods to Rye bread from Bear River Farms. Sign up for her 4 times a year newsletter.

All our food suppliers appreciate your understanding and support for them at all times, but especially during COVID-19. #buylocal