As a lifelong type 1 diabetic raised by a working class mom, Digs has long believed that health foods shouldn’t be a privilege of the wealthy. When he’s not building a fruit display or doing paperwork, Digs is probably making music, dancing, or taking a really long walk.
James is like the ringmaster of this sweet circus. He is a veteran of the industry, beloved by staff and vendors alike, and deals with everything we can throw at him with only the occasional grumble.
Beloved in the industry for his kindness and quiet competence, Donald spends a lot of time on golf courses for someone who doesn’t play the game.
Michael has been working in produce since he was 16, and somehow also had a career as an internationally touring rock drummer. We’re not quite sure how he had the time, but we’re very lucky to have him.
Butcher, Meat & Seafood Buyer
James is dedicated to exemplary customer service and building solid relationships with local farmers. A Red Seal Chef and a skilled butcher, he’s the whole package!
Who’s got two green thumbs, and loves to cook? Sam! When she’s not ‘rasslin with our bulk department, she enjoys ‘rasslin the patriarchy, riding her bike around town, and finding “unique” ways to keep the raccoons out of her vegetable garden.
Bakery & Fine Cheese Buyer
MJ is a lifelong Junction resident who keeps our fine cheese department filled, fresh, and fantastically delicious. She owns a white cat and often wears immaculate black clothing – she’s kind of amazing like that.
Chris moved to Toronto from Vancouver 4 years ago – for LOVE – and since then he has formed two rock bands and taken over the running of our Sweet Potato Kitchen. And most importantly, the love is still going strong! Isn’t that sweet?
Natural Apothecary Manager
Amanda’s three favourite things in the world are dogs, craft beer, and holistic health. If we had a Drunken Doggy Day Care, she’d be winning at that – but instead she’s rocking our Natural Apothecary.
If you ask him what his purpose in life is, Evan’s answer is simple: “I’m here to help.” He actually loves taking customer complaints, because making people feel good and cared for is his favourite thing.
Whenever anything database related goes right, it’s likely because Amanda is thorough and amazing. Whenever anything goes wrong, it’s likely because someone didn’t follow her instructions…