a veganic™ cafe restaurant and bookstore on salt spring island 

morningside veganic offers 100% organic and vegan love bowls, vegan wraps, woodfired pizza, handcrafted gourmet sandwiches, delectable soups, salads, vegan cheese platters, raw chocolate, smoothies, herbal tonics, nut mylks, artisan bread, divine chai, premium coffees, matcha, yerba mate, and single origin teas.  

our bakery section features organic woodfired heritage sourdough breads, pie, pastries, cookies,  tarts, & treats.

we support our local organic farmers.

an eclectic collection of books: environment, ecology, poetry, alternative building, permaculture, buddhism, raw food, alternative energy, cultural theory, cookbooks, veganism, integral life teachings, surfing, gay & lesbian, health, animal rights, spirituality, children, nature & green solutions.

additions to our amazing miyoko product line!

From delicate and creamy to pungent and hard, you’ll find a range of flavors and textures with our products. All products are free of dairy and gluten, and certified organic or made with organic ingredients. Products available for purchase may change periodically...

New Product! Smoky mozzarella vegan cheese

Our smoky mozzarella will add savoury depth to everything from bruschetta to melting in pasta or risotto. Wood-fired smoked, it's creamy, dense, delicious. Bringing joy to your table with artisan vegan cheese. Good for the planet, for the animals and for your health....

Mt. Vesuvius Black Ash

Miyoko makes the best vegan cheese and butter in the world, bar none. Coated in black ash with a dense, smooth, creamy texture, and a mildly tangy, buttery sweetness. Great served with fruit or baked en croute.

Vegan Mozzarella ~ a new way to melt your heart

Just like traditional mozzarella di bufalo, our morningside organic cashew-based vegan mozzarella version is the perfect answer for everything from pizzas (yes, it melts and browns beautifully!), to caprese salad, to paninis. Creamy, smooth, and with just the perfect amount of springiness, brined for flavour.

introducing amazing European style cultured VeganButter

Being vegan is great, but until now, it has meant sacrificing croissants and many pastries. Not any more! we're so proud to be introducing cultured European-style VeganButter to morningside organic bakery cafe and bookstore. contains no palm oil or milk products: made...

incredible artisan vegan cheeses from miyokos kitchen, now at morningside

We now carry Miyoko's Kitchen vegan cultured artisan nut based cheese. Whether you crave some creamy richness for yourself or want to throw a fancy wine and cheese party for your friends, you’ll find everything you need at morningside organic bakery & cafe! Try a...

“i treat myself to amazing food”

I guess people take fake smiles and waitresses without uncomfortable emotions or opinions as a given in the service industry. discomfort is the edge upon which growth is most accessible and if you look around at the fabulous book selection you'll find personal and...

Urban Cultivator

Our organic sprouts and herbs that you enjoy at morningside are grown in our own Urban Cultivator.

When we discovered the Urban Cultivator, it was a eureka moment.  We loved this growing system so much that morningside organic became a distributor. Join the revolution in home & commercial organic cultivation.

The Urban Cultivator is an all-in-one indoor home garden. You get 365 days of perfect growing conditions for all of your favorite herbs and veggies. No more soggy super market herbs going bad in your fridge… just fresh crisp herbs from your very own garden.  Fresh greens cut right from your Urban Cultivator carry twice the nutritional value of store-bought greens. Plus, you know there are no chemicals or pesticides in your food.

With the Urban Cultivator you can feed your whole family fresh organic crisp herbs and greens straight from your kitchen every single day of the year. It truly is the “Zero Mile Diet.”

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