Image: Biviano Direct website
So I compiled a list of small, local Northside businesses offering home delivery for; bakery items, booze, deli & groceries, fruit and veg and meat. Here it goes..
Note: for business listing submissions, please email me firstname.lastname@example.org
A1 Bakery (Brunswick & Fairfield) - Now delivering only via Door Dash and Uber Eats
All Are Welcome Bakery (Northcote) - pre-order bread and pastries for delivery
Phil's Bakehouse & Cafe (Northcote) - yes...those famous pies for our hangovers!
Publique Bakery (Preston market) - click on Book Now on their Facebook page
Hard Rubbish Bar (Preston) NOT OPEN FOR NOW. Current as at 13 July
Moon Dog Brewing (Preston) Order before 12pm for same day delivery
Pallino Bar (Thornbury) - ready made Negroni delivery anyone?!
Purple Emerald Lounge Bar (Northcote) - 2 cocktails for $28 made fresh- call or email 9482 7007 or email@example.com
Rock Paper Wine (Northcote)
3 Ravens Brewery (Thornbury) - Free delivery within 5km of 3071
Deli & Groceries
Image: Brother Alec, Thornbury
ARC Asian Grocer (Preston market) - family owned and operated for 20yrs. Also doing fruit and veg boxes. Website coming soon. Until then- phone/email orders to firstname.lastname@example.org/ 0406-150-811
Brother Alec (Thornbury) - coffee/tea, dairy/specialty cheeses, eggs, bagels & bread, dry goods, sauces, biscuits and a lil vegan line
Icecream Social (Thornbury) - did I hear...cherry pie
Little Tienda (Thornbury) Available again from 20th July
Moon Rabbit Cafe (Preston) - alllllll the groceries!
Murph's Food Co-op (Northside somewhere) - Delivering from local businesses Terra Madre, St David's, Organic Ease, Calendar Cheese, Natural Tucker and a bunch of others
My Milkman (Northcote) - Plastic-free groceries- reusable milk bottles etc (milk, bread, croissants, butter, coffee). Delivering throughout inner North.
Oasis Middle Eastern Supermarket (Fairfield) - All sorts of groceries, breads and ready made dinner packs
Reservoir SUPA IGA (Reservoir) - Call store to order on 9469 4766, cash on delivery
Theodore’s (Brunswick) - Only delivering on Friday's. Delivery within 10km of Brunswick. The only business delivery fresh seafood on this list ; )
Union St Brewers (Brunswick) - Brunch boxes (Delivery in Brunswick only)
Fruit and veges
Biviano Direct (Thornbury) - Low carb/Keto greens only vege boxes
Ceres Joe’s Market Garden (Coburg) - Der Partisan bakery goods also available
Mecca Bros Fruit City (Fitzroy North) - Delivering as far as Preston
Meat, poultry and seafood
Brenta Meats (Fairfield) - Their online shop is now up and running- HOORAY
Ocean Made (Collingwood) - Seafood
Romatino Meats (Northcote) - 100% free range, hormone, steroid and antibiotic free. Free delivery within 20km of Northcote. No min spend
Beyond Coffee - Specialty coffee brew bags subscription. Roasted in Melbourne. 100% compostable and biodegradable. Founded by some of my favourite (and fussiest) baristas. They know their shit.
Classica International (Reservoir) - specialists in organic spelt products
Danny's Drycleaning (Northcote) - will pickup and drop off. Also do alterations. Text/call Lee 0435768266. Cash/eftpos/bank transfer accepted.
The Thornbury Fromagerie (Thornbury) - doing cheese and wine packs home delivered. Can add on items such as quince paste, crackers and more...wine ; )
Two Boys Brew Kombucha (Thornbury) - they're giving $10 from each case to their hospo suppliers
Sweet treats and desserts
Baked by KB (Thornbury) - council registered home based cakery. Free delivery in Thornbury
Joy Jaune (Thornbury) - Artisan small patisserie specialising in eclairs
Kenny Lover Ice Cream (Thornbury) - Text order and address to 0466 538 628 before 7pm for same night delivery
Miinot Gelato (Pascoe Vale South) - Pascoe Vale, Coburg, Brunny West, Moonee Ponds, Essendon, Strathmore only
Restaurants, bars and cafes still operating https://www.stillserving.com.au/
And of course, my own lil small business, Thornbury Candle Co. Currently working on a Gin & Tonic hand wash I first formulated at perfume school. If you're ever interested in reading my story, here it is.
Know any seniors or someone that may not have access to the internet? Download and print this flyer for them listing only those that take phone orders and cash on delivery. Pop it in their letterbox and be a bloody legend!