About Us

Upper Village Market is a gourmet grocery store. We are also a primary producer of Gift Basket Services in Whistler. Our focus is on products made locally, made in BC and Canada. We are located in Whistler's Upper Village and serve the local residents and tourist guests. We have been in business since 1994 and have a stellar reputation for quality and service. We operate 365 days a year and have a full time year round international staff.

Our retail space provides a great selection of fresh produce, cheese, breads, organic products, local artisan goods, groceries and souvenir items.

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Our Whistler Gift Basket Services provides custom and gourmet Gift Baskets and Amenity packages focusing on tastes of BC and Canada. We have provided corporate gift programs for large groups of greater than 500 units in Whistler as well as individually tailored Gift Baskets for single clients. We partner with all local hotels to provide group amenities.

Whistler Grocery Store

Our website allows our clients to order online or directly with our customer service representatives. We deliver both gifts and groceries with our delivery service.

Upper Village Market is committed to the goals of the Natural Step framework and works hard to ensure an environmental conciousness. Sustainability of our environment is a company goal. We leave a small footprint and recycle all papers and cardboard. We also purchase all post-consumer recycled products for our office use.

Locally Owned & Operated

Upper Village Market is locally owned and operated by longtime entrepreneur husband and wife team Rod & Tanya Goertzen. Twenty year residents of Whistler, they have 2 young sons and are involved in the local community. Tanya Goertzen is an 10 year member of the Board of Directors of the Whistler Chamber of Commerce.

Upper Village Market is a member of the Canadian Federation of Independent Grocers and the Retail Merchants of Canada.

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