Customers FAQs

What is the Bag of Toronto?

There is no better time to support and celebrate small businesses! And there is no easier way to do this than with the Bag of Toronto - a curated assortment of specialty products from local vendors in nine different neighbourhoods, delivered right to your doorstep. 

There are nine editions that you can purchase, each from a different neighbourhood. Each version will include five or six products from a selection of different businesses in the neighbourhood. A portion of each purchase will be allocated to different charities, one in each neighbourhood.

What is in each bag?

Each neighbourhood bag will contain mostly food items, with some gift or self-care items as well. Each business includes a physical item in the bag, not just gift cards. The majority of the food items in each bag are non-perishable, but there may be one item in your bag that is perishable (such as cookies, cupcakes, cake, etc). We recommend planning on enjoying that item on the weekend you order it!

Click on “What’s In the Bag” above to learn more about each edition of the Bag of Toronto.

How much does it cost?

Every bag is $65, tax included. Each one includes products from local businesses that total $55-60 in retail value. The remainder is used to cover administrative costs and our donation to a local charity in each neighbourhood. Any additional donations made during purchase will also be directed to each charity.

How do I order one?

There’s only a limited number of bags available per neighbourhood, so don't hesitate to get yours today! 

We are delivering (or offering a pick up) of the 2023 Holiday edition on the 16th of December, 2023.

  • For deliveries on the 16th of December, place your order before December 8th.  
  • Deliveries will be contactless - you’ll simply be notified once your bag is dropped off. Goods are pre-packaged according to Food Safe guidelines.

We offer both local pickup and delivery.

  • If you’d like, you can choose to pickup your order at Filosophy Cafe anytime after 10 am on December 16th, 2023. This option can be selected at checkout.
  • We offer delivery around the GTA. Delivery is simply $5 within Zone 1, then $8 for Zone 2, $12 for Zone 3, and $18 for Zone 4. See the diagram below for an approximate outline of those zones.
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    What if I have allergies or other dietary restrictions?

    Allergen warning - the products in each bag may include nut products, or products that may have come in contact with nuts. If you have allergy concerns, please forward them to and we’ll be in touch about accommodations. All products in the bag are vegetarian friendly!

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