Karuna Vihara is a small farmers market based company from central Vancouver Island. We offer ready-to-cook, gourmet quality, healthy and delicious meal kits and teas. Our specialty is Eastern cuisine and their vast array of aromatic spices. We focus on using sustainably sourced, organic , vegan and gluten free ingredients that allows us to be true to our name which comes from the Sanskrit language meaning "to abide in compassion". Our business model has a commitment to donating 5% of our profits to nonprofits and charities focusing on food security and spiritual development, locally and abroad.
Our motivation is that we want to make it easy for anyone to fit an affordable and authentic fine dining experience into their busy schedule. Our meal kits and teas are a great option and our easy-to-follow recipes guide you every step of the way. So whether you're new to cooking and looking to introduce some exotic flavors into your life, or you're a gourmet chef that could use some quick and convenient meal solutions, we've got you covered. Our packages also make a useful healthy gift that is always appreciated!
Currently we are a regular vendor at the Qualicum Beach Farmers Market and Island Roots Farmers Market in Nanaimo. We can also be found at summer markets, fairs, festivals and a number of the fall/Christmas craft fairs on the Island.
You can find several of our top menu items at the following fine retailers:
Springford Farms - 1934 Northwest Bay Rd. Nanoose Bay, BC
We thank you so much for visiting our site and if you'd like to get in touch please contact us using the information below:
Karuna Vihara Gourmet
Melissa & Chris
Qualicum Beach, BC,
May you be healthy and happy!