Top Food Illustrations for Educational Lessons & Creative Content

vector illustration of a man buying produce from a woman at a farmer's market

Food is an integral part of human life, doubling as a necessity for one’s physical health as well as a commonality folks can rally around and a tool for building community and connection. Think about it for a moment. Food can be grown, sourced, and prepared in a plethora ways and all of those contribute to uniqueness of the human experience and our connection to nature, as well as our connection to one another. And while there is no doubt that humans will always need (and find ways to source) food; finding the best vector illustration of fruits, veggies, meals, and marketplaces isn’t always easy. But don’t fret! We’ve got your covered. Below, you’ll find some of the best food vectors available on the internet.

Best 20 Illustrations of Eating, Cooking, & Shopping for Food

1. Shopping Basket Vector

Royalty Free Clipart Image of a Shopping Basket Full of Food

Searching for a vector that shows a basket full of food? Download this illustration that shows a metal shopping basket with a variety of food items – everything from produce like corn, apples, tomatoes and bananas to other kitchen staples like jam, orange juice, and olive oil.

2. Multicolored Fruit-Themed Vector

Multi-colored Seamless fruits background. Vector illustration

Looking for multiple fruit icons set against brightly colored backgrounds? Your search is over. Download this vector image that features an apple, blueberries, pineapple, papaya, bunch of grapes, eggplant, and watermelon.

3. Healthy Food Icon Set

Healthy Food set. Banana, tomato, onion, orange, olives, carrot, cabbage. Vector illustration.

Need to showcase healthy foods? Download this vector set that includes banana, tomatoes, onions, olives, carrots, cabbage, peppers and more!

4. Smoothie Preparation Illustration

Illustration of Women Preparing Smoothies Made from healthy food items such as Fruits and Vegetables

Searching for a scene that shows folks making smoothies? Download this vector illustration of two women preparing juice drinks with fruits and veggies.

5. Lunch Box and Bag Vector

unch Box And Bag Vector. Schoolbag With Healthy Food For Kids. Isolated Flat Cartoon Illustration

Need an example of a healthy school lunch? Download this vector illustration of a red backpack and green lunch box with a sandwich, salad, banana and orange.

6. Man and Woman Cooking a Meal Illustration

Man and woman making dinner together. Couple in love baking in kitchen. Brother and sister preparing food for special occasion. People cooking meals for family at home using scales device, vector

Need an illustration of two people preparing a meal? Download this vector image of a man and woman working together to cook a meal in a cozy kitchen setting.

7. Supermarket Shopping Vector

Man at supermarket making choice, male looking at products, water in bottles, fresh juice in jars, vector illustration isolated on white background

Searching for a vector image that shows someone shopping at a supermarket? Download this illustration of a man looking at food products on a grocery store shelf.

8. Electric Kitchen Juicer Icon

electric kitchen juicer vector illustration isolated on white background

Talking about the benefits of juicing or just need a vector of this kitchen appliance in action? Download this vector illustration of an electric juicer processing apples, oranges, and pears.

9. Citrus Fruit Seamless Pattern

Fruit seamless pattern. Lemon, orange, grapefruit, pomelo, lime. Vector illustration.

Searching for a vibrant vector pattern with a citrus theme? Look no further! Download this pattern that includes lemons, limes, oranges, pomelos, and grapefruits.

10. Customers at Cash Register Illustration

Customers people queue at cash desk with cashier in supermarket. Shopping vector concept. People queue in store market illustration

Can’t figure out a way to visualize a scene with folks in queue at a cash register? Download this vector image of people in line at a supermarket, purchasing food, wine, and toy car.

11. I Love Spinach Vector

I love spinach. Heart and green leaf lettuce. Tinned greens in tin

Do you like spinach? If so, this is the perfect vector graphic for you. Download this text-centric image that expresses one’s love for spinach.

12. Vegetable Vintage-Style Vector Tin Signs

vector bell pepper, onion, garlic, corn and beet with green leaves, husk and cloves. Vintage tin signboards with fresh organic veggies, farmer market and grocery design

Looking for vector signs that would work well at a farmers market or as decor in an urban homestead? Download this set of vintage-style vector tin signs that feature garlic, onion, chives, beetroot, bell pepper, and corn!

13. Vegetable and Fruit Market Stall Graphic

Vegetable and fruit market stall with price labels. Farm market stand with tomato, carrot, pepper, onion, chili, radish, corn, cabbage, garlic, cucumber, avocado, leek, chicory, bok choy and radicchio

Very few vectors images can successfully incorporate a lot of produce without making it look crowded. Need a well-composed image with a lot of veggies? Download this illustration of a vegetable and fruit market stall.

14. Isometric Grocery Store Graphic

isometric drawing of a grocery store

In need of a grocery store graphic? Download this isometric image of a grocery store that has ice cream, frozen food, canned goods and cold drinks readily available.

15. Family Barbecue Illustration

Father and son preparing barbecue design flat. Dad prepares a barbecue and nearby there is a son, and drink the juice holding the ball in his hand isolated on a green background. Vector illustration

Want to show the ways food connects us to want another? Download this vector illustration of a family bonding and barbecuing on a warm day.

16. Woman holding Vegetables Pop Art Comic

Surprised pop art woman that holds vegetables in her hands . Comic woman with speech bubble and healthy food. Vector image.

Looking for a fun way to discuss food? Or just want to make a food-themed meme? Download this pop-art style vector image of a woman holding bell peppers, carrots, broccoli and tomatoes, with a blank speech bubble that can be customized with your own text.

17. Eating at a Cafeteria Illustration

Illustration of Teenage Girls Eating at a Cafeteria

Want to show an example of friends bonding over a meal? Download this vector illustration of three young women conversing over lunch in a cafeteria.

18. Braided Bread Icon

Bread bakery products vector cartoon icons. Food bakery bread icon and pastry bakery breakfast illustration

Searching for the best bread vector? Download this icon set that features a variety of bread loaves.

19. Dairy Products Vector

Illustrations of different milk products in flat style. Product of milk fresh in glass bottle, orgamic food for breakfast vector

Need images of of milk or other dairy products? Download this vector image that features gallons, glasses, and cartons of milk; as well as, as different varieties of yogurt and cheese.

20. Family Sharing Popcorn Cartoon

Want to show the ways that food can bring families together? Download this vector illustration of a family enjoying a big bowl of popcorn and soda drinks while sitting on the sofa together.

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