Mount Pleasant Aug 31

  At your market this week:  Farmers will be bringing all your favourites: eggs and cheese, peaches and plums,tomatoes and apples, squash and peppers, beef and fish and more! Share with Your Neighbours:  Join Vancouver Farmers Markets and the BCAFM in our quest to raise $6,600 for the “Share With Your Neigbours” farmers market nutrition coupon program. By donating a single $5 market […]

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Trout Lake – August 30

Wow – what a wonderful celebration of tomatoes last week! We had over 50 varieties on display and sampled everything from purple tomatillos from Harvey’s Orchards to San Marzanos from Stoney Paradise. Congratulations to Ryo Guava for winning our Inglorious Tomato Instagram contest too! Here are some vendors to look out for this week: Pasta […]

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West End – August 30

Join us this Saturday at the West End Farmers Market for the best of what’s in season! The market makes the perfect stop to stock up on fresh local snacks before starting your long weekend adventures. This week we will see nectarines and the first coronation grapes of the season! AND…If you haven’t tried the […]

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Farmer Appreciation Week – September 8-15

  We celebrate farmers every time we have a meal and we’re sure you do too, but for one week, we’re taking our celebrations public and showing our appreciation for those who grow and harvest what we eat during Farmers Appreciation Week, September 8-15. Markets around the province will be holding special events to honour farmers. […]

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Yaletown – August 28

It’s the end of August and we have reached the peak season for peaches. If you haven’t picked up this delightful juicy fruit yet, don’t miss your chance! At the market this week: we will see peaches, strawberries, peppers, tomatoes, cucumber, zucchini, garlic, potatoes, herbs, cauliflower, artichokes, mushrooms, cheese, beef, fish and much more! Newly arriving […]

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Market Sponsor: Yinstill Reproductive Wellness

This autumn at the Mt. Pleasant Market, shoppers will have the opportunity to watch live acupuncture demos and consult with Doctors of Traditional Chinese Medicine from Yinstill Reproductive Wellness. As our 2014-15 Winter Market Sponsor, we’re excited to introduce the experienced team at Yinstill and their in-depth knowledge of health, nutrition, and lifestyle to the […]

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Main St. Station – August 27

Join us on August 27th for the Main Street Station Farmers Market! Your favorite growers, prepared food producers, wild foragers, butchers, bakers, bee keepers, local artisans and food trucks will be back from 3-7pm in Thornton Park! Enjoy the peak of the season for peaches, apricots, plums, and prunes, and explore the apples and pears that are starting to […]

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Inglorious Tomatoes!

We love the photos that have been coming in to celebrate the ugly, but oh-so-delicious tomatoes at the farmers markets. The above photograph took a landslide of votes to win $20 of Market Money (we’ve all made a mental note to include a baby in our next entries into photo contests).   The above excellent […]

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