Market News

Trout Lake Farmers Market - End of Season

Last weekend, October 22nd, was the very last Trout Lake market of the season! A big thank you to all the vendors, shoppers, staff, volunteers, and neighbours who helped make this season at Trout Lake a success. See you next year!

Looking for fresh local food this winter? Check out our two winter markets, starting next weekend:

  • Nat Bailey, 30th and Ontario – Saturdays 10am – 2pm (except Dec 24 & 31) from Nov 5, 2016 – Apr 22, 2017
  • Hastings Park, PNE Fairgrounds – Sundays 10am – 2pm (except Dec 25 & Jan 1) from Nov 6, 2016 – Apr 30, 2017

Find out what’s fresh at these markets by signing up for those weekly bulletins HERE.


Thanks from the Downtown Farmers Market

Thank you to all the vendors, volunteers, staff, and shoppers that made our first season downtown a blast! You’re part of the local food revolution, helping create a sustainable food system in Vancouver and BC that will help to feed people in our region, support the local economy, and protect the local environment and farmland for decades to come.

Watch for our survey in the coming weeks and help shape the Downtown Farmers Market next year.

Looking for fresh local food this winter? Check out our two winter markets:

  • Nat Bailey – Saturdays 10am – 2pm (except Dec 24 & 31) from Nov 5, 2016 – Apr 22, 2017
  • Hastings Park – Sundays 10am – 2pm (except Dec 25 & Jan 1) from Nov 6, 2016 – Apr 30, 2017

Find out what’s fresh at these markets by signing up for those weekly bulletins HERE


Kitsilano Market Wrap Up

On behalf of the Vancouver Farmers Market and all Kitsilano market staff we just wanted to thank EVERYONE for coming out and supporting an amazing summer market season!

Vancouver Farmers Markets winter season kicks off at Nat Bailey Stadium on Saturday, Nov 5th followed by the opening of Hastings Park Market (at the PNE fairgrounds) on Sunday, Nov 6th stop in and and show the openings of our winter season some love!


West End Market - End of Season

Last Saturday October 22nd was our last market of the season! Thank you to all the vendors, volunteers, staff, and shoppers that made for another successful season at the West End Market! Your support is much appreciated.

Looking for fresh local food this winter? Check out our two winter markets:

  • Nat Bailey – Saturdays 10am – 2pm (except Dec 24 & 31) from Nov 5, 2016 – Apr 22, 2017
  • Hastings Park – Sundays 10am – 2pm (except Dec 25 & Jan 1) from Nov 6, 2016 – Apr 30, 2017

What's Fresh Downtown - Oct 27

It’s our last week downtown and the last summer market of the season! With summer weekend markets now closed for the season, this is the last chance for a market stock up until November 5! Thanks for a great season and for all your support at our newest location. Find us one last time this Thursday on the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza from 2-6pm.


Winter Squash Varieties:

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Acorn            Buttercup

Butternut    Delicata

Kabocha      Pumpkin

… and more!

In Season Now

apples, artichokes, beets, basil, beans, bell peppers, bitter melon, bok choy, broccoli, brussels sprouts, butter lettuce, cabbage, cantaloupe, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, corn, cucumber, dill, eggplant, fennel, garlic, gem squash, green onions, head lettuce, herbs, honey dew, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, mint, mushrooms, napa cabbage, onions, padron peppers, potatoes, pears, radishesraspberries, salad mix, spinach, tomatoes, watermelon, zucchini


Contest Alert!

Celebrate the diversity of local foods available from our growers at the market in a program called Local Food Global Flavours.

peppers and recipeENTER our Instagram contest & get a chance to win a limited edition market shopping tote with graphics by local designer, Jane Koo. Find a recipe at the market or check them out online. Make the recipe & snap a shot, tagging it on Instagram with #lfgfrecipes. You’ll be automatically entered to win! We’ll give away one prize a week in October so get cooking!

TOUR Vancouver Farmers Markets oldest market location in this short video tour with subtitles in English and Chinese. https://youtu.be/oPM_64yHJkU


Don’t miss us this winter!

Winter is coming and we have two market locations to serve you from November through April. Find us Sundays at Hastings Park Winter Market (Nov 6 – Apr 30) & Saturdays at Nat Bailey Winter Market (Nov 5 – Apr 22) – Eat local all year!vfm-hp-2016_17-poster


Take pride in your market! Did you love having us downtown this year? Keep an eye out for our survey this fall and help shape the market next summer! We want to hear your suggestions as the Downtown Farmers Market grows.

Want us to connect with your office health and wellness team for next season? Email randy@eatlocal.org for more info.

Visit us at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza (650 Hamilton St.), Thursdays, 2pm-6pm

Like us on our new Facebook page and stay up on what’s going on at the market: Downtown Vancouver Farmers Market