Winter Market – March 28

We’re almost to April which means two things – first, we only have 5 more winter markets left before the summer markets start to open (!!), and second, we’re nearing Easter weekend so make sure to get your order in this week to be guaranteed a Turkey! Download our Meat Directory to find your preferred protein at […]

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Winter Market – March 21

This week is MEAT your Maker: We’re featuring our meat vendors and encouraging you to ask them what they mean when they say local, ethical, grass-fed, organic, organic-fed, free range, etc. Pick up a directory on site to learn who is bringing meat to market and where they’ll be in the summer too. Maybe you’ll […]

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Winter Market – March 14

While it might not officially be spring yet – the markets tell a different story! Last week we saw all sorts of greens, Kale, Chard, Spinach, Nettles, Collards, salad greens and more. Plus, the exciting varieties of daffodils available from Warmerdam Specialty Daffodils is another good sign spring is here! Dont miss these vendors this […]

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Meat Your Maker – March 21

We all have questions about where our food comes from and it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the information out there. Terms like local, ethical, grass-fed, organic, organic-fed, free range can quickly become confusing… time to clear that up! Learn about the meat you are eating by talking directly to the farmers who are […]

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From the Field

by Julia Smith, Urban Digs Farm in Burnaby   Urban Digs Farm had a rough winter this year. In spite of putting new drainage ditches in last fall, the farm was just getting wetter and wetter with the rain we had. Our farm is in South Burnaby in an extremely fertile but soggy peat bog […]

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Announcing! People’s Choice Award

The people have spoken – Blue Smoke BBQ and the Juicy Lucy win the People’ Choice Award for this year’s #foodtruckfeb. Wayne featured 11 local Winter Market vendors in his meatloaf sandwich. He sourced specially made A Bread Affair buns, and somehow managed to incorporate KICS marmalade, Aji Gourmet Products hot sauce, Dundarave Olive Company, […]

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Winter Market – March 7

It’s Member Appreciation Day! Bring your member card and get sweet deals with these vendors. Not a member? Sign up online or at the Market Information Booth. Special of the Month: Fresh Off the Boat Ocean Foods is offering single cans of premium Wild Sockeye Salmon at case lot prices. Regular single price is $5.95 […]

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Announcing! Judge’s Choice Award

Our panel of 3 esteemed judges sampled all the Market Menu items (rough job!) and decided on their favourites. Items were judged on appearance, use of local ingredients, taste and originality. Scores are out of 5 stars. Read on for the Top 10 Food Trucks at VFM’s Food Truck Feb! 10. Blue Smoke BBQ | […]

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