Main St Station – July 15 – BERRY FESTIVAL!

This Wednesday is BERRY FESTIVAL at Main St Station! There will be all sorts of great activities for kids and adults, special berry-filled limited time products from participating vendors, berry recipes, and many different berry farmers to visit! It’s going to be so berry fun, so make sure to make it down to Thornton Park between […]

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West End – July 11

While the heat wave across BC may be over, it has left the farmers market with many crops earlier than expected. Most crops have come early this season – we’ve got apricots, beets, berries, carrots, cherries, cucumbers, garlic, greens, peaches, peas, potatoes, tomatoes, and the list goes on! Come celebrate the bounty with us this […]

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Your Mt Pleasant Market-July12th

Would you like to win $250 in market money? Yes.Yes you would! You can this week, with Bernardin “Because I Can I…” contest! Swing by their booth this Sunday only, take a selfie #becauseicani,  post it on your Facebook page. Bernardin will then post it on their Facebook page so other canners can see what you’re passionate […]

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We have GREAT vendors at Mt Pleasant!

And we want to brag! Each week we will be telling you about a wonderful Mt Pleasant vendor… This week everyones fave, Nice Pops! Nice Pops has been a MPFM regular since the market began as a pilot project in Summer 2013. The business, launched by friends Melissa and Melanie in 2012, pedals (literally) a refreshing […]

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It’s Cherry Time at Kerrisdale Farmers Market

  This week sees the return of the popular Jobst-Hof from the Okanagan. He’ll be bringing down a truckload of fresh, big and beautiful cherries. But we’ve got other cherry vendors too so spread the love around and get in on this bounty from some of the world’s best orchards. And don’t forget about our […]

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Trout Lake – July 11

There is so much available at the markets right now, and so many different varieties! Sole Food Farms alone has 5 different types of cukes: Salt Pepper, Diva, Crescent, Lemon and Bur Gherkin. How many can you find at the market? (Yes, we know those are summer squashes and not cukes… but there are lots […]

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Because I Can, I…

This Sunday, the Mt Pleasant Farmers Market is hosting a social media contest worth $250 of Market Money! All you need to do is show, up, take a selfie #becauseicani, then post it on your Facebook page. Bernardin will then post it on their Facebook page so other canners can see what you’re passionate about! […]

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VFM20: Poplar Grove Arbour

  Until this spring, when Peter & Elizabeth Andres of Poplar Grove Arbour declared retirement from the hazelnut trade due to the Eastern Filbert Blight, they had sold organic hazelnuts at the markets since 1997. “I think our first day was… Thanksgiving weekend. We had no signs, no tent etc., ” said Peter, whose hazelnut farm […]

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