Berry Fest at Main St Station! July 12

Berries, Berries, Berries! Join us at Berry Festival and celebrate the berry best season! Find berry recipes, limited-edition berry items and taste berries from our local farmers including Sull Farms, Shalefield Organic Gardens, Mandair Farms & Maan Farms. A few berry-filled treats to look forward to: Blueberry Pakoras from Mandair Farm Blueberry Pierogies from Old […]

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Q & A with Jasbir of Mandair Farms

Jasbir Mandair has been coming to VFM markets since early 2016, and currently sells her berries, mixed vegetables, and hot pakoras at Riley Park, Trout Lake, Kitsilano, Mount Pleasant, and Main St. Station Markets. She has been growing commercially in British Columbia since 1983, but her farming roots go much deeper to a childhood spent on her family’s […]

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Downtown Market Fresh Box – July 6

This week’s Fresh Box contained: Basil – Nature Village Farm, Richmond Mixed Kale Bunch – Abundant Acre Farm, Abbotsford Mini Romaine Lettuce – One Love Farm, Lillooet Broccolini – One Love Farm – cook like broccoli or like most greens,  sauté with garlic and olive oil Mini Zucchini, Yellow Squash and Patty Pan Squash – Abundant […]

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In Season: Green Peas & Summer Squash

With the recent stretch of sunny days we’ve been having (yay summer!), all kinds of delicious fruits and veggies are starting to appear in stalls around the markets. One sure sign of warmer weather is the arrival of summer squash, those beefy, green and yellow gems that make a budget-savvy addition to your summer pastas, salads, and […]

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