Market News

3 week left at Hastings Park! April 17

Fresh at the Market

This week we’re excited to welcome Glen Valley Artichoke Farm to Hastings Park. Donna will be bringing dried beans, baby kale, cabbage greens, sunchokes and whatever else is ready for picking (we’re crossing our fingers for asparagus and dahlia tubers!)

You can also find bell peppers, leaks, cucumbers, sprouts, carrots, basil plants, greens, potatoes, lettuce plants, green onions, rhubarb and strawberry plants from our farmers: Crisp Organics, Shalefield Organic Gardens and Paul’s Produce.

What’s Happening This Week

Vancouver Pop Up City Hall

Come meet City Staff to learn about Vancouver’s Liquor Policy and give your input through our Talk Vancouver survey! Learn about what’s new and current in our great city, from emergency preparedness to how to get more engaged with the City. Find out more here.

Hastings Sunrise Community Police

Do you ride your bike to the market? Have you ever considered registering your bike to prevent theft and help police retrieve stolen bikes? Bring your bike to Hastings Park this Sunday, April 17th and register your bike onsite with the Hastings Sunrise Community Police. Forget your bike this weekend? No worries! They’ll be back on May 1st – the last market of the season.

Important Dates

  • Favourite Recipes Food Swap April 24: Time to crack open those well-worn cookbooks and dig out the family recipes to share with the group – we’re hosting our next food swap on April 24th and the theme is: Favourite Recipes. This event also features a cookbook swap! New and returning swappers welcome! Please register for the swap HERE.
  • Make It! The Handmade RevolutionApril 24: shop local, handmade, one-of-a-kind items from nearly 200 Canadian makers, crafters and designers. Offering everything from art, to jewelry, to baby items and home decor, Make It! is excited to launch their first spring festival. Find out more on their website, HERE.
  • Last Market of the Season at Hastings ParkMay 1: Remember, we’re open one week later than Nat Bailey so stop by and stock up before our summer markets open! Find out more about our summer markets on our webpage.

Help this Market Grow!

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Get involved by volunteering at the markets! We are looking for Market Hosts at Hastings Park – for more information, please visit our website here or email volunteers@eatlocal.org.

See you at the market!


For a complete weekly vendor schedule, check out our Weekly Market Map.