Downtown magnet contest

Look out for VFM’s colourful fridge magnets adorning lamp posts, doorways, and newspaper boxes downtown in June – they’re good for a $5 Market Money token at our Thursday Downtown Farmers Market. The magnet, designed by local illustrator Holly Cruise, can be traded in for a wooden token worth $5 in market product during the entire month of […]

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Spring Eggstravaganza at Hastings Park

  We’re hosting an egg-stra special market on Sunday, April 1st at Hastings Park! Meet a chicken, learn about egg-laying hens and dye eggs naturally. Activity Line-Up Egg Display: Learn about the breeds of hens that lay brown, white, spotted and blue eggs Egg Recipes: Try out a new egg recipe with local, cage free […]

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SFU City Conversation at Downtown Market

We’re thrilled to announce that SFU City Conversations will visit Downtown Farmers Market  on Thursday, September 21st! This special edition of City Conversations takes place at 12:30 PM as part of SFU Market Day, an event to convene SFU students, staff, and the broader downtown community around a celebration of local food. Locally grown and produced food is […]

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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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What’s Fresh at Mt Pleasant-June 4th

In Season Now    The cold, damp spring has resulted in a slow start to the season for growers across the board; many are reporting they’re a month behind planting, crops are struggling in the wet soil, and the lack of sunshine has been slowing down production. Despite these challenges you’ll find an abundance of […]

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What’s Fresh at Mt Pleasant Market-Oct 2nd

Fun for the whole Family! #MtPFallFair Don’t forget to bring your “Veggie Brag” or “Veggie on Parade” by 9:30am. To be judged by shoppers and vendors, and winners get great Market Swag! THE PRODUCE: Our famous annual Urban Pumpkin Patch brought by The Applebarn! Don’t forget to grab your pumpkin for Halloween and squash for […]

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What’s Fresh at Mt Pleasant Market-Sept 25th

THE PRODUCE: Acorn squash, apples, artichokes, beets, basil, beans, bell peppers, bitter melon, blackberries, bok choy, broccoli, brussels sprouts, butternut squash, cabbage, cantaloupe, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, corn, cucumber, dill, eggplant, fennel, garlic, gem squash, green onions, head lettuce, herbs, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, mint, mushrooms, napa cabbage, onions, potatoes, peas, plums, radishes, raspberries, salad mix, spinach, summer […]

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Fall Fair is coming -Oct 2nd!

Fun for the whole family! Contests,games,pumpkin patch and great fresh food! “You grew THAT?!” Veggie Brag contest! Have you grown the weirdest,wildest,biggest fruit or veggie that everyone HAS to see? This contest is for you! Bring it to Fall Fair and it will be judged by shoppers and vendors, and you could win some great Vancouver […]

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