Buttermilk Berry Chess Pie

This pie looks amazing, has a flavourful crust and the brulee puts it absolutely over the top (Photo Courtesy of one of last year’s judges, Cassandra Anderton of Goodlife Vancouver).  It was submitted by Shelley of The Last Crumb Bakery to last year’s BC Berry Pie Bake Off and won first prize! Try picking up […]

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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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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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Berry Fest X 2!

Celebrate the bountiful berry harvest right here in the city!  Farmers Markets will have lots of berries, recipes, storage tips & tricks, and activities for everyone in the family to enjoy! Enter our BerryPieContest, check out some samples and have fun with kids activities. New! Two locations to catch the fun: Main Street Station – […]

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Social Yoga X #MPFM

The Sundays At The Market Series Social Yoga is hosting a sweet little series at Mt Pleasant Farmers Market. For a mere $110.00, shoppers will get a social yoga class and a weekly bag of fresh market goodies in VFM’s adorable Mt Pleasant Farmers Market canvas bag. Here are more of the deets – click […]

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Trout Lake – June 20

It’s Salmon Celebration! We’re celebrating the return of salmon season and the fact that we can now enjoy fresh salmon direct from fishers at farmers markets! Enjoy salmon-themed food truck creations, pick up a fresh, whole salmon caught in Barkley Sound, learn how to can, smoke and fillet salmon at home and more! Ocean Wise […]

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VFM20: Albert’s Herbs & Nursery

  A full decade before the trend of urban farming brought hyper-local product to VFM markets, Albert Balabanov of Albert’s Herbs & Nursery was quietly farming his one acre plot in Burnaby, BC. “It was a point of pride to be the closest farm of all farmers at Trout Lake,” said Albert, who grows a […]

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