It’s Always Sunny in Yaletown

  What a beautiful sunny day for the opening of our popular Yaletown Market and the launch of VFM’s 20th Anniversary season! Come join the party today from 2pm-6pm at 1200 Mainland Street, as we roll out the red carpet for a visit from Councillor Geoff Meggs. There will be some fun ribbon cutting, yummy […]

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Celebrate Earth Week!

At Vancouver Farmers Markets, we think Earth Week is every week – our farmers markets keep 16,000 acres of land in sustainable food production, dramatically shorten the distance from field to table and connect thousands of city slickers with the source of their food every single week. We thought we’d celebrate anyway. Here’s some of […]

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Save the Drop Spot…

…and help keep food scraps out of the landfill! At the Vancouver Farmers Markets, Food Scraps Drop Spots exist through a collaborative model. Vancouver Farmers Markets donates space, equipment and organizing power, Recycling Alternative offers discounted hauling service & website hosting and community droppers give $2 per drop to cover the discounted hauling fee. Save […]

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Winter Market – March 21

This week is MEAT your Maker: We’re featuring our meat vendors and encouraging you to ask them what they mean when they say local, ethical, grass-fed, organic, organic-fed, free range, etc. Pick up a directory on site to learn who is bringing meat to market and where they’ll be in the summer too. Maybe you’ll […]

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Meat Your Maker – March 21

We all have questions about where our food comes from and it’s easy to get overwhelmed with all the information out there. Terms like local, ethical, grass-fed, organic, organic-fed, free range can quickly become confusing… time to clear that up! Learn about the meat you are eating by talking directly to the farmers who are […]

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Announcing! People’s Choice Award

The people have spoken – Blue Smoke BBQ and the Juicy Lucy win the People’ Choice Award for this year’s #foodtruckfeb. Wayne featured 11 local Winter Market vendors in his meatloaf sandwich. He sourced specially made A Bread Affair buns, and somehow managed to incorporate KICS marmalade, Aji Gourmet Products hot sauce, Dundarave Olive Company, […]

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Announcing! Judge’s Choice Award

Our panel of 3 esteemed judges sampled all the Market Menu items (rough job!) and decided on their favourites. Items were judged on appearance, use of local ingredients, taste and originality. Scores are out of 5 stars. Read on for the Top 10 Food Trucks at VFM’s Food Truck Feb! 10. Blue Smoke BBQ | […]

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Announcing! Most Local Award

For a truly local #foodtruckfeb – we asked our food trucks to create a Market Menu item using ingredients sourced as locally as they could – right from their fellow vendors! We’ve compiled the data, analyzed all the sources and come up with a winner! Shout out to all participating Food Trucks who did a […]

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