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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Winter Market – Feb 21

We moved! (right across the street). We’re so glad you found us last week. If you didn’t make it, here’s a link to more details and market map. Where do I find my favourite vendor? Use this handy interactive map to see who’s on site and where they’ll be at the market. Check in at […]

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Kits Market Sponsor: ElectroRecycle

At VFM, we truly relish the opportunity to join forces with community partners that bring amazing value-added services to our shoppers on top of their generous sponsorship support. For this reason, we’re thrilled to announce that ElectroRecycle, BC’s only small appliance and power tool recycling program, will be sponsoring Kitsilano Market for the 2015 season! […]

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