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What's Fresh at Kitsilano - July 16

What’s Fresh

Cherries | Garlic Scapes | Lettuce | Turnips | Radishes | Peas | Eggs | Chicken | Raspberries | Mushrooms | Herbs | Kale | Cucumbers | Seafood | Collard Greens | Zucchini | Carrots | Cheese | Blackberries

Check out our In Season at the Markets  blog to read about all the summer berries!

CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEK’S FULL KITSILANO VENDOR LIST


Don’t Miss

Telus

Telus, a sponsor of the markets, will be bringing promo and service activations of PureFibre internet, as well as be sure to stop by for a Market Money draw for $50!

KidSafe Donation Station

The KidSafe Project Society is a Vancouver-based charity whose mission is to provide nurturing safe havens fro vulnerable inner-city children when schools are traditionally closed. This week, drop by the KidsSafe Donation Station and donate, so the project can provide nutritious meals to children using market produce.


Kits Cafe Special 

Three Sisters Winery Vineyard

 At the south end of the market around the corner is the Kits Cafe, full of fun products and with its own busker! There is often coffee, alcoholic drinks, and other treats. Serving up sweets are Johnny’s Pops & Take A Fancy Chocolate.  Left Field Cider and Three Sisters Winery will be serving up cold beverages for you to enjoy (at home) and sample. Enjoy handmade delights from Old Country Pierogi and The Raw Guy. The farmers market can’t leave out the farmers though! Home Farm Gardens is a lavender farm and nursery and Hill Top Farms will have an abundance of cherries!

 


  Summer Market Schedules

  • Trout Lake – Saturdays 9am-2pm – North Parking Lot, John Hendry Park
  • West End – Saturdays 9am-2pm – 1100 Block of Comox St.
  • Mt Pleasant – Sundays 10am-2pm – Dude Chilling Park, 8th & Guelph
  • Main St Station – Wednesdays 2pm-6pm – Near Main St. Skytrain
  • Downtown – Thursdays 11am-3pm – Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza
  • Riley Park – Saturdays June 24, 10am-2pm – 50 East 30th Ave.

Get a complete list of this week’s Kitsilano Market vendors here.

Discover our six other summer market locations on our Markets Page.


What's Fresh at Kitsilano - July 9

What’s Fresh

Blackberries at Paul’s Produce

Cherries | Garlic Scapes | Lettuce | Turnips | Radishes | Peas | Eggs | Chicken | Raspberries | Mushrooms | Herbs | Kale | Cucumbers | Seafood | Collard Greens | Zucchini | Carrots | Cheese | Blackberries

Check out our In Season at the Markets  blog to read about peas and summer squash!

CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEK’S FULL KITSILANO VENDOR LIST


Don’t Miss

ElectroRecycle 

Electro Recycle is ready to accept over 300 small appliances while you shop the best in local flavours at Kitsilano Farmers Market. Have recycling questions? Ask their friendly staff onsite located near the information booth! For what they can accept please visit their website at electrorecycle.ca/

AMS Bike Co-op

Get your bike tuned while you shop around the market with the UBC Bike Co-Op’s Cycling Resource Centre! The Bike Co-Op also collects bike accessory donations (bike lights, helmets, bells etc) for their Bici Libre program. Find out more about their program here.


Vendor Feature – Spread’Em Kitchen

Carrot Dip from SPREAD’EM

SPREAD’EM! is a dip and spread company based in Vancouver. Using locally sourced produce and a simplistic whole-foods approach, they provide maximum flavour with no harmful additives or preservatives. These dips can be used cold for dipping crackers or veggies at parties, the beach, or a as a lunchtime snack!


  Summer Market Schedules

  • Trout Lake – Saturdays 9am-2pm – North Parking Lot, John Hendry Park
  • West End – Saturdays 9am-2pm – 1100 Block of Comox St.
  • Mt Pleasant – Sundays 10am-2pm – Dude Chilling Park, 8th & Guelph
  • Main St Station – Wednesdays 2pm-6pm – Near Main St. Skytrain
  • Downtown – Thursdays 11am-3pm – Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza
  • Riley Park – Saturdays June 24, 10am-2pm – 50 East 30th Ave.

Get a complete list of this week’s Kitsilano Market vendors here.

Discover our six other summer market locations on our Markets Page.


What's Fresh at Kitsilano - July 2

What’s Fresh 

Tomatoes from Applebarn

Stawberries | Garlic Scapes | Lettuce | Cherries | Turnips | Radishes | Peas | Eggs | Chicken | Raspberries | Mushrooms | Herbs | Kale | Cucumbers | Seafood | Collard Greens | Zucchini | Carrots | Cheese

CHECK OUT OUR IN SEASON AT THE MARKETS BLOG FOR A FULL MARKET FRESH GUIDE.

CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEK’S FULL KITSILANO VENDOR LIST


Don’t Miss

Member Appreciation Day

Golden Ears Cheesecrafters Artisan Cheeses
Johnny Pops

Membership Appreciation Day is this week! In addition to being a major player in supporting local farmers and producers, Vancouver Farmers Members enjoy specials and discounts from a number of vendors on the first market of every month! Find out more about the importance of our members and the perks here!

A few of the member specials include:

  • Johnny Pops – $3 Pops
  • Rockweld Farm – Buy 2 Cornish Get 1 Free
  • Golden Ears Cheesecrafters – Buy 3 Pieces of Cheese Get 10% Off
  • Applebarn Pumpkin Farm – $1 off $6 Pepper Challenge Bags, 50 cents off $3 Pepper Challenge Bag, $2 off 5lb Boxes of Roma Tomatoes

There are even more specials, come check them out at the market!

KidSafe Donation Station

 

The KidSafe Project Society is a Vancouver-based charity whose mission is to provide nurturing safe havens fro vulnerable inner-city children when schools are traditionally closed. This week, drop by the KidsSafe Donation Station and donate, so the project can provide nutritious meals to children using market produce.


  Summer Market Schedules

  • Trout Lake – Saturdays 9am-2pm – North Parking Lot, John Hendry Park
  • West End – Saturdays 9am-2pm – 1100 Block of Comox St.
  • Mt Pleasant – Sundays 10am-2pm – Dude Chilling Park, 8th & Guelph
  • Main St Station – Wednesdays 2pm-6pm – Near Main St. Skytrain
  • Downtown – Thursdays 11am-3pm – Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza
  • Riley Park – Saturdays 10am-2pm – 50 East 30th Ave.

Get a complete list of this week’s Kitsilano Market vendors here.

Discover our six other summer market locations on our Markets Page.


What's Fresh at Kitsilano - June 25

What’s Fresh

Fresh from Soban Organic Farm at Yarrow Ecovillage

Stawberries | Garlic Scapes | Lettuce | Turnips | Radishes | Peas | Eggs | Chicken | Raspberries | Mushrooms | Herbs | Kale | Cucumbers | Seafood | Collard Greens | Carrots | Cheese

CHECK OUT OUR IN SEASON AT THE MARKETS BLOG FOR A FULL MARKET FRESH GUIDE.

CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEK’S FULL KITSILANO VENDOR LIST


Product Features – Raspberries and Fresh Sockeye

Raspberries from Fresh Quality Produce

This week at least two farms will have their first week of raspberries! Both in Abbotsford and family run, Paul’s Produce and Fresh Quality Produce will have some. Not sure how fast they’ll sell out, so come early!

Blue Comet Seafoods will be bringing fresh sockeye fillets from the Nass Region this weekend. Skippers Tony and Sasha have been selling at the Vancouver Farmers Markets for over 10 years and have been fishing for a combined 75 years between the two of them!


Opening Day for Riley Park – June 24th

Don’t forget to check out the newest market, Riley Park, across the street from the Nat Bailey winter market location. Saturdays, 10am-2pm, this weekend will have opening day festivities at 10am including cake!


  Summer Market Schedules

  • Trout Lake – Saturdays 9am-2pm – North Parking Lot, John Hendry Park
  • West End – Saturdays 9am-2pm – 1100 Block of Comox St.
  • Mt Pleasant – Sundays 10am-2pm – Dude Chilling Park, 8th & Guelph
  • Main St Station – Wednesdays 2pm-6pm – Near Main St. Skytrain
  • Downtown – Thursdays 11am-3pm – Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza
  • Riley Park – *NEW* opens June 24, 10am-2pm – 50 East 30th Ave.

Get a complete list of this week’s Kitsilano Market vendors here.

Discover our six other summer market locations on our Markets Page.


What's Fresh at Kitsilano - June 18

What’s Fresh

Stawberries | Garlic Scapes | Lettuce | Turnips | Radishes | Peas | Eggs | Chicken | Mushrooms | Herbs | Kale | Cucumbers | Seafood | Collard Greens | Carrots | Cheese

CHECK OUT OUR IN SEASON AT THE MARKETS BLOG FOR A FULL MARKET FRESH GUIDE.

CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEK’S FULL KITSILANO VENDOR LIST


Don’t Miss

 

Evo 

Evo Car Share will be at the market this week! Come and get 30 minutes and free membership, spin a prize wheel with swag and free minutes, and a draw box for more free minutes and swag. 

 


Vegetable Feature – Garlic Scapes

Garlic Scapes Grown by Cropthorne at the Main St Market

Garlic Scapes are one of those perplexing greens once a year, they taste great but what are you going to do with them? Head on over to Serious Eats for ideas and a recipe including Garlic Scape Pesto, Grilled Scapes, Scape Hummus! Find your scapes at BC Garlic Growers in the Kits Cafe on the South end of the market for their first market of the season, or at a number of other farms all throughout the market!

 


  Summer Market Schedules

  • Trout Lake – Saturdays 9am-2pm – North Parking Lot, John Hendry Park
  • West End – Saturdays 9am-2pm – 1100 Block of Comox St.
  • Mt Pleasant – Sundays 10am-2pm – Dude Chilling Park, 8th & Guelph
  • Main St Station – Wednesdays 2pm-6pm – Near Main St. Skytrain
  • Downtown – Thursdays 11am-3pm – Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza
  • Riley Park – *NEW* opens June 24, 10am-2pm – 50 East 30th Ave.

Get a complete list of this week’s Kitsilano Market vendors here.

Discover our six other summer market locations on our Markets Page.