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What's Fresh at Mount Pleasant Market-June 12th

We are back for another great season at Dude Chillin’ Park!

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New Vendors this week:

Welcome new to MP vendors Urban Digs, Granola King, Persephone Brewing, Salt and Harrow, Coast Mushrooms,The Pie Company, Roaster Hot Sauce, Real Meals, Von Hardenberg Candles and Lita’s Mexican Foods to the hood!

The Produce:

This is what a $40 spend looks like at Main Street Station!

bok choy, chard, cherries, cucumbers, eggplant, kohlrabi,new potatoes, radishes, salad mix, strawberries, zucchini,  bell peppers, carrots, cherries, cucumber, green onions, herbs,  mushrooms, new potatoes, rasperries, tomatoes!

Don’t miss:

It’s Member Appreciation Day! Membership has plenty of juicy market benefits, including Member Only Specials from our vendors and community partners, free Market Money transactions in the first week of every month,  Market Merch for Beefsteak and Brandywine Members, and much more!

Check out the different levels here.

Help us spread the word about your great market… ask for a poster for your building or business or leaflets to hand out.

Share your market finds @vanmarkets  #mountpleasantFM and follow Mt Pleasant Market on facebook!

See you Sunday!!


Click on upcoming schedules to find complete list of vendors

Click on Mt Pleasant Farmers Market to find location details


Opening day at Yaletown

The Yaletown Farmers Market returns to 1200 Mainland Street this Thursday, May 5 from 2pm-6pm! Shop fresh weekly at Vancouver’s urban farmers market, featuring the finest selection of fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, dairy and poultry, baked goods, artisan food and craft products, fresh fish, and local artisan beer, wine and spirits. With 30+ vendors to shop with each week, Yaletown Farmers Markets has fans of fresh covered!

What’s Fresh at Yaletown:

Asian greens, baby turnips, eggplant, garden starts, heirloom tomatoes, mini cukes, peppers, pea shoots, radish, rhubarb, tulips

New Vendors this week:

Farmer Koo, Roasters Hot Sauce, Urban Digs

Top picks to check out:

Oaken Wallflower Gin from Odd Society Spirits, Special Hot Jerky from Jerky Baron, Cheddar Curds from Farm House Natural Cheeses, the Retro Speckled Glaze Mug from pottery by dave & family

Don’t miss:

It’s Member Appreciation Day, so look out for Member Specials signage at the market! The first market of each month, we give a little extra love to our annual Market Members in the form of specials and discounts from VFM and our vendors. Not a member yet? Sign up online or at the Market Info Tent at any of our six summer locations.

Mr. Sharp Knife Sharpening Service is at Yaletown this week! Bring down your kitchen knives, scissors, and gardening tools for sharpening. Prices vary.

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

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

 


Member Appreciation Day - March 5

Spring is here!

Have you noticed all things spring at the market? Spinach, nettles and daffodils have been popping up over the last couple weeks – showing good signs of the season ahead. This week we are excited to welcome back five more farmers, some that we haven’t seen since November! Ambercott Acres, Earth Apple Farm, Jobst-Hof Orchard, Organic Farm Connection and Sole Food Street Farms will all be seen this week and we’re excited to see what’s in tow.

Member Appreciation Day

This Saturday is Member Appreciation Day! If you’re a market member don’t forget to show your favourite vendor your member card and take advantage of some great savings! If you’re not a member but love the markets, consider signing up at the market information tent or online. Not only do you save on the $2 market money transaction fee, you’ll see lots of savings at your favourite vendors on member days. More details here.

Some of the savings you’ll see on Saturday:

  • A Bread Affair – $1 Organic Baguettes
  • Aji Gourmet Products – Any 3 bottles for $25
  • Aussie Pie Guy – FREE Anzac Cookie with Purchase of Any Hot Pie or a box of frozen
  • Beckmann Berry Farm – buy one 4lb bag of blueberries and get $4 on the second 4lb bag of blueberries
  • Coconama Chocolates – $1 Off Cups of Chocolate, any flavor, $4/ea (reg. $5)
  • Earlco Wines Ltd. – $1 off any bottle
  • Golden Ears Cheesecrafters Ltd. – Buy 2 bags of cheese curds for $9.00 (reg 5/ea)
  • Great Himalaya Foods – Any 2 Bags of Tsampa, $16 (reg $9/ea)
  • Jennifer’s Jiffies – Crazy Seedy Cracker Mixes $6.50/cone
  • Kics Lemonade – FREE hot lemonade
  • Klippers Organics – $1.00 off all bags of dried apricots & plums
  • Le Meadow’s Pantry – $1 Off Jars of Cherry and Chaga Chai Tea Jam
  • Original Mexican Foods –$1 Off new products, Cajeta Meringues & Mexican Flan
  • Ostro Organics – Fresh Organic Sunflower Seed Oil 250ml $25 (Reg. $30)
  • Rockweld Farms – Buy 1 pkg of Ground Chicken Breast, get the second half price! (of equal or lesser value
  • Scentimental Creations – FREE bar of chocolate OR Coffee soap with any purchase of $25.00 or more!
  • Stapleton’s Sausage – 10% Off Chipotle Cheddar, Broccoli Cheddar Chicken and Tandoori Chicken.
  • Sweet Thea Cakes – 10% Off all baking!
  • Take A Fancy Chocolates & Sweets – $1.00 off boxes of 6 coconut gooey pecans (reg price $14.50)
  • Vancouver Food Pedalers Cooperative – $12 lb bags of Pea Shoots (save $3!

See you at the market!


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Festive Season arrives at Nat Bailey - Dec 5

We’re seeing all kinds of gift ideas, special promotions and tasty treats at the Winter Markets these days – make sure to shop with both your weekly groceries and your holiday list in mind. You never know what you might just find amid the 60+ local producers at Nat Bailey WFM

Member Appreciation Day

Vancouver Farmers Markets the non-profit society that makes the Nat Bailey Winter Farmers Market possible and our members are an important part of that! Check out some of the great deals at the market this week:

  • A Bread Affair – $1 Organic Baguettes
  •  Blue Comet Seafoods – 10% Off Haida Gwaii line caught Spring Salmon
  •  Chef Enrick – $10 Off a 10lb. Wild Deep Dish Tourtière filled with Venison, Duck, and Pork. The ultimate Christmas Dinner – comes with a Free Jar of Fruit Ketchup! $110 (reg $120)
  •  Coconama Chocolates – $1 Off Boxes of Chocolate, $4 (reg. $5)
  •  Cropthorne Farm – $2/lb. Organics Potatoes (reg $2.50)
  •  Estevan Tuna – $1 Off all Tuna Loins
  •  Farm House Natural Cheeses – 10% Off NEW WINTER CHEESE all December
  •  Frostbites – Mini Bottles of Cordial (perfect for stockings!), Buy 4 Get 1 Free
  •  Helmers Organics – Organic Carrots, $2.50/lb.
  •  Jane’s Honey – $1 Off Gift Packs of 3 Honey Varieties, $6 (reg $7)
  •  JJ’s Trucketeria – $1 Off Market Bowls
  •  Jobst-Hof Orchard – Save $15 on Case of 12 x 500ml Juices in glass swing top bottles, $45 (reg. $60), Walnuts for $4.49/lb. (reg. $5)
  •  Klippers Organics – Save $2 on 2 Bags of Organic Carrots, $8 for 2 (reg. $5 each)
  •  Le Meadow’s Pantry – $2 off Mini Preserves Gift Bundle – 3 Varieties of Jam wrapped in linen cloth from Ratatouille, $15 (reg $17)
  •  Ostro Organics – Save $15 on Gift Bundle of 3 x 100ml Organic Seed Oils, 3 x 190g Organic Seed Butters, and 1 x 750ml Organic Coconut Oil, $60 (reg $75)
  •  Pate Pastiche – $1 Off Small Sundried Tomato Pate, $9 (reg. $10)
  •  Rockweld Farms – Wing Special – Buy One Pack, Get 2nd Pack 50% Off, or Buy 2 Get 1 FREE
  •  SoleFood Street Farms – 50 cents Off Any Jar of Preserves, including Salsa Verde, Ratatouille, Hot Sauce, and Cucumber Relish
  •  Stapleton’s Sausage – 10% Off Steak, Mushroom, and Bison Sausage
  • Take A Fancy Chocolates & Sweets – $1 Off Boxes of 4 Caramels, including fleur de sel, habanero, or spiced rum
  •  The Granola King & Her Majesty’s Pie Co. – 10% Off All Granola, 2 x 6 inch Classic Crust Pies for $15
  •  Urban Digs Farm – Free Gift of Product ($5-10 value) for Market Members
  • West Best – 3lbs of Any Coffee, $40 (reg. $45). Free Coffee with purchase of 1lb or more of beans

Not a member? Sign up online or at the Market Information Booth

Gift-giving from the Market

T’is the season to think of little somethings for your favourite people and we think the market is a great place to find them! Vendors have an assortment of delectable edibles and we’ve got some great gifts at the Info Booth too!

  • 20th Anniversary Market Merch: We pulled out the stops this year and have some pretty great t-shirts, canvas bags and cedar crates. Everything is limited edition and sustain-ably sourced!
  • grown in vancouver calendars: Beautifully illustrated, featuring produce grown in Vancouver, this calendar is a perfect teacher gift and should probably go on your wall too!
  • Market Money gift cards: What could be better than receiving a shopping spree to the market? We stick market money onto adorable Jane Koo cards that you can fit into an envelope! Special perk: buy $100 worth of gift cards and receive $10 to spend yourself!

Check out our handy 2015 Holiday Gift Guide for more ideas!

 Save the world and win $500 in market money

This weekend is your LAST CHANCE to enter to win $500 in Market Money from Electrorecycle! All you have to do is clear out the old, broken small appliances that are cluttering up your cupboards and closets, and bring ’em down to the Electrorecycle tent at Nat Bailey. Easy right?

See you at the market!


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November Member Specials

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What rhymes with November?? That’s right, Member! And we’re going to appreciate the heck out of you this weekend at the markets!

Annual Market Members, bring your card to the opening of Nat Bailey Winter Market and Hastings Park Winter Market this weekend to take advantage of some spectacular savings, brought to you by an amazing array of VFM producers!

 View the November Member Specials.

 

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Not a Member yet? Sign up this Saturday and Sunday at the markets! Market Membership starts at just $20 per year and supports us in our mission to provide fun and vibrant neighbourhood markets where people can access, learn about, and share the abundance of our regional food system.

Find out more about Market Membership on our Members page.