Market News

Come spend Canada Day with us at Trout Lake – July 1st

Happy Canada Day to all!! It’s official, berries are here in full force at the Trout Lake Farmers Markets, Come and get them! Stop by Maan Farms for the seasons first blueberries. Also swing by Fresh Quality Produce for sweet delicious raspberries, strawberries and more!

Produce: beetsblueberries, bok choi, carrotscauliflower, chard, cherrieschives, collards, eggplant, fennel, fiddle heads, garlic, garlic scapes, heirloom tomatoes, greenhouse cucumbers, greenhouse peppers, herbs, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, lettuce, mini peppers, mushrooms, onions, potatoes, radishes, raspberries, rhubarbsalad mixspinach, strawberries, wild mushrooms

Meats, Seafood, Dairy: Beef, Bison, Halibut, Pork, Duck, Salmon, Turkey, Chicken, Cod, Cheese, Eggs, Tuna

Other: Apple Cider, Dried Fruit, Honey, Frozen Berries, Juice, Pickles, Yogurt, Preserves



Don’t Miss

Member Appreciation Day! VFM members will enjoy free market money transactions and discounts at various vendors around the market. Learn more about our membership program and how you can support our non-profit organization HERE. Be sure to keep an eye out for the member special signs for deals all around the market such as these (and don’t forget that member card!)

  • Blue Comet Seafoods: 10% off Keta Salmon Fillets
  • Gelderman Farms: 5% off all purchases
  • Klippers Organics: $50.00 off/Nights Guest Suites when booked directly
  • Nidhi’s Cuisine: 3 for $12 samosa’s, 3 for $27 signature chutney
  • Sole Food Street Farms: 15% off any purchase over $10

For a list of all upcoming member specials click here.

Upcoming Events

Berry fest – It’s almost time again to celebrate our annual Berry Festival at Main st. and Mount Pleasant Markets Yay! There will be tons of fun Berry related activities for all! We will be hosting a Berry Tasting, Kids Activities and of course our BC Berry Pie Contest!


Main St Farmers Market (No Pie Contest) – Wednesday July 12th from 2pm to 6pm

Mount Pleasant Farmers Market (Pie Contest Day) – Sunday July 16th from 10am to 2pm

Do you, or do you know someone who makes the best berry pie this side of the Fraser? Please sign up and or spread the word. Competitors are encouraged to source their Berries on Wednesday (July 12th) at the Main St Market (No Pie contest at Main St. Market) to use for their Pie Entries at Mount Pleasant on Sunday July 16th. We’ve got great prizes this year – 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will all go home with a berry related something!

  • Link to Pie Contest Entry here
  • Berry Fest Info Page here

Visit us at our other Summer Market locations opening soon all across the city!

Looking forward to sunny warm days and the produce that comes with them. Our other summer markets can be found here:

Kitsilano – Sundays, 10am-2pm – 10th Ave. & Larch St.

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-2pm – Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza

Riley Park – *NEW* Saturdays, 10am-2pm – 50 East 30th Ave. 

For more Info on the Trout Lake Farmers Market click here

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