Market News

Harvest Festival at the West End Farmers Market


Come celebrate the Harvest!

Everything squash, apples and pears! Recipes, information, cooking tips and a Pie Competition!

Saturday, October 18 | 9-2 @ West End Farmers Market – 1100 Comox St. (Adjacent to Nelson Park)

Fun for all ages – free admission!

BC Fall-Fruit Pie Competition

Attention Pie Bakers – we’re putting out an All Points Bulletin for the best pie bakers in the city.  Bring us your Fall Fruit Pies and you may be rewarded with the big win at our annual Harvest Festival. Open to amateur and professional bakers of all ages! The entry deadline is October 16th.

For more information, check out the application links below.

2014FallFruitPieCompetition (Word Doc)

2014FallFruitPieCompetition (PDF)

Apple & Squash Display

How many different apple & squash varieties can you find at the market? Stop by the displays to learn the differences and for a chance to compare the taste of some of the different apples.

Seasonal Recipes

Everything apples, pears, squash, onion, cauliflower, pumpkin and hazelnuts! Pick up some free recipes and then shop for your ingredients at the market.

Kids’ Activities & Trivia

We’ll have a pumpkin beanbag toss and market bingo for all to play. Do you have what it takes to take top honours?


Pay $2 to guess the weight of the squash and have your chance at a market prize pack (and bragging rights!!)

Our friends from Farm Folk City Folk will be at the Food Scraps Drop Spot with trivia! Learn how you can preserve your harvest and waste less.