Market News

Hastings Park OPEN this Sunday, November 6

Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market opens this Sunday, November 6th rain or shine! Come shop the freshest in local produce every Sunday until April 30th and pickup your shopper loyalty card at the Info Booth (more details below). We’re excited to welcome back returning vendors including:

FARM

Blue Comet Seafood, Bryan and Agnes Warmerdam, Cedar Isle Farm, Crisp Organics, Cropthorne Farm, Farmer Koo, Fruit Guy Farm, Glen Valley Farm, Greendale Meat, Jobst-Hof Orchard, Klippers Organic Acres, Mandair Farms, Paul’s Produce, Rockweld Farm, Shalefield Organic Gardens, Six Legs Good Apiaries, Stein Mountain Farm, Sweet Earth Farms, The Promised Land, Urban Digs Farm, Valley Gold Bee

PREPARED FOOD

A Bread Affair, BobAli Hummus, Coconama Chocolate, Frostbites, Gary’s Kettle Corn, Green Coast Craft Coffee, Le Meadow’s Pantry, Lita’s Mexican Foods, Livia Sweets, Maples Sugar Shack, Mixers & Elixirs, Muy Rico, Old Country Frozen Pierogi, Original Mexican Gourmet, Ostro Organics, Real Meals, Solodko Ukrainian Bakery, SPARK Kombucha, Stapleton Sausage, Sweet Thea Cakes, Take A Fancy Chocolate and Sweets, Thai Princess, The Lemon Square, The Local Churn, The Raw Guy, Trudy Ann’s Chai & Spices, Yellow Basket Baking

CRAFT

Fable Naturals, Ildiko, Pottery by Dave & Family, The Hive Printing

ALCOHOL

BC Wine Studio, Dogwood Brewing, Gillespie’s Fine Spirits, Odd Society Spirits, Robin Ridge Winery

FOOD TRUCKS

Aussie Pie Guy, Disco Cheetah, Eli’s Serious Sausage, Feastro The Rolling Bistro, The Bean Buggy, The Kaboom Box, The Schnitzel Shack

For a full list of vendors this season, have a look at our interactive Market Map.

Don’t Miss

Are you a regular Hastings Park shopper? Pickup your Hastings Shopper Card at our Information Booth and enjoy some great perks including:

  • Free Market Money transactions ($2 value)
  • Free “bunch” item after 5th visit*
  • Free “basket” or “bag” item after 10th visit*
  • Free “jar” item after 15th visit*

It’s free to join, just sign up for our weekly newsletter!

*all free items valued at a maximum of $3. Shopper card is available at Hastings Park only.

Membership Appreciation Day! It’s the first market of the month and members will enjoy free market money transactions and discounts at various vendors around the market.

ENTER our Instagram contest & get a chance to win a limited edition market shopping tote with graphics by local designer, Jane Koo.   Find a recipe at the market or on our site.  Make the recipe & snap a shot, tagging it on Instagram with #LFGFrecipes. You’ll be automatically entered to win!  We’ll give away one prize a week in November so get cooking.  For all the recipes and more information on the program, visit: http://www.eatlocal.org/local-food-global-flavours

Help Spread the Word!

Love the market? Tell your friends and family about Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market to help this new market grow. Share our Facebook page & tag your photos @vanmarkets #HastingsParkWFM. Bring them with you to shop weekly!

Be a Market Champion! Get a Hastings Park lawn sign and let your neighbours know where to find the freshest in local produce, all within a few minutes of their home. Email gabrielle@eatlocal.org to get your lawn sign ASAP.

We’re looking for volunteers to help poster and leaflet before the market opens as well as weekly Market Hosts. Email gabrielle@eatlocal.org if you’re available to help out this winter season.

See you at the market!


Get a complete list of this week’s Hastings Park vendors here.

Find more information on the Hastings Park location here