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Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market – Opening Soon!

We’re excited to open our Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market for it’s second full season on Sunday, November 6th 2016. This market will be running every Sunday from 10am-2pm until Sunday, April 30th 2017*. With  returning and fresh new vendors available exclusively at Hastings Park, this market offers everything you need in an accessible location with ample free parking. Check out our vendor list to see which vendors to expect this season!

NEW to Hastings Park this year

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Cheeses Crust – gourmet grilled cheese on wheels

Georels – cured & smoked specialty bacon and bone broth

Jordan’s Jam – small batch fruit jams, a toast’s best friend

Forbidden Fruit Winery – certified organic fruit wines, handcrafted on the banks of the Similkameen River in Cawston, BC

Golden Ears Cheesecrafters – artisan cheese made with milk from grass-fed jersey cows

Tempea Natural Foods – fresh, unpasteurized tempeh made right here in Vancouver

The Smallflower – gluten-free & vegan baked goods, so delicious their lack of gluten is only an after thought

Open View Orchard – organic gala and ambrosia apples, available for a limited time until November 20th

Ossome Acres – organic farm located in Chilliwack with a variety of seasonal produce available weekly at Hastings Park

Persephone Brewing – farm fresh beer with grain and hops grown by the brewery

Roasters Hot Sauce – small batch hot sauce made with local ingredients sourced mainly from Vancouver Farmers Market farmers

Salt & Harrow Farm – organic farm located on Vancouver Island, bringing a variety of fresh produce

Wayward Distillation House – craft distillery with gin and vodka made from honey

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.

*closed December 25th and January 1st for the holidays!