Baby Cucumber & Arugula Pesto Salad

  This salad recipe comes from Chef Bonnie Friesen for Taves Family Farms in Abbotsford, and includes a number of seasonal ingredients available at the markets right now! Find baby cukes from Taves, a.k.a The Applebarn, walnuts from Klippers Organics, arugula from Crisp Organics, Cropthorne Farm or Earth Apple Organics, and feta cheese from Golden […]

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Roman-style Broccoli Pizza with Pasta Boy Peter

  Ciao Bellos & Bellas! I’m honoured to be contributing a recipe to Van Markets where I used to sell my Pasta and where I met so many future students of my Italian Cooking Classes at Pasta Boy Peter. It is that time of year where the Brassicas are coming to the markets. I love […]

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Recipe: Pink Devilled Eggs

Pick up a dozen of cage-free eggs on Sunday, April 1st at our Spring Eggstravaganza at the Hastings Park Farmers Market and add a pop of colour to your spring celebrations with this week’s recipe from Just Giulia (Chef Giulia of Lombardo’s Pizzeria) for Pink Devilled Eggs! Giulia uses beets to colour these delicious canapés, perfect for a Sunday brunch. Check […]

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SFU City Conversation at Downtown Market

We’re thrilled to announce that SFU City Conversations will visit Downtown Farmers Market  on Thursday, September 21st! This special edition of City Conversations takes place at 12:30 PM as part of SFU Market Day, an event to convene SFU students, staff, and the broader downtown community around a celebration of local food. Locally grown and produced food is […]

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Downtown Market Fresh Box – July 6

This week’s Fresh Box contained: Basil – Nature Village Farm, Richmond Mixed Kale Bunch – Abundant Acre Farm, Abbotsford Mini Romaine Lettuce – One Love Farm, Lillooet Broccolini – One Love Farm – cook like broccoli or like most greens,  sauté with garlic and olive oil Mini Zucchini, Yellow Squash and Patty Pan Squash – Abundant […]

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Downtown Market Fresh Box – June 22

This week’s Fresh Box was full of colour and flavour.  The market is bursting with greens and cherries and berries have hit the scene!  In this week’s Fresh Box: Salad Mix – SoleFood Farms Kohlrabi – Abundant Acres Apple Cider – Taves Family Farm Garlic Scapes – BC Garlic Cherries – Rai Produce Cherry Tomatoes […]

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We’re back Downtown with NEW HOURS!

Summer weekends start on Thursdays at the Downtown Farmers Market, where you can find all the farm-to-table goods you need for bbqs, beach picnics, and summer entertaining! Shop fresh every Thursday at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza – your weekly source for the finest and freshest quality seasonal fruits & vegetables, ethically raised meat, poultry, eggs & dairy, sustainable seafood, artisanal food & craft, and local craft beer, wine & […]

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Help us shape the Downtown Farmers Market!

Last chance to give your feedback and help us shape the Downtown Farmers Market for 2017! Consider filling out our shopper survey, it will only take a quick 5-10 minutes! The survey will close December  19, 2016. Love our Downtown Farmers Market? Like our Facebook page and write a review! Want to help spread the word of this […]

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