Kohlrabi Peanut Parsnip Soup

  Hey winter locavores, ever wonder what to do with kohlrabi – those gnarly root vegetables that taste like broccoli stems and seem to be one of the only green things available this time of year? While slaws and salads seem to top the list of most common recipes, this Kohlrabi Peanut Parsnip Soup from […]

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Hot Chocolate Fest!

  Who’s excited for Cityfood Magazine’s 9th Annual Hot Chocolate Fest? WE ARE! And you should be too, because there’s no better way to beat back the post-holiday-cum-mid-winter doldrums like a rich, steaming cup of C7H8N4O2. Starting January 19th, there are 70+ flavours going live in 36 different venues for this year’s festival, which runs until Valentine’s Day (Feb […]

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Gifts to Get: Week 3

  This is the 3rd and final instalment of our Gifts to Get at the Winter Markets Guide, and the last week to stock up on local holiday food and drink before we close for the year (don’t worry, we return January 5 & 6). Read on to discover this week’s top holidays picks…   […]

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Gifts to Get: Week 2

We’re back with another instalment of our Gifts to Get at the Winter Markets Guide! With only two more weekends until our vendors take a breather for the holidays, now’s the time to stock up on all your market staples and local holiday gifts and entertaining supplies. Find these items, and so much more at […]

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Thanks for Giving last Tuesday

Thanks to everyone in the Vancouver Farmers Markets community who donated to our Fresh to Families Fund on Giving Tuesday (Nov 27). With your help, we raised $1,900 – enough to bring 5 more families into the program next season! Every week from June-October 2019, each family will be provided with $21 in fresh food […]

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Gifts to Get this week at the Winter Markets

  Our annual gift guide to the Winter Markets is back! There are literally hundreds of giftable items in store for you this holiday season at Riley Park & Hastings Park – from craft spirits to artisanal preserves and jams, local honey to small batch chocolates and sweets, handmade soaps to stunning jewelry and beautiful […]

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This week’s Member Specials

  It’s our last Member Appreciation Week of the year and our vendors are celebrating with some great discounts for our Market Members! Bring your card with you this weekend to access the great list of savings below. PLUS – not a member yet, or need to renew? We’re offering new and renewing members a […]

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Creamy Healing Miso Soup with Autumn Veg

  It’s soup season at Vancouver Farmers Markets and we love to learn and share new recipes from our inventive and talented community! This recipe for Creamy Miso Soup comes from Meghan De Jong, head nutritionist at The Practice Studio and author of the new e-book Eat To Nourish. Developed for friends and clients battling […]

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