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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Canada Day at the West End Farmers Market!

It’s almost Canada Day!!! So make sure to gather all the goodies you need for the beach and BBQ at the West End Farmers Market.  Don’t miss kale crunches from The Raw Guy or hummus from BobAli Hummus, Pestos, and Tapenades for some quick beach snacks or Wild Foraged for delicious mushrooms to throw on […]

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What’s Fresh at the West End- June 24th

Now that it is officially summer, what better way to celebrate than shopping at the West End Market this Saturday?! We’re open 9-2, rain or shine (but we’re really hoping for sunshine). In Season: Raspberries | Strawberries | Garlic Scapes | Lettuce | Salad Greens | Cherries | Chard | Turnips | Radishes | Potatoes | Eggs | Cheese Curds| […]

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What’s Fresh at the West End- June 17

We’re back on again at the West End Market this Saturday! Fresh produce? Coffee? Wine? Lunch? We’ll have it all! In Season: Peonies | Strawberries | Garlic Scapes | Beets | Salad Greens | Mushrooms | Chard | Turnips | Radishes | Potatoes | Eggs | Cheese| Seafood | Honey…Check out the full IN SEASON […]

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What’s Fresh at the West End- June 10th

The West End Market is back this Saturday, open from 9-2.  Come visit us at 1100 Comox St, between Bute and Thurlow! Out exploring downtown Vancouver this weekend?  Pick up a sweet treat from Earnest Ice Cream and some fresh flowers from Warmerdam Flowers. Live in the West End?  Grab your morning coffee from Mogiana […]

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What’s Fresh at the West End- June 3

The West End Farmers Market got off to a bright and sunny start last Saturday!  We could not have asked for a better day to celebrate our 20th birthday, with speeches from community members and a delicious cake from Blackberry Hill.  Thank you to everyone who came out to join the celebrations! In Season: The […]

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