Beet & Potato Pasta Alfredo

Beet & Potato Pasta Alfredo by Meghan De Jong, R.H.N What better thing to make for your valentine tomorrow than this creamy, dreamy, Beet and Potato Alfredo? With its vibrant pink colour, and use of seasonal veg such as Yukon gold potatoes, onion, garlic, red beets, and seasonal greens – a bowl of this will […]

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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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Get your share of farm-fresh goodness at CSA Day

  In recent years, Community Supported Agriculture share programs (CSAs) have become a popular way for locavores to get a steady supply of seasonal fruits and veggies from nearby farms and producers. The premise of a CSA is simple: members pay in advance of the growing season for a share of a producer’s harvest, providing […]

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It’s Member Week at the Winter Markets

  It’s our favourite time of the month  – that week when we get to appreciate our Market Members! If you’re a card carrying VFM member, make sure to bring it this weekend to cash in on the exclusive savings from our vendors at Riley Park and Hastings Park. Not a member yet? Annual memberships […]

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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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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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