New this year at the Winter Markets

  Our Winter Markets at Riley Park and Hastings Park kick off November 3rd and 4th! Joining our amazing roster of returning vendors, we’re welcoming a whole new group of farmers, craft beverage producers, artisanal food makers, and food trucks this year! The Farms   Joining us this year for the first time is The Local Farm, […]

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Winter Fresh Box Offers Variety and Convenience

Sometimes getting to the market can be difficult, particularly in the winter when our locations reduce down to just two (Hastings Park and Riley Park). We know you’re busy and have alot to do on the weekends so sometimes hitting up a market falls off the “to-do” list – we’ve all been there. So, we’ve […]

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October Membership Drive

Our October Membership Drive is on now – sign up or renew your Market Membership this month to benefit from some exclusive offers and a chance to win $100 in Market Money!   15% off Market Merchandise No Market Money transaction fees all month – save $2/per transaction A chance to win $100 in Market […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Gretchen Grabow

VFM has 80+ volunteers who dedicate hundreds of hours to our organization each year. From counting Market Money to playing host at our neighbourhood sites, our markets simply wouldn’t be the same without their hard work and dedication. This month, we’re celebrating a very special volunteer – someone who has been working with us since […]

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Don’t miss Tomato Fest!

  Ok folks, let’s talk tomatoes. Are tangy Green Zebras your thing, or do you prefer the candy-like sweetness of a Sungold? Do your tastes lean towards the intense flavour and slight saltiness of a Black Krim, or is the complex and tropical taste profile of a Juane Flamme more your cup of tea? Whatever […]

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good natured®: four things to know about sustainable packaging

  Chemicals Yes, everything is made of chemicals. But we’re talking about the nasty ones here. BPAs, phthalates, styrene, and the like. A vast majority of the Chemicals of High Concern produced each year are used in the plastics industry, mostly to make plastics more stretchy, more heat resistant and flexible. Yikes! That’s why you […]

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Quick Pickled Cucamelons

Quick Pickled Cucamelons by: Angie Quaale Makes 4 cups Ingredients: 1 1⁄2 cups white vinegar 1⁄4 cup sugar 1 tsp coarse salt 1 clove garlic, sliced 2 Tbsp chopped dill 1 Tbsp chopped mint 1 tsp coriander seeds 1 tsp yellow mustard seeds 1 1⁄2 cups cucamelons Directions: 1. In a medium-size saucepan over medium-high […]

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It’s Member Week!

  It’s Member Week at Vancouver Farmers Markets between July 1 – 7, and our vendors have a host of savings in store for our Market Members! Highlights include $5 off bottles of Old Order Distilling’s Heritage Vodka, $6 off BC Wine Studio’s Sirens Call Harmonious, $1 off any Hearth Bread from Sweet Thea Cakes, […]

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