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The first Nat Bailey of 2016!

Happy New Year!

We’re back at Nat Bailey this Saturday after taking a week off for the holidays, find us in the same place, at the same time (Nat Bailey Stadium, 10am-2pm). Whether your 2016 resolution is to buy more local, reduce your food miles, eat healthier or eat more organic – the farmers market is the perfect place to start the New Year off right!

We’re kicking off the New Year with Member Appreciation Day! Membership helps provide core funds to Vancouver Farmers Markets, the registered non-profit, that creates thriving community spaces like the Nat Bailey Farmers Market. MAD is our way or saying ‘thanks’ to our member community for their support all year long. Keep an eye out for the rainbow member special signs or ask your favourite farmer if they have a member special. Don’t forget your member card!

Not a member yet? Sign up at the market info booth or online!

Nat Bailey Pop Up

Starting this week we’re auditioning some brand-new vendors at Nat Bailey all January long. We’re excited to see what you think about vegan and nut-free baking, fresh, made-on-site pakoras, frozen meals made from scratch and more!

Look for the posters in our Pop-Up section at Nat Bailey, check out some of the new vendors and then let us know what you think! Should we invite them back? It’s up to you! Let us know what you think by tweeting @vanmarkets #NatBaileyPopUp!

This week’s Pop-Up Vendors:

  • The Pie Company – Our mission is use the freshest and best ingredients available to create exceptionally high quality savoury pies and pastries. A product that gives each customer an amazing food experience that leaves them wanting more.
  • Mandair Farms & Country Village – making fresh, made-on-site pakoras! Need we say more!?
  • Real Meals – Real Meals creates frozen meals made from scratch using a combination of organic and natural local ingredients that we deliver through out the Lower Mainland

Find more information about the Nat Bailey Pop Up HERE

2016 CSA Share Fair

Interested in a CSA but don’t know which is right for you? Come talk to the farmers & fishers who offer them. They will be ready to talk, answer questions and some may even take sign ups on January 16, 10-2, at the Nat Bailey Farmers Market.  Vancouver Farmers Markets vendors offer everything from a pre-loaded ‘credit’ card, beastie boxes, weekly fruits and veggies boxes and more. Can’t make it to the fair? Check out our CSA Box Program page for farmer contact info.
See you at the market!


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