Market News

This Week at Hastings Park – April 3

It’s Membership Appreciation Day!

This Sunday we’re saying thanks to our members by waiving the $2 market money transaction fee and select vendors are offering discounts throughout the market. Look for rainbow “Ask Me About My Membership Special” signs and don’t be shy to ask what kind of perks are offered this month!

Not a member yet? This week we’re giving away one FREE Make It! The Handmade Revolution admission ($5 value) to the first ten membership signups at the Info Booth. Find out more about Make It! HERE.

Play Local Bingo at Hastings Park!

Pickup a bingo card at the Info Booth, shop around and show your goods at the Info Tent to get a stamp for each. Receive $1 coupons for each row completed (no diagonal rows). Complete the entire card for $10 in savings! Enter completed cards to win $50 in market money. You have until the end of April to complete the card, draw is on May 1st. Happy shopping!

Farm

  • Bryan and Agnes Warmerdam Specialty Daffodils
  • Wild Foraged
  • Shalefield Organic Gardens

Meat/Seafood

  • Blue Comet Seafoods
  • Greendale Meats
  • Rockweld Farm
  • Urban Digs Farm

Wild Harvest

  • The Promised Land
  • Wild Foraged

Prepared Food

  • A Bread Affair
  • BobAli Hummus, Pestos and Tepenades
  • Coconama Chocolates
  • Dickie’s Ginger
  • Le Meadow’s Pantry
  • Livia Sweets
  • Mandair Farms
  • Maples Sugar Shack
  • Mixers and Elixirs
  • Muy Rico Food Manufacturing
  • Old Country Frozen Pierogi
  • Pâté Pastiche
  • Rootables Chips
  • Solodko Ukrainian Bakery
  • Stapleton Sausage
  • Sweet Thea Cakes
  • Thai Princess Enterprises
  • The Local Churn
  • Trudy Ann’s Chai & Spices

Beer/Wine

  • Dogwood Brewing
  • Earlco Wines

Craft

  • Don Asperin
  • Fable Naturals
  • Nancy Esworthy

Food Trucks

  • Aussie Pie Guy
  • The Bean Buggy
  • The Schnitzel Shack

Important Dates

  • Pop Up City HallApril 17: The City of Vancouver is bringing City Hall to you, the Hastings Park community, this weekend to the market! Recognizing that it can be tough to get to city hall for various reasons like mobility issues, time constraints or location, the City is offering this unique program to encourage residents to be more actively participate with the City. Get blue boxes or bike maps, register for emergency preparedness courses or volunteer opportunities and learn about job opportunities, the green bin program or other programs the City has to offer. Find out more here.
  • Favourite Recipes Food Swap April 24: Time to crack open those well-worn cookbooks and dig out the family recipes to share with the group – we’re hosting our next food swap on April 24th and the theme is: Favourite Recipes. This event also features a cookbook swap! New and returning swappers welcome! Please register for the swap HERE.

Help this Market Grow!

Keep connected with your favourite market and signup for weekly updates! Click here to sign up for Hastings Park or sign up for any of our other Vancouver Farmers Market newsletters.

Like our the Hastings Park Farmers Market Facebook page, write a review, tag your Instagram photos and Tweets @vanmarkets #HastingsParkWFM – help this market grow and spread the word!

Get involved by volunteering at the markets! We are looking for Market Hosts at Hastings Park – for more information, please visit our website here or email volunteers@eatlocal.org.

See you at the market!


For a complete weekly vendor schedule, check out our Weekly Market Map.