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What’s Fresh at Hastings Park – Jan 22

What’s in Season

acorn squash, ambrosia apples, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, butternut squash, cabbage, carrots, celeriac, crimini mushrooms, delicata squash, endive, fennel, gala apples, garlic, hazelnuts, kabocha squash, king oyster mushrooms, kohlrabi, leeks, napa cabbage, onions, parsnips, portobello mushrooms, potatoes, radishes, red kuri squash, rutabaga, savoy cabbage, shallots, shiitake mushrooms, spaghetti squash, spinach, sprouts,  turnips, walnuts

Featured Vendors

Coast Mushrooms – certified organic mushrooms grown right here in the Lower Mainland. Find Kind Oyster, Shiitake, Crimini and Portabello mushrooms

Golden Ears Cheesecrafters – after taking a short break after the holidays, Golden Ears Cheesecrafters is back weekly at Hastings Park. Try their delicious Jersey Blue or Creamy Brie this week!

Golden West Nurseries – ambrosia and gala apples, certified organically grown in Summerland, BC

Honey Bee Zen Apiaries – VFM’s newest honey vendor with honey produced in the Fraser Valley agricultural belt, including blueberry, raspberry, blackberry and strawberry fields.

CSA Fair

CSA Share FairThis weekend! – Community Supported Agriculture or “CSA” programs are prepaid subscriptions to a farm’s produce for the season.  Most CSAs give shareholders a weekly supply of veggies, herbs, fruits and sometimes even eggs and meat. You know it’s fresh and you get to meet the farm and people who grew your food! The prepaid CSA arrangements also makes it a source of financial security for the farmer. Some CSAs also incorporate farm workdays for shareholders. Join us on January 22nd to learn more from farmers about what their CSAs have to offer!

Upcoming Events

Food Truck February every Sunday in February – celebrate the best in fabulous food truck flavours as we double the number of food trucks at Hastings Park every week! This year we’re taking you around the world to celebrate local food and global flavours with an amazing contest. Click HERE to learn more about Food Truck February and our Instagram contest.

Hastings Park Shoppers Card

Are you a regular Hastings Park shopper? Pickup your Hastings Shopper Card at our Information Booth and enjoy some great perks including:

  • Free Market Money transactions ($2 value)
  • Free “bunch” item after 5th visit*
  • Free “basket” or “bag” item after 10th visit*
  • Free “jar” item after 15th visit*

It’s free to join, just sign up for our weekly newsletter!

*all free items valued at a maximum of $3. Shopper card is available at Hastings Park only.

Help Spread the Word!

Love the market? Tell your friends and family about Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market to help this new market grow. Share our Facebook page & tag your photos @vanmarkets #HastingsParkWFM.

Be a Market Champion! Get a Hastings Park lawn sign and let your neighbours know where to find the freshest in local produce, all within a few minutes of their home. Pickup your lawn sign at the Info Booth this week!

See you at the market!


Get a complete list of this week’s Hastings Park vendors here.

Find more information on the Hastings Park location here