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What’s Fresh at Hastings Park – March 5

What’s in Season

acorn squash, beets, broccoli, brussels sprouts, butternut squash, cabbage, carrots, celeriac, crimini mushrooms, delicata squash, endive, fennel, garlic, hazelnuts, kabocha squash, kohlrabi, leeks, napa cabbage, onions, parsnips, potatoes, portabella mushrooms, radishes, red kuri squash , savoy cabbage, shallots, shiitake mushrooms, spaghetti squash, sunchokes, turnips, walnuts

Membership Appreciation Day!

We’re saying thanks to our VFM members with some awesome Membership Appreciation Day perks! Members save $2 on Market Money transaction fees and enjoy exclusive member specials:

  • Aussie Pie Guy: $3 off a box of frozen pies, or one hot pie
  • A Bread Affair: $1 organic baguettes
  • Blue Comet Seafoods: 20% off Sockeye Salmon Patties and White Spring Salmon Kebobs
  • Cedar Isle Farm: $1 off cold-rolled or steal-crimped organic oats
  • NEW VENDOR! Cowichan Pasta Co: buy 3 boxes of pasta, get one free!
  • Golden Ears Cheesecrafters: $1 off cumin gouda
  • Ildiko Jewelry: $10 off any necklace and earring set
  • Paul’s Produce: receive 3 free berry juices ($30 value) with purchase of $60 gift card or 3 juices and 3 large bags of frozen berries with purchase of $100 gift card

Not a VFM member? Learn how to join and support our non-profit organization HERE!

*please note the Hastings Park Shopper Card is not a VFM membership.

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