Market News

What’s Fresh At Kitsilano – Aug 14th

Produce

apricots, basil, bell peppers, blueberries, blackberries, broccoli, bok choy, carrots, celery, chard, cherries, cauliflower, cucumbers, corn, crab apples, eggplant, fennel, fresh herbs, garlic, garlic scapes, green onions, heirloom tomatoes, leeks, nectarines, new potatoes, mushrooms, patty pan squash, peaches, plums, radishes, raspberries, rhubarb, salad mix, strawberries, sunflowers, snap peas, sugar peas, tomatoes, turnips, zucchini, zucchini flowers

Top Picks

-Birds and the Bees Bread from A Bread Affair

-Kale from Glen Valley Artichokes

-Coconut Oil from Ostro Organics

Don’t Miss

The Kitsilano Community Centre is hosting their annual event Picnic In The Park. Tons of fun entertainment featuring rides, games, family activities and a wonderful community atmoshphere.

Salt Spring Coffee will be sampling their cold brew coffee at the market, stop by their booth and check them out! 

Get your bike tuned while you shop around the market with the UBC Bike Co-Op’sCycling Resource Centre! This year the Bike Co-Op is collecting bike accessory donations (bike lights, helmets, bells etc) for their Pedals for the People and Bici Libre programs. Find out more about their programs here.

Our Farmer’s Market Donation Station will be set up by the info booth. We will be taking in any food, market money or cash donations for the Kids Safe, a program that provides a safe place for marginalize children outside of school hours. Food donations help provide healthy meals for their summer program! For more information, please visit their website.

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Contest Alert!  We’re excited to celebrate Tomato Fest at Trout Lake and Kitsilano on August 20th and 21st. Show us your ugliest tomatoes and enter to win $20 Market Money by tagging your ugly tomato photo #inglorioustomato @vanmarkets on Instagram. Winner will be picked on Friday, August 19th.

See you at the market!

Get a complete list of this week’s Kitsilano Market vendors here.

Discover our five other summer market locations on our Markets Page.