Market News

What’s Fresh At Kitsilano – Sept 18th

Produce

apples, basil, bell peppers, blackberries, broccoli, brussel sprouts, bok choy, carrots, celery, chard, cherries, cauliflower, cucamelons, cucumbers, corn, eggplant, fennel, fresh herbs, garlic, green beans, green onions, grapes, heirloom tomatoes, leeks, nectarines, new potatoes, melons, mushrooms, patty pan squash, peaches, plums, pumpkin, radishes, raspberries, salad mix, sunflowers, snap peas, sugar peas, tomatoes, turnips, zucchini, zucchini flowers

Top Picks 

  • Visit Goldwing to pick up some free range Aldergrove-grown Chicken
  • Cool down at the Earnest Ice Cream scoop truck and treat your self to a scoop or pint of your favourite flavour. Whiskey Hazelnut is popular among ice cream fans.
  • Check out the MANY delicious treats Pure Bread has to offer! If you’re overwhelmed by the selection they carry the Lemon Sugar Buns are never disappointing!

What’s New

The Lemon Square will be returning to the Kitsilano Market this weekend. They are a small slice of paradise, handmade and all wrapped up just for you! Stop by their tent to enjoy some absolutely delicious treats.

Don’t Miss

We are Celebrating Farmer Appreciation week this Sunday at the Kitsilano Market. The Market will be providing treats for the farmers to show them the appreciation they deserve! If you would like to show them some love, stop by our Survey September tent and answer some questions related to why you love your local Farmer so much!

Survey September continues on at the Farmers Markets. We want to hear some feed back from our Market shoppers! Come on by the Survey booth to answer a new round of quick and easy Market related questions.

Evo Car Share is offering market shoppers free memberships and 30 minutes of driving time – stop by their tent and sign up this Sunday!

The Vancoucer Neighbourhood Food Network will have a booth set up at Kitsilano this weekend. The Network represents the will of community members, organizations, and agencies to collaborate on community-based food initiatives and programs. They provide a space for representatives from across the city to collaborate, share best practices and advocate for food justice with a unified voice. Come by their booth and check them out!

The Salt Spring Coffee Edible Scavenger Hunt has kicked off, and runs until October 9. This is a super fun and easy way for shoppers to connect with farmers, food, and even market crew for a chance to win some sweet prizes.

What to do:
Pick up a card at any Vancouver Farmers Market, all Salt Spring Coffee events or download online here.

How to Enter:
Complete all five activities listed on the edible scavenger hunt card between August 27 and October 9. Fill out your contact details on the completed card.

Hand in your completed card at a Salt Spring Coffee booth or any Vancouver Farmers Market Info stand—or add a stamp and pop it in the mail!

Celebrate the harvest with Vancouver Farmers Markets at RIPE 2016! Tickets are on sale now for our annual dinner fundraiser, which takes place Sunday, October 16 at The Roundhouse. RIPE features a knock-out roster of farm-to-table chefs paired with VFM producers to present 8 mount-watering small plate tasting stations, seasonal cocktails, and local craft beverage. More info on participating chefs and vendors, and to buy tickets, at the RIPE event page.

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

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