What’s Fresh at Main St Station – Aug 31

Move over perfect peppers, we’ve got some weird and wonderful peppers for you at Main St Station – this bell pepper was found at one of Sole Food‘s urban farms. Sole Food Street Farm grows fruits and veggies in small farms around Vancouver – turning empty parking lots into productive farmland. Along with greening urban spaces, Sole Food Farms is committed to empower individuals with barriers by providing employment, agricultural education and a sense of community. Find Sole Foods Farms at every Main St Station Farmers Market until the end of the season and support their social enterprise by purchasing their delicious produce!
Need a fresh way to cook up some bell peppers? Huffington Post has 27 Ways to Make Your Bell Peppers Less Boring.

Produce

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

Top Picks

Sun Gold Tomatoes – explosively flavourful, sun gold tomatoes pack a punch. Try some this Wednesday at Cropthorne Farm

Lemon Bars from Yellow Basket Baking – sweet and tangy, chewy and gluten free? Yum!

Don’t Miss

Pickup your Salt Spring Coffee’s Edible Scavenger Hunt card and complete 5 activities to be entered to win Salt Spring Island swag, $100 market money or tickets to our annual Ripe harvest dinner.

Are you a regular Main St Station shopper? Pickup your Main St Station 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*

*all free items valued at a maximum of $3. Shopper card is available at Main St Station only.

See you at the market!


Get a complete list of this week’s Main St Station┬ávendors here.

Find more information on the Main St Station location here

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