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What’s Fresh at the West End August 20th

PRODUCE:

apples, apricots, beans, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, chard, cauliflower, cherries, cherry tomatoes, chives, corn cucumbers, fennel, onions, garlic, garlic scapes, green beans, head lettuce, nectarines, peaches, peppers, radishes, raspberries, salad mix, snap peas, strawberries, tomatoes, zucchini

NEW VENDORS THIS WEEK:

Chou Chou Crepes are new to the West End line up this week. They are a local food truck that serves delicious authentic Brittany crepes – both savoury and sweet!

TOP PICKS TO CHECK OUT:

Stop by Forage & BLOOM to choose a bouquet to brighten your home!

Pick up some sweet peppers from Crisp Organics!

Be sure to visit Choi’s Pottery for a unique selection of Handmade, microwave safe, dishwasher safe, and lead free Korean Celadon Pottery!

DON’T MISS:

ChopSwap is a community campaign that helps turn local restaurants and their customers into zero-waste heroes, and they will have a station at the market this Saturday! Pay them a visit to swap your disposable chopsticks for a pair of reusable ones! All swapped + reclaimed chopsticks will be donated to local school arts programs, crafters and other creative initiatives (or sent to compost).

The Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks (NFNs) are networks of community members, organizations, and agencies that together collaborate on community-based food initiatives and programs that support food justice at the neighbourhood level. They will be on site at the West End this Saturday – make sure to stop by their booth and learn more about their worthy cause!

Market sponsor Evo Car Share is offering market shoppers free memberships and 30 minutes of driving time just by stopping by their tent. If you’re already a member stop anyway as they might have a special give away for members!

TIME & LOCATION:

Every Saturday 9AM – 2PM at 1100 Comox St on beautiful Nelson Park!

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GET A COMPLETE LIST OF THIS WEEK’S WEST END FARMERS MARKET VENDORS HERE.

DISCOVER OUR FIVE OTHER SUMMER MARKET LOCATIONS ON OUR MARKETS PAGE.