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What’s Fresh at the West End August 27th

PRODUCE:

apples, apricots, beans, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, cabbage, cantaloupe, 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, watermelon, zucchini

NEW VENDORS THIS WEEK:

Yolk’s Breakfast Food Truck will be at the West End for the first time this season – why not meet your friends for brunch at Nelson Park this Saturday?

TOP PICKS TO CHECK OUT:

Choose from a variety of big, juicy melons from Oliver BC’s Hill Top Farm!

Visit Le Meadow’s Pantry for a selection of jams and marmalades that are cooked by hand, all natural, and using local fruits, spices, herbs and liquors.

Stop by Quality Oak Accents to check out their beautiful collection of hand crafted wood products!

DON’T MISS:

The Ancient Forest Alliance will have a community table at the West End Farmers Market this Saturday! They are a British Columbian organization working to protect the endangered old-growth forests of BC and to ensure sustainable forestry jobs in the province. Take a minute to chat with their reps to learn more about their important work!

The Salt Spring Coffee Edible Scavenger Hunt kicks off this Saturday! Pick up a card at any Vancouver Farmers Market, all Salt Spring Coffee events or download online, then complete all five activities listed on the edible scavenger hunt card between August 27 and October 9, and submit it for your chance to win a number of great different prizes! For more info click here!

RIPE_appie_webEarly Bird tickets for RIPE 2016 on sale now! A limited number of discounted tickets (save $15) are still available for Vancouver Farmers Markets’ Annual Dinner Celebration, taking place at the Roundhouse Exhibition Hall on Sunday, October 16th. RIPE 2016 will feature 8 of the city’s top farm-to-table restaurants paired with our farms and producers to present a local food feast to remember! And the best part? Buy your tickets before August 31st and be entered to win a pair of tickets to Metro Vancouver Feast of FieldsGet tickets today!

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.