Market News

What’s Fresh Downtown – Oct 13

We’re back on the Queen Elizabeth Plaza for the next three weeks to finish off our first season Downtown! Thanks to all of you who supported us at our temporary site the past two weeks. This Thursday, the weather looks like it will let up before another storm sets in later in the evening – swing by the market to get your fix of fresh local food so you’re well prepared for a weekend inside!


In Season Now

apples, artichokes, beets, basil, beans, bell peppers, bitter melon, bok choy, broccoli, brussels sprouts, butternut squash, cabbage, cantaloupe, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, corn, cucumber, dill, eggplant, fennel, garlic, gem squash, green onions, head lettuce, herbs, honey dew, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, mint, mushrooms, napa cabbage, onions, potatoes, pears, pumpkin, radishesraspberries, salad mix, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes, watermelon, winter squash, zucchini


The Vendors

With only 3 weeks left of the Downtown market catch these vendors one last time!

BC Wine Studio | Dogwood Brewing | Marie’s Guilt Free Baking | Spark Kombucha


Its your last chance to celebrate the harvest with Vancouver Farmers Markets at RIPE 2016! Tickets are on sale now for our annual dinner fundraiser this 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 stationsseasonal cocktails, and local craft beverage. More info on participating chefs and vendors, and to buy tickets, at the RIPE event page.


Don’t Miss:

Our community table this week – The Binners’ Project – a group of waste-pickers aided by support staff dedicated to improving their economic opportunities, and reducing the stigma they face as informal recyclable collectors. Learn about unique initiative happening right here in Vancouver!


Take pride in your market! Did you love having us downtown this year? Be sure to tell your family, friends, neighbours and colleagues about this market! Better yet, bring them with you!

Visit us at 650 Hamilton St., Thursdays, 2pm-6pm

Like us on our new Facebook page and stay up on what’s going on at the market:Downtown Vancouver Farmers Market

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