Market News

What’s Fresh Downtown – Oct 27

It’s our last week downtown and the last summer market of the season! With summer weekend markets now closed for the season, this is the last chance for a market stock up until November 5! Thanks for a great season and for all your support at our newest location. Find us one last time this Thursday on the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza from 2-6pm.


Winter Squash Varieties:

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Acorn            Buttercup

Butternut    Delicata

Kabocha      Pumpkin

… and more!

In Season Now

apples, artichokes, beets, basil, beans, bell peppers, bitter melon, bok choy, broccoli, brussels sprouts, butter lettuce, 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, padron peppers, potatoes, pears, radishesraspberries, salad mix, spinach, tomatoes, watermelon, zucchini


Contest Alert!

Celebrate the diversity of local foods available from our growers at the market in a program called Local Food Global Flavours.

peppers and recipeENTER our Instagram contest & get a chance to win a limited edition market shopping tote with graphics by local designer, Jane Koo. Find a recipe at the market or check them out online. Make the recipe & snap a shot, tagging it on Instagram with #lfgfrecipes. You’ll be automatically entered to win! We’ll give away one prize a week in October so get cooking!

TOUR Vancouver Farmers Markets oldest market location in this short video tour with subtitles in English and Chinese. https://youtu.be/oPM_64yHJkU


Don’t miss us this winter!

Winter is coming and we have two market locations to serve you from November through April. Find us Sundays at Hastings Park Winter Market (Nov 6 – Apr 30) & Saturdays at Nat Bailey Winter Market (Nov 5 – Apr 22) – Eat local all year!vfm-hp-2016_17-poster


Take pride in your market! Did you love having us downtown this year? Keep an eye out for our survey this fall and help shape the market next summer! We want to hear your suggestions as the Downtown Farmers Market grows.

Want us to connect with your office health and wellness team for next season? Email randy@eatlocal.org for more info.

Visit us at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza (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