Hot Chocolate Fest 2020!

  Who’s excited for Cityfood Magazine’s 10th Annual Hot Chocolate Fest? WE ARE! And you should be too, because there’s no better way to beat back the post-holiday-cum-mid-winter doldrums like a rich, steaming cup of C7H8N4O2. Starting January 18th, there are 144 flavours going live in 44 different venues for this year’s festival, which runs until Valentine’s […]

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VFM Boot Camp

  This January, seven brand new vendor hopefuls will compete each week in VFM’s Boot Camp at the Winter Markets to see who comes out on top and secures a spot as a permanent market vendor! Each Boot Camp contestant will have two Saturdays at the Riley Park Farmers Market (Winter Edition) and two Sundays […]

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Downtown Market Relocation September 26th

Hey Downtown Market Shoppers! This week (September 26th) the Downtown Market will be relocating to the Easy Park lot across the street at 688 Cambie. You will be able to spot us from the šxʷƛ̓exən Xwtl’a7shn Square (formerly Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza) but you can also look out for our red market directional signs plastered […]

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Happy Organic Week

It’s Organic Week! Vancouver Farmers Markets prides itself on having one of the best selections of local, certified organic products in the city, brought to you weekly by the actual grower themselves. Organic certification is one of the most traceable programs available when it comes to figuring out where your food comes from – here’s […]

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Win the Ultimate Midweek Market Haul with $250 Market Money

Enter to Win $250 in Market Money At Midweek Markets Show us your Main St. Station and Downtown market hauls & tell us why you love your favourite midweek market on your Instagram Feed and be entered to win $250 market money!  Contest Rules: Post a photo of  your Main St. Station or Downtown Market […]

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Ripe for the Picking: A Guide to Farmers Market Tomatoes

We’re celebrating tomatoes at our 17th Annual Tomato Festival on Saturday, August 24th at Trout Lake & Sunday, August 25th at Kitsilano. Come sample unique tomato varieties, see our heirloom tomato display & enter to win one of two canning prize giveaways from Wells Can Company. See our Tomato Festival event page for more event […]

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Join us for our 17th Annual Tomato Festival!

It’s Tomato Time!   Ok folks, let’s talk tomatoes. Are tangy Green Zebras your thing, or do you prefer the candy-like sweetness of a Sungold? Do your tastes lean towards the intense flavour and slight saltiness of a Black Krim, or is the complex and tropical taste profile of a Juane Flamme more your cup […]

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Fun stuff this week at the Markets

  While everyone comes for the food, we know you also stay for the fun and vibrant community atmosphere at Vancouver Farmers Markets. Along with the face painters and market musicians and entertainers, look out for these sponsors and community groups this week at the markets:   Local Health Integrative Clinic: don’t miss the wellness […]

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