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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Ways to win with our Midweek Markets

Show us your midweek #markethaul for a chance to win weekly prizes of $100 in Market Money June is here and we’re excited to kick off our midweek markets! Main St. Station Market opens June 5th and runs Wednesdays, 2-6pm until October 2nd. Downtown Market opens June 6th and runs Thursdays, 3-7pm until October 3rd. […]

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Textile Recycling at Downtown Market

On Thursday, June 6th, Vancouverites will have an opportunity to drop off their textiles for recycling at our Downtown Farmers Market! Our partners at Xerowaste Solutions and Green Inspirations BC will be onsite at the market between 3-7pm collecting a variety of clean textile and related items, including the following: clothing, shoes, boots, purses, gloves, scarves, hats, […]

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June Member Specials

  Hooray for June! With our midweek markets kicking off on June 5th at Main St. Station and June 6th Downtown, all seven of our summer markets will be up and running this week! We’ll be celebrating with some exclusive savings for our Market Members between June 1-6, including discounts from our vendors (see list below), 15% […]

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May Member Specials

  We’re back for another season of summer farmers markets! Our Trout Lake, Riley Park, and Kitsilano locations all open this weekend, and we’ll be welcoming back our shoppers and particularly our Market Members, who can take advantage of some great Member Day savings from our vendors! If you’re already a Market Member, look out […]

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Thanks for shopping on Community Giving Day!

Thanks to everyone who came out to shop at Metro Vancouver Whole Foods Markets last Thursday, April 18th! With your help, we raised $33,185.17 – enough to send 82 families in need to the farmers markets this summer! If you’ve been saving up for that fancy French walnut oil or maybe a box of Maldon […]

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