VFM’s First-Ever ProAm Competition at Main Street Station Market

Here’s your chance to compete head-to-head alongside a couple of the most reputable chefs in town. Chef Alvin Pillay of the Blackbird Public House and Oyster Bar and Chef Nathan Lowey of Campagnolo are inviting aspiring chefs to partner with them in a friendly pro-am competition at the Main Street Station Farmers Market on September 24. […]

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Great food + Good Karma = RIPE 2014

How better to enjoy great food with a good conscious then to  pair Vancouver’s  socially conscious Forage restaurant with  the revolutionary VFM vendor Sole Food Street Farms. Forage restaurant loves creating community and quality farm to table fare to share: “Forage means that we no longer seek out excess and indulgence, but instead revisit a […]

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Edible Feast for RIPE 2014

RIPE 2014 is shaping up to be a tasty treat with chefs like Tyler Dallner and Nik Bunting, from Edible Canada, preparing a farm to table feast for the main course. Based on Edible Canada’s philosophy of supporting Canada’s finest artisans, farmers, brewers and foragers from Coast to Coast, Tyler and Nik will work with […]

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Trout Lake – Sept 6

It’s canning season! We’ve been trollying boxes of tomatoes, peaches and cucumbers for the past couple weeks, not to mention fragrant bunches of dill, the beginnings of apples and onset of winter squash! This season is what farmers markets were made for. Got a heavy load? Ask at the Info Booth about our Grocery Valet […]

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Kerrisdale – September 6th

The weather forecast looks great for Saturday – we’re celebrating Seniors Day at the Market! Seniors will receive great discounts on the best in local produce, baking, artisan crafts, local wine & spirits, and treats of all kinds. We’ll also be hosting free health events for seniors and all shoppers. Throughout the day registered nurses […]

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Farmer Appreciation Week – September 8-15

  We celebrate farmers every time we have a meal and we’re sure you do too, but for one week, we’re taking our celebrations public and showing our appreciation for those who grow and harvest what we eat during Farmers Appreciation Week, September 8-15. Markets around the province will be holding special events to honour farmers. […]

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Market Sponsor: Yinstill Reproductive Wellness

This autumn at the Mt. Pleasant Market, shoppers will have the opportunity to watch live acupuncture demos and consult with Doctors of Traditional Chinese Medicine from Yinstill Reproductive Wellness. As our 2014-15 Winter Market Sponsor, we’re excited to introduce the experienced team at Yinstill and their in-depth knowledge of health, nutrition, and lifestyle to the […]

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Inglorious Tomatoes!

We love the photos that have been coming in to celebrate the ugly, but oh-so-delicious tomatoes at the farmers markets. The above photograph took a landslide of votes to win $20 of Market Money (we’ve all made a mental note to include a baby in our next entries into photo contests).   The above excellent […]

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