Fall Fair – Oct 5

Come to the Fall Fair! Celebrate the best of fall produce, food trucks, crafts, yummy treats, games and more! Fun for all ages – free admission! Sunday, October 5 | 10-2 @ Mount Pleasant Farmers Market – 2300 Guelph St Sneak peek of vendors: Le Meadows Pantry: preserves recipe and demo Plenty Wild Farms will […]

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Good Food begins with Good Ingredients- RIPE 2014

“Good food begins with good ingredients” is the common mantra of RIPE 2014 pairing Graze restaurant and Cropthorne Farm. Coming together to provide an appetizer for the 5th annual VFM fall dinner fundraiser, this team is sure to tantalize our taste buds with their philosophy of providing nutritious and delicious dishes. “Chef Karen McAthy’s dishes […]

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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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