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Seasonal Food & More

This holiday season, grow your own Oyster Mushrooms from home! Homegrown mushrooms allow you to enjoy these fungi anytime in your own home for the Holiday special price of $20. We also have wild dry mushrooms which make great stocking stuffers. More details here Shop in person at Riley Park and Hastings Park. Plan your […]

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Food Gifts

Le Meadow’s Pantry – Jams and marmalades in festive gift boxes, herb and flower vinegar and tea towels are some of the offerings they will have this holiday season. Shop in person at Riley Park and Hastings Park or online Plan your visit to the market to pick these amazing gift boxes! Select dates here […]

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5 Reasons to Visit the Downtown Farmers Market This Summer

Kicking off on Wednesday, June 1st! The Downtown Farmers Market is excited to welcome back shoppers for a second season. To celebrate the opening of the market, we’re sharing our Top 5 Reasons to Visit the Downtown Farmers Market this Summer: Top-Up on Favourite Items: Can’t wait until the weekend? Midweek Markets are the perfect […]

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5 Reasons to Eat Local this Year!

  You’ve likely written your list of New Year’s resolutions by now, so in case you’ve forgotten to add “eat local” to it, let us inspire you with our top five reasons to shop at farmers markets in 2022. 1. Eating local tastes better. Most food lovers are driven by the pursuit of flavour. If […]

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VFM: Essential to Local Businesses

Vancouver Farmers Markets (VFM) plays an essential role in local business incubation, providing opportunities for new farmers, food producers, and craft artisans to direct market their goods with the public. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, our markets have provided over 250 small farms and businesses with vital revenue sources at a time when many other sales […]

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VFM: Essential to Local Farms

In March 2020, the Province of BC designated farmers markets an essential service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since that time, Vancouver Farmers Markets (VFM) has been operating multiple weekly farmers markets under strict COVID-19 protocols in order to serve the community’s need for fresh, healthy food. Our markets also play an vital role in the […]

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Help keep farmers markets a priority in Vancouver parks

Trout Lake Farmers Market, May 2015. Photo: Kaishin Chu The Vancouver Park Board is seeking community input on their Local Food Action Plan around how they can contribute to a just and sustainable food system through their network of parks, facilities, programs, and community connections. Four of our farmers markets – Trout Lake, Kitsilano, Riley Park, […]

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COVID-19 FAQs

Find out what you need to know before shopping at Vancouver Farmers Markets during the COVID-19 pandemic. Q: Are the markets open during COVID-19? A: Yes. All six of our summer markets are open as essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic. A full list of markets with date, time, and location info can be found […]

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