7 tips for smart market shopping

  Metro Vancouver is positively exploding with farmers markets this summer! While fans of fresh can expect to find the best in locally-grown, seasonal foods each week at VFM’s seven farmers markets, we thought we’d pass along some extra tips for making the most of your shop this season…   1. Come early for best selection […]

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Your 2019 Guide to a Locally-Sourced Seder Plate

  Come by the Riley Park Farmers Market this Saturday (or next) and the Hastings Park Farmers Market this Sunday to get some fresh ingredients for your Seders on the 19th and 20th! For your Beitzah: Pick up some eggs from Rockweld Farm (Sat & Sun), Langley Organic Growers (Sat), Goldwing (Sat), Outwest Ranches (Sat 13 […]

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Gifts to Get: Week 2

We’re back with another instalment of our Gifts to Get at the Winter Markets Guide! With only two more weekends until our vendors take a breather for the holidays, now’s the time to stock up on all your market staples and local holiday gifts and entertaining supplies. Find these items, and so much more at […]

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Gifts to Get this week at the Winter Markets

  Our annual gift guide to the Winter Markets is back! There are literally hundreds of giftable items in store for you this holiday season at Riley Park & Hastings Park – from craft spirits to artisanal preserves and jams, local honey to small batch chocolates and sweets, handmade soaps to stunning jewelry and beautiful […]

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This week’s Member Specials

  It’s our last Member Appreciation Week of the year and our vendors are celebrating with some great discounts for our Market Members! Bring your card with you this weekend to access the great list of savings below. PLUS – not a member yet, or need to renew? We’re offering new and renewing members a […]

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New this year at the Winter Markets

  Our Winter Markets at Riley Park and Hastings Park kick off November 3rd and 4th! Joining our amazing roster of returning vendors, we’re welcoming a whole new group of farmers, craft beverage producers, artisanal food makers, and food trucks this year! The Farms   Joining us this year for the first time is The Local Farm, […]

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Winter Fresh Box Offers Variety and Convenience

Sometimes getting to the market can be difficult, particularly in the winter when our locations reduce down to just two (Hastings Park and Riley Park). We know you’re busy and have alot to do on the weekends so sometimes hitting up a market falls off the “to-do” list – we’ve all been there. So, we’ve […]

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Volunteer Spotlight: Gretchen Grabow

VFM has 80+ volunteers who dedicate hundreds of hours to our organization each year. From counting Market Money to playing host at our neighbourhood sites, our markets simply wouldn’t be the same without their hard work and dedication. This month, we’re celebrating a very special volunteer – someone who has been working with us since […]

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