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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Handmade craft and more

Sadly, the recent update from the PHO means that farmers’ markets are once again only permitted to sell food items. Another blow for our crafters who had already lost almost all their sales outlets during what is usually their busiest season. These local gems are now only available to buy online – take a peep […]

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Seasonal Food & Drink

Festive Eats   Bowen Is. Herb Salts – The Mulling Spice blend is an old family recipe that creates a rich blend of sweetness and spice ideal for simmering mulled wine or mulled cider (apple or cranberry). The apples in this blend are naturally grown on Bowen Island, British Columbia. Available in sets of 3 […]

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Food Gifts

Honey, Jams & Preserves   Le Meadow’s Pantry – A trio of mini confiture comes ready for gifting in a festive box. Order online or pick up direct at the winter markets on select dates. Corbicula Pollen Ltd. – Locally raised honey and bee pollen foraged from trees, flowers, and plants of all kinds from all […]

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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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It’s time to support local farms

Photo: Vancouver Farmers Markets   Even as farmers markets across the province fill up with an abundance of fresh summer produce, they continue to see reduced foot traffic and vendor sales due to the impacts of COVID-19. Many BC farms and producers have short growing seasons and rely on weekly markets as a major (or […]

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COVID-19 Update on the Winter Markets – March 13

March 17, 2020: We are currently working with our municipal partners to determine whether the Riley Park and Hastings Park Winter Markets will be open as an essential food service this weekend (March 21 & 22). Please check our homepage and social media channels for further updates throughout the week. March 13, 2020: As of this […]

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New this year at the Winter Markets

The air is decidedly chillier these days, which can only mean one thing: winter is coming, and so are our fabulous winter markets! Starting this Saturday November 2, fans of fresh can bundle up and shop for the best selection of local food in wintertime at Riley Park and Hastings Park Farmers Markets. Alongside a […]

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