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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ElectroRecycle is back this summer!

Get your grocery shopping & small appliance and power tool recycling done in one convenient stop!   Vancouver Farmers Markets has been partnering with ElectroRecycle since 2015 by setting up regular recycling days at markets. Over the last 6 years, ElectroRecycle has collected over 17,000 lbs of small appliance and power tools from market shoppers! […]

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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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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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