Reduce Your Single Use

Vancouver Farmers Markets is banning all single-use plastics at our weekly markets by summer 2020.   This time next year, we’ll be saying adios to single-use plastic produce bags, clamshell packaging, plastic cutlery, and cups at all VFM events. To help shoppers prepare for this transition to greener markets, below are some simple steps to […]

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6 reasons to shop at Midweek Markets

  Did you know that VFM runs two midweek markets from June-October, and both of them open for the season next week? If you haven’t yet had a chance to check out our Wednesday Main St. Station Market or Thursday Downtown Market, below is a list of six reasons why you’re missing out!   New and unique vendors […]

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Time to cash in on the Member Savings!

Starting July 3rd, your Market Membership will save you more!   Attention card-carrying Market Members! We know you look forward to our once-a-month Member Appreciation Days when you get access to some great savings from our vendors. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce we’re now offering discounts at every VFM market from select vendors ALL […]

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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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