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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Get great deals and support our mission

October is Member Month! Sign up or renew your Market Membership this month and get exclusive benefits including a free $5 market money token upon sign up and automatic entry into weekly and grand prize draws. See our October Member Drive page for full details. Support the mission Are you a Market Member yet? Vancouver […]

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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’re thrilled to announce we’re now offering discounts at every VFM market from select vendors ALL THE TIME! Fifty farms and producers have signed on to bring VFM Market Members great savings and other special offers at their stalls each […]

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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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5 reasons to eat local in 2019

  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 and #BuyBCLocal in 2019. 1. Eating local tastes better. Most food lovers are driven by the pursuit of flavour. […]

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