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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Get great deals and support our mission

Support the mission Are you a Market Member yet? Vancouver Farmers Markets’ Membership Program provides vital funding for our operations, supporting our work as a non-profit society to bring fresh, healthy, and locally grown food to over 470,000 people each year. Our members get benefits We love our Market Members! To show our appreciation, members […]

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Reduce Your Single Use

Vancouver Farmers Markets is phasing out single-use plastics at our weekly markets beginning 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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