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Help us run a vibrant market at False Creek!

False Creek Seawall

Background Farmers Market has been moving around a bit, in and around the False Creek area, since we started in 2009. We were first located at Main St Station and then we moved to the Concord Community Park. We are so grateful to the community of this area and it is because of their support […]

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Warm vibes this winter with Vancouver Farmers Markets

Winter Markets 2022

NEWS RELEASE November 9, 2022 VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Farmers Markets (VFM) launched its winter season of 2022 with the Riley Park Winter Farmers Market last Saturday, November 5th, and the Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market on Sunday, November 6th. This year, shoppers can expect to see both winter markets return to regular market operations […]

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Leave NO ONE behind

Little Mountain Neighbourhood House Society Donation Station

Collective action across 150 countries worldwide is what makes World Food Day one of the most celebrated UN days of the UN calendar. As as we approach World Food Day this weekend, we continue with our efforts towards helping create a world with better food security. We are honoured to have Joanne MacKinnon, Community Engagement […]

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Meet the 2022 Seeds for Growth vendors!

Seeds for Growth offers new entrepreneurs one-on-one mentorship and a more accessible, low-barrier entry point to markets. Now, after a month of recruitment, a food panel, new vendor onboarding and expert guidance, our five participants are ready to launch their products at the Hastings Park and Riley Park Winter markets. Each vendor is trialing the […]

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Downtown Market Fresh Box – July 6

This week’s Fresh Box contained: Basil – Nature Village Farm, Richmond Mixed Kale Bunch – Abundant Acre Farm, Abbotsford Mini Romaine Lettuce – One Love Farm, Lillooet Broccolini – One Love Farm – cook like broccoli or like most greens,  sauté with garlic and olive oil Mini Zucchini, Yellow Squash and Patty Pan Squash – Abundant […]

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Canada Day at the West End Farmers Market!

It’s almost Canada Day!!! So make sure to gather all the goodies you need for the beach and BBQ at the West End Farmers Market.  Don’t miss kale crunches from The Raw Guy or hummus from BobAli Hummus, Pestos, and Tapenades for some quick beach snacks or Wild Foraged for delicious mushrooms to throw on […]

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The Weekend Starts Now – June 29

The Weekend Starts Now! Start your long weekend off with a visit to the market this Thursday! Stock up on all your farm fresh Canada Day weekend supplies. Whether you’re having a BBQ, going to the beach or attending other festivities we’ve got you covered! For the BBQ – Craft beverages: Wayward Distillation House brings […]

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What’s Fresh at Main St Station – June 28

June Fresh Guide Strawberries | Garlic Scapes | Raspberries | Lettuce | Turnips | Radishes | Eggs | Chicken  | Herbs | Kale | Cucumbers | Seafood | Collard Greens | Cherries | Cheese | Grass Fed Butter Check out our In Season at the Markets blog for a full market fresh guide. Get a […]

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