In Season: berries, berries, berries

It’s high season for berries at the markets right now, and we know you’re all hard at work jamming, baking, and preserving them at their peak. Our vendors are busy too – not only the farmers, but our artisanal food producers who are using seasonal berries in a number of amazing food items in celebration […]

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Q & A with Jasbir of Mandair Farms

Jasbir Mandair has been coming to VFM markets since early 2016, and currently sells her berries, mixed vegetables, and hot pakoras at Riley Park, Trout Lake, Kitsilano, Mount Pleasant, and Main St. Station Markets. She has been growing commercially in British Columbia since 1983, but her farming roots go much deeper to a childhood spent on her family’s […]

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What’s Fresh at Mt Pleasant Market-June25th

In Season: Strawberries, raspberries & cherries! All at the market this week! Check out what your local farmers are expecting to bring to market this month HERE! Fresh Sockeye Salmon Make sure to visit Blue Comet Seafood this weekend for some fresh Sockeye salmon fillets from the Nass River in Northern BC.  Celebrate the sunshine with barbecued […]

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Damp spring for BC farmers

There’s never been a better time than now to support BC farmers. The cold, damp spring following on the heels of a harsh winter has left many of our growers a month or more behind on production. Some farmers have had to cancel market dates due to lack of product, impacting their early season sales when they need […]

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What’s Fresh at Mount Pleasant Market- June 18th

Berries are back!! Plus: arugula, beets, bell peppers, carrots,  chard, collards, cucumber, eggplant, kale, leeks, micro greens, mustard greens, green onions, herbs, potatoes, radish, rhubarb, rutabaga, salad greens, shallots, spinach, spring onions, sprouts, strawberries, sunchokes Meat & Seafood: beef & lamb, chicken,turkey, lamb, bacon, cod, salmon,pork Other product: craft beer, wine, & spirits, breads and baked goods, […]

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What’s Fresh at Mount Pleasant Market-June 11th

Produce arugula, beets, bell peppers, carrots,  chard, collards, cucumber, eggplant, kale, leeks, micro greens, mustard greens, onions, potatoes, radish, rhubarb, rutabaga, salad greens, shallots, spinach, spring onions, sprouts, strawberries, sunchokes, turnips Meat & Seafood grass-fed beef & lamb,chicken, bacon,  sustainably caught cod,  salmon,  pork Other product craft beer, wine, & spirits, dried fruit, frozen berries & […]

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Hastings Park welcomes new vendors

This winter, market shoppers can discover some new, up-and-coming VFM producers that are found *exclusively* at our Hastings Park Winter Market! Ossome Acres from Chilliwack, who grow a mix of wholesome veggies on their 5th generation farm, will be making a weekly appearance at Hastings Park. New Westminster-based Steel & Oak Brewing Co. will be bringing their […]

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