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VFM Online Orders

Looking for a faster, more convenient way to shop with your fave VFM vendors? VFM Online Orders, our new online ordering platform, helps you: >> Skip the line for safer, more convenient pick-up at select markets. >> Get what you need. Ordering ahead ensures high demand products are available when you need them. >> Plan your shop […]

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Market shopping during COVID-19: how and why to support local right now

With the opening of the West End and Mt. Pleasant Markets this weekend, Vancouverites will have two more places to shop direct with local farms and producers during COVID-19. And while it’s no secret that the summer markets are very different from the relaxed, community gatherings they were pre-pandemic, it’s now more crucial than ever […]

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In season: peonies

Photo: Warmerdam Flowers We’re sadly missing our flower growers at the markets right now, especially as one of our favourite blooms is just coming into season – peonies! These gorgeous and delicately fragrant beauties will be available from a number of our flower vendors between now and mid-June – read a full list of what’s […]

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COVID-19 Update on the Winter Markets: April 17

April 17: The Riley Park and Hastings Park Winter Markets continue to operate as essential services during the COVID-19 crisis. You can view this week’s Riley Park Market Map here, and Hastings Park Market Map here. Please note that while we aim to update these maps by noon each Friday, vendor schedules can and do […]

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Shop, don’t stop! Safe market shopping during COVID-19

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been a month since our Winter Markets have been operating as essential services during the COVID-19 crisis. We miss the hustle and bustle of regular market life, but are grateful that our work with municipal and provincial officials has allowed us to stay open to serve the community […]

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COVID-19 Update on the Winter Markets: April 2

April 3: The Riley Park and Hastings Park Winter Markets will remain open as essential services this weekend (April 4 & 5).  View this week’s Riley Park Market Map here, and Hastings Park Market Map here. We are pleased to announce that starting this Saturday, April 4 we are now able to offer a dedicated […]

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COVID-19 Update on the Winter Markets: March 26

March 26: We were heartened to learn today that the BC Ministry of Public Safety has designated farmers markets an essential service during the COVID-19 crisis. We can also confirm at this time that our municipal partners have approved both Riley Park and Hastings Park Winter Markets to remain open again this weekend (March 28 […]

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COVID-19 Update on the Winter Markets: March 19

March 19: We have been working closely with municipal and provincial officials this week and can confirm at this time that both Riley Park and Hastings Park Winter Markets have been approved to remain open as a fresh food access point this weekend (March 21 & 22).  As many businesses close around us during the […]

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