In Season: Vegan Herb, Leek & Tomato Galette

Giorgia Zanone is an Italian chef and baker living in Vancouver whose Instagram feed is alive with beautiful images of her handmade pasta, desserts, and gourmet meals. She recently paid a visit to our new Downtown Farmers Market at šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square – Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza to shop for ingredients for her contribution […]

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In Season: Vegan Creamy Mushroom Zucchini Pasta

  This easy, creamy, one-pot vegan pasta comes from our friends at Vegans of Vancouver. It is BURSTING with umami flavours and stars an array of Vancouver Farmer Market ingredients including; Blue Heron Herb & Garlic Vegan Cheese, BC Garlic, Whistler Harvest Velvet Oyster Mushrooms, and sweet Yellow and Green Zucchini.  This nutritious, flavourful, comforting […]

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VFM: Essential to Community

Throughout the many challenges VFM has faced during the pandemic, we have been consistently inspired by the strength and support of the market community. Whether its coming out weekly to shop with our vendors, signing up for Market Membership, or making a donation to our Fresh to Families Fund, the community has shown up for […]

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VFM: Essential to Local Businesses

Vancouver Farmers Markets (VFM) plays an essential role in local business incubation, providing opportunities for new farmers, food producers, and craft artisans to direct market their goods with the public. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, our markets have provided over 250 small farms and businesses with vital revenue sources at a time when many other sales […]

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Vancouver’s NEW Midweek Markets

The rumours are true – Vancouverites have two new midweek markets to shop for fresh, local food this summer – Wednesdays at Downtown and Thursdays at False Creek! Shop local in the heart of Downtown After a year long hiatus, the Downtown Farmers Market reopened on June 2nd in its new home at šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ […]

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VFM: Essential to Local Farms

In March 2020, the Province of BC designated farmers markets an essential service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since that time, Vancouver Farmers Markets (VFM) has been operating multiple weekly farmers markets under strict COVID-19 protocols in order to serve the community’s need for fresh, healthy food. Our markets also play an vital role in the […]

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ElectroRecycle is back this summer!

Get your grocery shopping & small appliance and power tool recycling done in one convenient stop!   Vancouver Farmers Markets has been partnering with ElectroRecycle since 2015 by setting up regular recycling days at markets. Over the last 6 years, ElectroRecycle has collected over 17,000 lbs of small appliance and power tools from market shoppers! […]

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Summer season starts May 1st!

May 1st marks the start of another summer season for Vancouver Farmers Markets, with markets opening at Riley Park (Sat, 10am-2pm), Trout Lake (Sat, 9am-2pm), and Kitsilano (Sun, 9:30-2:30pm)! As we continue to operate our markets under strict COVID-19 protocols, we ask our shoppers for their continued support in following physical distancing and other safety […]

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