VFM: Essential to Local Businesses

Vancouver Farmers Markets (VFM) plays a vital 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, VFM has provided over 250 small farms and businesses with vital revenue opportunities when many of their other sales channels have […]

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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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Go Zero Waste and support your local Meal Kit

Sponsored content Fresh Prep to showcase Zero Waste Kit at the summer farmers markets Fresh Prep is a sponsor of the Kitsilano & Trout Lake Farmers Markets. This summer, Fresh Prep is offering VFM shoppers $44 off their first order. Keep reading to learn more on how Fresh Prep is reducing their packaging and how […]

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Handmade craft and more

Sadly, the recent update from the PHO means that farmers’ markets are once again only permitted to sell food items. Another blow for our crafters who had already lost almost all their sales outlets during what is usually their busiest season. These local gems are now only available to buy online – take a peep […]

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Seasonal Food & Drink

Festive Eats   Bowen Is. Herb Salts – The Mulling Spice blend is an old family recipe that creates a rich blend of sweetness and spice ideal for simmering mulled wine or mulled cider (apple or cranberry). The apples in this blend are naturally grown on Bowen Island, British Columbia. Available in sets of 3 […]

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