Help us run a vibrant market at False Creek!
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 […]Read more
We want to get to know you better – 2022 Survey
We are always looking for ways to improve, make markets better, more inclusive and more vibrant! In order to do so, we want to understand who is coming to these spaces and how we can serve them better. Please consider filling out this survey, and send it to everyone who loves farmers markets as much […]Read more
Everything you need to know about the Coupon Program 🤝🏼
Vancouver Farmers Market is excited to be a community partner working with the BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program (BCFMNCP), for it bridges community groups and farmers creating a circular economy that favours all. We are here to facilitate the exchange between vendors and coupon recipients 😊 🎟 What is the Coupon Program? This is […]Read more
Help keep farmers markets a priority in Vancouver
Dear Market Supporters, The Draft Vancouver Plan dropped earlier this month and we need your help connecting farmers markets to the ideas and policies. The feedback survey closes on Sunday, and every voice and mention counts. Interested in helping but short on time? Fill out the feedback survey for the Vancouver Plan and simply […]Read more
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 […]Read more
5 Reasons to Eat Local this Year!
You’ve likely written your list of New Year’s resolutions by now, so in case you’ve forgotten to add “eat local” to it, let us inspire you with our top five reasons to shop at farmers markets and stay healthy while eating local! 1. Eating local tastes better. Most food lovers are driven by the […]Read more
Introducing the Seeds for Growth Program
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Quadruple your impact this Giving Tuesday
Donate to Fresh to Families this Giving Tuesday, November 30th 2021 We’re approaching this Giving Tuesday with our regional food security top of mind. The damage and disruption of the BC floods and slides will be long lasting, and serves as a stark reminder of how fragile our regional food system is. We’re looking ahead at […]Read more