Recipe: Winter Radicchio & Citrus Salad

The beautiful hues of radicchio are cropping up all over the markets this week as we prepare to kick off Vancouver Radicchio Fest at Riley Park Farmers Market. Stop by their tent at the market this Saturday, November 9 for radicchio tastings, recipes, cooking tips, and more! Winter Radicchio & Citrus Salad   Ingredients 1 […]

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Don’t miss Radicchio Fest!

Do you love Radicchio? We Do! Radicchios and a range of chicories and are becoming more common at fall and winter farmers markets. Their colours are attractive and you might be tempted to buy one – but if you haven’t cooked with them before, their bitterness might be off-putting. If that’s the case, help is […]

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How to cook with Kimchi: Kimchi Soup

In Korean cuisine, kimchi is not only a condiment or pickle; it is also used as an ingredient in many cooked dishes! This hearty winter dish comes from Ms. Lee’s Natural Foods, makers of local authentic kimchi that is packed with probiotic benefits. Ms. Lee’s Natural Foods started vending with VFM this summer and will […]

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New this year at the Winter Markets

The air is decidedly chillier these days, which can only mean one thing: winter is coming, and so are our fabulous winter markets! Starting this Saturday November 2, fans of fresh can bundle up and shop for the best selection of local food in wintertime at Riley Park and Hastings Park Farmers Markets. Alongside a […]

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Bone broth for optimal health

  Starting to feel autumn’s chill creeping into your bones? Warm up and get healthy this season with bone broth, that age-old staple of traditional diets that is both nutrient-dense and deeply hydrating. The following nutritional info and recipes come from Andrea Potter, RHN, who teaches a wide range of whole foods cooking classes both […]

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October Membership Drive

Our October Membership Drive is on now – sign up or renew your Market Membership this month and get exclusive benefits: Receive a $5 market money when you sign up or renew in October Free market money transaction upon sign up or renewal ($2 value) Weekly draws for VFM merchandise for new sign ups A […]

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Happy Organic Week

It’s Organic Week! Vancouver Farmers Markets prides itself on having one of the best selections of local, certified organic products in the city, brought to you weekly by the actual grower themselves. Organic certification is one of the most traceable programs available when it comes to figuring out where your food comes from – here’s […]

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Win the Ultimate Midweek Market Haul with $250 Market Money

Enter to Win $250 in Market Money At Midweek Markets Show us your Main St. Station and Downtown market hauls & tell us why you love your favourite midweek market on your Instagram Feed and be entered to win $250 market money!  Contest Rules: Post a photo of  your Main St. Station or Downtown Market […]

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