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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 in 2022. 1. Eating local tastes better. Most food lovers are driven by the pursuit of flavour. If […]

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Introducing the Seeds for Growth Program

Pictured: 2021 boot camp vendor Gingeraki

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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 […]

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Devastating flooding in Fraser Valley farmland

Updated Nov 22: It’s been a devastating week. We’ve been thinking non-stop about the farmers & producers impacted by the BC flooding, many of whom are our vendors and friends. To learn more about the state of the disaster follow this link.  Our team has heard from farmers and producers, many are physically well but […]

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