In season recipe: Traditional Dill Pickles

Super crispy pickling cucumbers are reaching their peak season at the markets right now, place an order with your favourite farmer via VFM Online Orders so you don’t miss out! This classic canning recipe comes from the Forstbauer family – their farm has pickling cukes, dill weed, and garlic all available for pre-order, with pickup […]

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In season recipe: Grilled Corn on the Cob

This simple recipe comes from Angrybbq.com, and includes a number of seasonal ingredients available at the markets right now! Find corn from Paul’s Produce, Mandair Farms, Klippers Organics or Forstbauer, garlic from BC Garlic, cilantro from Farm Circle Organics, and thyme from Fresh Roots or Organic Farm Connection Find these vendors and products using our Product/Vendor […]

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VFM Online Orders

Looking for a faster, more convenient way to shop with your fave VFM vendors? VFM Online Orders, our new online ordering platform, helps you: >> Skip the line for safer, more convenient pick-up. Pre-order with individual Riley Park vendors and arrange pick-up from them outside the market, on your selected date. >> Get what you need. Ordering ahead […]

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COVID-19 Update on the Winter Markets: April 17

April 17: The Riley Park and Hastings Park Winter Markets continue to operate as essential services during the COVID-19 crisis. You can view this week’s Riley Park Market Map here, and Hastings Park Market Map here. Please note that while we aim to update these maps by noon each Friday, vendor schedules can and do […]

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COVID-19 Update on the Winter Markets: April 10

April 10: The Riley Park and Hastings Park Winter Markets are rolling into their 4th week of operations during the COVID-19 crisis. You can view this week’s Riley Park Market Map here, and Hastings Park Market Map here. Please note that while we aim to update these maps by noon each Friday, vendor schedules can […]

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COVID-19 Update on the Winter Markets: April 2

April 3: The Riley Park and Hastings Park Winter Markets will remain open as essential services this weekend (April 4 & 5).  View this week’s Riley Park Market Map here, and Hastings Park Market Map here. We are pleased to announce that starting this Saturday, April 4 we are now able to offer a dedicated […]

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COVID-19 Update on the Winter Markets: March 26

March 26: We were heartened to learn today that the BC Ministry of Public Safety has designated farmers markets an essential service during the COVID-19 crisis. We can also confirm at this time that our municipal partners have approved both Riley Park and Hastings Park Winter Markets to remain open again this weekend (March 28 […]

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Recipe: Maple Mustard Pork Chops

This easy recipe comes from family run farm Central Park Farms and their friend and local food educator Krista Ettles of Nourished and Whole. The pork chops are flavoured sweet and savoury with a simple four ingredient glaze – a quick and delicious option for a comforting evening meal. Catch Central Park Farms at Riley […]

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