Reduce Your Single Use

Vancouver Farmers Markets is banning all single-use plastics at our weekly markets by summer 2020.   This time next year, we’ll be saying adios to single-use plastic produce bags, clamshell packaging, plastic cutlery, and cups at all VFM events. To help shoppers prepare for this transition to greener markets, below are some simple steps to […]

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6 reasons to shop at Midweek Markets

  Did you know that VFM runs two midweek markets from June-October, and both of them open for the season next week? If you haven’t yet had a chance to check out our Wednesday Main St. Station Market or Thursday Downtown Market, below is a list of six reasons why you’re missing out!   New and unique vendors […]

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Time to cash in on the Member Savings!

Starting July 3rd, your Market Membership will save you more!   Attention card-carrying Market Members! We know you look forward to our once-a-month Member Appreciation Days when you get access to some great savings from our vendors. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce we’re now offering discounts at every VFM market from select vendors ALL […]

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Fun stuff this week at the Markets

  While everyone comes for the food, we know you also stay for the fun and vibrant community atmosphere at Vancouver Farmers Markets. Along with the face painters and market musicians and entertainers, look out for these sponsors and community groups this week at the markets:   Local Health Integrative Clinic: don’t miss the wellness […]

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Cherry Creamsicles

Cherry Creamsicles by: Patty Javier Gomez, R.H.N Cherries are a favourite summer fruit for many. If you are one of those people then now is your time! Besides being delicious, cherries have some pretty awesome health benefits too. Did you know that cherries contain powerful antioxidants, fiber, vitamin C, and can help reduce inflammation in the […]

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Ways to win with our Midweek Markets

Show us your midweek #markethaul for a chance to win weekly prizes of $100 in Market Money June is here and we’re excited to kick off our midweek markets! Main St. Station Market opens June 5th and runs Wednesdays, 2-6pm until October 2nd. Downtown Market opens June 6th and runs Thursdays, 3-7pm until October 3rd. […]

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Textile Recycling at Downtown Market

On Thursday, June 6th, Vancouverites will have an opportunity to drop off their textiles for recycling at our Downtown Farmers Market! Our partners at Xerowaste Solutions and Green Inspirations BC will be onsite at the market between 3-7pm collecting a variety of clean textile and related items, including the following: clothing, shoes, boots, purses, gloves, scarves, hats, […]

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June Member Specials

  Hooray for June! With our midweek markets kicking off on June 5th at Main St. Station and June 6th Downtown, all seven of our summer markets will be up and running this week! We’ll be celebrating with some exclusive savings for our Market Members between June 1-6, including discounts from our vendors (see list below), 15% […]

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