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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In Season Cocktail: Rhubarb Spritz

Heidi Kuhn of Mixers & Elixirs created this Rhubarb Spritz in celebration of the last glorious days of sunshine. The perfect late summer cocktail, it features her Rhubarb Hibiscus Shrub and can be made with either prosecco or sparkling water and with or without the Aperol, depending on your preference. Find Heidi and her selection […]

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Back to School Snack: Sesame Tempeh Bites

Bowl of Sweet Sesame Tempeh Bites

Looking for a healthy snack idea for back to school and work lunches? This protein and calcium packed recipe for Sweet Sesame Tempeh Bites comes from the team at Tempea, makers of local, organic, non-GMO soy tempeh. Tempea started out with VFM back in the summer of 2016 and is now a staple in our […]

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Meet the Urban Farming Poh-Pohs

BC farms come in all shapes and sizes. Of the hundred or more growers on Vancouver Farmers Markets’ vendor roster, there is huge diversity in the size and scope of each operation – from northern cattle ranches that stretch for hundreds of acres to high production farm plots thriving in the heart of the city. […]

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Get great deals and support our mission

Support the mission Are you a Market Member yet? Vancouver Farmers Markets’ Membership Program provides vital funding for our operations, supporting our work as a non-profit society to bring fresh, healthy, and locally grown food to over 470,000 people each year. Our members get benefits We love our Market Members! To show our appreciation, members […]

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Join us for our 17th Annual Tomato Festival!

It’s Tomato Time!   Ok folks, let’s talk tomatoes. Are tangy Green Zebras your thing, or do you prefer the candy-like sweetness of a Sungold? Do your tastes lean towards the intense flavour and slight saltiness of a Black Krim, or is the complex and tropical taste profile of a Juane Flamme more your cup […]

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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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