2021 New Vendor Boot Camp

This January we’re excited to welcome eleven small businesses to our Winter Markets, as part of VFM’s New Vendor Boot Camp – we can’t wait to introduce you! Now in it’s 5th year, our New Vendor Boot Camp has become a successful business incubator programme for new farm and food entrepreneurs, providing a low-barrier marketplace entry […]

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Handmade craft and more

Sadly, the recent update from the PHO means that farmers’ markets are once again only permitted to sell food items. Another blow for our crafters who had already lost almost all their sales outlets during what is usually their busiest season. These local gems are now only available to buy online – take a peep […]

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Seasonal Food & Drink

Festive Eats   Bowen Is. Herb Salts – The Mulling Spice blend is an old family recipe that creates a rich blend of sweetness and spice ideal for simmering mulled wine or mulled cider (apple or cranberry). The apples in this blend are naturally grown on Bowen Island, British Columbia. Available in sets of 3 […]

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Food Gifts

Honey, Jams & Preserves   Le Meadow’s Pantry – A trio of mini confiture comes ready for gifting in a festive box. Order online or pick up direct at the winter markets on select dates. Corbicula Pollen Ltd. – Locally raised honey and bee pollen foraged from trees, flowers, and plants of all kinds from all […]

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In season recipe: Pumpkin Soup

As the days grow shorter and the autumn air a little crisper, we welcome the return of soup season once again! The team at VFM eat A LOT of soup from October to April – it’s one of the best ways to warm up and refuel after a cold, wet market day. This seasonal Pumpkin […]

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COVID-19 FAQs

Find out what you need to know before shopping at Vancouver Farmers Markets during the COVID-19 pandemic. Q: Are the markets open during COVID-19? A: Yes. All six of our summer markets are open as essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic. A full list of markets with date, time, and location info can be found […]

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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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