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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Time to cash in on the Member Savings!

Starting July 3rd, your Market Membership will save you more!   Attention card-carrying Market Members! We’re thrilled to announce we’re now offering discounts at every VFM market from select vendors ALL THE TIME! Fifty farms and producers have signed on to bring VFM Market Members great savings and other special offers at their stalls each […]

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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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