New season, new vendors!

Banner photo: Kaishin Chu

 

It’s countdown to the 2019 Summer Season with T-minus 3 days until our Trout Lake, Riley Park, and Kitsilano Markets open this weekend! Following quickly after will be West End on May 25th, Mt. Pleasant on May 26th, Main St. Station on June 5th and Downtown on June 6th.

We’re thrilled to announce that a host of new farms and artisanal producers will be joining us this year, bringing VFM shoppers some unique products like Japanese table rice, authentic Korean kimchi, duck eggs, goat and cow’s milk cheeses, Philippine-style coffee, plant-based meatz and patés, sourdough breads and baked goods, and SO MUCH MORE!

Look out for these exciting new offerings at our Riley Park, Mt. Pleasant, Downtown, and Main St. Station locations.


Farm

 

Haltwhistle Cheese Co. will be making their VFM debut May 26 at Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market. Photo credit: Haltwhistle Cheese Co.

Charnwood Farms: Chilliwack-based family farm bringing a selection of vegetables and flowers to Downtown Market. Find a complete list of their market dates here.

Farm Phi: locally-grown Japanese table rice, duck meat and eggs, and seasonal vegetables from Glen Valley, BC. Find their Downtown Market dates here.

Grown Here Farms: certified organic vegetables, micro greens, and preserves from Cawston, BC. Find them at Main St. Station and Downtown Markets – full schedule here.

Haltwhistle Cheese Co.: Cowichan Valley cow and goat’s milk cheeses. Find a complete list of their Mt. Pleasant Market dates here.

Mt. Lehman Cheese Co.: artisanal goat cheeses from Abbotsford, BC. Find their Downtown Market dates here.

Oh My Greens: hyper-local micro greens from East Vancouver, attending weekly dates at Main St. Station Market.


Breads, Pastries & Coffee

 

 

The Nutty Banana Loaf from Susgrainable – available starting May 11th at Riley Park! Photo credit: Susgrainable

The Bench Bakehouse: Commercial Drive-based sourdough bakery, popping up for select dates at Mt. Pleasant and Main St. Station Markets this summer. Get their full schedule here.

R. Nathaliae Patisseries: French-inspired pastries and baked goods. Find a complete list of their Downtown Market dates here.

Susgrainable: high protein, high fibre baked goods made from upcycled grains. Catch them on select dates at Riley Park, Main St. Station, and Mt. Pleasant.

Vancouver Bagel Co.: fresh, all natural gourmet bagels. Catch them at the Downtown Market on these dates.

Coffee Bike Vancouver: coffee and baked goods served fresh from an eco-friendly coffee bike. Find them at Main St. Station and Downtown Markets – dates TBD.

Kapé Coffee: farmer direct, indigenous grown, sustainable Philippine coffee – market dates TBD


Artisanal Foods

 

Ms. Lee’s authentic Korean kimchi is local and vegan! Pick up a jar starting June 6th at Downtown Market. Photo credit: Ms. Lee’s

Lilise: 100% natural, unsweetened fruit butters and leathers. Find them on select dates at Main St. Station Market.

Melt Confectionary:  unusual small batch chocolate offerings like malt balls, cookie caramel bars, and various truffles and bars. Catch them on select dates at Downtown and Main St. Station.

Bowen Island Herb Salts: – gourmet salts, sugars, and herbal blends crafted from Bowen Island-grown botanicals. Find them on these dates at Main St. Station and Downtown Markets.

Ms. Lee’s Natural Foods: authentic and vegan Korean kimchi, using veggies source from local Korean growers. Find them at Downtown Market on these dates.

PlantBase Food – vegan meatz, cheezy patés, fermented foods, and more! Catch them on select dates this summer at Downtown Market.


Stay tuned as we update this list with more new vendors in the coming weeks! Looking for a particular vendor or product at Vancouver Farmers Markets? Find it with our online search tool

For more details on vendors, as well as dates and locations for our seven weekly summer markets, visit our homepage at eatlocal.org.