VFM + Bike Dr Giveaway!🍅🚲

You might be familiar with our annual Membership Drive month. Well, because we are immensely grateful for the heartwarming support we always receive from our beloved community, we have partnered with the amazing local bike shop the Bike Dr (137 W Broadway, Vancouver) to bring you a special draw and you might just be one of […]

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We want to get to know you better – 2022 Survey

We are always looking for ways to improve, make markets better, more inclusive and more vibrant! In order to do so, we want to understand who is coming to these spaces and how we can serve them better.  Please consider filling out this survey, and send it to everyone who loves farmers markets as much […]

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Everything you need to know about the Coupon Program 🤝🏼

Vancouver Farmers Market is excited to be a community partner working with the  BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program (BCFMNCP),  for it bridges community groups and farmers creating a circular economy that favours all. We are here to facilitate the exchange between vendors and coupon recipients 😊 🎟 What is the Coupon Program? This is […]

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5 Reasons to Visit the Downtown Farmers Market This Summer

Kicking off on Wednesday, June 1st! The Downtown Farmers Market is excited to welcome back shoppers for a second season. To celebrate the opening of the market, we’re sharing our Top 5 Reasons to Visit the Downtown Farmers Market this Summer: Top-Up on Favourite Items: Can’t wait until the weekend? Midweek Markets are the perfect […]

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Help keep farmers markets a priority in Vancouver

  Dear Market Supporters, The Draft Vancouver Plan dropped earlier this month and we need your help connecting farmers markets to the ideas and policies. The feedback survey closes on Sunday, and every voice and mention counts.  Interested in helping but short on time? Fill out the feedback survey for the Vancouver Plan and simply […]

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Farming: The Next Generation

Guest blog by filmmakers Tamer Soliman & Sarah Douglas “There are some really big questions and problems that we’re facing today – land acquisition and access to capital are huge barriers to farming – but maybe the most important one is that we don’t have enough young farmers.” – Stuart Oke,Youth President of the National Farmers […]

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Meet the 2022 Seeds for Growth vendors!

Seeds for Growth offers new entrepreneurs one-on-one mentorship and a more accessible, low-barrier entry point to markets. Now, after a month of recruitment, a food panel, new vendor onboarding and expert guidance, our five participants are ready to launch their products at the Hastings Park and Riley Park Winter markets. Each vendor is trialing the […]

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Drink Hot Chocolate and Support Fresh to Families!

  The Greater Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival is back bigger and better than ever! Until February 14th you can find over 100 hot chocolate designs at 67 cafes across Greater Vancouver, including two hot chocolate creations from Emkao Foods available exclusively at Riley Park and Hastings Park winter farmers markets.  This year our Fresh to […]

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