Resuables.com: a solution to single-use throwaway culture

SPONSORED CONTENT Reusables.com is a sponsor of the Trout Lake Farmers Market.   The case against single-use plastic is clear: in 2020, humans produced an overwhelming 2 billion tonnes of waste globally, including 275 million tonnes of plastic waste. As people are becoming more and more aware of the world’s waste problem, we’re seeing businesses transition […]

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In Season: Vegan Herb, Leek & Tomato Galette

Giorgia Zanone is an Italian chef and baker living in Vancouver whose Instagram feed is alive with beautiful images of her handmade pasta, desserts, and gourmet meals. She recently paid a visit to our new Downtown Farmers Market at šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square – Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza to shop for ingredients for her contribution […]

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In Season: Vegan Creamy Mushroom Zucchini Pasta

  This easy, creamy, one-pot vegan pasta comes from our friends at Vegans of Vancouver. It is BURSTING with umami flavours and stars an array of Vancouver Farmer Market ingredients including; Blue Heron Herb & Garlic Vegan Cheese, BC Garlic, Whistler Harvest Velvet Oyster Mushrooms, and sweet Yellow and Green Zucchini.  This nutritious, flavourful, comforting […]

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Farmers Market Coupons Help Farms & Families

  Since 2015, VFM has run the Fresh to Families Project, a food access initiative providing fresh food coupons to families in need that can be used to purchase fruits and vegetables, meat, seafood and dairy direct from farm vendors. The project currently serves 150 families in Vancouver and Burnaby, many of who are refugees […]

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VFM: Essential to Community

Throughout the many challenges VFM has faced during the pandemic, we have been consistently inspired by the strength and support of the market community. Whether its coming out weekly to shop with our vendors, signing up for Market Membership, or making a donation to our Fresh to Families Fund, the community has shown up for […]

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VFM: Essential to Local Businesses

Vancouver Farmers Markets (VFM) plays an essential role in local business incubation, providing opportunities for new farmers, food producers, and craft artisans to direct market their goods with the public. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, our markets have provided over 250 small farms and businesses with vital revenue sources at a time when many other sales […]

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Donate your old bike to a good home in need

Vancouver Farmers Markets teams up with Our Community Bikes to support transportation equity   Most of us rely on transportation to meet our basic needs whether it be to earn an income, access social support, services, or care for our mental health. At Our Community Bikes, they see bikes as a clear solution to get […]

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Vancouver’s NEW Midweek Markets

The rumours are true – Vancouverites have two new midweek markets to shop for fresh, local food this summer – Wednesdays at Downtown and Thursdays at False Creek! Shop local in the heart of Downtown After a year long hiatus, the Downtown Farmers Market reopened on June 2nd in its new home at šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ […]

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