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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Shop online with VFM producers through BCLocalRoot.ca! 

As we continue to look for new ways to get more local food from VFM producers direct to your door, we’re excited to announce that we’ve partnered up with BCLocalRoot.ca, the very first BC-only online grocery platform! Local Food + Local Delivery  The global pandemic has shifted many of our buying habits, and we understand […]

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Fresh Prep x VFM in support of local food

Photo: Bee Kind Honey Infusions For the month of September, we’ve teamed up with our friends at Fresh Prep to feature some of our prepared food vendors in their weekly Add-ons Menu – all in support of Vancouver Farmers Markets! More Ways to Buy Local We know it’s been difficult for many of you to […]

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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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It’s time to support local farms

Photo: Vancouver Farmers Markets   Even as farmers markets across the province fill up with an abundance of fresh summer produce, they continue to see reduced foot traffic and vendor sales due to the impacts of COVID-19. Many BC farms and producers have short growing seasons and rely on weekly markets as a major (or […]

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Find ElectroRecycle at the West End & Kitsilano this summer!

Get your grocery shopping & small appliance and power tool recycling done in one convenient stop!   Vancouver Farmers Markets has been partnering with ElectroRecycle since 2015 by setting up regular recycling days at markets. Over the last 5 years, ElectroRecycle has collected over 17,000 lbs of small appliance and power tools from market shoppers! […]

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