Quadruple your impact this Giving Tuesday

Donate to Fresh to Families this Giving Tuesday, November 30th 2021 We’re approaching this Giving Tuesday with our regional food security top of mind. The damage and disruption of the BC floods and slides will be long lasting, and serves as a stark reminder of how fragile our regional food system is. We’re looking ahead at […]

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Devastating flooding in Fraser Valley farmland

Updated Nov 22: It’s been a devastating week. We’ve been thinking non-stop about the farmers & producers impacted by the BC flooding, many of whom are our vendors and friends. To learn more about the state of the disaster follow this link.  Our team has heard from farmers and producers, many are physically well but […]

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Winter Markets return this weekend!

Vancouver Farmers Markets kicks off its 15th winter season with the opening of Riley Park and Hastings Park Winter Markets this weekend! This year the Riley Park and Hastings Park winter markets will return to regular market operations after a successful summer of transition under the Step 3 BC Restart Plan. Both markets will operate without […]

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Tutti: Benefits of choosing a local food delivery app in Vancouver

SPONSORED CONTENT: Tutti is a VFM sponsor   COVID-19 had a big impact on the restaurant industry. With fewer people eating indoors and changing government restrictions, restaurant owners have had to shift to contactless delivery, take-out and online sales to stay afloat. It’s no surprise then that in 2020, nearly 20% of food and beverage […]

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In Season: Vegan Cheese & Vegetable Crostata

  Karima Chellouf CNP is a chef, nutritionist and a self confessed ‘nerd’ for vegetables, local growers and producers. She created this delicious, super seasonal crostata with produce picked up at our new Downtown Farmers Market at šxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ Square – Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza. Crostatas are perfect for all seasons – you can […]

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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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