Cherry Creamsicles

Cherry Creamsicles by: Patty Javier Gomez, R.H.N Cherries are a favourite summer fruit for many. If you are one of those people then now is your time! Besides being delicious, cherries have some pretty awesome health benefits too. Did you know that cherries contain powerful antioxidants, fiber, vitamin C, and can help reduce inflammation in the […]

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Ways to win with our Midweek Markets

Show us your midweek #markethaul for a chance to win weekly prizes of $100 in Market Money June is here and we’re excited to kick off our midweek markets! Main St. Station Market opens June 5th and runs Wednesdays, 2-6pm until October 2nd. Downtown Market opens June 6th and runs Thursdays, 3-7pm until October 3rd. […]

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Textile Recycling at Downtown Market

On Thursday, June 6th, Vancouverites will have an opportunity to drop off their textiles for recycling at our Downtown Farmers Market! Our partners at Xerowaste Solutions and Green Inspirations BC will be onsite at the market between 3-7pm collecting a variety of clean textile and related items, including the following: clothing, shoes, boots, purses, gloves, scarves, hats, […]

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June Member Specials

  Hooray for June! With our midweek markets kicking off on June 5th at Main St. Station and June 6th Downtown, all seven of our summer markets will be up and running this week! We’ll be celebrating with some exclusive savings for our Market Members between June 1-6, including discounts from our vendors (see list below), 15% […]

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Spring Fresh Pesto

Spring Fresh Pesto by Megan DeJong, R.H.N. This pesto recipe is perfect Spring time as greens and herbs start making their way back into our diets. It’s amazingly fresh tasting, dairy free, lower in oil than most, and loaded with healthy fats. You can drizzle it over your favourite type of noodles, sauté some onion and fresh kale […]

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New season, new vendors!

Banner photo: Kaishin Chu   We’re thrilled to announce that a host of new farms and artisanal producers will be joining us this summer, bringing VFM shoppers some unique products like authentic Korean vegan kimchi, goat and cow’s milk cheeses, Philippine-style coffee, plant-based meatz and patés, sourdough breads and baked goods, and SO MUCH MORE! […]

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7 tips for smart market shopping

  Metro Vancouver is positively exploding with farmers markets this summer! While fans of fresh can expect to find the best in locally-grown, seasonal foods each week at VFM’s seven farmers markets, we thought we’d pass along some extra tips for making the most of your shop this season…   1. Come early for best selection […]

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May Member Specials

  We’re back for another season of summer farmers markets! Our Trout Lake, Riley Park, and Kitsilano locations all open this weekend, and we’ll be welcoming back our shoppers and particularly our Market Members, who can take advantage of some great Member Day savings from our vendors! If you’re already a Market Member, look out […]

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