Hand sanitizer at the markets

When large supply chains sold out of hand sanitizer in the wake of Covid-19, our liquor vendors pivoted and got to work making their own (W.H.O approved) concoctions. We are so grateful to our generous vendors Wayward Distillery, Sons of Vancouver Distillery and Odd Society Spirits who stocked us up with hand sanitizer in the first […]

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Shop local craft from the comfort of your home

We were happy to learn yesterday that Dr. Bonnie Henry has lifted restrictions on the sale of non-food items at farmers markets in BC. While we work to bring our craft vendors back to the markets, why not support local makers at the Got Craft? Virtual Market, taking place Friday, June 5 – Sunday, June 7? […]

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VFM Online Orders

Looking for a faster, more convenient way to shop with our farms and producers? Shop and plan ahead to save time while at the markets with VFM Online Orders! ORDER AHEAD & SAVE TIME VFM Online Orders enables you to browse a real-time product list from 80+ of our vendors, place orders directly with individual vendors, and pre-pay […]

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Market shopping during COVID-19: how and why to support local right now

With the opening of the West End and Mt. Pleasant Markets this weekend, Vancouverites will have two more places to shop direct with local farms and producers during COVID-19. And while it’s no secret that the summer markets are very different from the relaxed, community gatherings they were pre-pandemic, it’s now more crucial than ever […]

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In season: peonies

Photo: Warmerdam Flowers We’re sadly missing our flower growers at the markets right now, especially as one of our favourite blooms is just coming into season – peonies! These gorgeous and delicately fragrant beauties will be available from a number of our flower vendors between now and mid-June – read a full list of what’s […]

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Thank You To Our Sponsors!

Vancouver Farmers Markets is proudly sponsored by local companies that value local food, sustainability and healthy communities.  Our sponsors provide essential funding for operational expenses, equipment purchases and other needs that help our farmers markets running successfully and keep BC farms in production. During this unprecedented year, our sponsorship dollars have been more valuable than […]

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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 will be open on schedule and operating as essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic. A full list of markets with date, time, and […]

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COVID-19 Update on the Winter Markets: April 24

April 24: It’s the final weekend of the season for Riley Park and Hastings Park Winter Markets. You can view this week’s Riley Park Market Map here, and Hastings Park Market Map here. Riley Park shoppers please note: We will reserve the first 30 mins (10-10:30am) for seniors (65+), shoppers with mobility challenges, and others […]

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