Meet the Urban Farming Poh-Pohs

BC farms come in all shapes and sizes. Of the hundred or more growers on Vancouver Farmers Markets’ vendor roster, there is huge diversity in the size and scope of each operation – from northern cattle ranches that stretch for hundreds of acres to high production farm plots thriving in the heart of the city. […]

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Ripe for the Picking: A Guide to Farmers Market Tomatoes

We’re celebrating tomatoes at our 17th Annual Tomato Festival on Saturday, August 24th at Trout Lake & Sunday, August 25th at Kitsilano. Come sample unique tomato varieties, see our heirloom tomato display & enter to win one of two canning prize giveaways from Wells Can Company. See our Tomato Festival event page for more event […]

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Get great deals and support our mission

October is Member Month! Sign up or renew your Market Membership this month and get exclusive benefits including a free $5 market money token upon sign up and automatic entry into weekly and grand prize draws. See our October Member Drive page for full details. Support the mission Are you a Market Member yet? Vancouver […]

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Join us for our 17th Annual Tomato Festival!

It’s Tomato Time!   Ok folks, let’s talk tomatoes. Are tangy Green Zebras your thing, or do you prefer the candy-like sweetness of a Sungold? Do your tastes lean towards the intense flavour and slight saltiness of a Black Krim, or is the complex and tropical taste profile of a Juane Flamme more your cup […]

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Reduce Your Single Use

Vancouver Farmers Markets is eliminating all single-use plastics at our weekly markets beginning summer 2020.   This time next year, we’ll be saying adios to single-use plastic produce bags, clamshell packaging, plastic cutlery, and cups at all VFM events. To help shoppers prepare for this transition to greener markets, below are some simple steps to […]

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6 reasons to shop at Midweek Markets

  Did you know that VFM runs two midweek markets from June-October, and both of them open for the season next week? If you haven’t yet had a chance to check out our Wednesday Main St. Station Market or Thursday Downtown Market, below is a list of six reasons why you’re missing out!   New and unique vendors […]

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Time to cash in on the Member Savings!

Starting July 3rd, your Market Membership will save you more!   Attention card-carrying Market Members! We’re thrilled to announce we’re now offering discounts at every VFM market from select vendors ALL THE TIME! Fifty farms and producers have signed on to bring VFM Market Members great savings and other special offers at their stalls each […]

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Fun stuff this week at the Markets

  While everyone comes for the food, we know you also stay for the fun and vibrant community atmosphere at Vancouver Farmers Markets. Along with the face painters and market musicians and entertainers, look out for these sponsors and community groups this week at the markets:   Local Health Integrative Clinic: don’t miss the wellness […]

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