5 reasons to eat local in 2019

  You’ve likely written your list of New Year’s resolutions by now, so in case you’ve forgotten to add “eat local” to it, let us inspire you with our top five reasons to shop at farmers markets and #BuyBCLocal in 2019. 1. Eating local tastes better.┬áMost food lovers are driven by the pursuit of flavour. […]

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There’s still time to give

This holiday season as we celebrate another great year for farming in BC with food and drink from the markets, we’re also thinking about those who are going without. Healthy, locally grown food should be available to everyone, yet there are thousands of households in Vancouver that struggle to access fresh food on a daily […]

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Gifts to Get: Week 3

  This is the 3rd and final instalment of our Gifts to Get at the Winter Markets Guide, and the last week to stock up on local holiday food and drink before we close for the year (don’t worry, we return January 5 & 6). Read on to discover this week’s top holidays picks…   […]

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Gifts to Get: Week 2

We’re back with another instalment of our Gifts to Get at the Winter Markets Guide! With only two more weekends until our vendors take a breather for the holidays, now’s the time to stock up on all your market staples and local holiday gifts and entertaining supplies. Find these items, and so much more at […]

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Thanks for Giving last Tuesday

Thanks to everyone in the Vancouver Farmers Markets community who donated to our Fresh to Families Fund on Giving Tuesday (Nov 27). With your help, we raised $1,900 – enough to bring 5 more families into the program next season! Every week from June-October 2019, each family will be provided with $21 in fresh food […]

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Gifts to Get this week at the Winter Markets

  Our annual gift guide to the Winter Markets is back! There are literally hundreds of giftable items in store for you this holiday season at Riley Park & Hastings Park – from craft spirits to artisanal preserves and jams, local honey to small batch chocolates and sweets, handmade soaps to stunning jewelry and beautiful […]

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This week’s Member Specials

  It’s our last Member Appreciation Week of the year and our vendors are celebrating with some great discounts for our Market Members! Bring your card with you this weekend to access the great list of savings below. PLUS – not a member yet, or need to renew? We’re offering new and renewing members a […]

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Creamy Healing Miso Soup with Autumn Veg

  It’s soup season at Vancouver Farmers Markets and we love to learn and share new recipes from our inventive and talented community! This recipe for Creamy Miso Soup comes from Meghan De Jong, head nutritionist at The Practice Studio and author of the new e-book Eat To Nourish. Developed for friends and clients battling […]

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