In season recipe: Traditional Dill Pickles

Super crispy pickling cucumbers are reaching their peak season at the markets right now, place an order with your favourite farmer via VFM Online Orders so you don’t miss out! This classic canning recipe comes from the Forstbauer family – their farm has pickling cukes, dill weed, and garlic all available for pre-order, with pickup […]

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In season recipe: Grilled Corn on the Cob

This simple recipe comes from Angrybbq.com, and includes a number of seasonal ingredients available at the markets right now! Find corn from Paul’s Produce, Mandair Farms, Klippers Organics or Forstbauer, garlic from BC Garlic, cilantro from Farm Circle Organics, and thyme from Fresh Roots or Organic Farm Connection Find these vendors and products using our Product/Vendor […]

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It’s time to support local farms

Photo: Vancouver Farmers Markets   Even as farmers markets across the province fill up with an abundance of fresh summer produce, they continue to see reduced foot traffic and vendor sales due to the impacts of COVID-19. Many BC farms and producers have short growing seasons and rely on weekly markets as a major (or […]

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Find ElectroRecycle at the West End & Kitsilano this summer!

Get your grocery shopping & small appliance and power tool recycling done in one convenient stop!   Vancouver Farmers Markets has been partnering with ElectroRecycle since 2015 by setting up regular recycling days at markets. Over the last 5 years, ElectroRecycle has collected over 17,000 lbs of small appliance and power tools from market shoppers! […]

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Recipe: Berry & Banana Granola Cups

Embrace the best of berry season with these fresh and easy granola cups! This easy recipe comes from family run farm Mandair Farms.  You can catch Mandair Farms and their delicious berries at four of our summer markets.  Berry & Banana Granola Cups Ingredients: Makes 9 cups 1.5 cups rolled oats 1/2 a cup roughly chopped […]

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Celebrate our 25th anniversary with a membership!

We can’t quite have the birthday party we had planned, but gifts are appreciated!   Necessary modifications to our markets during the pandemic has meant a huge hit to our revenue, at a time when increased staff, and resources to run the markets safely are needed more than ever. This July, our birthday month, we […]

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VFM Online Orders – UPDATE!

We’re launching the next phase of VFM Online Ordering – making it easier for you to connect with vendors and pickup up your orders quickly and safely. ORDERING ONLINE Our online ordering platform, Local Line, is now divided into separate market stores. This change will make it easier for you to look up your favourite […]

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The 25th Anniversary Market Tote

Introducing our limited edition 25th Anniversary Market Tote! Created as a fundraiser for VFM and our Fresh to Families Fund , partial proceeds will directly support our local families in need, providing fresh food direct from our farms and producers. By purchasing our limited edition market tote bag, you are helping feed families while supporting local […]

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