Indonesia’s National Gado Gado Salad – a recipe by Bali Bites!

Indonesia’s National Gado Gado Salad

Today, we are sharing this amazing Indonesian recipe by Derrick and Linda from Bali Bites. Derrick and Linda wanted to introduce something unique, authentic, traditional, cultural and totally Indonesian, with Bali Bites. From Derrick’s generations of grandmothers, the peanut sauce recipe was a guarded family secret. When it was passed down to Derrick, he had […]

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Hot Chocolate Festival is back!

Hot Chocolate Festival

The Greater Vancouver Hot Chocolate Festival is back this year with over 140 hot chocolate designs featured at 95 locations, there’s so much to discover, including two hot chocolate creations from Aperitivo Coffee Truck available at Riley Park and Hastings Park winter farmers markets.  Don’t miss out on the PISTACHIO MUSTACHIO – Available January 14 […]

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Garlic Mushroom Pasta – A Delicious and Easy Weeknight Meal!

Garlic Mushroom Pasta

They say, there is always room for pasta and when you add mushrooms it it, there is always room for mushroom pasta! That is kind of cheesy but this hands down is the easiest and tastiest mushroom pasta recipe ever. Shared by our ever amazing vendor – Whistler Harvest  this recipe is sure to cook […]

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All we need is a Cookie!


It’s holiday season and while there are so many things that make us feel happy this time of the year, nothing can beat a good cookie! So Geneviève from Le Meadow’s Pantry shares with us some of the most amazing cookie recipes. Chocolate Raspberry Rose Cookie We need – 1 c butter 1 ¼ c […]

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Cooking with Sarah

Black Futsu Squash with blue cheese cream, fresh basil and watercress topped with toasted maple hazelnuts

Talented and diverse Vancouver Chef Sarah Kashani not only caters private events and intimate dining experiences, but has also created a signature line of vegan charcuterie dips and spreads that are full of flavour and delicious with crackers or veggies. She created this delicious, super seasonal Black Futsu Squash with blue cheese cream, fresh basil […]

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Help us run a vibrant market at False Creek!

False Creek Seawall

Background Farmers Market has been moving around a bit, in and around the False Creek area, since we started in 2009. We were first located at Main St Station and then we moved to the Concord Community Park. We are so grateful to the community of this area and it is because of their support […]

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Keep it Fresh & Give The Gift Of Community

Fresh to Families

Have you ever paused to consider the power of choice? Or the strength that is found in creating connection, especially in times of isolation or loneliness? I’ve had the privilege of bearing witness to those truths being affirmed many times since becoming involved with the Vancouver Farmers Markets and by association, Fresh to Families. Creating […]

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Warm vibes this winter with Vancouver Farmers Markets

Winter Markets 2022

NEWS RELEASE November 9, 2022 VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Farmers Markets (VFM) launched its winter season of 2022 with the Riley Park Winter Farmers Market last Saturday, November 5th, and the Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market on Sunday, November 6th. This year, shoppers can expect to see both winter markets return to regular market operations […]

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