West End – July 12
Summer is here! Last week we saw the first apricots of the season and this Saturday we’ll see the first peaches arrive at the market! Not to mention all the other great summer foods that have arrived over the past weeks including blueberries, field cucumbers, cherries, beets, carrots and potatoes.
Some vendors to check out this week:
- Sull Farms – returning for the first time this season we welcome back Sull Farms. If your looking for berries you wont miss them! They’ll have blackberries, blueberries & raspberries, perfect to eat on their own or in a pie!
- Rootables – Looking for a great snack to take to the beach with you? Stop by Rootables and try a sample of their kettle cooked root vegetable or white truffle potato chips.
- Ragged Designs – jewelry inspired by nature! Stop by and take a look at earrings, pedants and rings – these beautiful pieces make the perfect gift, even if it’s for you!
Donation Station – the donation station is back this week. We are collecting donations for the Dr. Peter Centre food and nutrition program. This program allows Vancouver’s most vulnerable citizens to receive healthy, wholesome meals to help with taking HIV medication and other treatments so they can better manage their illness and lead healthy lives.
#BerryFest at Main Street – July 16: Do you make a good berry pie? The West End Farmers Market is the perfect place to pick up berries for your pie entry. Find more details here!
Food Scraps Drop Spot – Don’t forget to bring your food scraps to the market and drop them at the drop spot before you do your weekly shop! This by donation program has diverted over 265,000 lbs of food scraps from the landfill! Find out more here.
*See Interactive Market Map for full vendor list
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