What’s Fresh at Nat Bailey – April 8

Produce: acorn squash, apples, asian pears, beets, bell peppers, bok choi, broccoli, brussels sprouts, butternut squash, cabbage, carrots, celeriac, chard, chickweed, collards, crimini mushrooms, cucumber, daikon, delicata squash, eggplant, endive, fennel, fiddle heads, garlic, hazelnuts, herbs, kabocha squash, kale, kiwi, kohlrabi, leeks, mini peppers, mushrooms, napa cabbage, nettles, onions, parsnips, potatoes, pears, radicchio, radishes, rutabaga, salad mix, savoy cabbagesorrel, spaghetti squash, spinach, shallots, sprouts, stinging nettles, sunchokes, turnips, walnuts, wild mushrooms, winter squash, wheatgrass

Meats, Seafood, Dairy: Beef, Bison, Halibut, Pork, Duck, Salmon, Turkey, Chicken, Cod, Cheese, Eggs, Tuna

Other: Apple Cider, Dried Fruit, Honey, Frozen Berries, Juice, Pickles, Yogurt, Preserves



Applebarn Pumpkin Farm will be returning to Nat Bailey for the first time this season. Be sure to check them out! With their arrival they bring fresh eggplant, mini peppers, bell peppers, their delicious apple cider and plenty more.

Skipper Otto’s Community Supported Fishery will be back at Nat Bailey this weekend after a few weeks off.  They will have beautiful fresh wild caught seafood. Stop by and check them out!

 Don’t Miss

We want to hear from you! Help us plan healthy and thriving markets by filling out our weekly dot surveys for Survey April. Come on by the Survey booth and show us some love by answering a few quick and easy Market related questions.

The BCSPCA will be onsite this weekend educating customer about the SPCA Certified certification requirements for BC farms. The BC SPCA actively advocates on behalf of 100 million farm animals raised each year in BC. Their initiatives involve pressing for evidence-based changes to provincial and national laws, increasing public awareness about farm animal welfare issues, and promoting individual actions that lead to improved animal welfare. Go check them out and show them support!

Market News

There is only 3 weeks left in the Nat Bailey market season! Our last day onsite is April 22nd. As our winter markets comes to a close, VFM prepares to transition into the summer market season. Stay tuned for upcoming dates and info on our seven awesome summer markets across the city!

Weekly Recipe

Looking for a new recipe to change things up? Check out this lovely Roasted Red Pepper, Carrot and Squash Soup from feedfeed.

Hastings Park Winter Market

If you miss Nat Bailey, be sure to head to the east side to pick up your weekly groceries! Every Sunday the Hastings Park Winter Farmers Market runs 10-2pm until the end of April. It has lots of FREE parking and more vendors than ever before! *Details here*

Visit us at Nat Bailey Stadium (4601 Ontario St.), Saturdays, 10am-2pm 

Click here for more info on Nat Bailey Winter Farmers Market