What’s Fresh Downtown – Oct 6

Attention Shoppers:

The Downtown Farmers Market will be relocating to the Easy Park Parking Lot across the street from the Queen Elizabeth Theatre at 688 Cambie St. this week only! Same time and same great vendors – see you there!

In Season Now

dtaubergines-1-of-1apples, artichokes, beets, basil, beans, bell peppers, bitter melon, blackberries, bok choy, broccoli, brussels sprouts, butternut squash, cabbage, cantaloupe, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, corn, cucumber, dill, eggplant, fennel, garlic, gem squash, green onions, head lettuce, herbs, honey dew, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, mint, mushrooms, napa cabbage, onions, potatoes, pears, radishesraspberries, salad mix, spinach, strawberries, tomatoes, watermelon, wild rice, winter squash, zucchini

The Vendors

New this week we have Tempea Natural Foods Ltd. bringing their unpasteurized delicious tempeh to the market! This meat-alternative is one not to be missed!

With only 4 weeks left of the Downtown market we’re starting to see the end of the season for a few vendors – Catch these vendors one last time!

Aji Gourmet Products – making guacamole was never so easy! Try a sample.

Autumn Wild Rice – exclusively found at the Vancouver mid-week markets, this is the finest wild rice from Saskatchewan.

BobAli Hummus, Pestos and Tapenades – Make sure to try a few dips but the Chipotle-Yam is a market manager favourite!

Watershed Naturals – stock up on all natural bath and body care!

The Hive Printing – pick up a hand printed bicycle t-shirt; they make the perfect give for any bike enthusiast!

Don’t Miss:

It’s your last chance to enter the Salt Spring Coffee’s Edible Scavenger Hunt. It’s simple – complete 5 activities and be entered to win Salt Spring Island swag, $100 market money or tickets to our annual Ripe harvest dinner. Ask us at the info tent for all the info! #fairtofarmer

Enter our annual pie contest this Saturday at the West End Farmers Market. Do you have what it takes to win Farmers Market glory? Entry deadline is Friday at noon – click here for all the details.

RIPE_appie_web_1Celebrate the harvest with Vancouver Farmers Markets at RIPE 2016! Tickets are on sale now for our annual dinner fundraiser, which takes place Sunday, October 16 at The Roundhouse. RIPE features a knock-out roster of farm-to-table chefs paired with VFM producers to present 8 mount-watering small plate tasting stationsseasonal cocktails, and local craft beverage. More info on participating chefs and vendors, and to buy tickets, at the RIPE event page.

Take pride in your market! Did you love having us downtown this year? Be sure to tell your family, friends, neighbours and colleagues about this market! Better yet, bring them with you!

Visit us in Easy Park Lot 21 (688 Cambie St.) Thursday October 6, 2pm-6pm

Like us on our new Facebook page and stay up on what’s going on at the market: Downtown Vancouver Farmers Market

Get a complete list of this week’s Downtown Market vendors here.