What’s Fresh Downtown – Sept 29

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. for the next two weeks! Same time and same great vendors – see image above.

In Season Now

wildriceAcorn squash, apples, 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, zucchini

New vendors this week:

Autumn Wild Rice – We’re excited to have wild rice from Saskatchewan – exclusively available at Main St Station Farmers Market and Downtown Farmers Market until October 6th.

Georals – a Vancouver based company bringing you artisan bacon and grass fed bone broth!

Sweet Earth Farm – bringing you onions, potatoes, garlic, lettuce heads, spinach, mixed greens, tomatoes, turnips, arugula from the sweet earth (Chilliwack).

Don’t Miss:

Pickup your Salt Spring Coffee’s Edible Scavenger Hunt card and complete 5 activities to be entered to win Salt Spring Island swag, $100 market money or tickets to our annual Ripe harvest dinner. #fairtofarmer

Love to bake? Don’t miss our BC Fall Fruit Pie Contest at the West End Farmers Markets’ annual Harvest Festival on October 8. 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 stations, seasonal cocktails, and local craft beverage. More info on participating chefs and vendors, and to buy tickets, at the RIPE event page.

Help the market grow by spreading the word to your colleagues, neighbours and friends! Pick up a poster and some leaflets at the information booth and hang them up in lunchrooms, elevators, lobbies and community boards. Be sure to have your say by filling out our surveys every week at the market.

Visit us in Easy Park Lot 21 (688 Cambie St.) Thursday September 29 & 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.