What’s Fresh Downtown – Sept 8
In Season Now
Cucamelons Halona Melons
Carminat Beans Champagne Grapes
More fresh picks from the Markets:
apples, artichokes, beets, basil, beans, bell peppers, bitter melon, blackberries, broccoli, cabbage, cantaloupe, carrots, cauliflower, chard, corn, cucumber, eggplant, fennel, garlic, green onions, head lettuce, herbs, kale, kohlrabi, mushrooms, mustards, peaches, potatoes, peas, plums, radishes, raspberries, salad mix, spinach, summer squash, strawberries, tomatoes, turnips, zucchini
We have a special musical edition at the market this week. We have Jet Black Pearl (straight from touring in Europe) along with local accordion star Rowan Lipkovits and one of the singers from his band the Creaking Planks. We are told we are in for a real treat! Both Jet Black and Rowan Lipkovits are part of the 9th Annual Accordion Noir Festival and we’re getting a little sneak peak at the market! Don’t miss this one time only performance!
Survey September at the Downtown Farmers Market – help us continue to build the downtown farmers market by letting us learn about you and what you’d like to see at your market! Each week we’ll display different questions so grab some of our stickers, have some fun, and let us know what you think!
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
Evo Car Share will be onsite with a special market only sign up promotion! Sign up for free plus get drive time when you sign up at the market! A great way to get those groceries home!
Celebrate 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.
Visit us on the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza (650 Hamilton St.) Thursdays, 2pm-6pm
Like us on our new Facebook page: Downtown Vancouver Farmers Market
Get a complete list of this week’s Downtown Market vendors here.