#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 7 – 14

  Dames Wine – Les Dames d’Escoffier BC Chapter   Celebrate a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner at Dockside Restaurant   GLOWBAL’S Thanksgiving Brunch Buffet   WESTERN CANADA’S MOST POPULAR HALLOWEEN EVENT RETURNS   LEGENDS OF THE FALL: THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS SIGNATURE CREATIONS TO USHER IN AUTUMN   Reminder: EAT! Vancouver Is Back!   #MarketMonday vendor PASTICHE … Read more#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 7 – 14

FARMERS MARKETS’ FALL FAIR BRINGS PUMPKIN PATCH TO MOUNT PLEASANT THIS SUNDAY

  Vancouver Farmers Markets (VFM) kicks off its annual harvest festivities at the markets with the 2nd Annual Fall Fair at Mount Pleasant Farmers Market this Sunday, October 2nd from 10am-2pm. Kids and adults alike can wander through and pick the perfect Hallowe’en jack o’ lantern at an urban pumpkin patch inside the market this Sunday, or learn how to “milk” a wood cow for a chance … Read moreFARMERS MARKETS’ FALL FAIR BRINGS PUMPKIN PATCH TO MOUNT PLEASANT THIS SUNDAY

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening September 16 – 23

  Garagiste North Artisan Wine Festival September 18, 2016   VANCOUVER URBAN WINERY PRESENTS SUNDAY SCHOOL: THE #800 SERIES     NEW EXECUTIVE CHEF SIMON BOUCHARD JOINS THE TEAM AT LIQUIDITY BISTRO   Taking orders now: TURKEY TIME: RAILTOWN CATERING ANNOUNCES RETURN OF POPULAR THANKSGIVING TO-GO PACKAGE   SALT OF THE EARTH: THE SALTED VINE … Read more#FridayFavourites – what’s happening September 16 – 23

#FridayFavourites what’s happening August 19 to 26

  August 19 is World Humanitarian Day!   Singletree Welcomes the Harvest with Community Social Winery Celebrates Fraser Valley Friendships Old & New   Come and visit the Artisan Market at the New Westminster Anvil Centre   FARMERS MARKETS’ TOMATO FESTIVAL CELEBRATES UGLY SIDE OF THE LOVE APPLE THIS WEEKEND   Vancouver’s Best Brunch is at Glowbal … Read more#FridayFavourites what’s happening August 19 to 26

FARMERS MARKETS’ TOMATO FESTIVAL CELEBRATES UGLY SIDE OF THE LOVE APPLE THIS WEEKEND

   Vancouver Farmers Markets (VFM) will celebrate ugly fruits and vegetables this weekend as part of their 15th Annual Tomato Festival, which takes place this Saturday at Trout Lake Market and Sunday at Kitsilano Market. Fans of the Love Apple can see and sample over 150 weird and wonderful varieties of tomatoes at the festival, … Read moreFARMERS MARKETS’ TOMATO FESTIVAL CELEBRATES UGLY SIDE OF THE LOVE APPLE THIS WEEKEND

#MarketMonday vendor Marie’s Guilt Free Bakery

  Fresh, Local, Healthy Marie’s Guilt Free Bakery offers Gluten Free Baked Goods, Gluten Free Flour Mix and Gluten Free Jams and Jellies. Whether you have a medical diet restriction or you’re just trying to eat healthier, we can cater to you. We offer the service of customizing to any diet including sugar free, vegan, … Read more#MarketMonday vendor Marie’s Guilt Free Bakery

South Vancouver River District – new hub for your summer social calendar

  Shedding its previous reputation as Vancouver’s industrial ghost town, this summer, South Vancouver is treating its surrounding communities to an increasing amount of activities and events that are transforming the area into an urban hub that is accessible residents of Vancouver, Richmond, and Burnaby.   The City of Vancouver and its various community associations … Read moreSouth Vancouver River District – new hub for your summer social calendar

#MarketMonday vendor Taves Family Farms

At Taves Family Farms currants are now in season and for sale at the Vancouver Farmers Markets     Ever since Great Grandfather John purchased his first plot of land back in the 1930s, farming has remained a family tradition. Three generations later, and still located in the southern lands of the Fraser Valley, Taves … Read more#MarketMonday vendor Taves Family Farms

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening July 22 – 28 in and around Vancouver

  Reservations now being accepted OLO Celebrates Food Day Canada with Rustic Beachside Barbecue   MEET THE NEW TEAM AT BEACH BAY CAFÉ AND PATIO:   NEW DESTINATION FOR SERIOUS PIE DISHES OUT AND GIVES BACK    Don’t miss out, time to book your place Le Dîner en Blanc Vancouver Returns Thursday, August 18   Visit … Read more#FridayFavourites – what’s happening July 22 – 28 in and around Vancouver

FARMERS MARKETS CELEBRATE PEAK OF BERRY SEASON THIS WEEK WITH ANNUAL PIE BAKE OFF

Vancouver Farmers Markets are celebrating the bounty of BC berries this week at their 6th Annual Berry Festival, which takes place Wednesday at Main Street Station Market and Sunday at Mount Pleasant Market. This family friendly event will feature a BC Berry Pie Bake Off, which invites all comers both pro and amateur to enter their favourite berry pie for a chance to win great … Read moreFARMERS MARKETS CELEBRATE PEAK OF BERRY SEASON THIS WEEK WITH ANNUAL PIE BAKE OFF

#MarketMonday vendor Six Legs Good Apiaries

East Vancouver Beekeepers. Local Honey, Local Queens We are a beekeeping company based out of East Vancouver, producing local honey, beeswax, and locally raised queens. Our bees are located in backyards around Vancouver and Surrey. We are incredibly excited to announce that we received funding from the Lush Sustainable Fund! We are using it to double our … Read more#MarketMonday vendor Six Legs Good Apiaries

#MarketMonday features Frost Bites

  THEIR BUSINESS VALUES + MISSION: To have fun doing what we do and to put a smile on people’s faces along the way. To create a community experience through a whimsical, nostalgic treat with a modern twist. WHAT THEY DO: We make real fruit and botanical syrups & cordials, using fresh whole ingredients, locally sourced whenever possible.  No … Read more#MarketMonday features Frost Bites

YALETOWN MARKET’S NEW HOME OPENS THIS THURSDAY AT QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE PLAZA

  Vancouver Farmers Markets (VFM) will open its new Downtown Farmers Market this Thursday at Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza, 650 Hamilton Street @ Georgia Street. The Downtown Market is the new home of VFM’s popular Thursday Yaletown Farmers Market, and boasts the same great vendor line-up, hours and proximity to transit as its former location … Read moreYALETOWN MARKET’S NEW HOME OPENS THIS THURSDAY AT QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE PLAZA

Vancouver Farmers Markets starting Sunday, May 1 and May 5

  Aaannnd, we’re back! VFM staff and vendors aren’t getting much of a rest between our winter and summer seasons this year – what with Hastings Park Market on until this Sunday, May 1 followed closely by opening day at Yaletown Market on May 5! Fans of fresh can find us at six weekly market locations this summer across … Read moreVancouver Farmers Markets starting Sunday, May 1 and May 5

#MarketMonday – featuring the Chili Tank

  The Best Mobile Chili Tank in Town You are looking at a circa 1943 military soup kitchen. My dad found it in Germany and decided to ship it to Canada. According to documents provided with the soup kitchen it used to belong to the Czechoslovakian army. It was refurbished and safety inspected in Germany. Proper … Read more#MarketMonday – featuring the Chili Tank

#MarketMonday featuring Lita’s Mexican Foods

  Our priority/goal/focus is to bring a flour tortilla to the market that tastes 100% authentic to Mexico and that is as natural and healthy as possible.  You can read about our ingredients in the Nutrition Information page on the website (no preservatives, additives, vegan, etc). Our other goal is to sell our tortillas wholesale … Read more#MarketMonday featuring Lita’s Mexican Foods

#MarketMonday AWARD-WINNING MOGIANA COFFEE

   THE HEART AND SOUL OF A GOOD JOE  Sustainable Farming Practices and Social Responsibility Add to the Flavour of Mogiana Coffee  Before you reach for that familiar brand of mass-produced coffee, you may want to consider the benefits of a single-origin, eco-friendly alternative. Award-winning Mogiana Coffee, hailing from a family-owned plantation in the lush Brazilian highlands, has struck a chord with … Read more#MarketMonday AWARD-WINNING MOGIANA COFFEE

#MarketMonday – The Lemon Square

  “The Lemon Square is a small slice of paradise. Handmade and all wrapped up just for you. Not your typical Lemon Square, this one is made with fresh lemons, BC butter and dusted with coconut. Once you try it, you’ll be hooked. The Lemon Square is perfect for gifts, parties, promotions, weddings or maybe just for yourself. The … Read more#MarketMonday – The Lemon Square

#FarmerFriday – The Food Pedalers

[clickandtweet handle=”” hashtag=”” related=”” layout=”” position=””]Vancouver Food Pedalers Cooperative grows Vancouver’s highest quality microgreens and delivers them to restaurants, grocers, and farmers markets by bicycle – since 2009![/clickandtweet] Founded as My Urban Farm by Chris Thoreau in 2009, The Food Pedalers incorporated as a Worker Cooperative in early 2013. Along with Dan Pinto and his wife Evlyn … Read more#FarmerFriday – The Food Pedalers

#MarketMonday with Real Meals

Tired of eating processed and chemical filled foods but don’t have the time and the patience to cook from scratch? Well that’s where we come in. We at Real Meals are dedicated to creating “clean” meals from scratch just like Grandma used to make. “Clean” to us means using certified organic or natural ingredients. All … Read more#MarketMonday with Real Meals