Dine in one of the best restaurants in the Okanagan – Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate

Did you know Old Vines Restaurant is open year-round? Rated as one of the top 100 restaurants in Canada, Old Vines Restaurant offers the ultimate food and wine experience in a spectacular vineyard setting. Chef Roger Sleiman and his team create spectacular dishes made from the freshest local ingredients, providing guests with a true taste … Read moreDine in one of the best restaurants in the Okanagan – Old Vines Restaurant at Quails’ Gate

Vancouver Farmers’ Markets now open for the season

Four summer markets have opened, or will open, this week including West End (Saturday), Mount Pleasant (Sunday), Main St. Station(Wednesday), and Downtown (Thursday)! There’s never been a better time than now to come out and shop with our local farmers. The cold, damp spring has resulted in a slow start to the season for growers across … Read moreVancouver Farmers’ Markets now open for the season

Local food lives in the heart of False Creek at Main St. Station

  Dear Market Friends, This time last year we surveyed you, our loyal fans and shoppers, about whether you would support a permanent, indoor/outdoor market space for Vancouver Farmers Markets in the city. Amazingly, over 90% of respondents said they support the idea of a permanent home for the markets in addition to our seasonal, … Read moreLocal food lives in the heart of False Creek at Main St. Station

#MarketMonday featuring Scentimental Creations

  Natural products for a healthy body and home! If you appreciate healthy radiant skin, Scentimental Creations’ original formulations of skincare products – as well as products for your hair, home and pets – offer a completely natural alternative to chemical-laden brand names that is sensitive to both you and the environment, with no animal … Read more#MarketMonday featuring Scentimental Creations

#MarketMonday vendor Culver City Salads

  YOU DO WIN FRIENDS WITH SALAD WE’RE A LITTLE GREEN FOOD TRUCK THAT MAKES CLEAN, HEALTHY EATING AS EFFORTLESS AS POSSIBLE FOR YOU. BUILT OUT OF A SERIOUS LOVE FOR FOOD AND FAMILY, WE SERVE UP A SELECTION OF FRESH, DELICIOUS PLANT-BASED, GLUTEN FREE SALADS AND SNACKS TO FEED YOUR STOMACH AND YOUR SOUL. … Read more#MarketMonday vendor Culver City Salads

#MarketMonday vendor PASTICHE Foods – Savour the Good

  AS A CREATIVE FOOD LAB, PASTICHE IS A SOURCE FOR FINE AND LOCAL PRODUCTS — A REFINED COMBINATION OF TASTE, QUALITY AND AN ELEMENT OF ‘JOIE DE VIVRE’ We are passionate about giving you unique, natural and organic food using the most local, quality ingredients that we can get. Paté pastiche is my father’s recipe, developed over … Read more#MarketMonday vendor PASTICHE Foods – Savour the Good

#MarketMonday vendor Skipper Otto

  Skipper Otto’s Community Supported Fishery (CSF) creates a direct connection between local fishermen and consumers with the joint goal of protecting ocean resources and improving our local food system. The CSF model ensures that independent, small-scale harvesters can continue to fish using the low impact practices their parents and grandparents used before them and still … Read more#MarketMonday vendor Skipper Otto

#MarketMonday vendor Earth Apple Farm

Shirlene Coté, Vegetable Farmer Owner, Earth Apple Farm Shirlene has been growing vegetables for the lovely people of the lower mainland in BC for 5 years now.  What started as a small obsession with growing several varieties of potatoes, has turned into a full blown life commitment to growing over 50 varieties of fruits and … Read more#MarketMonday vendor Earth Apple Farm

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 Kics Lemonade

1.      You have been doing farmers markets for a long time, how did it all start? 15 years ago I suggested to my mum that we try selling my granny’s lemonade syrup at the Coquitlam Farmer’s Market. I remember the first sunny day we had in July and we sold 77 bottles! We were so … Read more#MarketMonday vendor Kics Lemonade