9 U-Pick Berry Farms to Visit Near Vancouver

Berry picking at Krause Berry Farms in Langley

Krause Berry Farms in Langley. Photo: Destination BC/Albert Normandin

What could taste more like summer than freshly picked berries? Stock up on delicious strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries, and some specialty berries too. You can buy pre-picked fresh berries or pick your own at these nine farms near Vancouver.

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9 U-Pick Berry Farms to Visit Near Vancouver

Berry season in Vancouver

Berries and yogurt dessert Photo credit: Raincity Grill

Berries and yogurt dessert at Raincity Grill. Photo credit: Miranda Post

Fingers stained red and violet. Lips stained blue. Juicy goodness on your salad, ice cream or in your drink. Berry season is here.

From June to mid-September each year, greater Vancouver literally bursts with the flavourful, anti-oxidizing orbs, thimbles and caps. Berry fans congregate to celebrate, bake, drink and pick strawberries, blueberries and others throughout the summer months. In fact, on July 17th, the Main Street Farmers’ Market is hosting a Berry Festival. Continue reading:
Berry season in Vancouver

5 Summer Events Still Going in September

Richmond Night Market runs until October 8, 2012. Photo credit: Richmond Night Market

Labour Day has come and gone but the sun is still shining and some of the best Vancouver summer events and activities are still taking place.

If you haven’t had a chance to explore the tale of the two night markets in Richmond, check out the giant Douglas fir zipper at VanDusen Botanical Garden or watch Shakespeare on the beach, there’s still time.

5 Summer Events Still Going in September

1) Vancouver Chinatown Night Market, until Sept. 9
Of all the summer markets, the Chinatown Night Market has the most intimate, neighbourhood feel, set in the heart of Vancouver’s historic Chinatown. From Dana’s coverage: “The colourful awnings of the Chinatown Night Market lead visitors from the bustling commercial districts of Chinatown to some of its most beloved landmarks, Continue reading:
5 Summer Events Still Going in September