Head to the Farmer’s Market This Winter in Vancouver

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With cooler weather on the way, many of Vancouver’s farmers’ markets are done for the year. But don’t worry: you can keep shopping for local veggies, baked goods, crafts, and artisan products all winter at these local farmers’ markets.

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Head to the Farmer’s Market This Winter in Vancouver

Support Local Farmers and Producers at Vancouver Farmers Markets

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Vancouver Farmers Markets have just launched their spring season, with various markets open all across the city. These vibrant local food hubs have a long and proud history in this city that began nearly three decades ago. Continue reading:
Support Local Farmers and Producers at Vancouver Farmers Markets

Where to get farm fresh veggies & fruits at fall/winter farmers’ markets in Vancouver

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Now that the summer farmer’s markets have wrapped up for the season, you might be thinking that it’ll be harder than usual to get access to those super tasty, farm-fresh veggies and fruits you’ve come to expect from local markets…

Luckily, Vancouver boasts several year-round markets that offer a one-of-a-kind chance to stay stocked with fresh goodness all through the long Vancouver winter season.

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Where to get farm fresh veggies & fruits at fall/winter farmers’ markets in Vancouver

Freshly picked: Spring Farmers Markets opening for the season

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Spring has sprung and so have the delicious fruits and veggies that are filling up the local farmers markets! Now that the winter farmers markets have closed for the season, the larger spring/summer markets will be opening throughout May and June!

You can check the eatlocal.org website to find out what’s in season, but there’s a good chance you’ll be able to find apples, chard, dandelion greens, kale, nettles, potatoes, mushrooms, grass-fed beef & lamb, craft beer, and a whole lot more.

Check out the list below of the spring farmers markets that will be open across Vancouver starting next month:

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Freshly picked: Spring Farmers Markets opening for the season

5 reasons to visit the Vancouver Farmers Market during the Winter

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Thought you could only get farm-fresh local fruits, veggies, eggs, and meats during the summer? Think again! Vancouver Winter Farmers Markets are a great opportunity to shop for farm-to-table goodness every Saturday and Sunday during the winter season.

On Saturdays, Nat Bailey Stadium is transformed into a food-lovers paradise when 70+ farmers and merchants flock to the stadium for BC’s largest winter farmers market. Featuring winter veggies, eggs, cheeses, breads, and craft alcohol, it’s a great place to shop for your weekly groceries. If you miss Saturday’s affair, you can also check out the Sunday market at Hastings Park. Located near the PNE Fairgrounds, this market features over 20 vendors hawking their delicious seasonal goods.

Need a few more reasons to check out the winter farmers markets? Check out five more reasons to visit below!

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5 reasons to visit the Vancouver Farmers Market during the Winter

Let’s Hear it For Local: It’s Time For The We Heart Local Awards!

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Get ready to show your favourite local food producer a little love: it’s time for the third annual We Local Awards! For the last three years, this people’s choice awards has highlighted the most popular food and agriculture businesses and organizations across the province. Your vote helps support the local economy, spread the word about why local is better…and it also tells your favourites- in a very concrete way- how important they are to your community. If you want to support your local butcher, baker, or ice cream maker, nominate them for a We Local award!

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Let’s Hear it For Local: It’s Time For The We Heart Local Awards!

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend
Gear up for an epic BC Day long weekend with Pride, festivals, and lots of dancing!  Read on for our top picks for things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

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Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend