Buy Local Week

It’s on! Buy Local Week (Dec 2-8) is on in the City of Vancouver and the Province of British Columbia! Buy Local Week is a celebration of local retailers, products, entrepreneurs and communities during the holiday season. Visit LOCO’s member’s page and find great local businesses near you. Why Buy Local this holiday season? find unique gifts, triple the impact of your…

Good Things to Do February 7 +

It may be chilly out there but don’t let that stop you from enjoying yourself this weekend.  Much to sip and savour in this week before Valentines Day! February 7 tonight Big Night A CELEBRATION OF FOOD & WINE   Join us as the top chefs in the city serve dishes specially created to match award-winning…

Vancouver Farmers Market Ripe – Dinner Fundraiser

Save the date! On Sunday October 20th, 2013, the Vancouver Farmers Markets will present our annual dinner fundraiser RIPE, at the Exhibition Hall of the Roundhouse Community Centre. A family style feast of market food, RIPE is a harvest celebration of our farms and producers, and a feature event of the 5th Annual Sustenance Festival….

MARKET at Shangri-La Hotel Brunch

Every second Sunday from May 19- September 22nd MARKET BY JEAN-GEORGES at the Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver hosts a farmers market along with an exceptionally local and farmer-driven brunch featuring ingredients from the market.  At the market you’ll find baked goods, greens, fruit spreads and olive oil, and if you are lucky Erin Ireland’s amazing It’s…

Vancouver Winter Farmers Market

The Vancouver Winter Farmers Market is on until April 27 at the Nat Bailey Stadium and there are lots of products that are just beginning to show up for spring as well as the all season and winter items that are still in stock. The food trucks are out in full force, so grabbing lunch…

Foodie Fridays on News 1130

In honour of my first harvest of the first 2 tomatoes from my community garden at City Hall Vancouver, I bring you Tomatoes. Community Gardens Taste at Fairmont Vancouver Airport Globe – Caprese Salad – Heirloom Tomatoes, Boccocini, Balsamic Taste at Kits Daily Kitchen – Stony Paradise Heriloom Tomato Salad – White Balsamic Vinegar – Salt…

Tomato Festival

September 10, Trout Lake Farmers Market Did you know the tomato was once considered to be poisonous?  And did you know that tomatoes are related to roses?  Amazing but true facts like this can be learned at our annual Tomato Festival being held at the Trout Lake Farmers Market on September 10th.  Check out the…

Foodie Fridays on News 1130

Tune into News 1130 AM every Friday at 11:05 am for Foodie Fridays, or listen here –  August 12 ff 8.5 Food pick – Cherries!   Cherry season came a bit later this year, due to our lagging summer, so there are still plenty available at the Farmers Markets throughout BC as well as in quality…

Campagnolo at the Market

Wednesdays at Main St. Station Farmer’s Market It’s Summer time and living just got a little easier with the return of the Main Street Farmer’s Market and Market Wednesday’s with Campagnolo Restaurant. Just steps from Campagnolo, the Main St. Station Farmer’s Market sets up at Thornton Park from 3pm – 7pm, every Wednesday, until October…

Granville Island Farmers Market Gears Up For Another Sweet Season Beginning June 2

Mark-et Your Calendar! Summer is just around the corner and Granville Island is buzzing. Beginning June 2, green-thumb enthusiasts, health-conscious consumers and savvy shoppers will enjoy the fresh offerings of one of the city’s top open-air markets. A cornucopia of home-grown plants and flowers will kick off the market finds in June. Discover the rich…