Shopping for fresh, local vegetables and fruits at the Farmers markets has always been the best way to support your community. Vancouver is blessed to have a great organization called eatlocal.org that is the umbrella organization for Vancouver Farmers Markets.
Our locations are all unique and different and reflect the diverse neighbourhoods that host them. Each one has a different style and character – visit all of them to see for yourself! The 2009 season dates and times are:
Trout Lake Farmers Market
Saturdays, May – October
9am – 2pm each week
May 16 – October 10
15th Avenue & Victoria Drive in the Parking Lot of Trout Lake Community Centre
West End Farmers Market
Saturdays, June – October
June 6 – October 24
9am – 2pm each week
1100 Block of Comox Street across from Nelson Park at Mole Hill
Our Wednesday Market at Riley Park has been moved to:
Main Street Station at Thornton Park
Wednesdays, June – October
June 10 – October 21
3pm – 7pm
Thornton Park across from the VIA Rail Station and near the Main St Skytrain Station
Kitsilano Farmers Market
Sundays, June – October
June 7 – October 25
10am – 2pm each week
10th Avenue and Larch Street, Parking Lot of Kitsilano Community Centre
Gastown Farmers Market
Sundays, August & September (2009 Trial)
August 2 – September 27
11am – 3pm
200 Block of Carrall Street – between Water and Cordova
Winter Farmers Market
Alternate Saturdays, starting November 8, 2008 – April 25, 2009
November 8, 22 December 6, 20
January 3(cancelled), 17, 31 February 14, 28
March 14, 28 April 11, 25
10am – 2pm
WISE Hall, 1882 Adanac Street at Victoria Drive
Saturday only Annually in December
Saturday, December 12, 2009
11am – 6pm
Croatian Cultural Centre, 3250 Commercial Drive *new location*
Artisan Farmer’s Markets
Lonsdale Quay at East Plaza.
SAT May 9- Oct 24 (10am-3pm). Burnaby at 4949 Canada Way. SAT June 13-Oct 24 (9am -1pm).
Coquitlam Farmers Markets
Farmers Market –
Every Sunday May 10 – Oct 25, 9am – 1pm.
Parking lot of Dogwood Pavilion (Poirier & Winslow Sts.).
Pocket Market – Every Sunday May 24 – Oct 25, 10am – 2pm.
Knowles St in front of Port Moody Rec Complex, Port Moody.
Surrey Urban Farmers Market
A Farmers Market in downtown Surrey.
Every Wed. June 17 – Sept 30, 1-6pm.
City Parkway and 102nd Ave (in the North Surrey Recreation Centre Plaza).
Langley Community Farmers Market
Wednesday’s 3-7pm beginning July 8th @ the Kwantlen Polytechnic University Glover Road Parking lot.
White Rock Farmers’ Market
Visit us at our new home in our 10th Anniversary year.
Every Sunday May 31 – Oct 11, 9am – 1pm.
The new Miramar Village Plaza.
Abbotsford Farm & Country Market
Downtown on Montrose Ave at George Ferguson Way through Oct 31
Come for the freshness, stay for the fun.
Saturdays from 9am – 1pm. 604-996-1542.
Haney Farmers Market
A lively Saturday morning Market in Memorial Peace Park in downtown Maple Ridge.
Every Saturday May 9 to October 10 from 9am-2pm. 604-467-7433.