Vancouver Farmers Markets for 2012

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver Farmers Markets are returning for the summer with some only taking a short break from their winter market season. The first to open will be Trout Lake Farmer Market this weekend but here is a complete listing, thanks to EatLocal:

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“Shopping at farmers markets is never a chore. Talking to farmers, tasting their wares & enjoying the beautiful setting makes it a joy.” – Roberta Laquaglia, @VanMarkets

Trout Lake Farmers Market

Location: North Parking Lot of John Hendry Park at Trout Lake
Dates: Saturdays, May 12, 2012 to October 20, 2012
Hours: 9:00am to 2:00pm each week
Notes: There is no parking in the North lot (that’s where the market is) nor is there parking on 13th Avenue. Organizers encourage walking, cycling, or transit options.

Kitsilano Farmers Market

Location: Parking Lot of Kitsilano Community Centre (2690 Larch at 10th)
Dates: Sundays, May 20, 2012 to October 21, 2012
Hours: 10:00am to 2:00pm each week

West End Farmers Market

Location: 1100 Block of Comox across from Nelson Park at Mole Hill
Dates: Saturdays, June 2, 2012 to October 20, 2012
Hours: 9:00am to 2:00pm each week

Main Street Market

Location: Main Street Station at Thornton Park (across from the train station)
Dates: Wednesdays, June 6, 2012 to October 3, 2012
Hours: 3:00pm to 7:00pm each week

Kerrisdale Village Farmers Market

Location: East Boulevard between 37th and 41st (near Kerrisdale Arena)
Dates: Saturdays, July 7, 2012 to October 6, 2012
Hours: 10:00am to 2:00pm each week

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The Bicycle Valet offers bike parking at many of these markets, check out their community calendar to confirm.

The official Vancouver Farmers Market site (EatLocal) also has interactive maps of market layouts and information about bike valets. For all your farmers market information, follow @VanMarkets on Twitter and @ParkBoard.

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  1. JessicaFriday, May 11th, 2012 — 1:11pm PDT

    There’s a little one at Lonsdale Quay in North Van and also a bigger one in West Van at Ambleside!

  2. Rebecca Bollwitt, Miss604 Rebecca BollwittFriday, May 11th, 2012 — 1:12pm PDT

    Thanks Jessica! I think I’ll have to do up a separate post about markets outside of Vancouver proper (Steveston, North Shore, etc.).


  3. Debi Christianson)Thursday, May 24th, 2012 — 7:22pm PDT

    One in Ladner too! Thanks for the links 🙂

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