Archive of posts tagged "market"

Vancouver Christmas Market 2011

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Click here for 2012 information Pumpkins are ripening in the fields and the candy corn bins are filling up at the grocery stores. However, I just received word that the Vancouver Christmas Market will be returning to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre plaza this year. What Outdoor German-style market with pine trees, over 45 vendors, live […]

Robson Square Artisan Market

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Located under Robson Street, where the ice rink entertains in the winter months, the Robson Square Artisan Market is now accepting applications for the 2011 season. They are looking for artisan vendors & family friendly entertainment for the season starting June 4th. 2010 Olympic zipline. Photo credit: susan gittins on Flickr The market will be […]

Coquitlam Farmers Market Celebrates 15th Season

Comments 2 by Guest Author

The following is a guest post contributed by Amber Strocel from TheV3H.com and Strocel.com. The Coquitlam Farmers Market is kicking off its 15th season this Sunday, May 8 from 9:00am-1:00pm. It’s the second oldest market in the region, opening just one year after the Vancouver market at Trout Lake. It happens every Sunday, rain or […]

Vancouver Christmas Market: A German Tradition

Comments 25 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Christmas Market will be popping up on the Queen Elizabeth Theatre plaza November 24th until December 24rd, 2010. In the style of a traditional German Christkindlmarkt, you will be able to experience a full Christmas village with vendors and artisans taking up shop in wooden huts. Lights, decorations, gifts, crafts, a kids market, […]

Farmers Markets: A great way to explore the city, get healthy, and support a good cause

Comments 3 by Guest Author

The following is a guest post, contributed by Paulo Vallejo of the IStyleU blog. Summer is definitely here. Well, outside of the rain we had this weekend. Nevertheless, shopping at your neighborhood farmers market is a worthwhile activity. What exactly is a farmers market? Essentially, it is a place where local farmers commune to sell […]

100 Mile Challenge in Mission, BC

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Based on the best-selling book (and blog) by James MacKinnon and Alisa Smith, the Food Network’s new series, The 100 Mile Challenge, is testing the lifestyle habits of families in Mission, BC. I recently did a write up about the show for E!Online and soon after started counting my own food miles. Photo credit: Roland […]