BC Association of Farmers' markets

Through this program, we collaborate with community organizations and member markets to provide farmers' market coupons to lower-income families and seniors.

  Coupon Program  

 

Where the Program Operates

Where the Program Operates

In Which Communities?

For 2017, the Program is operating in 54 communities across BC. This map marks each community and includes information about the farmers' markets and the community partners.


View a larger map of the communities in the 2016 Farmers Market Nutrition Coupon Program.


Farmers Markets & Participating Community Partners

This list is for the 2017 season:
 

Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

City of Vancouver

Fraser Valley

Kootenay Rockies

Metro Vancouver

Northern BC

Sea to Sky

Sunshine Coast

Thompson Okanagan

Vancouver Island & Gulf Islands


CARIBOO CHILCOTIN COAST

Quesnel Farmers' Market
Location: Helen Dixon Centre Grounds, corner of Kinchant Street and Carson Street
Hours: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: North Cariboo Aboriginal Family Program Society

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CITY OF VANCOUVER

Kitsilano Farmers' Market
Location: 10th Ave. at Larch Street, parking lot of Kitsilano Community Centre
Hours: Sundays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Main Street Station Farmers' Market
Location: 1100 block of Station Street at Thornton Park - in front to the Pacific Central Station at Station and Terminal
Hours: Wednesdays, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Mount Pleasant Farmers' Market
Location: Guelph Street between West 7th Avenue and West 8th Avenue
Hours: Sundays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza Farmers' Market
Location: Queen Elizabeth Theatre at Hamilton Street and Georgia Street
Hours: Thursdays, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Trout Lake Farmers' Market
Location: North parking lot of Trout Lake Park between Lakewood Drive and East 13th Avenue
Hours: Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

West End Farmers' Market
Location: 1100 block of Comox Street across from Nelson Park at Mole Hill
Hours: Saturdays, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Food Literacy Programs: Hastings Community Association, Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House, Collingwood Neighbourhood House, Gordon Neighbourhood House, Mount Pleasant Neighbourhood House, Circle of Care and Connections Society, MOSAIC, Vancouver Coastal Health - Healthiest Babies Possible

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FRASER VALLEY

Abbotsford Farm and Country Market
Location: Montrose Ave. and George Ferguson Way - outside of United Church (downtown)
Hours: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Abbotsford Community Services, Best for Babies, Healthy Aging

Mission City Farmers' Market
Location: Mission Community Library Parking Lot - 33247 Second Avenue
Hours: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Long-term Inmates Now in the Community Society (L.I.N.C)

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KOOTENAY ROCKIES

Cranbrook Farmers' Market
Location: 10th Avenue S. between 1st and 2nd Streets S., adjacent to Rotary Park
Hours (until Aug 7): Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Hours (until Oct 8): Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Community Connections Society of Southeast BC

Creston Valley Farmers' Market
Location: Cook St., behind the Chamber of Commerce
Hours: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Valley Community Services Society

Kaslo Saturday Artisans' and Farmers' Market
Location:
Front St. Park
Hours: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: North Kootenay Lake Community Services Society (Kaslo Food Hub)

Kimberley Farmers' Market
Location:
Howard St., between Deer Park & Kimberley Ave.
Hours: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Community Connections Society of Southeast BC

Nakusp Farmers Market
Location:
5th Ave. & Broadway St
Hours: Saturday 9am to 1pm
Food Literacy Programs: Arrow Lakes Better at Home Program and Nakusp Food Bank

Nelson Downtown Local Market
Location: 400 block of Baker Street
Hours: Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Kootenay Kids Society and Nelson and District Seniors Coordinating Society

Revelstoke Farmers' Market
Location: Downtown Grizzly Plaza
Hours: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Community Connections of Revelstoke Society

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METRO VANCOUVER

Burnaby Farmers' Market
Location: Burnaby City Hall in the north parking lot at 4949 Canada Way at Deer Lake Parkway
Hours: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion and Burnaby Family Life

Coquitlam Farmers' Market
Location: In the parking lot of Dogwood Pavilion, 624 Poirier St.
Hours: Sundays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Friends of TriCities Refugees Task Group, Westcoast Family Centres Society, YWCA Como Lake Gardens

Langley Community Farmers' Market
Location: Courtyard at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Langley campus - 20901 Langley Bypass
Hours: Wednesdays, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Langley Seniors Resource Society

Maple Ridge: Haney Farmers' Market
Location: Memorial Peace Park, 11925 Haney Place at 224th St.
Hours: Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Golden Ears FEAST (Food, Education, Action, Strategy)

New Westminster: Royal City Farmers' Market
Location: Tipperary Park, 4th St. & Royal Ave.
Hours: Thursdays, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Burnaby Family Life, Spirit of the Children Society, Seniors Services Society and Family Services of Greater Vancouver

North Vancouver: Lonsdale Farmers' Market
Location: On the east plaza of Lonsdale Quay Market and Shops - 123 Carrie Cates Court, at the foot of Lonsdale Ave.
Hours: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: North Shore Neighbourhood House

Port Coquitlam Farmers' Market
Location: 2252 Leigh Square by City Hall - off Shaughnessy St. between McAllister Ave. & Wilson Ave.
Hours: Thursdays, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Wilson Centre Seniors Advisory Association and Westcoast Family Centres Society

Surrey Urban Farmers' Market
Location: North Surrey Recreation Centre (Courtyard) at 10275 - 135th St.
Hours: Wednesdays, 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Oak Avenue Neighbourhood Hub Society and MInistry of Social Development's Family and Youth Partnership

White Rock Farmers' Market
Location: Miramar Plaza - 15154 Russell Ave.
Hours: Saturdays, 10a.m. to 2p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Sources Community Resource Centre


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NORTHERN BC

Fort St. John Farmer's Market
Location: Centennial Park, 9505 100th Street
Hours: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Fort St. John and Area Better at Home and The Salvation Army

Fort St. James Farmers' Market
Location: 389 Stuart Dr. West,
Hours: Fridays 11:30 to 4pm
Food Literacy Programs: Fireweed Collective Society

Hazelton Community Market
Location: Hazelton Area Visitor Information Centre, Highways 16 and 62, New Hazelton
Hours: Sundays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Storytellers' Foundation

Houston Farmers' Market
Location: Steelhead Park on Highway 16
Hours: Fridays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Houston Link to Learning 

Prince George Farmers' Market
Location: 1074 6th Avenue
Hours: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Prince George Native Friendship Centre, Prince George and District Elizabeth Fry Society - Baby's New Beginnings and Prince George Family Youth Partnership (Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation)

Smithers: Bulkley Valley Farmers' Market
Location: Central Park Building Parking Lot (corner of Highway 16 and Main Street)
Hours: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Smithers Pregnancy Outreach Program and Smithers Community Services Association

Terrace: Skeena Valley Farmer's Market
Location: George Little Park on Market Street at Park Avenue
Hours: Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Kalum Community School Society

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SUNSHINE COAST

Gibsons Friday Farmers' Market
Location: Douglas Park, 516 Grower Point Road
Hours: Fridays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Sunshine Coast Infant Development Program, Sunshine Coast Bellies and Babies, Sechelt First Nation, Sechelt Seniors, Tibetan Resettlement Project, Vancouver Coastal Health - Nurse Family Partnership

Powell River Farmers' Market
Location: 4365 McLeod Road
Hours (Saturday): 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. 
Hours (Sunday): 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Powell River Family Place, Powell River Seniors and Babies Open New Doors (BOND)

Robert's Creek: Farm Gate Market
Location: 1309 Roberts Creek Road
Hours: Wednesdays 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Sunshine Coast Infant Development Program, Sunshine Coast Bellies and Babies, Sechelt First Nation, Sechelt Seniors, Tibetan Resettlement Project, Vancouver Coastal Health - Nurse Family Partnership

Sechelt Farmers' and Artisans' Market
Location: Cowrie Street, between Ocean Avenue and Shorncliffe Avenue
Hours: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Sunshine Coast Infant Development Program, Sunshine Coast Bellies and Babies, Sechelt First Nation, Sechelt Seniors, Tibetan Resettlement Project, Vancouver Coastal Health - Nurse Family Partnership

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SEA TO SKY
Pemberton Farmers Market
Location: Community Barn at Market Square parking area on Frontier Street in downtown Pemberton
Hours: Fridays, 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Sea to Sky Community Services Society

Squamish Farmers' Market
Location: 37994 Cleveland Avenue at Vancouver Street
Hours: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Sea to Sky Community Services Society

Whistler Farmers' Market:
Location: 4545 Blackcomb Way, Base Blackcomb Mountain by Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Hours (Wednesday): 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Hours (Sunday): 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Whistler Community Services Society

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THOMPSON OKANAGAN

Armstrong Farmers' Market
Location: Interior Provincial Exhibition grounds, 3371 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Hours: Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs - Food Bank

Clearwater Farmers Market
Location: Interior Whitewater Expeditions at 73 Old North Thompson Highway Road
Hours: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Yellowhead Community Services

Kamloops Regional Farmers' Market
Location (Wednesday): 400 block of Victoria Street, in front of the library
Location (Saturday): 200 block of St. Paul Street and Stuart Wood schoolyard
Hours (Wednesday): 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Hours (Saturday): 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Interior Community Services and Oncore Central Services

Kelowna Farmers' and Crafters' Market
Location: Dilworth Dr. and Springfield Road by Orchard Park Mall
Hours: Wednesdays & Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: The Bridge Youth and Family Services, Central Okanagan Food Bank, Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation - Family and Youth Partnership Program, Seniors Outreach Services Society

Lytton: Two Rivers Farmers' Market
Location: 4th Street and Main Street
Hours: Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Tl' Kemstin Community Health Centre, Nlha'7kapmx Child & Family Service Society,
Lytton Food Bank


Merritt: Nicola Valley Farmers' Market
Location: 2124 Tomkinson Road
Hours: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Nicola Valley and District Food Bank Society

Penticton Farmers' Market
Location: 100 block of Main Street
Hours: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Okanagan Boys and Girls Club and The Salvation Army

Salmon Arm: Shuswap Farm and Craft Market
Location (Tuesdays & Fridays): 5th Sreet SW and 5th Avenue
Location (Wednesdays): Ross Street Plaza, Ross Street and Hudson Avenue NE
Hours (until Oct 7): Tuesdays & Fridays, 8 a.m to 12:30 p.m.
Hours (until Sept 7): Wednesdays, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Shuswap Family Resource and Referral Centre

Vernon Farmers' Market
Location: Kal Tire Place, 3445 - 43rd Avenue
Hours: Mondays & Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: First Nations Friendship Centre

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VANCOUVER ISLAND & GULF ISLANDS

Courtenay: Comox Valley Farmers' Market

Location (Saturday): Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds, 4839 Headquarters Rd.
Location (Wednesday): Comox Bay Farm, 5th St. & England Ave.
Hours (Saturday): 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Hours (Wednesday): 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Comox Valley Family Services Association

Duncan Farmer's Market
Location: Downtown City Square, Duncan St. & Ingram St.
Hours: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Cowichan Green Community Society

Nanaimo: Island Roots Bowen Road Markets
Location: Beban Park
Hours (Saturday): 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Hours (Wednesday): 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Nanaimo Foodshare Society

Pender Island Farmers Market
Location: 4418 Bedwell Harbour Rd
Hours: Saturdays 9:30am to 1pm
Food Literacy Programs: Pender Island Food Bank, Pender Island Health Care Society, Pender Island Child Care Society

Port Alberni: Spirit Square Farmers' Market
Location: Harbour Quay Spirit Square, 5484 Argyle St.
Hours: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Port Alberni Early Years Program and Port Alberni Integrated Health Network

Qualicum Beach Farmers' Market
Location: Veterans Way & Memorial Ave.
Hours (Saturday): 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Hours (Wednesday): 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Island Health

Salt Spring Island Tuesday Farmers' Market
Location: Centennial Park, 100 Fulford-Ganges Rd.
Hours: Tuesday: 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Salt Spring Island Community Services, Berman Foundation

Sooke Country Market
Location: Otter Point Rd., across from Eustace Rd.
Hours: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Sooke Family Resource Society

Victoria: James Bay Community Market
Location: Menzie St. & Superior St.
Hours: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: James Bay Community Project

Victoria: Moss Street Community Market
Location: 1330 Fairfield Rd. at Moss St.
Hours: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: Victoria Native Friendship Centre

Victoria: Oaklands Sunset Market
Location: Oaklands Community Centre, 1-2827 Belmont Ave.
Hours: Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Food Literacy Programs: The Cridge Centre for the Family and Intergrated Health Network

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