The smell of sustainable baked delicacies and goods float through the air, and you’re surrounded by the incredible abundance of vegetables and farm fresh ingredients from local producers in the summer. If this sounds like your ideal day, you’re in for a treat visiting the wonderful farmers markets taking place throughout Metro Vancouver in summer.
From food trucks and coffee to music and locally-made jams and dips among the vegetables and fruits, there are wonderful farmers markets on weekly in summer in Burnaby, New Westminster and Coquitlam.
Grab your basket and let’s go!
Breath in the fresh forest air and enjoy your natural surroundings as you explore the Burnaby Farmers Market, just steps away from Deer Lake. Located just outside City Hall, enjoy the entertainers and meet up with friends to check out locally grown, baked and created goodies.
Find them on Instagram @burnabyfarmersmarket to see what’s fresh this week.
Runs weekly each Saturday from 9 AM – 2 PM until October 28th, 2023
Burnaby City Hall Parking Lot, 4949 Canada Way
Back and twice as big as last year (literally!) the New West Farmers Market is packed with farm-fresh produce, plants, and beautiful crafts from talented local artisans. Grab a snack at one of the many tasty vendors and enjoy local live music and entertainment as you explore. The new West market also provides an active community space where residents and visitors can learn about gardening, safety, and more.
Find them Instagram at @newwestfarmers to see what’s fresh this week!
Runs every Thursday, 3 PM -7 PM until November 2nd, 2023
Tipperary Park next to New West City Hall, 315 Queens Avenue
The Poirier Street Farmers Market is the longest running suburban farmers market in the Lower Mainland. The farm fresh goods don’t have to travel far for this market since Coquitlam is home to many wonderful farms and local producers. Get close to the farms and enjoy the one of Metro Vancouver’s most abundant areas.
Find them on Instagram @coquitlammarket to see what’s fresh this week!
Runs Sundays, 9 AM – 1 PM, until October 2023
Dogwood Pavilion Parking Lot, 1655 Winslow Avenue
Visit @bcfarmersmarket on Instagram to learn about the local farmers and see what’s in season.
There are many ways to get here by transit. Visit TransLink’s Trip Planner to find your way.