Must-Visit Farmers’ Markets Across Metro Vancouver - West Coast Food

Summer is around the corner and that can only mean one thing: Farmers’ market season is calling! So grab your sturdiest tote bags, wagons, and baskets, and get ready to hit the stalls at your local farmers’ markets across the BC Lower Mainland.

Farmers’ markets offer far more than just fresh, organic produce–although, that’s reason enough to make the trip–these busy bustling spots are valued community hubs, offering an array of culinary and artisanal delights. Support your local growers and producers by shopping local for everything from bread to dairy products, to canned goods and frozen products. Food stalls only scratch the service, however – plenty of farmer’s markets open up to vendors who sell other handmade goods such as candles, jewelry, ceramics and more. 

From the quaint charm of suburban markets to the bustling energy of stalls nestled in the center of the city, these Lower Mainland farmers markets tell the unique story of each local landscape, inviting visitors to taste, explore, and connect with the rich tapestry of BC’s food and culture.

Written by: Brittany Tiplady


Fort Langley Village Farmers’ Market

9025 Glover Road, Fort Langley

Head to the Fort Langley Village Farmers’ Market every Saturday for exceptional pesticide-free food farms and Certified Safe BC Prepared Food Vendors hawking fresh local produce as well as baked goods, craft beer, BC wines, spirits, and more. 


Steveston Farmers’ and Artisans’ Market, opening May 5!

4111 Moncton St.,Richmond,

Sundays, 10:30 AM-3:30 PM

The Steveston Farmers’ & Artisans Market (SFAM) is a family-friendly, community-based market operated by a dedicated volunteer committee. All monies raised by SFAM go to support activities and projects of the Steveston Community Centre such as the Steveston Water Park and the current renewal of the Steveston Playground.

Stop by for produce, honey, plants, beverages, and more in a family and dog-friendly environment!


Coquitlam Farmers’ Market, opening May 5!

Dogwood Pavilion Parking Lot, 624 Poirier St, Coquitlam

Sundays, 9:00 AM -1:00 PM

Since its inception in the late 1990s the Coquitlam Farmers’ Market has held a special place in the hearts of the community. With over 70 vendors it provides a direct line between the region’s finest food producers and its suburban consumers to help connect the citizens of Coquitlam. You can also often enjoy live music at this market! 


Surrey Urban Farmers’ Market, opening June 15!

Royal Kwantlen Park – in the parking lot at the corner of 104th & Old Yale Road (13035 104 Ave. Surrey)

Bi-weekly, Saturdays 10:00 AM- 3:00 PM

The Surrey Urban Farmers’ Market was founded as a way for urban folks to reconnect with ther local farmers and build a deeper relationship to food, land, and producers. Enjoy food trucks and tents, and entertainment including live music and dance performances. 


Burnaby City Hall Farmers’ Market, opening May 4!

North Parking Lot of Burnaby City Hall, 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby

Saturdays, 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM

For more than a decade, the Burnaby Farmers’ Market at Burnaby City Hall has been a tentpole event in the local community’s social calendar. Popular regulars include conventional and organic produce vendors set up alongside artisan bakers, wild foragers, hot food service, live entertainment, artists and crafters. A visit also holds potential birding opportunities thanks to neighbouring Deer & Burnaby Lakes!

North Shore

Market at the Quay Farmers’ Market, opening May 29!

Lonsdale Quay, 123 Carrie Cates Ct, North Vancouver

Wednesdays, 3:00-7:00 

Brighten up your mid-week blues with a market visit by the water! What a treat. Market at the Quay features some of the city’s most popular and in-demand vendors. 

New Westminster

New West Farmers Market

Tipperary Park, 4th St & Queens Ave, New Westminster

Thursdays, 3:00 PM-7:00 PM

New West is known for being a family-friendly city and the farmers’ market is no exception! Follow the unmistakable scent of kettle corn to Tipperary Park, where you can spend your Thursday evenings celebrating berry season in all its glory. Enjoy live music, children’s programming and more! 


Vancouver farmers’ markets

Vancouver has an abundance of farmers’ markets scattered across the city. With a quick search, you likely will find one in your neck of the woods!

Here’s a few to add to your list: 

Check out the full list with times and dates here.



There are many ways to get to these by transit. Visit TransLink’s Trip Planner to find your way.

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