Posted: July 13, 2012 By: Melissa
B.C. local farmers’ markets
The weather in Metro Vancouver and the Lower Mainland has picked up in the last two weeks as temperatures rise and the amount of rain decreases. The weekend,for many, start tomorrow and while most of us would like to do nothing but kick back and relax, the need to run errands can't be ignored.
The benefit of grocery shopping in the summer season is that there are a number of farmers markets that take place on weekends where fresh vegetables and fruits, baked goods, arts and crafts, and family friendly entertainment is offered.
Below is a list of local farmer markets that are open to the public on weekends. Skip the conventional grocery shopping at big box department stores and opt to shop for fresh produce and baked goods outdoors!
COQUITLAM FARMERS' MARKET
When: Sundays, 9AM – 1PM
Where: Dogwood Pavillion parking lot (Poirier and Winslow street), 624 Poirier Street, Coquitlam
EAST VANCOUVER FARMERS' MARKET
When: 9AM – 2PM
Where: north parking lot of Trout Lake Park (behind 13th avenue and between Lakewood and Templeton)
KITSILANO FARMERS' MARKET
When: 10AM – 2PM
Where: Kitsilano Community Centre parking lot, 2690 Larch Street, Vancover
SURREY URBAN FARMERS' MARKET
When: Wednesdays, 1PM – 6PM
Where: North Surrey Recreation Centre’s courtyard
**Note: this farmers' market is open on WEDNESDAY only**
WHITE ROCK FARMERS' MARKET
When: Sunday, 9AM – 1PM
Where: Upper Town Centre, 152nd (Johnson Road) and Russell Avenue
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