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Nov 15th Market Day

Photo courtesy of Rick Vugteveen. It’s time to vote New West!  Come to River Market on Saturday you’ll have the opportunity to vote twice.  That’s right, you can vote once in the municipal election and when you shop at your local farmers market you vote with your dollars. When you shop from farmers, small scale producers and artisan crafters you give them the means to provide for... [Read more]

Nov 1st Market Day

Happy Halloweenkend! Join us for our first farmers market of the winter season at River Market this Saturday from 11am to 3pm.  We have over 20 delicious vendors perfect for stocking up your fridge and pantry. Also, wander up to the second floor where River Market is hosting an Artisans Market! Bring the kids in costume and they can trick or treat in the warmth and safety of our indoor market.  Each... [Read more]

Favorite Finds #5

Each week we feature a market shopper and what’s in their shopping bags.  If you would like to tell us what your favorite market items are pop by our info tent for a quick interview. Our Favorite Finder is: Jeremy Perry What part of New West do you live in? Downtown How long have you been coming to the market? 3 Years What are your favorite finds of the day? The cranberry bread from A Bread Affair Beet... [Read more]

Oct 9th Market Day – Last One!

It’s our final market day of the summer season.  Thank you so much for supporting us and making this season our best yet! If you are looking for inspiration for your Thanksgiving meal come to our market this week and be blown away by the selection of fresh produce and products.  We have everything you need for your holiday table including apples, cranberries, potatoes, smoked peppers and... [Read more]

Favorite Finds #4

Each week we feature a market shopper and what’s in their shopping bags.  If you would like to tell us what your favorite market items are pop by our info tent for a quick interview. Our Favorite Finder is: Judy Darcy What part of New West do you live in? Victoria Hill How long have you been coming to the market? 3 Years What are your favorite finds of the day? Tomatoes, Tomatoes and more Tomatoes... [Read more]

Spiced Pumpkin Pancakes

By Elizabeth Whalley, RHN Last week I could not believe my eyes when when I found a pantry staple I had written off as a “must buy imported” at the Red Barn Plants & Produce stall. Ken was offering up a Maple Ridge grown variety of my favourite rhizome… Ginger! Ginger packs quite the nutritional punch for such a humble root. Not only does it boost powerful immune boosting properties,... [Read more]

Oct 2nd Market Day – Members Appreciation Day

To celebrate the beginning of October we’re holding a Member Appreciation Day! Annual Memberships cost just $10 and can be purchased from our Merchandise Table under the blue tent. Already a member?  Drop by our Market Info Table, flash your card and enter a draw to win back your membership fee in RCFM Market Money, plus you could win a cookbook!  In addition to the draw, many of our vendors will... [Read more]

Favorite Finds #3

Each week we feature a market shopper and what’s in their shopping bags.  If you would like to tell us what your favorite market items are pop by our info tent for a quick interview. Our Favorite Finder is: Diana What part of New West do you live in? Queens Park Neighborhood How long have you been coming to the market? First day was Sept 18th! What are your favorite finds of the day? Chard &... [Read more]

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