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Dec 20th Market Day

Photo courtesy of Jeremy VanderMeer on Flickr Creative Commons. This Saturday #shopthemarket with any of our RCFM vendors you’ll receive a ballot to enter our draw for a two night stay at Quaaout Lodge & Spa in Chase B.C. This is the last market day for the draw so don’t miss out!  Visit our vendors on the South Patio and the West Entrance of River Market and you’ll be treated... [Read more]

Botanical Bath Bombs Workshop

Do you consider yourself a crafty person? Then this workshop could be for you! We’re taking the food out of the kitchen and putting it in the tub. You read that right! Using natures botanicals and dried vegetable powders, herbs and spices and essential oils – you’ll learn to create your own relaxing tub treats. Join Cheryl Theilade of Scentimental Creations for this demonstration where... [Read more]

Dec 6th Market Day

The Royal City Farmers Market is the perfect stop after this Saturday’s Santa Parade!  Saunter on down to the Quay, drink a hot apple cider you pressed yourself and say hello to our visiting chickens.  Once inside you’ll find over 40 vendors both downstairs and upstairs just waiting to help you with your holiday shopping.  For a list of Artisan Fair vendors visit the River Market website. You... [Read more]

Shop the Market & Win!

Need a vacation after all the hustle and bustle of the holiday season?  We can help you with that!  On December 6 and 20 shop with your favorite RCFM vendors and you’ll be entered into a draw to win a two night getaway. The winners of this luxurious package will receive; Two nights deluxe king accommodation at Quaaout Lodge & Spa in Chase, BC Two rounds of 18 hole golf at Talking Rock... [Read more]

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]

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