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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]

Sept 25th Market Day

Cranberries are here!  No not the pop group from Ireland but the very popular berry that we look forward to all summer long.  Our newest vendor Cranberry Meadows will be at the market ready to share their bounty with you.  To get you in the cranberry shopping mood here is a cranberry sauce recipe that we posted last year. Fall inspired products at the market: Cranberry infused honey from Honeybee... [Read more]

Favorite Finds #2

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: Thomas What part of New West do you live in? Queens Park Neighborhood How long have you been coming to the market? Four years ago when he moved to New Westminster What are your favorite finds... [Read more]

Sept 18th Market Day

We have the perfect reason to celebrate Sept 18th, Pumpkin Pie!  This week will mark the beginning of Pumpkin Pie season at Sweet Thea, pick one up for $15. Now is also a good time to start planning your fall/winter garden.  At our Market Merchandise table we have a selection of West Coast Seeds available for you to purchase.  Alex can also give you some helpful tips on what to plant and where... [Read more]

Preserving the Flavours of Summer

  Alas, the season is shifting: the nights are getting cooler, and the days shorter; fall is just around corner. Nonetheless, we have been blessed with mostly balmy weather so, it certainly is not too late to jump on the canning or preserving bandwagon, to fill up your winter larder, if you have not already done so. We have several vendors willing to sell certain items in bulk quantities at... [Read more]

Sept 11th Market Day

September is the perfect month to celebrate our farmers as harvest is in full swing! Our market is bursting with colourful produce like peppers, beets, heirloom tomatoes of all kinds, peaches, apples, corn and so much more. This week we’ll be having a special celebration to give thanks to our farmers and this wonderful season.  Join us for; DJ Gab Sung spinning tunes Belly Dance performances An... [Read more]

Favorite Finds

Welcome to our new blog post series, Favorite Finds!  Each week we will feature market shoppers and what’s in their basket.  If you would like to tell us what your favorite market items are pop by our info tent for a quick interview. Our September 4th Favorite Finders are: Doreen & Megan (Mother and Daugther!) What part of New West do you live in? Queen’s Park Neighborhood How long... [Read more]

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