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Blueberries

   At the market, one cannot help but notice an extroverted exuberance – undoubtedly because of summer. Lately, market stalls are filled with a kaleidoscope of colourful fruits in all shapes and sizes. The fruits range from the roundish and petite, like the blackberry ; to the more voluptuous and curvaceous sort, such as the peach. Amidst this great cornucopia of produce, the blueberry is by far... [Read more]

August 28th Market Day

It’s Members Appreciation Day this week!  Bring your Membership Card to the market and show them to your favorite vendors to get special deals on your weekly shopping. Fun things happening at our market: We’re getting medieval!  Blood & Iron Martial Arts will be doing demo’s from 5pm to 7pm Jaxon our Hula Hoop Master will be teaching you how to hoop! We’ve got an assortment... [Read more]

August 21st Market Day

How do we know that those lazy summer days are coming to an end?  Apples have popped up a the market!  With the arrival of the fall months we’ll soon be knee deep in a cornucopia of the fall harvest.  Visit Silverhill Orchard’s vendor stall to pick up your apples. In the meanwhile we’ll keep enjoying the summer’s bounty!  We have beautiful heirloom tomatoes, corn, broccoli,... [Read more]

August 14th Market Day Pride Edition

It’s Pride Week New West!  RCFM is thrilled to be supporting such a wonderful event in our community, we’ll be at the Columbia Street Party and for the first time ever we are hosting our own Pride Edition of our farmers market! Fun things happening at our market: Sign up for our Third Annual Pie Bake Off  Don’t want to bake?  Come and eat pie!  Pie slices by donation with proceeds... [Read more]

No-Bake Gluten-Free Stone Fruit Crisp

By Elizabeth Whalley, RHN It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Yes, that’s right, peach season tops my list of best seasons of the year. Stone fruits like cherries, peaches and plums, are original BC superfoods, that unlike broccoli, you can actually get excited about eating. Their range of deep colours like brilliant reds and sunny oranges signify their antioxidant punch – simply... [Read more]

August 7th Market Day

This week marks the halfway point of our summer season!  Have you taken advantage of all the amazing products available to you yet?  We still have an abundance of berries (blueberry, blackberry & raspberries) as well as cherries and now apples!  If you are looking for something more savoury corn made it’s first appearance at the market last week and will be returning again this Thursday. Fun... [Read more]

Join Our Team!

The Royal City Farmers Market Association is a mid-sized farmers market that operates year-round in New Westminster. Our summer market is located in Tipperary Park, next to City Hall near 4th and Royal and operates on Thursdays. Our market is transit accessible – a short walk from Columbia Skytrain Station. We are currently seeking a Market Assistant to join our team. Reporting to the Operations... [Read more]

RCFM’s Third Annual Pie Bake Off

On August 14th we will be hosting our third annual pie bake off. Entries will be judged by several categories.  Whether you’re an experienced pie maker or need to look through recipe books for inspiration and direction, we encourage everyone to participate and make use of local and fresh ingredients. Our pie competition will also raise funds for the Royal City Pride Society!  All entry fees and... [Read more]

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