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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]

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]

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