You can reduce your carbon footprint by purchasing fresh, locally grown produce and homemade products from your local Farmers' Market. There are three Farmers Markets on the North Shore, which run from May through to early October. You can also find local produce and products at a North Shore Green Market.
Shipyards Night Market
Friday Nights 5-10pm - May 10 to October 11, 2013
by Shipbuilders' Square for the Shipyards Night Market, where you will
find fresh food, locally made products, musicians, art and
entertainment. The festivities in the Square kick off at 5pm on Friday
nights. On the Shipbuilders' Stage there is live music until 10pm,
showcasing talent from all over BC. The Friday Night Market also
includes a beer garden.
The Shipyards Night Market in Stop by Shipbuilders' Square has grown to be a very sucessful and busy event. You will find fresh food, locally made products, musicians, art and entertainment. The festivities in the Square kick off at 5pm on Friday nights. On the Shipbuilders' Stage there is live music until 10pm, showcasing talent from all over BC. The Friday Night Market also includes a beer garden.
Where: Shipbuilders' Square, North Vancouver
Get more information about the Shipyards Night Market in North Vancouver.
Ambleside Farmers' Market
Sundays 10am-3pm from May 5th to October 27th, 2013
The Ambleside Farmers' Market has a good selection of organic and convention produce. Prepared food vendors include: breads, jams, honey, vinegars, pickles, salsas, pastas and much more. There is also a varied selection of B.C. crafts including jewellery, clothing, artwork, pottery, skincare and more. The Ambleside Market has a book exchange, newspaper reading area, games table, kids play area, and live music.
Where: Bellevue Street and 13th Street in West Vancouver. The market is located in the parking lot behind the Police Station.
Lonsdale Quay Farmers' Market
Saturdays 10am-3pm from May 4th to October 26th, 2013
The Lonsdale Quay Farmers' Market has a great selection of conventional and organic produce. Prepared food vendors sell baking, jams, honey, preserves, salsas, sauces, pickles & pastas to name a few. You also will find local artisans with jewellery, pottery, photography, clothing, soaps, botanical prints, herbal skincare & much more. The Lonsdale Quay Farmers' Market also has a book swap, kids play area and
Where: East Plaza of the Lonsdale Quay Market in North Vancouver.
Dundarave Farmers' Market
Saturdays 9am - 3pm from May 4th to October 5th, 2013
You will find fruits, vegetables, fresh flowers, perennials, herbs, baked goods, pickled items and more at the Dundarave Farmers' Market. There are also local crafters with their handmade items - such as jewellery, ceramics, wooden toys, silk handbags, etc.
Where: Dundarave Village (2400 block of Marine Drive), West Vancouver.