You can reduce your carbon footprint by purchasing fresh, locally grown produce and homemade products from your local Farmers' Market. The Farmers Markets on the North Shore run from May through to early October. You can also find some produce and local products at a Shipyards Night Market.
Shipyards Night Market
Friday Nights 5-10pm - May 1 to September 25, 2015
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 successful 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
Ambleside Farmers' Market
Sundays 11am-4pm from May 3rd to October 25th, 2015
The Ambleside Farmers' Market has a good selection of organic and convention produce. Prepared food vendors include: baking, jams, honey, syrups, salsas, antipasta 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: The market is located in 1500 block of Bellevue Street in West Vancouver, between 15th and 16th Streets.
Lonsdale Quay Farmers' Market
Saturdays 10am-3pm from May 2nd to October 24th, 2015
The Lonsdale Quay Farmers' Market has a great selection of conventional and organic produce. Prepared food vendors sell baking, jams, honey, preserves, salsas to name a few. You also will find local artisans with jewellery, pottery, photography, kids clothing, soaps & much more. This market also has a book exchange, newspaper reading area and live music.
Where: East Plaza of the Lonsdale Quay Market in North Vancouver.
2015 Family Days are held on the 3rd weekend of each month at the Ambleside and Lonsdale Quay Farmers Markets. You will also find special celebrations for Mother's Day, Father's Day and the long weekends.