Farmers markets

B.C. is investing another $12 million into the BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program, and upping the weekly amount participants receive from $21 to $27. (Photo: BC Association of Farmers’ Markets)

B.C. upping access to farmers’ market coupon program with $12-million injection

Program provides low-income households, seniors, pregnant people with weekly coupons for local goods

 

Many original members and long-time vendors were celebrated at the Comox Valley Farmers’ Market 30th birthday Saturday. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Comox Valley Farmers’ Market marks 30th birthday

Original members, invited guests celebrate the landmark anniversary

 

Come to the Comox Valley Farmers’ Market on April 30 and help them celebrate their 30th birthday. (Photo by William Jorgensen of 25th birthday celebration in 2017)

Comox Valley Farmers’ Market celebrates 30 years

It’s the Comox Valley Farmers’ Market’s 30th birthday. Come out and join…

 

Gunnar Pedersen, one of the Comox Valley Farmers' Market's original vendors. A food-first, farmer-first farmers’ market, the market features plants and produce, breads, baked treats, meats, ready-to-eat meals and so much more – most from right here in the Valley. Bill Jorgensen photo

Time to celebrate: Comox Valley Farmers’ market turns 30!

Join the birthday celebrations this Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Apr 25, 2022
Gunnar Pedersen, one of the Comox Valley Farmers' Market's original vendors. A food-first, farmer-first farmers’ market, the market features plants and produce, breads, baked treats, meats, ready-to-eat meals and so much more – most from right here in the Valley. Bill Jorgensen photo
The farmer’s market in Cumberland wants to expand but keep the Sunday event downtown. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland market looks to expand operations

Organizers hope to keep Sunday event in the downtown core

The farmer’s market in Cumberland wants to expand but keep the Sunday event downtown. Photo by Mike Chouinard
A new federal-provincial program promises to help farmers’ markets deal with emergencies. (Black Press Media file photo)

New program promises to help B.C. farmers’ markets deal with emergencies, growing challenges

First-come, first-served program offers a total of $475,000 in funding

A new federal-provincial program promises to help farmers’ markets deal with emergencies. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Comox Valley Farmers Market runs on Saturdays at the Native Sons Hall in Courtenay. File photo

Comox Valley Farmers Market features 35 vendors

As B.C. copes with and recovers from the effects of recent floods…

The Comox Valley Farmers Market runs on Saturdays at the Native Sons Hall in Courtenay. File photo