Westside Community Food Markets

THURSDAYS FROM 3:00 PM TO 7:00PM

June 29 to September 14

At the corner of Vine Street and West  7th Avenue, just outside of Kits House (2305 West 7th Ave)

Get excited, your favourite Westside markets are coming back! Once a week this summer, on the corner of Vine Street and West 7th Ave., the stretch of sidewalk in Kitsilano will be transformed into a bustling community food market. These markets intend to support small-scale local food producers and making locally and sustainably produced food more accessible to the community.

For more information please contact Sarah Lone, Westside Food Collaborative Coordinator at sarahl@kitshouse.org or 604-736-3588 ext. 131 or Tamara Ling, Community Event Coordinator at tamaral@kitshouse.org or 604-736-3588 ext. 125.

Limited coupons subsidies are available; contact Patricia Paz, Family Support Worker at patriciap@kitshouse.org or 604-736-3588 ext. 128.

 

Which vendors will be there?

Produce Vendors

Plots

A small second year farm located on River Road in Richmond that grows an assortment of organic(non certified) vegetables and distributes them predominantly to our CSA customers. We also pride ourselves on hosting workshops at the farm on topics such as irrigation, making organic fertilizer, and fermentation.

The Farmhouse Bard

Empowering people with nutrient dense veggies to recover faster, grow stronger, and live better.

Crow and Co.

Crow & Co. is a small-scale urban flower farm in Kitsilano. Our flowers are grown sustainably and seasonally.

Food Vendors

The True Nosh Company

True NOSH is located in Vancouver BC, founded by Registered Dietitian Renee Chan. We offer cooking classes and create food and beverages without added sugars or sugar substitutes, catering to everyone but particularly those living with diabetes. Our products are organic, vegan, dairy-free and preservative-free

The Lemon Square

A local Vancouver company that specializes in the production of handcrafted Lemon Squares.

Flourish Bakeshop

Flourish Bakeshop creates taste treats using natural, local and, where possible, organic ingredients, because no one deserves to eat processed food. And everyone deserves a treat! Our retro-inspired recipes give a fresh spin to childhood favorites and inspire new craves.

Artists

Charmmala

Spiritually inspired jewellery for healing, protection, mantra chanting and beauty.

Zero Waste Christmas

Start a new Christmas tradition with a set reusable gift bags sized just right for stocking stuffers.

Nicky Kumar Art

A licensed artist who creates highly detailed pen and ink drawings and watercolour art.

Musician:

Donald Adams

Community

Village Vancouver

Village Vancouver inspires individuals and organizations to take actions that build resilient and sustainable communities. We are one of several hundred official Transition Town Initiatives spreading across the globe, the first in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia and pleased to join our fellow sustainability pioneers in Victoria, Nelson, Salt Spring Island, and Powell River.

SPEC:

Founded in 1969, the Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC) is a non-profit charitable organization that addresses environmental issues in British Columbia, with a particular focus on urban communities in the Lower Mainland and the Georgia Basin. Our mission is to provide our community with practical solutions for urban sustainability.

Kits House

Kitsilano Neighbourhood House (‘Kits House’), member of the Association of Neighbourhood Houses BC, is a registered non-profit, charity organization dedicated to meeting the needs of those most vulnerable as well as providing an opportunity for everybody in our community to get together and be engaged.

Produce Vendors

Plots

A small second year farm located on River Road in Richmond that grows an assortment of organic(non certified) vegetables and distributes them predominantly to our CSA customers. We also pride ourselves on hosting workshops at the farm on topics such as irrigation, making organic fertilizer, and fermentation.

The Farmhouse Bard

Empowering people with nutrient dense veggies to recover faster, grow stronger, and live better.

Crow and Co.

Crow & Co. is a small-scale urban flower farm in Kitsilano. Our flowers are grown sustainably and seasonally.

Food Vendors

The True Nosh Company

True NOSH is located in Vancouver BC, founded by Registered Dietitian Renee Chan. We offer cooking classes and create food and beverages without added sugars or sugar substitutes, catering to everyone but particularly those living with diabetes. Our products are organic, vegan, dairy-free and preservative-free

Flourish Bakeshop

Flourish Bakeshop creates taste treats using natural, local and, where possible, organic ingredients, because no one deserves to eat processed food. And everyone deserves a treat! Our retro-inspired recipes give a fresh spin to childhood favorites and inspire new craves.

Trinity’s Tea

Trinity’s Tea Creations makes premium quality tea concentrates that can be enjoyed hot or cold. It is good for indigestion, colds, and sore throats and tastes great!

Artists

Charmmala

Spiritually inspired jewellery for healing, protection, mantra chanting and beauty.

Zero Waste Christmas

Start a new Christmas tradition with a set reusable gift bags sized just right for stocking stuffers.

Turtle Leather

A Kitsilano local, Turtle Leather hand designs, cuts, tools, carves, stamps, sews, dyes, and finished beautiful leather goods from cow hide.

Musician:

Thomas Beckman

Community

Village Vancouver

Village Vancouver inspires individuals and organizations to take actions that build resilient and sustainable communities. We are one of several hundred official Transition Town Initiatives spreading across the globe, the first in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia and pleased to join our fellow sustainability pioneers in Victoria, Nelson, Salt Spring Island, and Powell River.

SPEC:

Founded in 1969, the Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC) is a non-profit charitable organization that addresses environmental issues in British Columbia, with a particular focus on urban communities in the Lower Mainland and the Georgia Basin. Our mission is to provide our community with practical solutions for urban sustainability.

Kits House

Kitsilano Neighbourhood House (‘Kits House’), member of the Association of Neighbourhood Houses BC, is a registered non-profit, charity organization dedicated to meeting the needs of those most vulnerable as well as providing an opportunity for everybody in our community to get together and be engaged.

Produce Vendors

Plots

A small second year farm located on River Road in Richmond that grows an assortment of organic(non certified) vegetables and distributes them predominantly to our CSA customers. We also pride ourselves on hosting workshops at the farm on topics such as irrigation, making organic fertilizer, and fermentation.

The Farmhouse Bard

Empowering people with nutrient dense veggies to recover faster, grow stronger, and live better.

Crow and Co.

Crow & Co. is a small-scale urban flower farm in Kitsilano. Our flowers are grown sustainably and seasonally.

Food Vendors

The True Nosh Company

True NOSH is located in Vancouver BC, founded by Registered Dietitian Renee Chan. We offer cooking classes and create food and beverages without added sugars or sugar substitutes, catering to everyone but particularly those living with diabetes. Our products are organic, vegan, dairy-free and preservative-free

Flourish Bakeshop

Flourish Bakeshop creates taste treats using natural, local and, where possible, organic ingredients, because no one deserves to eat processed food. And everyone deserves a treat! Our retro-inspired recipes give a fresh spin to childhood favorites and inspire new craves.

Judith Jelly and Jams

Judith Jelly and Jams will be selling delicious jams (with no added sugar) – Strawberry and their most popular, Black Currant!

JOYFUEL

JOYFUEL produces healthy and delicious plant-based, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free snacks made with local and organic ingredients.

The Lemon Square

A local Vancouver company that specializes in the production of handcrafted Lemon Squares.

Artists

Charmmala

Spiritually inspired jewellery for healing, protection, mantra chanting and beauty.

Zero Waste Christmas

Start a new Christmas tradition with a set reusable gift bags sized just right for stocking stuffers.

Turtle Leather

A Kitsilano local, Turtle Leather hand designs, cuts, tools, carves, stamps, sews, dyes, and finished beautiful leather goods from cow hide.

Musician:

Norine Braun

Community

David Suzuki Foundation

The David Suzuki Foundation collaborates with Canadians from all walks of life, including government and business, to conserve our environment and find solutions that will create a sustainable Canada through science-based research, education and policy work.

Village Vancouver

Village Vancouver inspires individuals and organizations to take actions that build resilient and sustainable communities. We are one of several hundred official Transition Town Initiatives spreading across the globe, the first in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia and pleased to join our fellow sustainability pioneers in Victoria, Nelson, Salt Spring Island, and Powell River.

SPEC

Founded in 1969, the Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC) is a non-profit charitable organization that addresses environmental issues in British Columbia, with a particular focus on urban communities in the Lower Mainland and the Georgia Basin. Our mission is to provide our community with practical solutions for urban sustainability.

Kits House

Kitsilano Neighbourhood House (‘Kits House’), member of the Association of Neighbourhood Houses BC, is a registered non-profit, charity organization dedicated to meeting the needs of those most vulnerable as well as providing an opportunity for everybody in our community to get together and be engaged.

Produce Vendors

Plots

A small second year farm located on River Road in Richmond that grows an assortment of organic(non certified) vegetables and distributes them predominantly to our CSA customers. We also pride ourselves on hosting workshops at the farm on topics such as irrigation, making organic fertilizer, and fermentation.

The Farmhouse Bard

Empowering people with nutrient dense veggies to recover faster, grow stronger, and live better.

Crow and Co.

Crow & Co. is a small-scale urban flower farm in Kitsilano. Our flowers are grown sustainably and seasonally.

Food Vendors

The True Nosh Company

True NOSH is located in Vancouver BC, founded by Registered Dietitian Renee Chan. We offer cooking classes and create food and beverages without added sugars or sugar substitutes, catering to everyone but particularly those living with diabetes. Our products are organic, vegan, dairy-free and preservative-free

 

 

JOYFUEL

JOYFUEL produces healthy and delicious plant-based, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free snacks made with local and organic ingredients.

Artists

Charmmala

Spiritually inspired jewellery for healing, protection, mantra chanting and beauty.

 

Musician:

Donald Adams

Community

Village Vancouver

Village Vancouver inspires individuals and organizations to take actions that build resilient and sustainable communities. We are one of several hundred official Transition Town Initiatives spreading across the globe, the first in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia and pleased to join our fellow sustainability pioneers in Victoria, Nelson, Salt Spring Island, and Powell River.

SPEC

Founded in 1969, the Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC) is a non-profit charitable organization that addresses environmental issues in British Columbia, with a particular focus on urban communities in the Lower Mainland and the Georgia Basin. Our mission is to provide our community with practical solutions for urban sustainability.

Kits House

Kitsilano Neighbourhood House (‘Kits House’), member of the Association of Neighbourhood Houses BC, is a registered non-profit, charity organization dedicated to meeting the needs of those most vulnerable as well as providing an opportunity for everybody in our community to get together and be engaged.

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What is the Westside Community Food Market?

Watch a short video

Want to be a vendor?

Vendor Guidelines

Want to be a musician at the market?

Contact Amrita Pooni

2016 Westside Community Food Market Report

Report Details