Vancouver Farmers Markets: Summer season guide

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      If you're looking to buy fresh and locally produced products, this is the time of year to start heading regularly to the local Vancouver Farmers Markets.

      Offering everything from fresh fruits and veggies to meat and poultry, baked goods to artisan creations, Vancouver's summer season farmers markets have something for everyone.

      Here is a guide to the six farmers markets, some open now and some opening soon.

      Yaletown Farmers Market will move to Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza beginning June 2, 2016.
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      Yaletown Farmers Market (moving to Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza on June 2)

      Find fresh fruits and veggies, baked goods, artisan food, and more at this urban farmers market located just outside the Yaletown-Roundhouse Station. Enjoy it while it lasts, as the market will be moving to Queen Elizabeth Theatre Plaza effective on June 2, 2016.

      When: Thursdays 2 to 6 p.m.

      Dates: May 5 to October 27, 2016

      Where: 1200 Mainland Street

      More info:http://eatlocal.org/markets/yaletown/

      Fresh flowers at Trout Lake Farmers Market.
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      Trout Lake Farmers Market

      Located at the North parking lot of Jon Hendry Park, this is known as Vancouver’s longest-running farmers market, featuring all your favourite local goods as well as food and coffee trucks.

      When: Saturdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

      Dates: May 7 to October 22, 2016

      Where: Lakewood Drive and 13th Avenue, East Vancouver

      More info: http://eatlocal.org/markets/trout-lake/

      Visitors can enjoy produce, food and music at Kitsilano Farmers Market.
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      Kitsilano Farmers Market

      Both organic and conventional products are offered, including meat, cheese, seafood, and plants. Make it a family trip—enjoy food and music, with a playground and waterpark nearby.

      When: Sundays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

      Dates: May 8 to October 23, 2016

      Where: Kitsilano Community Centre, 2690 Larch Street

      More info: http://eatlocal.org/markets/kitsilano/

      Fresh and local fruits at Main Street Station Farmers Market.
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      Main Street Station Farmers Market

      Make your way here via walking, bus, or Skytrain. This easy-to-access mid-week farmers market offers everything from produce to meat and cheese, hot food to chef demonstrations.

      When: Wednesdays 2 to 6 p.m.

      Dates: June 1 to October 5, 2016

      Where: 1100 Station Street

      More info: http://eatlocal.org/markets/main-st-station/

      West End Farmers Market overlooks the lush Nelson Park.
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      West End Farmers Market

      In addition to local produce, visitors can also find prepared foods, crafts, and coffee at this relaxed market in the heart of the West End.

      When: Saturdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

      Dates: May 28 to October 22, 2016

      Where: 1100 block of Comox Street

      More info: http://eatlocal.org/markets/west-end/

      Mount Pleasant Farmers Market is one of the newest members of Vancouver's beloved farmers markets.
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      Mount Pleasant Farmers Market

      One of the newest farmers markets to join the city, this East Side hub still features long-time vendors, all at a sweet community gathering location.

      When: Sundays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

      Dates: June 12 to October 9, 2016

      Where: 2300 Guelph Street

      More info: http://eatlocal.org/markets/mt-pleasant/

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