Vancouver Island Farmer's Markets 2011

The sun is shining and the garden's are in full swing! Even if you don't have your own garden there is ample opportunity on our lovely island to purchase locally grown produce and many of the farmer's markets around the island.

North Saanich Farm Market – North Saanich
June 4 to October 29 + Spring Market on May 14
Saturdays 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
At St. John’s United Church (10990 West Saanich Road) across from Deep Cove School – park at the church
Telephone: 250-655-3378 | Email:

Sidney Summer Market – Sidney
June 2 to August 25
Thursdays 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
On Beacon Avenue in Sidney (closed to traffic)
Telephone: 250-655-6433 | Email:

Peninsula Country Market – Central Saanich
June 4 to October 8
Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
At the Saanich Fairground (1528 Stelly’s Crossroad), across from Stelly’s Secondary School, near Brentwood Bay
Telephone: 250-216-0521

Moss Street Market (20th year!) – Victoria
May 7 to October 29
Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Half Markets in April and November from 10 a.m. to 12 noon
Holiday Market – December 10 – 11th
Corner of Moss St and Fairfield Rd at the Schoolgrounds
Phone: 250-361-1747 | Email:
Twitter: @MossStMarket

Duncan Farmers’ Market
Year round- over 100 vendors
Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
In the Duncan City Square and Ingram Street (free parking in all city car parks)
Telephone: 250-732-1723 | Email:

Nanaimo Downtown Farmers’ Market – Nanaimo
May 6 to October 7
Fridays 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
At the Pioneer Waterfront Plaza, by the historic bastion (Front Street)
Telephone: 250-754-1998 | Email:

Bowen Road Farmers’ Market – Nanaimo
May 11 to October 26
Wednesdays 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Behind Beban Park on the VIEX fairgrounds (2300 Bowen Road)
Telephone: 250-390-5199 | Email:

Errington Farmers’ Market – Errington
May 7 to September 14
Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
At Errington Community Park at 1390 Errington Road
Telephone: 250-954-2922 (site coming soon)

Qualicum Beach Farmers’ Market – Qualicum Beach
May 7 to October 8 Winter market Oct 15 – Dec 10 (no market Nov 26) – see market website
Saturdays 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Veterans Way at Memorial Ave in the heart of downtown Qualicum Beach
Telephone: 250-248-8005 | Email:

Which are your favourite?


Sarah Kerr said…
Comox Valley Farmers Market

Every Saturday from 9 AM to 12 noon at the Comox Valley Fairgrounds on Headquarters road, across the street from Vanier School.
Wednesday Market at Comox Bay Farm
June 15 - Sept 28 from 9:00-12:00

In fall and winter we will be at the Native Sons Hall on Cliffe at the foot of Fourth Avenue in downtown Courtenay.
chrisale said…
Great Info!

There are also 5 markets selling a huge range of goods in the Alberni Valley!

Farmers' Market at the  Harbour Quay is the big one.   
Saturday  8:30 a.m. to 12 noon  year-round

Check out all the markets and producers on the Alberni Valley Food Map and Directory here:

Here are the other markets.
Arrowvale Farm and Market
5955 Hector Road     Saturday  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Farmer Bill's Market
Highway 4        Sunday  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Eden Tree Farm
6220 Karen Place      Monday and Friday 1 to 5 p.m.
Leda Ogrganic Farm
6361 Batty Road     Tuesday   9 a.m. to 12 noon

You can check out all of the markets and all of the producers in the Alberni Valley
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