Farmers markets

Vendors display their wares at Swan Lake Market and Garden's new public market Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

New public market blooms at longstanding Vernon business

Swan Lake Market and Garden is hosting 75 vendors at its new weekend markets

 

Evan the Juggler performing (Rebecca Willson/ Kelowna Capital News)

Awesome summer season for Kelowna Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market

Kelowna Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market had busy season and enjoyed amazing weather

 

Mohini Singh spoke at the protest (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

Farmers protest BC Tree Fruits surprise facility move from Kelowna to Oliver

BC Tree Fruits cancelled the in person meeting after learning about the peaceful protest

 

Joyce Skinner, owner of Ye Old Curiosity Shoppe in Salmon Arm, says she is concerned about how her sales have dropped dismally Saturdays since the closure of Hudson Avenue for the Downtown Farmer’s Market. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)

Plummeting sales during farmer’s market concern Salmon Arm business

Owner would like to see Hudson Avenue left open, market moved to another location

Joyce Skinner, owner of Ye Old Curiosity Shoppe in Salmon Arm, says she is concerned about how her sales have dropped dismally Saturdays since the closure of Hudson Avenue for the Downtown Farmer’s Market. (Martha Wickett-Salmon Arm Observer)
Ghostly Garlic products will still be available for purchase online (Brittany Webster - the Calendar)

Lake Country’s Ghostly Garlic is moving to Alberta this fall

Farmers Nick and Jenn plan to return to the district for the annual Garlic Festival

Ghostly Garlic products will still be available for purchase online (Brittany Webster - the Calendar)
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

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)
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 Enderby Farmers Market will be staying outdoors following a successful application to use Cliff Avenue for the 2021-22 winter season. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Enderby farmers market back for winter season

Cliff Avenue will be closed to traffic Friday mornings to make way for up to 32 vendors

The Enderby Farmers Market will be staying outdoors following a successful application to use Cliff Avenue for the 2021-22 winter season. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)