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Saturday Market Vendor Feature: Darsana Tea

Saturday Market Vendor Feature: Darsana Tea

This week, we will be featuring Darsana Tea, which is a one-person business started by Renée Fulsom right here in Vancouver just a year ago specializing in 7 different Chakra blends of tea that you can get in your favourite tea base!   What is included in your Chakra blends? 7 ingredients of fruits, roots, […]

Market Recipe Blog: Autumn Squash Salad

Market Recipe Blog: Autumn Squash Salad

Salads do not have to be boring, or as one of my friends call it, “crunchy water”; nobody likes a plate of crunchy water! Fall is here, so this means squash of all colours, sizes, tastes, and textures are available at the market… and what better way to enjoy their sweet flavour than to feature […]

Saturday Market Vendor Feature: The True NOSH Company

Saturday Market Vendor Feature: The True NOSH Company

The True NOSH Company is in their second year selling at our market with a diverse line of drinks, treats, sauces and more that are flavourful and diabetic-friendly. We talked to Iris about their origin story, what motivates them, and why their business is so connected to UBC’s Faculty of Land and Food Systems. We […]

Market Recipe Blog: Carrot Cake Truffles

Market Recipe Blog: Carrot Cake Truffles

Sometimes, we want carrot cake but simply don’t have time to whip up a batch of carrot cake muffins in the oven. If you don’t have access to an oven, and need a healthy afternoon pick-me-up and satisfy your sweet tooth all at once, this recipe is perfect for you! These truffles may or may […]

Saturday Market Vendor Feature: Brazilian Roots Food Truck

Saturday Market Vendor Feature: Brazilian Roots Food Truck

Marketgoers will recognize returning food truck Brazilian Roots, which sells beiju, an indigenous flatbread traditional to Brazil made with cassava flour and naturally plant-based and gluten-free. Come out for their last market date of the 2018 season and try your own: you’ll find it filling and flavourful, sweet or savoury, and always served with a […]

Market Recipe Blog: Herby Apple Stuffing

Market Recipe Blog: Herby Apple Stuffing

One of the most frequently-asked questions at market is: what do I do with this herb? Buying a whole bunch can be intimidating but this recipe provides a great excuse to use them up and bask in the incredible aromas that will fill your kitchen in the process! Apples bring a delicious tart brightness to […]

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Neighbourly Bee

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Neighbourly Bee

This week at the UBC Farm Farmers’ Market, Neighbourly Bee will be pouring their local blueberry blossom honey on tap. Bring you favourite honey jar and fill up with this honey at $14/lb. Here are some questions we asked to find out more about Neighbourly Bee! What makes your honey different from the honey we get […]

Market Recipe Blog: Potato Broccoli Cheez Soup

Market Recipe Blog: Potato Broccoli Cheez Soup

As a kid, broccoli cheese soup is one of my favourites in the winter months. The secret ingredient to  a silky smooth soup without the dairy is a good ol’ potato! This root vegetable has always been super versatile and provides substance into any meal. Not only that, but potatoes are a great source of […]

Saturday Market Volunteer Feature: Fred Fromm

Saturday Market Volunteer Feature: Fred Fromm

We know that one of the main reasons people love to visit the UBC Farm Saturday Farmers’ Market is the community: chatting to vendors, seeing friends, spending time with family, and meeting new people. One of the people most marketgoers have likely had a chance to meet is our weekly info table volunteer, Fred Fromm! […]

Market Recipe Blog: Fall Fair 1st Place Pie (Strawberry Lavender)

Market Recipe Blog: Fall Fair 1st Place Pie (Strawberry Lavender)

With a dozen pies to sample and deliberate over, it was hard for our judges to pick a winner but at this year’s UBC Farm Fall Fair the first place prize went to this delicious Strawberry Lavender pie from entrant Michael Annejohn! You can recreate the flavour at home with this recipe. The Strawb-man Argument […]