Saturday Farmers’ Market

Saturday Market Volunteer Feature: Paula Marinescu

Saturday Market Volunteer Feature: Paula Marinescu

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 person our marketgoers are sure to have seen is Paula Marinescu. This is Paula’s fifth season volunteering at the UBC Farm […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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! […]

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Blue Valley Farm

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Blue Valley Farm

Regular visitors at our Saturday Farmers’ Market will recognize Blue Valley as a long-time vendor. Their colourful and flavourful fruits and vegetables are a favourite among our market community. We had a chance to talk to owner Dave Perry about his farm and why they have been coming back to the UBC Farm Market for […]

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Humblebee Meadery

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Humblebee Meadery

This week at our fall fair, we are featuring Humblebee Meadery, founded and handcrafted right here in Vancouver! This local business is mixing incredible flavours like saffron and orange with gifts from the humble honeybee. What is mead, you ask? Read on to find out more about this innovative local business and their delicious mead. Who is […]

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Wayward Distillation House

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: Wayward Distillation House

One of our regular vendors for the last two seasons, Wayward Distillation House, is changing the way people think about spirits in the UBC Farm Market community. With incredible flavours and dynamic uses for drinking or cooking, Wayward sets themselves apart through their commitment to sourcing their ingredients from local growers. We spoke to co-owner […]

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: The Raw Guy

Saturday Farmers’ Market Vendor Feature: The Raw Guy

Who is “The Raw Guy”? Brian, a gourmet raw food chef and advanced raw food nutrition educator, started the business just over 7 years ago with a passion for community and the benefits of raw, organic and vegan food that everyone will love. The Raw Guy a part of the Feeding Growth progressive food business […]