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

 

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

 

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)
Under sunny skies the first Penticton Farmers’ Market was a big hit on Saturday. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

PHOTOS: Large turnout for 1st Penticton Farmers’ Market

Around 1,000 people and a lot of four-legged friends took in the Saturday market

Under sunny skies the first Penticton Farmers’ Market was a big hit on Saturday. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
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)
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