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Back to School – A Time for Canadians to Consider Food Security?
Do you have children in school or an interest in food security? If so, you should find this morning's 'The Current' story' Canada Needs National School Lunch Program' informative. The story reminded us why we are active partners in the BC Association of Farmers' Markets 'Farmers' Market Nutrition Coupon Program'. Here are a few of the facts mentioned in the [...]
IMPORTANT NOTICE: AMBLESIDE MARKET will be in a DIFFERENT LOCATION – THIS SUNDAY AUGUST 20, 2017 ONLY.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: AMBLESIDE MARKET will be in a DIFFERENT LOCATION - THIS SUNDAY ONLY. This Sunday, August 20, 2017, to accommodate a District of West Vancouver request, the market will be in the parking lot off 13th near the police station, just to the left before crossing the railroad track. After this weekend we'll return to our regular Ambleside Park location. Thank [...]
Hooray, Hooray! The Zucchini Races are Here!
Hey Kids, and Big Kids! It's that time of year again! Time for Artisan's annual Zucchini Races taking place at Burnaby, Lonsdale and Ambleside Artisan Farmers' Markets! The Artisan Zucchini Races have been happening at Artisan Markets for many years. It's all thanks to Mary Forstbauer's Zeal for kid's events at the market! The race essentially involves taking a zucc [...]
BC Forest Fires – A Letter from the Trenches
I received this letter from one of our vendors, Barrie Redl of Redl Home Grown Beef, who's family was evacuated because of the BC forest fires. I want to share it with you because it paints an informative picture of what ranchers and residents are dealing with at this time in BC's affected areas. Ron Gorman Hello Ron, Just a follow-up--- We are back home-- over 3 week [...]