Farmers' Market Blog and Updates for Artisan Farmers Market Society
November 9, 2016

The Winston Churchill of Farmers Markets

As most of you have read, Lyn’s retirement party was a blast. The meal was so beautifully prepared by selected chefs Edwin and Elizabeth from the Clean Plate Catering company, using many of the meats, fish, veggies and other goodies from the vendors of Artisan. For those of you who were unable to attend, one of […]

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November 9, 2016

Feel the Love Lyn!

Burnaby Artisan Farmers Market Manager, Ron Gorman, closed the 2016 season shooting this great farewell video tribute to retiring General Manager, Lyn Hainstock. Awesome job Ron! Great way to capture “The Love”, appreciation and admiration Lyn receives from the market vendors. In the video, Natalie Forstbauer briefly explains the important role her mother Marie Forstbauer played in helping […]

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October 1, 2015

Featured Vendor: TLC Cozy Bags

TLC Cozy Bags Thu Pham:  It all started with my  friend Lisa giving me a hot/cold pad as a present 9 years ago.  My family loved using it so much that I asked her to teach me how to sew and the two of us got into making them to sell at farmers markets and craft fairs […]

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September 24, 2015

Featured Vendor: JD Naturals

Elena Jansson JD Naturals started with 100% natural hand-made soaps and pure beeswax candles, which remains at the heart of what I do, but also includes a growing list of skincare and home items. The focus is on quality with everything produced in small batches using food grade, mostly organic ingredients. I started making my […]

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September 11, 2015

Featured Vendor: Your Wildest Foods

Your Wildest Foods will be at Lonsdale this Saturday and at Ambleside September 13 The foraging business can be quite the adventure. Some days we’ll hike miles through the scorched black remains of last year’s wildfires; packing 70 lbs of morels and trying to beat the setting sun. Some days we’re scaling perilous mountainsides in […]

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September 1, 2015

How to pickle and preserve 6 summer fruits and vegetables

Lock in summer flavours now to enjoy during the colder months! By Kristen Eppich Preserving vegetables is a wonderful way to lock in summer flavours to be enjoyed during the colder months. It has also become a bit of a novelty, with pickles of all shapes and colours adorning plates across the nation. I once […]

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