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Community food markets

Community food markets improve access to local produce

Community food markets are small markets that sell fresh or locally prepared fruits and vegetables in underserved communities, to better serve hard-to-reach and vulnerable populations.

Community food markets address accessibility challenges that are sometimes associated with regular farmers markets, such as physical access or affordability.

Neighbourhood houses, BC Housing sites, community centres, and other social serving organizations can organize and manage community food markets.

Market locations and times

Community food markets can operate year-round.

For market locations and times, visit the market websites.

Make your neighbourhood more food-friendly

Start a new community food market

The City seeks community groups to help neighbourhoods where residents may struggle to access and afford fresh, healthy food. Get involved and start a new community food market.

Start a new community food market