June 4th Special Market Events

Contest, News & Events

This upcoming weekend at the Creston Valley Farmers’ Market is going to be amazing! We’ve got a couple of special events happening that you’ll have to come to check out with the whole family! First, the Town of Creston is creating a new Official Community Plan. They’ve teamed up with Kootenay Employment Services to hear what […]

May 28th Market Layout

News & Events

This weekend’s market is going to be another great one! We’ve got 37 booths of locally made, baked and grown products that will be sure to please everyone in your family. We are coming close to the end of asparagus season, so come get stocked up before it’s done! You’ll find lots of other great […]

May Long Farmers’ Market

News & Events

Our favourite Spring Market is here! May Long Weekend is upon us, and of course in the Creston Valley, that means it’s Blossom Festival Weekend! There is so much happening in town all weekend – including the parade at 11am, free kids activities all weekend, Saturday Street Fair (on 11th Ave),  pancake breakfasts, Farm Tours…. the list […]

May 14th Farmers’ Market

News & Events

Saturdays are for Farmers’ Markets (and Garage Sales) It’s going to be a gorgeous day on Saturday in the Creston Valley! Come join us at the Farmers’ Market for a delicious breakfast sandwich, grab some local veggies, chat with the folks at our community booths, and check out the talented artisans in the Valley! We […]

April 3rd Farmers’ Market Layout

News & Events

Last indoor market of the Spring and it feels like we could be outside already! We’ve got a great market lined up for this Sunday. Welcome to our new vendors this market – The Canyon-Lister Fire Department, Mark Kirtzinger, Carrie Inman with Rejuvenart, and Christina Warmenbol & Omael Laforest with Light Steps. Please welcome them to […]

How does your market grow?

News & Events

  Rapid Market Assessment Volunteer Training The Creston Valley Farmers’ Market is looking for about 10 volunteers to help us gain insights into the market throughout the year. At the Fields Forward Forum, the Farmers’ Market group decided we need to collect current data to understand how we have grown and how sustaining a year-round market is […]

2015 Year End Report

News & Events

The 2015 Farmers’ Market was another HUGE success with even more vendors than the amazing 2014 year! The images below are from the presentation given at the Food Action Coalition (our parent non-profit) AGM on December 21st. They show some of the highlights from the past year with regards to market operations. Vendor attendance at […]

Last 2015 market

News & Events

It’s always bittersweet to hit the end of a Farmers’ Market season. On one hand, not having an alarm going off shortly after 6am every Saturday is nice, especially when the sun isn’t over the mountains until almost 8am. On the other, having a weekly dose of our amazing vendors and customers does wonders for […]