Written By Guest Writer Edibles / Food Shops / Sustainability Jun 19, 2012 New Farmers Market Opening in the South Cowichan Valley SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter PinterestImages courtesy of Keith LefevreCome out to the July 8th Grand Opening of the newest farmers market on Vancouver Island. South Cowichan Farmers Market will be open Sundays 10am to 3pm July 8th to October 7th. The market is easily located at the Cross Roads Centre, 4485 Trans-Canada Highway at Koksilha Road at the south end of the Cowichan Valley. The location has 3.5 acres with plenty of room for vendors and shoppers to park and enjoy the market. The mission of South Cowichan Farmers Market is to provide a conveniently located venue where local farmers, producers, crafters and artisans can come together to provide a variety of fresh produce and related products sold directly to the consumer. The market encourages direct communication between consumers and growers and fosters social gathering and community building. ABOUT THE MARKET:Our market presents local vendors selling everything from farm produce, handmade artisan gifts, delicious homemade food and baked goods. The market features entertainment, raffles and contests for both vendors and shoppers. Designed not only as a shopping place, but also as a social community venue. Our aim is to support local farmers and small business people who grow, make or bake their own products. South Cowichan Farmers Market is there to help educate the buying public on how their food and other essential products are produced and used. Vancouver Island has the unrivalled benefits of having some of the best local organic farms and small producers around and this market showcases all of that. WebsiteCowichan ValleyEdiblesfarmersmarkets SHARE VIA: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Written By: Guest Writer We get many people writing guest articles for us, as well as past contributors. This is the Guest ... Read More You may also like Food News October 26, 2023 Rancho Vignola – Vancouver Island Harvest Sale – November 24 & 25, 2023 For the ninth year in a row, Rancho Vignola is setting up its Vancouver Island Harvest Sale here at the Mary Winspear Center in Sidney. Many of you ... Read More Recipes July 3, 2023 May|June Cover Recipe : Polenta Cake with Strawberry-Rhubarb Compote and Lemon Mascarpone Cream A creative take on traditional strawberry ... Read More Recipes March 6, 2023 March April Cover Recipe : Lemony Leek Cod Cakes The unpretentious and delicious fish cake gets an upgrade with chunks of fresh cod, tangy lemon zest, and creamy, sautéed ... Read More Main course / Recipes / Salad November 1, 2022 Vietnamese Lemongrass Grilled Steak Salad All the flavours of southeast Asia are contained in this colourful, crunchy, and protein-rich ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — A Memory of Lemon Pudding Sweet Endings September ... Read More Breads/Pastries / Dessert / Recipes November 1, 2022 Sweet Endings — Chocolate Custard Cake Sweet Endings September ... Read More Comments are closed.