Harvest Market 2020

The market season may be coming to a close…but we’re ending with a special one! On Saturday October 3rd from 10am to 1pm, the EFM will be hosting a special bonus market featuring produce and fixin’s for your Thanksgiving table.  Flowers, baking, preserves and fresh produce are just some of the products that will be available at the 202o Harvest … Read More

Spring Clean-Up Day at the Market – POSTPONED

Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 public health regulations, this year’s clean-up day in the park has been postponed indefinitely.  _______________________________ 2020 Market opening day is quickly approaching! In preparation for another fantastic year at the Errington Farmers’ Market, we are organizing a market clean-up day on Saturday April 25th from 10am to 1pm. Bring a rake, bring a broom or bring … Read More

Save The Date! The 2020 AGM is coming up.

The Errington Farmers’ Market will be having its 2020 Annual General Meeting at: 7pm on Thursday February 27th at the Errington Hall. The general meeting is a great way to be a part of the markets’ communications and direction, and to participate in its decision making process.  Membership is required to vote, and memberships and renewals will be available before … Read More

October 5 ~ The 2019 Harvest Market

The leaves are beginning to turn, the evenings are getting cooler and the shadows longer. With the end of summer comes one of the most productive and bountiful times of the year here on Vancouver Island, and the Errington Farmers’ Market is getting ready to celebrate it at the annual Harvest Market on October 5th. It’s the final market of … Read More

3rd Annual CFI Apple Pressing

Have apples? The Coombs Farmers Institute will be hosting their 3rd annual apple pressing event on October 5th and 6th 2109 at the Coombs Fairground. Folks from all around the area will be invited to bring their apples to have them pressed and processed by a mobile commercial pressing company. It’s a wonderful way to preserve your juice for storage, … Read More

August 17 ~ The Greater Errington Memorial Zucchini Race

August 17, 2019 1:00 pm THE GREATER ERRINGTON MEMORIAL ZUCCHINI RACE Held on the field, next to the Market – watch as wheeled zucchinis race down the steep ramp 4 at a time! Crashes are frequent and dramatic! Buy or grow a zucchini, find some wheels, a driver, some cool decorations and become a racer. Prizes for kid and adult … Read More

August 17 ~ Errington’s 50th Annual Hi Neighbour Day

It was the summer of 1969.  Apollo 11 carried 3 astronauts to land on the moon. Nearly half a million people gathered in love and freedom at Woodstock. The Beatles played their last public performance. The Concorde jet had its first test flight, Pontiac introduced the Firebird Trans Am… …and Errington celebrated it’s first Hi Neighbour Day! The years have … Read More

August 3rd ~ 3rd Annual Art in the Park

Humans have been creating art for tens of thousands of years, with some of the earliest forms of art are found on cave walls around the world. Soon after this period in time, humans began to settle in groups and putting down roots; shifting from hunting and gathering to become agrarians – growing, producing and preserving food where they lived.  … Read More

2019 Summer Solstice Potluck Picnic and Games

It’s a summer solstice tradition in Errington. Join with the community in celebrating the solstice with an afternoon of fun for the whole family on Sunday, June 23rd. The potluck starts at noon…and then the games begin!  There will be three-legged races, tug of war…and lots more fun for everyone. See you at the Errington Community Park!

June 8 ~ Knit In Public Day!

They say that there are two kinds of people in this world: those who know how to knit, and those who wish they did. There are few things more satisfying than taking a nondescript length of wool and a few simple sticks and creating a beautiful, functional piece of clothing; and here on Vancouver Island we’re fortunate to be in … Read More

May 25 ~ Steering Wheels and Irish Reels

A Saturday at the market is always full of great entertainment, but on May 25th the Errington Farmers’ Market is host to two extra special events that will guarantee good times for market goers of all ages. In addition to the regular vendors and tasty food that you know and love, the market area and War Memorial Hall will also … Read More

May 18th-Starting a prize-winning zucchini racer

Errington’s famous zucchini races won’t be happening for another several months, on Hi Neighbour Day in August, but prize winning zucchinis don’t just happen…they’re sown! This Saturday, May 18th, we invite zucchini racers young and old to come to the market pavilion to start zucchini, pumpkin and other squash seeds.  Free supplies will be provided, including soil, pots and seeds, … Read More

Mother’s Day at the EFM

March 11th is an extra-special market day. Whether you’re celebrating with your mom on Mothers Day or celebrating in her memory, a day at the market is just the perfect way to spend time. In addition to the great vendors and music by the Old Time Fiddlers, there will be a free card-making station in the pavilion with donated postage … Read More

Medieval Day!

May 4th is Market Opening Day at the market! The Errington Farmers’ Market kicks off the 2019 season in medieval style. Errington’s beautiful Community Park provides a wonderful forest setting for this gem of a local market, enhanced by great food, live music and a friendly community atmosphere. Come join us for fun, food, and friendship! Bring your market basket … Read More

Clean-Up Day at the Market

Market opening day is quickly approaching! In preparation for another fantastic year at the Errington Farmers’ Market, we are organizing a market clean-up day on Saturday April 27th from 10am to 1pm. Bring a rake, bring a broom or bring a bucket and cloths, and together we’ll shake the cobwebs off of the market booths, sweep the stage and rake … Read More

2019 Annual General Meeting

Annual General Meeting February 19, 2019, 7pm at the Errington War Memorial Hall Vendors: Attend to win $50 off of one full season vendor rate! AGENDA – Minutes from last year’s AGM – Treasurer’s Report – President’s Report – Bob, Hall Liaision – Announcing this year’s manager – BCAFM Conference – Coffee Shop – Market Bucks – BCAFM Nutrition Coupon … Read More