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

Enter to win with the BC Farmers’ Markets Photo Contest

Are you on Instagram? If you are, then you’re definitely going to want to follow BC Farmers’ Markets…for many reasons!  Not only does the organization promote local markets across the province in support of accessible, fresh local food, but they are also a great resource for farmers, community organizations and fresh food lovers! Right now, BC Farmers’ Markets are sponsoring … Read More

Get an EFM Bonus with the Parksville Qualicum Beach Savings Pass!

The Parksville Qualicum Beach Savings Pass is a curated collection of great deals and discounts for the best of Parksville Qualicum Beach, and the Errington Farmers’ Market is a participant! How does the Savings Pass work? From top-rated restaurants to the best attractions, discount offers are delivered directly to your phone via text and email, with no apps to download. … Read More

It’s in the bag!

When you’re planning your trip to the Errington Farmers’ Market, remember to bring your reusable shopping bags! Market shopping is a great way to help reduce household waste, as most of the food and other homemade products are presented with no or little extra packaging by our vendors.  By bringing your own containers and market bags, you’ll help to reduce … 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

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

BC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program

Great news! Once again, the Errington Farmers’ Market has been accepted to participate in the BC Farmers’ Markets Nutrition Coupon Program! This is a valuable way to help  make fresh local food more accessible to lower income members of our community. The Farmers’ Market Nutrition Coupon Program (FMNCP) is a healthy eating initiative that supports farmers’ markets and strengthens food … 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