Berries have to be near the top of any “eat local” enthusiast’s list in Metro Vancouver with our abundance and proximity to blueberry, strawberry, blackberry, and raspberry growers. To celebrate this bounty, Vancouver Farmers Markets are hosting the 2013 Berry Festival at the Main Street Market on Wednesday.
What: Vancouver Farmers Markets Berry Festival
When: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 3:00pm (market runs 3:00pm to 7:00pm)
Where: Main Street Station Farmers Market (1100 Block Station Street)
Market shoppers will be able to pick up some recipes, Fast & Fresh Strawberry Jam, Raspberry Salsa, Blackberry Cobbler and Gooseberry Chutney, and various other fresh berries and berry preserves.
The Berry Festival will also include an amateur vs professional berry pie bake-off with entries judged by Mijune Pak (Follow Me Foodie) and Jackie Ellis (Beaucoup Bakery). To enter, you can fill out this PFD form and submit it by Monday, July 15, 2013.
Follow Vancouver Farmers Markets on Facebook and Twitter for more information about this event and others at local markets. Be sure to get your nominations in for the “We Heart Local Awards“. Voting closes July 15, 2013.