Strong, vibrant communities rooted in farming—working together to provide their communities with fresh local food.
The geographic heart of the province, this region spans from the west coast to the historic Gold Rush region. With endless expanses of farmland, rugged wilderness and coastline, you can imagine that this region’s seven farmer’s markets serve as vibrant community hubs, showcasing the passions and livelihoods of local farmers, ranchers and entrepreneurs.
Renowned for its rolling grasslands, arid canyons and an inland rainforest, this region offers one-of-a-kind pasture-raised meats, craft beer, locally grown hops, birch syrup and the freshest veggies. Visit one of the region’s farmers’ markets and you will also find fresh baked bread, regional wines, honey, artisan crafts and more.
Stretching from the Rocky and Cariboo Mountains, west to the Great Bear Rainforest on the Pacific Coast, Cariboo Chilcotin Coast is truly a land without limits. The area is comprised of three distinct regions, each with their own culture, history and personality. The serene, lush Cariboo where the Gold Rush is still very much alive, the free spirited “wild west” appeal of the Chilcotin, and the wild Coast landscape defined by seemingly countless fjords, islands, and forests of the Great Bear Rainforest.
What’s in Season in Cariboo Chilcotin Coast
Known for its health benefits and delicious kick, garlic has been consumed by humans for thousands of years. Fresh, local garlic is sure to add zest to your meals whether it’s a fresh pesto, salad dressing, or summer marinade.
What's fresh in this region?Asparagus, garlic, lettuce, mushrooms, rhubarb, spinach
Featured Market Profile
Community comes together in the park. Not unlike other regional markets, the Williams Lake Farmers’ Market was started by a small group of farmers who wanted a local venue to sell their produce. More than 20 years and one location change later, the Friday morning market is as popular as ever amongst locals and tourists,…