What is the BC Farmers’ Market Trail?

The BC Farmers’ Market Trail is an initiative led by the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets (BCAFM). The BC Farmers’ Market Trail is your quickest route to fresh, local, in-season food and artisan goods, direct from the people who produce them. Filter by region and season to find 145+ free BCAFM member markets offering the best local food that BC has to offer. Visitors to BC farmer’s markets can expect a diverse variety of food, artisan goods, and delicious eat-at-the-market options! Stay up to date with unique, featured vendors, stories from the market and the success stories of your favourite business by checking the BC Farmers’ Market Trail and tuning into the BCAFM podcast.


BC Association of Farmers' Markets

The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets is a non-profit sector organization which promotes, supports, and strengthens 145+ member farmers’ markets across British Columbia. We are committed to local food, while supporting farm, food and artisanal business at farmers’ markets across all regions of the province. For more information, please visit our website or follow us on socials.

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BC Association of Farmers' Markets

The BC Association of Farmers’ Markets is a non-profit sector organization with a mission is to support, develop and promote its 145+ member farmers’ markets in British Columbia.

Destination BC

Destination British Columbia is an industry-led Crown corporation that works collaboratively with tourism stakeholders across the province to coordinate marketing at the international, provincial, regional and local levels.

Buy BC

Buy BC is a Ministry of Agriculture initiative that helps local producers and processors market their products by re-establishing a strong, recognizable Buy BC brand and supporting industry-led marketing activities. The BC Farmers’ Market Trail and BC Association of Farmers’ Markets is a recognized Buy BC partner

Columbia Basin Trust

Columbia Basin Trust supports the ideas and efforts of the people in the Columbia Basin.

They take their lead from residents and communities. Whatever the situation calls for, they adapt their role: from providing resources, to bringing people together, to leading an entire initiative. The Trust is here to offer experience and support to all Basin residents.

While their range of services, programs, initiatives and financial investments is extensive, their purpose is straightforward: we exist and act for the social, economic and environmental well-being of the Basin—now and for generations to come.

Island Coastal Economic Trust

Created and capitalized by the Province of British Columbia, the Island Coastal Economic Trust (ICET) has been at the forefront of economic diversification, planning and regional revitalization in the Vancouver Island and Sunshine Coast region for the past twelve years. ICET makes strategic investments in key economic sectors, leveraging new funding and investment to the region, improving community economic development readiness and fostering regional collaboration and planning.

ICET is independently governed by a Board of Directors and two Regional Advisory Committees which include more than 50 locally elected officials, MLAs and appointees from the Island and Coast region. This exceptional team of leaders collaborate to set regional priorities and build vital multi-regional networks.

Through a community centered decision-making process, ICET has approved more than $50 million in funding for over 200 economic infrastructure and economic development readiness projects. These investments have leveraged over $270 million in new investment into the region creating more than 2500 construction phase jobs and 2600 long term permanent jobs.

Northern Development Initiative Trust

Northern Development Initiative Trust works with communities, First Nations, local government and businesses to build a stronger north by investing in economic development in central and northern British Columbia. Northern Development operates independently from government and provides the funding and ability to identify and pursue new opportunities for stimulating economic growth and job creation within the region.


Vancity is a values-based financial co-operative that uses its assets to improve the financial wellbeing of its members as well as their communities. Their interest is investing in businesses, not-for-profits and sector initiatives focused on local and organic food to help promote a viable and sustainable local food system. One that contributes to a healthier environment, improved individual health, and a more resilient local economy.