Denman Island Farmers’ Market

Denman Island / Taystay’ich

Taystay’ich - The original name of the island in the Salishan language of the Pentlach people.

A true taste of island life.

A true representation of the abundant food producing potential of the Gulf Islands, the Denman Island Farmers’ Market emphasizes local produce direct from the island’s farms, orchards, market gardens, and small growers.

A short 10 minute ferry ride from Buckley Bay, this weekly market is the perfect day-trip for anyone on Vancouver Island. During peak season more than 40 growers, makers, and bakers set up in the field next to Denman Island’s famous “Free Store” exhibiting everything from dairy free ice cream, organic breads, and heritage free range pork, to farm-fresh produce, ready-made hot food, arts and crafts.

Taking place on Taystay’ich and the traditional unceded territory of the Pentlach people including the K’omoks, Sliammon and Qualicum First Nations.

This market participates in the BC Farmers' Market Nutrition Coupon Program.

Getting There

The Farmers' Market is in the field of the Marcus Isbister Old School Site.
5901 Denman Road
Denman Island, BC
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  • Bike Lockup
  • Close to Public Transit
  • Designated Accessible Parking Space
  • Parking Within 5-minute Walk
  • Some On-Site Parking
  • Street Parking



Market Products

  • Alcohol - Beer, Wine, Cider, Liquor
  • Artisans / Crafters
  • Baking
  • Food Trucks + Beverage
  • Fruits / Vegetables
  • Honey
  • Meat
  • Plants
  • Preserves + Prepared Foods


  • Live Music
  • Seating Area
  • Some Vendors Accept BC Farmers' Market Nutrition Coupon
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Market Money or Cash
  • Some Vendors Accept Debit and/or Credit Card


Interested in selling at this Farmers' Market? Please contact the market directly for more information.