Pea Salad Soup Recipe & Cooking Demo by Brigitte Gemme

We had a wonderful cooking demonstration at the market garden Tuesday. Our very own CSA member, Brigitte Gemme of Smart Vegan Kitchen shared some recipes to help use up the greens in the weekly harvest box.

She whipped up some samples under the Norway Maple tree and us lucky farmers & CSA members lapped them up!

The all-things-green Pesto used blanched carrot tops, was super smooth and lemony from the purslane, and had chopped walnuts sprinkled atop to preserve the … Continue Reading

First Annual Weed Takedown! Part Deux

Sunday July 30th, 2017

10am-4pm

Farmers on 57th Market Garden

650 West 57th Avenue

Weeds happen every year, but this season we’re gonna win! This is part two of our end of July Weed Party Series. Come on out, get your hands in the soil, and help a farmer out.

Please bring:

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunhat
  • Water bottle
  • Your own lunch/ snacks
  • Gardening gloves (if you have them – we have some extras if you don’t)

Kids welcome!

Drop by anytime … Continue Reading

First Annual Weed Takedown!

Sunday July 23rd, 2017

10am-4pm

Farmers on 57th Market Garden

650 West 57th Avenue

Weeds happen every year, but this season we’re gonna win! Come on out, get your hands in the soil, and help a farmer out.

Please bring:

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunhat
  • Water bottle
  • Your own lunch/ snacks
  • Gardening gloves (if you have them – we have some extras if you don’t)

Kids welcome!

RSVP hello@farmerson57th.ca or text Farmer … Continue Reading

Open House, Saturday May 13th, 2017

Come have a morning brew with your Neighbourhood Farmers & Tour the Market Garden

When? Sat, May 13, 9:30-11am
Where? Farmers on 57th Market Garden, 650 West 57th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
Why? Because it’s a beautiful place, especially in the morning.

We’d love to see you at the garden. We’ll tour you through our production area & give you a sensory tour of our herbs and edibles. There will be (some) coffee, tea & baked goods. Please bring … Continue Reading

Urban Farming Volunteer Learning Program 2017 – Apply Now

Apply now! Urban Farming Learning Program with Farmers on 57th

The Farmers on 57th market garden is seeking Learning Program volunteers for the 2017 season! This full season learning experience will immerse you into the world of ecological farming. It is a practical hands-on experience where you exchange your labour and commitment for our instruction, supervision and mutual commitment.

Farmers on 57th is an urban farm on Vancouver Coastal Health land on 57th Avenue near Cambie Street, in Vancouver, BC. The market garden grows beautiful organic veggies for distribution through a CSA program. We also grow and market cut flower bouquets. We operate on … Continue Reading

Seeking CSA Members!

Join our Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program. Pick-up farm fresh veggies every Tuesday, 20 weeks June-October. Register online before our first harvest date June 7th and enjoy the freshest lettuce greens you’ve ever tasted. www.www.farmerson57th.ca/csa/

“We encourage you to visit the farm. Make it your weekly staycation getaway! Harvest day pick-up we enjoy warm afternoons in the sun, talking with people about what’s up in the market garden. Your kids run on the lawn, pick raspberries and poke around the garden. You meet your friends to picnic and visit. Or you grab your grub and rush home to cook … Continue Reading

Fall Garden Work Parties

 

work partyWe’d love to see you in the garden! Come pull plants, seed cover crops & help us put this garden to bed. Gloves & tools provided. Kids welcome!

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 10th, 10-2
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25th, 10-2
Farmers on 57th Market Garden, 650 West 57th Avenue (east of Cambie)
Why? It’s good to get outside, spend time with people and touch the earth.
 
Come on out for an hour or 2 and enjoy a warm cup of soup and bread with us over lunch.
We’ll be there rain or shine.