VFM's Berry Festival features free fresh berries and a fun pie contest

Jul 12 2017, 1:36 am

It’s prime berry season in BC, and to celebrate once again it’s time for the Berry Festival at two of the city’s favourite Vancouver farmers’ markets.

Taking place Wednesday at Main Street Station Market and Sunday at Mount Pleasant Market, the 7th annual Berry Festival includes everything for the berry lover, from berry tastings of farm-fresh offerings, recipes and storage tips, and of course: PIE.

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The pie happens Sunday at the BC Berry Pie Bake Off, which is open to professional and amateur bakers. And once the judging is done, the pies are sliced up and available for market shoppers to enjoy (with a donation).

Vancouver Farmers Markets’ 7th Annual Berry Festival

When: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 2 pm
Where: Main Street Station Farmers Market, 1100 Station Street, Vancouver

When: Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 10 am
Where: Mount Pleasant Farmers Market, 2300 Guelph Street, Vancouver

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