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Make, Bake or Grow

The Esquimalt Farmers Market was born as an idea in 2014 and launched in May 2015. EFM exists to provide a marketplace that serves as a community gathering point for relationship-building, promotion of and access to our local food system, and equity-based environmental and economic sustainability in Esquimalt and beyond.

Make, Bake, or Grow

Vendors must abide by make, bake, or grow BC Association of Farmers Markets (BCAFM) policies. EFM supports local growers and producers and those who engage in environmentally sound, farming practices. EFM encourages backyard farmers to help nourish their community with their quality products.

Sustainability

EFM supports and promotes a sustainable food system featuring locally grown and produced items. With the understanding that sustainability is inextricable from broader social structures, our goal to foster environmental and economic sustainability is informed by an ongoing commitment to build just and equitable access to the marketplace and food security in our community.

Build Community

EFM goes beyond stimulating the economy and neighbourhood by supporting access to and growth of our local food system. EFM believes in building connections that create a sense of community through partnerships, collaborations, and relationship building.

 

Membership

For $15 annually, support your local market and gain voting rights at the Annual General Meeting. Plus get 10% off EFM Merchandise.

Reach out to become a member!

 
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Join the Board of Directors

Would you like to be part of the EFM family? If you think you'd be a great addition, we'd love to hear from you!

 

Market Awards

2017 Best Medium Farmers Market in BC

2017 Best Market Manager in BC

2018 Best Large Farmers Market in BC

Victoria Community Leadership Award 2017

We Heart Local Awards Winner 2015

Volunteer Spirit Award 2016

Best in the City - Farmers Market 2019

2020 Best Large Farmers Market in BC

Finalist for Ecostar Awards 2019

The Market Team

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Madi (She/Her)

Executive Director

Melanie

Market Manager

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Vanessa

Board President, 2021

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John

Treasurer

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Sonja

Secretary

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Holly

Board Vice President

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Megan

Board Member

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Melissa 

Board Member