Are You Up for a Challenge?

Are You Up for a Challenge?

Are you a Farmers Market regular? Do you think you know the best sources for everything local – honey, jam, coffee, cheese, tomatoes …? Sounds like it’s time to challenge yourself: Pledge to source as much of your food as possible from local farmers and producers for one whole week, and show us what you’ve…

Ancient Mantra Naturals

Ancient Mantra Naturals

Ancient Mantra Naturals… aims to represent an ancient way of healing our bodies, through the power of 100% naturally grown plants and herbs. The company’s primary focus is on creating 100% pure natural, essential oil synergies, massage oils and hydrosols (“flower waters”)  An essential oil is a concentrated, aromatic liquid that is obtained right from the…

Sweet Strawberries

Sweet Strawberries

There is no doubt that strawberries are a favorite for so many of us! BC blesses us with an abundant amount of berries each season thanks to Mother Nature herself. And nothing beats the fresh, local variety grown with care. Just this past Wednesday (and for the first time this year) Maan Farms was able…

6 Reasons to Shop at Your Local Farmers Market

6 Reasons to Shop at Your Local Farmers Market

As the owner and farmer behind Central Park Farms in Langley, I spend a lot of my day explaining to people the benefits of supporting small-scale local agriculture. But, what many people might not know is, before I started raising my first batch of free-range chickens, I was the Operations Manager of a multi-national transportation…

Sunday Chicken Dinner

Sunday Chicken Dinner

Sundays at our house, generally evolve quite nicely into a time of relaxation…they are a little less hectic with no work, no school and no ball games to drive to; awesome! So, what’s for dinner? How about a simple classic meal say like…roasted chicken? I tell you, we were in for a wonderful treat thanks to…

Where’s all the produce?!

Where’s all the produce?!

Guest post by Chris Bodnar and Paige Dampier of Close to Home Organics The past week of sun and heat has been glorious! It feels like summer. Memories of the long, wet spring – not to mention the cold winter that preceded it – are all but erased. And then, you arrive at the Farmers’…

We Are Hiring!

We Are Hiring!

Thank you to all applicants. We have now filled this position. Farmers’ Market Co-Ordinator Job Description The Langley Community Farmers’ Market Society is a non­profit organization geared towards providing Langley and surrounding areas with locally grown foods, farm products, and other locally made products in a direct producer to consumer marketing venue. To learn more…

The Gumboot Gala was a Great Success!!

The Gumboot Gala was a Great Success!!

We wanted to say a great big thank you to everyone that supported and attended the Gumboot Gala on June 11th, 2016! The event was definitely a night to remember and we can’t wait to do it again next year. The amazing food put together by the Langley Senior Resource Society Chef and kitchen staff…

Thank You Vancity for Supporting the LCFMS Strategic Plan for 2016 and Beyond!

Thank You Vancity for Supporting the LCFMS Strategic Plan for 2016 and Beyond!

The Langley Community Farmers Market Team has been hard at work creating a strategic plan for the next 5 years.  We want to be the best market we can be by connecting our community with locally made, baked and grown products.  These amazing planning sessions couldn’t be possible without the support of our sponsors. A huge…

Langley Community Farmers Market Community Engagement Meeting

Langley Community Farmers Market Community Engagement Meeting

On 21 October, 2015, we hosted a community engagement event for the Langley Community Farmers Market Society.  The purpose of this event was to inform a strategic plan for the LCFM, which will be presented to the AGM in March of 2016.  We would like to share with you some of the valuable input harvested…