The Kootenay Rockies & Columbia Basin

23 Farmers' Markets

The southeastern corner of BC is renowned for its orchards, pasture and farmland—it’s a hub for fresh local food and farming.

The Kootenay Rockies Columbia Basin boasts 20+ farmers’ markets where the people who grow your food harvest those fruits and veggies at their peak of deliciousness. Find orchard fruits, berries, fresh veggies, locally raised meat, artisanal cheese and world famous cherries!

The region is also known for its wild natural beauty and an array of outdoor adventures. The Rockies, Purcell, Selkirk and Monashee mountain ranges offer world-class hiking, wildlife viewing, hot springs, biking, climbing, river rafting and more. This is the traditional territory of the Ktunaxa Nation, Secwepemc, Sinixt and Okanagan Nation Alliance.

What’s in Season in The Kootenay Rockies & Columbia Basin

Beets

Did you know that beet leaves were actually historically consumed before the roots? A perfect addition to juices and salads, this vibrant vegetable is rich in antioxidants, folate, fibre, and manganese. Roast them for extra sweetness or pair with balsamic vinegar for a more balanced taste!

What's fresh in this region?
apples, arugula, burdock root, leek, mushrooms (oyster, shiitake), potatoes, radish, spinach

Farmers' Markets

The Kootenay Rockies & Columbia Basin Farmers' Markets

Fernie Mountain Market

Fernie / Qukin ʔamakʔis
Summer

Golden Farmers’ Market

Golden / ʔaknuqⱡuk
Summer

Grand Forks Farmers’ Market

Grand Forks / Nxʷyaʔłpítkʷ
Year-Round
Open Year-Round

Kaslo Saturday Market

Kaslo / ?aqastu
Summer

Kimberley Farmers’ Market

Kimberley / Kukamaʔnam or ʔaknuqⱡuⱡam ʔamakʔis
Summer

New Denver Friday Market

New Denver / Tum-ula7xw
Summer

Valemount Farmers’ Market

Valemount / Yexyexéscen (Yuh-hai-has-kun)
Summer