Decade old farmers’ & artisan markets enrich the culture of this sunny mainland coastline.
Pick up some garden-fresh produce and locally raised meats from seaside farms, and take home treasures forged, sculpted, carved or painted from the largest community of artists in the province.
Tucked into the southwest corner of mainland British Columbia, the Sunshine Coast is a 180 km (110 mile) stretch of paradise and has all the laid-back charm of island living. Here, the mossy rainforest drops from a sculpted shoreline into the Strait of Georgia, and winds itself northward beneath the Coast Mountains from Howe Sound to Desolation Sound. The region offers a wide-range of year-round activities such as sea kayaking, mountain biking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, hiking, scuba diving, fresh and saltwater fishing.
What’s in Season in Sunshine Coast
Bursting with Vitamin C and a wealth of other nutrients, cabbage is a delightful addition to meals. You may find some fresh for tossing in a salad or sautéing for breakfast with eggy weggies, or some pickled cabbage, sauerkraut or kimchi will make a delicious topping for your favourite sandwich!
What's Fresh in this Region?Apples, cabbage (savoy, red), cucumber, kale, kiwi, leek, onions (red, yellow), peppers, tomatoes
Featured Market Profile
The Sunshine Coast’s mid-week reprieve. Farm-to-table is more than a buzz word along BC’s Sunshine Coast, especially in the small community of Roberts Creek. Every Wednesday afternoon during Summer, the community gathers outside and inside the historic Roberts Creek Community Hall to celebrate all that the region provides. More than a dozen local farmers and…