The Revelstoke local food system is progressing, creating pride in its local producers and their products. Whether you are shopping at a farmers market, purchasing direct from a farm or enjoying a beautifully prepared meal in a restaurant, local delicacies are easy to find. The local produce demand is definitely growing here in Revelstoke.
The Revelstoke Local Food Initiative runs school programs, community celebrations, workshops and community gardens. Check out their events and projects at www.revelstokelocalfood.com. Learn the local secrets to growing vibrant veggies in their book Mountain Harvest, available at local shops. Also, check out the Midsummer Night’s Green event for a farm-to-table extravaganza.
Revelstoke Local Food – Farmers Markets
Revelstoke Winter Market
The Winter Market brings together farm and craft vendors from Revelstoke and as far away as Vernon, Golden, and the Slocan Valley. You’ll find a full line-up of vendors with everything from honey, meats, eggs, coffee, kombucha, vegan cheese, ready-to-eat Indian food, diverse creative crafts, and organic fruit & vegetables. It is held every second Thursday afternoon (noon – 5pm) from November to April at the Revelstoke Community Centre.
Revelstoke Farm and Craft Market (Summer)
The Revelstoke Farm & Craft Market is the place to be every Saturday from 8:30am-1pm in the summer. Mackenzie Ave. comes alive with crowds of people and a vibrant market atmosphere. You’ll find fresh local Revelstoke food, local honey, baking, preserves, locally-made crafts, knitting, fresh flowers, unique metal and woodworks, food vendors and more.
LFI Market (Summer)
In addition to the Revelstoke Farm & Craft Market, the LFI Market is held on the 200 Block of Mackenzie Ave. You will find assortments of fresh farm produce, unique artisan works and ready-to-eat foods and much more!