January 8 – First market of 2017

This year make a resolution to shop your local farmers market! We are open every Sunday until the end of April at the Port Moody Recreation Complex. Don’t forget to shop our vendors both indoors and outdoors!

We are happy to welcome musician, Todd Brown, to the Port Moody Farmers Market for the first time! Stop by to hear some original songs, as well as some classics from the 60s and 70s.

We’re making Q-tip snowflakes at the Free Kids Craft Table.  Visit us to make this fun, and sparkly, creation!

The CACTES (Caring About Communities Together to Eliminate Struggles) Association will be our community group at market this weekend.  This student-run, non-profit organization engages in projects concerning diverse global issues. It’s primary goal is to provide access to clean and safe drinking water to rural villages in developing countries around the world. They are also involved in projects regarding health, sanitation, education and economic advancement. Stop by their table to learn more!

See you at the market!

See you at the market!

Get to Know: GEORELS

GEORELS – Written by Anne Ladouceur

A new addition to our Port Moody Winter Market, GEORELS offers us hand crafted artisan bacon that they spend 10 ten days preparing as well as grass fed bone broth (beef and organic chicken).

GEORELS is the brainchild of a professional chef (Juli Rogerson) and a construction worker (Matt Thomas) who had long enjoyed smoking meats. Their mutual love of preparing food inspired them to turn what they enjoyed into an independent business – that and the fact that Matt was fed up with working in the cold and wet of constructions sites. Brought together by their love of food, Juli and Matt also found love together and it’s as a couple that they officially launched their business in October 2015.

Matt and Juli buy their meat from Johnson’s Farm in Chilliwack and their pigs from local Fraser Valley farmers who do not use growth hormone. Commercially produced stock is cooked at high temperature for 6-8 hours to turn out a product that is more about flavour than nutrients. GEORELS bone broth is produced from ethically raised high quality grass fed beef cooked at a very low simmer for 40-48 hours with less water so that the end product has a nice thick gelatinous texture.

GEORELS’ other main product is maple smoked bacon that is prepared in their commissary kitchen in Vancouver by smoking the meat over maple flavoured bisquettes. The bacon is what makes the macaroni and cheese they also offer something special. At the moment, they also have a delicious (I’ve tried it) smoked salmon pâté. And for next year, Juli and Matt are thinking of offering some additional bacon flavours such as, maybe, jalapeño.

If you’ve never tasted real artisan bacon, you’re definitely in for a treat thanks to Juli and Matt and their young company, GEORELS (www.georels.com).


December 18 – Members Day!

Members Day this Sunday! Check out the amazing member only specials available this weekend.

  • A Bread Affair:  $1 Organic baguette (1 per member)
  • Culinary Blossom:  Holiday Tea – Buy 1 get the 2nd one 1/2 price
  • Designed 4 Kids:  Spend $40.00 and get a free small snowman ornament($4.50 value)
  • Georels Smokehouse: Buy 2 bone broth get 3rd 1/2 off
  • Gesundheit Bakery:  Save $1.00 off a purchase of $5.00 or more
  • Golden Ears Cheesecrafters: $1.00 off Basil Gouda and Mustard Seed Gouda
  • Ildiko Jewelry:  15% off everything
  • KICS Gourmet Foods:  $1 off preserves
  • Kirina’s Krafts:  Buy 3 get 1 free
  • Nasty Free Naturals:  3 Christmas Room Sprays for $20 (reg 3 for $25)
  • Quality Oak Accents:  Large Hickory Butcher Blocks for $75 (reg $125) and Large Hickory Cutting Boards for $50 (reg $60)
  • Rockweld Farm:  Wing special – Buy 2 packages, get 1 FREE!
  • Scentimental Creations:  ALL christmas bath bags $10.00.  Includes designer soap bar with Bath salt
  • The Magpies Nest:  10% off all earrings

Not a member? Sign up at the Market Information Table or online. Memberships are $10 and include an exclusive market bag, access to member only specials the last market of every month and more!

Join us at the Kids’ Craft Table this weekend to make Rudolph puppets complete with red nose and jingle bell collar!

We’re happy to welcome musician Barry Wilson to the market this weekend.  Barry plays a variety of music of all styles including old time, jazz, rock, folk, country, and more!

This Sunday we celebrate our Volunteers!  We couldn’t have markets week after week without the amazing help of these fantastic individuals! Interested in becoming a volunteer at the market? Follow this link to find out more: http://makebakegrow.com/get-involved-at-the-market/

Happy Holidays from everyone at the Coquitlam Farmers Market Society! The market will be closed on Christmas and New Years and will reopen on Sunday January 8th!

See you at the market!

December 11

2016-farmers-marketwinter_poster_5x4Market Day this Sunday! Finish up your holiday shopping at the market. Be sure to visit our vendors both indoors and outdoors!

Visit our kids craft table to make 2 winter-themed crafts!  Build a Rudolph puppet complete with jingle bell collar and soft red nose. Then, make some fuzzy and colorful paper mittens!

Norine Braun is our musician this weekend. Her lovely voice and bluesy style are perfect listening for a Sunday morning at the market! And, she’s promised us some Christmas carols, too!

Workshop weekend! We still have space in this Sunday’s workshop. 

Grinch Tree Workshop Sunday December 11th

Join Patricia Navarro from Vivio Flower Gallery as she takes you step by step creating a fun Grinch Tree! Participants will create a Grinch Tree of their own to take home. This is a family friendly workshop!

Time: 10:30 & noon (2 workshops)

Cost: $20

Purchase tickets at the market info table or online at Eventbrite.

List of Vendors for December 11th – click here

See you at the market!