Fresh produce on wheels, Farm City Co-Op Fresh Cart hits the streets of Vancouver, starting July 9, 2014.
FarmCity Fresh Cart is a partnership between Re-Up BBQ and FarmCity Co-op (24th Avenue Farms, Barefoot Farms, Cherry Lane Farm, Earth Apple Farm, Farmers on 57th, Giddy Up and Grow, Urban Digs Farm and Urban Edibles).
What will be on offer:
"Besides a veritable cornucopia of fruit and vegetables available in both bulk and pre-packaged portions, FarmCity Fresh Cart offers pastured eggs, local honey, preserves, sodas made from locally farmed fruit and an assortment of snacks and salads. Visitors will also be able to purchase take-home products such as bacon and cured meat from Re-Up BBQ, cocktail bitters and culinary extracts from Bittered Sling, seeds and merchandise from Victory Gardens, artisan pasta from Pasta Famiglia and cold-pressed juice from SPUD as well as meat and deli products from pastured animals, prepared by local chefs."
Where will you find Fresh Cart:
Hornby & Georgia
in downtown Vancouver most weekdays from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m
in New Westminster most weekday evenings from 4 to 6:30 p.m., and on Saturdays.
They will also pop up at summer events like Pecha Kucha Night at Westminster Pier Park, July 19 from 4 to 11 p.m.