The 2020 Festival may be cancelled, but we hope that you will consider supporting vendors and small businesses in the community at this time.
Below you will find a number of local artisan and food vendors who remain open for business at this time, some of whom are offering Folk Fest at Home Specials!
If you have been a vendor at VFMF in the past and would like to be featured on our #SupportLocal page, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are excited to announce that we have been working with Savoury Chef, a local catering company. They have put together some delicious offerings that are available to order in advance to help enhance your at-home festival experience.
When you place your order, you will be entered into a draw to win a Savoury Chef Gift Certificate for $100.00 that may be put towards any future orders!
Order before Wednesday, July 15 at 11am and choose from the following offerings available for delivery July 17, 18 and 19
Option 1: Cheese & Charcuterie Board for 2
– includes a bottle of Hester Creek Pinot Blanc
A mixture of artisan and house made charcuterie meats, sausages, pate and salamis along with an assortment of local and imported cheese, nuts and fruits. Served with assorted breads and crackers.
Option 2: Wild Salmon & Grilled Vegetable Antipasto Platter for 2
– includes a bottle of Hester Creek Pinot Blanc
Beautiful display of grilled vegetables, marinated artichokes, Parmesan cheese & olives along with smoked salmon, maple nuggets, fresh lox, lemon preserve and lemon dill cream cheese. Served with assorted breads and crackers.
PLACE YOUR ORDER HERE BEFORE WEDNESDAY, JULY 15 at 11am
Executive Chef Geoff Rogers and his staff believe that nothing tastes better than market-fresh produce, locally farmed meats and sustainably sourced seafood, and this dedication to feature the very best that BC has to offer is what drives the continual renewal of Savoury Chef's menus for any occasions.
Mak N Ming restaurant is located on Yew Street, just blocks from Kits Beach. Chef Makoto and his wife Ming specialize in Japanese inspired west coast cuisine. Currently only offering take-out bento boxes which have been very popular as it’s an easy and casual way of enjoying the flavours they have to offer.
Take-out window menu and hours:
Sunday July 12 Noon – 3pm
$10 Snacks! Great for a picnic.
Onigiri rice balls, smoked salmon dip and chips, cheesy menchi katsu croquettes
$20 take home items:
assorted sashimi salad, mentiako udon kit, frozen seafood chowder.
Monday July 13. Closed.
Tuesday July 14th 4 – 7pm
$20 wild prawn buckwheat soba bowl with assorted vegetables
Wednesday July 15th & Thursday July 16 4 – 7pm
$20 roasted sablefish with rice, assorted vegetables and marinated egg.
Order the Folk Fest Special at La Sella! Buy 2 Medium Pizzas , get 1 small free!
Located at 1488 Adanac Street, place your oder for the Folk Fest Special by calling 778-513-1999
View the full menu here.
Pizza La Sella is the only Italian food truck pizza in Vancouver. Follow them on Instagram for daily location details. (@lasellapizza)
Buddha-Full is a plant-based restaurant with two locations on Vancouver's north shore. We practice kindness in action and supply nourishment to inspire a plant-based generation through the use of fresh, whole ingredients crafted from scratch and made with love. Our menu consists of wraps, salads, Buddha-bowls, smoothies and healthy (and delicious) snacks! We are on a mission to inspire love and nourish health for every person, every being, every community.
Current business hours:
Lower Lonsdale - 11am-5pm daily
Northwoods -11am-5pm daily
Dos Amigos (Food Truck)
Hola Amigos, we are here to fantasize your tastebuds with mouth watering Mex-Can street food. We operate around Vancouver and lower mainland. Let’s talk about your next Corporate or private event. Come say hello to your new Amigos!!!
Find Dos Amigos in the following locations for the week of July 12th-19th:
12th July : Ambleside Artisan farmers market13th July : 6th Ave & 6th st. in New Westminster14th July : 6th Ave & 6th st. in New Westminster15th July : 6th Ave & 6th st. in New Westminster16th July : 6th Ave & 6th st. in New Westminster17th July : 6th Ave & 6th st. in New Westminster18th July : Tipperary Park craft market, New Westminster.19th July : Brentwood Artisan Farmers Market
Follow us on Instagram for daily locations. (@dosamigosyvr) Or give us a call at 778-697-8051.
Born from friendship and a shared love of ice cream! Our goal has always been to create ice cream that expresses our passion and curiosity for flavour, while cultivating a business that embodies our care for the world around us. Featuring monthly rotating flavours using seasonal & local ingredients wherever possible, alongside fan favourites like Salted Caramel and Whiskey Hazelnut. All made with love in our kitchen in East Van!
El Cartel (Food Truck)
Bringing Globally Inspired Cuisine to the streets of Vancouver since 2015. We are working on partnering with delivery services and are also accepting catering request for physical distance gatherings. Stay tuned for our KETO menu coming June 1st . Check out our Instagram for location updates and feel free to DM us for your catering needs. 778-861-5786
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Started my family run food trailer in 2008 working all over the province on weekends and the summer months. The present day we have grown to 7 days a week with another unit on the way for 2021. (@gsdonairs)
Green Coast Coffee began with our "Cold Brew Bike" rolling down Vancouver streets and seawalls pouring nitro cold brew coffee. Today, we operate 4 mobile units serving Metro Vancouver's most popular events. Contact us to inquire about catering your event.
Green Coast Coffee will be operating daily at Trout Lake Park during the week of the Festival!
Visit their website to learn more about catering opportunities, and daily mobile locations.
Marie’s Guilt Free Bakery offers Gluten Free Baked Goods, Gluten Free Flour Mix and Gluten Free Jams and Jellies. Whether you have a medical diet restriction or you’re just trying to eat healthier, we can cater to you. We offer the service of customizing to any diet including sugar free, vegan, wheat free, vegetarian, you name it… we can do it. We are a warehouse facility that will work primarily with on-line orders and delivery. MArie's Guilt Free Bakery has two convenient locations for pick-up: Unit 403 20540 Duncan Way, Langley, and 724 12th Street, New Westminster. Visit the website for an updated menu and price list. (@mariesguiltfreebakery)
Providing healthy organic, vegan/vegetarian meals on the go. Catering services also available.
We specialize in Fijian style Indian food and cater to all events and business lunches. Our food is made fresh daily with homemade herbs, spice mixes and sauces. Follow us on Facebook for daily Food Truck locations or email us for catering inquiries - email@example.com.
Lobster Rollin to a location near you! Salty's Lobster Shack is operating 7 days a week from 12-8 at Mount Pleasant Park. Visit them today!
Food Truck Finder!
To find other food trucks nearby, check out https://streetfoodapp.com/vancouver
You can view them online, or download their handy app.
Animation styled character art and female portraits. All pieces are hand painted using acrylic gouache on 11” x 16” paper. Prints available to be ordered via email at firstname.lastname@example.org (@alannafcatena)
Greeting cards and prints of original travel and wildlife photography. Free delivery is offered to all online orders in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley. (@m_buru)
Bee Kind creates vibrantly designed, biodegradable products for people who want to do good while also looking good! Bee Kind beeswax wraps are handmade in Vancouver and feature hand-painted designs. (@beekindbc)
EcoFair Trading sells eco-friendly, fair trade food items and handicrafts from around the world. (@ecofairtrading)
Foxy Cloth reusable menstrual pads, panty liners and postpartum products are handmade in Vancouver BC, Canada. Our goal is to provide beautiful and innovative reusable cloth pads and accessories that will help women feel comfortable and confident about their bodies, throughout menstrual cycles, postpartum recovery and bladder control issues. Affordable, safe for our bodies and environmentally friendly! (@foxycloth)
Inspired by nature and made by hand, Kat Cadegan creates timeless jewellery to be worn and treasured for years to come. (@katcadeganjewellery)
Tie-dye with a modern twist. Inspired by the 4th Ave Hippie scene. Made in my kitchen sink in Kitsilano. (@ogilviedesigns)
Imported yoga/meditation jewelry from India (malas) with a focus on OM, Chakra, and Essential Oil jewelry for your physical, emotional and spiritual well-being. All pieces are fair trade and ethically sourced. Purchases may be made online via Facebook, and are also sold at Phoenix Rising Emporium and White Lotus Divine Healing. (@ourwalkwithbuddha)
Parker Simonne Designs is a small batch handmade clothing business whose focused on one of a kind unixsex art to wear, made with textiles from Africa, Central America and other natural fibers. Tops, Tunic and the Portland Kimono collection. (@parkersimonnedesigns)
Japanese Inspired apparel fusion with modern street style. Our new collection also includes antique Japanese Fireman's jacket and Boro Jacket. Purchases may be made online and shipping or local pickup is available. (@siamurais)
White Light Healing is a Vancouver based company by Brittani Linder, creating handmade, natural products to raise your vibe. Creations such as essential oil blends, crystal/gemstone jewellery, soy candles and rosewater mist are crafted with loving intention, with your soul in mind. (@whitelighthealingcreations)
Wild Abandon Jewelry is a contemporary collection of jewelry designs. The collection is an extensive line of necklaces, bracelets, earrings, pendants, and rings that utilize a diverse palette of colours, textures, and materials including various metals, crystals, semi precious and precious stones. (@wildabandonjewelry)
Original design made essentialy in silver, gold and semi precious stones. Many pieces are one of a kind , while also creating collections that we can duplicate and repeat. We are wel known for the diversity of our collections, from modern designs, art deco style and intricate filigree pieces. (@yutalfusion)