Frequently Asked Questions


You are able to use your debit or credit card to purchase market tokens. Market tokens or wooden nickles as they are sometimes referred to are accepted by all of our vendors and act like cash. They tokens come in $5 increments, do not expire, are good year round at all of our markets. If you do not spend the value of the token the vendor will give you the appropriate change.  You can purchase these tokens at the Market Information Tent.

Although we do not have an actual ATM onsite, you are able to use your debit or credit card to purchase market tokens or wooden nickels as they are often called.  Tokens act as “market money” and are accepted by all of our vendors.  Regular money is given back as change when a transaction is less than the amount of tokens given for the purchase.  You can purchase tokens at the Market Information Desk.  Note that at our Fall/Winter markets are located at the Native Sons Hall in Downtown Courtenay and there are several ATM’s located within a few blocks.  Both of our seasonal summer markets are also located within a few block radius of an ATM.

We sell reusable cloth bags at the Information Desk.

While we certainly love all animals, dogs (other than service dogs) and other pets are not permitted at any of the Comox Valley Farmer’s Market venues.

You are encouraged to leave your pets at home and not in your vehicle.

We appreciate your understanding and support.

Yes, any lost and found items can be picked up or inquired about at the market Information Booth. The staff and volunteers can assit you.



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