Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, each vendor is required to make, bake, grow, raise or wildharvest all the products they sell at the market. Prior to being sold at the market, each product must be approved by the General Manager and/or the Application Review Committee. Consignment and resale of products is phohibited. Baked and processed good for sale are made from scratch by the vendor not using commerial mixes or products and are substantiall alter from purchased inputs.
Yes, all the products at the market, with the exception of seafood, are made, baked, grown, raised or wildharvested within the Comox Valley Regional District or the Strathcona Regional District. The bulk of the product at the market come from within 70 km radius of Courtenay.
All the product sold at the market comes from the Comox Valley Regional District or the Strathcona Regional District.
Do you allow resales (selling product that is not produced by the vendor themselves) at the market?
No, vendors are only permitted to sell product that they have made, baked, grown, raised or wildharvest themselves.
Our farmers strive to bring you the freshest produce possible. Most produce is harvested and packaged (product dependant) within 24 hours or less of market day. Some products, such as garlic, require curing prior to being sold at the market.
We list our new products as well as our standard product weekly on our website under the “See what’s new this week” button on our homepage. There is also a handy chart available to help you plan ahead.
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