**Covid & the West Coast Winter Market**
We are currently in the process of discussing the future of the 2020 Winter Market. Please check back for updates.
Thank you for your understanding and patience!
November 30, 2019
10:00am - 4:00pm
The West Coast Winter Market is an action packed single day market held each year at the Oaklands Community Centre (1-2827 Belmont Avenue) and the adjoining Oaklands Elementary School gym.
There will be live music, food trucks, artisans, farmers, kid vendors, and more!
Fill out the Application here. Everyone who wishes to participate as a vendor in the Oaklands West Coast Winter Market must fill out an application and attach any required documentation. The application will not be considered until all required documentation is received.
Applications are due, October 10, 2019 at 11:59pm. Vendors will be notified the week of October 14th regarding the status of their application.
2. MAKE, BAKE, GROW:
Vendors must abide by the make, bake, or grow BC Association of Farmers Markets (BCAFM) policies. Vendors must be the primary producer vending at their own tables. Only approved products that are made, baked, grown, raised, caught or wild harvest by the approved vendor can be sold at the Oaklands Winter Market Market. All products for sale need to meet the laws, regulations, and rules as specified by federal, provincial, and municipal bodies, local health authorities, Oaklands West Coast Winter Market, and the organic certifying body the vendor belongs to. It is up to the vendor to know and comply with the Provincial and Federal sales tax requirements. First priority is given to vendors who produce with a sustainable and organic focus.
3. VENDOR HANDBOOK:
Read The Oaklands Market Vendor Handbook! This document will demonstrate what we expect from you as a vendor. Please read the document thoroughly!
4. PROPER DOCUMENTATION READY TO GO:
Before you begin your application, make sure you have approved and/or ready to complete, correct attachments with your application. This will include (where applicable) your Statement of Ingredients, Liquor Tasting License, Island Health information if you are a High Risk Food Vendor or Lab Test for certain Low Risk Food Vendors. All prospective food vendors selling higher risk food must contact VIHA for health approval.
To contact Island Health Authority:
Island Health 1952 Bay Street Victoria, BC Phone: 250.370.8699
Vendors, Musicians, Sponsors, Volunteers: Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250-370-9101 x 4
The West Coast Winter Market helps us raise funds for the Gift of Good Food program, and for the Oaklands Sunset Market. Entrance is by donations (suggested donation $3 per person) or with a donation of warm winter gear for Our Place Society. Thank you in advance for your generosity!
Our Place's Wish List:
• Socks and Underwear
• Gloves and Scarves
• Thermal underwear
• Warm Jackets
• Sleeping Bags
$45.00 for farmer/prepared food/craft, $50.00 for Food Truck
Oaklands Community Centre
Reception Hours: Monday-Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
#1-2827 Belmont Avenue
Victoria, BC V8R 4B2
T: 250-370-9101 F: 250-370-9102
Oaklands Neighbourhood House
Little Acorn Hours: Monday-Friday from 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
2629 Victor Street
Victoria, BC V8R 4E3
T: 250-370-9101 F: 250-370-9159
Oaklands Community Association