About the Market
The Lumby Public Market is a seasonal Market that features owner-operated stalls and/or “day tables”. As a Public Market, we provide a showcase for local and area agricultural producers as well as artisans, crafters, musicians, home-based businesses and local entrepreneurs. It celebrates Lumby and area’s unique character and culture while serving its everyday shopping needs. Lumby Public Market is home to B.C.’S FIRST BUTTER TART FESTIVAL.
Every Saturday 9am-1pm
from the 2nd week in May until the 2nd week in October
Vendors at the Market provide:
- Home-made baking, jam and jellies
- Organic Dog treats
- Organic plants and produce
- Certified organic vegetables, berries
- Organic breads and farm-raised eggs
- Certified organic teas
- Collectibles, books, garden tools, miscellanoues
- Knitted and crocheted items
- Collector coins
- Handbags big and small
- Unique Crafts of all kinds
- Photography and art by local artisans
- Traditional Bannock, made on-site
- Seasonal orchard fruits and farm vegetables
- Watkins products
- Bi-weekly musical performances by local artists
Lumby Public Market
Address:PO BOX 555 V0E2G0
Business Hours: Every Saturday 9am-1pm, from the 2nd Saturday in May to the 2nd Saturday in October
Sorry folks, but we have been asked by the Village of Lumby to cancel the May 13th Saturday Market due to the risk of continued flooding and possible severe weather. We've never had to cancel before and sincerely regret any inconvenience this may cause to our vendors...
Balm of Gilead is a time-honoured natural remedy made from poplar buds, The medicinal properties of the balsam poplar tree (Populus balsamifera) lie in the winter buds, and with this slow spring it’s not too late to collect them before the leaves arrive (you...
Well, I was asked a couple of questions about companion gardening and although I knew a few plants that do well with most plants and provide a benefit, like the use of marigolds in your garden, a little research provided a greater insight..so, here it goes for some of...
Spring herbs - I’m always happy to see my little patch of stinging nettle every spring. The leaves decrease pain and act as a mild diuretic, accounting for their use in providing relief from allergies and arthritis. The young leaves, rich in iron,...
Spring planting has already begun, and here at the Market, we're lucky to have one of the Okanagan's best gardeners right on the spot. Sam also writes a gardening column for our local weekly newspaper, the Lumby Valley Times. Pests bugging your timid tomatoes,...
Just a word about our Market, it’s run by a wonderful group of volunteers who are not only an important part of the community but an important part of the Lumby Public Market Society. That’s right, we’re a society, have been since 2010. The purposes of the Society...
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NOTES FROM THE LUMBY PUBLIC MARKET Was it really such a long winter, or is it only me? Anyway, I’m so happy that the Market will be opening for the season on Saturday, May 13th, it seems to make the end of winter official. We’ll be back at our usual spot in the...