Locally Sourced

Many of the items at the Circle Craft Market are sourced locally, either here in BC or elsewhere in Canada. These items range from honey to wood bowls to knit scarves.

Mellifera Bees (Booth 503)
Mellifera Bees produces distinctive, hand-crafted honey infusions of exceptional quality. Each jar contains unpasteurized honey harvested from thoughtfully managed hives from bee yards across the Lower Mainland and BC. Suffused with a rich bouquet of aromatic flavours, the honey’s unique character is produced from the wild wanderings of Mellifera’s bees and enhanced with a delicate blend of spices or fruit. Each ingredient is chosen for quality and freshness and sourced exclusively from small, independently owned BC companies specializing in certified organic, fair trade comestibles.

EntWood Turnings (Booth 243)
All the bowls made by EntWood Turnings are from reclaimed or salvaged wood. Trees have not been cut down, but rather have already fallen–often from wind or disease–on private land such as old farmsteads in the Fraser River Valley. The chestnut bowls come from a tree on a multi-generational farmstead in Greendale, outside of Chilliwack. The pine wood they use comes from the interior forests of BC ravaged by the Mountain Pine Beetle. Some of the walnut wood came from a tree toppled by wind storms in 2013 in downtown New Westminster.

Natural Wool Knits (Booth 431)
Natural wool is used to create elegantly designed products that are sustainable and eco-friendly. Each piece is handmade by Avi, the designer, and her team that work from their homes in Penticton. All the designs are simple yet stunning. Each piece is made with minimally processed high quality Canadian-sourced wool. Wool uses less energy to produce than manmade fibres. It is biodegradable, decomposing within a few years, and can act as a fertilizer.

Discover these locally sourced items and more at the Circle Craft Christmas Market!

Circle Craft Christmas Market
November 8-12, 2017 | Vancouver Convention Centre West
Wednesday-Friday 10am to 9pm | Saturday 10am to 7pm | Sunday 10am to 5pm

Check in at circlecraftmarket.net for the latest Circle Craft Christmas Market information. Tickets are now available for purchase online, where you’ll find discounts for students, seniors, and groups, as well as a 2-for-1 special for evenings after 5pm.

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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

The Circle Craft Christmas Market begins today! Join us at the Vancouver Convention Centre West and discover 300+ exhibitors, including clothing designers, potters, jewellers, and food vendors. The aromas and flavours of Gourmet Alley will be back in all their glory, and there will be plenty of food items to satisfy your cravings, including some delectable sweets.

Bruce County Nut and Fudge Co. (Booth 613)
Bruce County Nut and Fudge Co. is all about hometown flavour with big city charm. Handmade with love, they craft culinary twists on old school recipes and take pride in every bite they serve. Obsessed with premium and gourmet ingredients, every bite is melted, dipped, and decorated by real hands in a real kitchen with traditional copper pots and marble slabs.

The Lemon Square (Booth 603)
The Lemon Square makes simply delicious Lemon Coconut Squares, perfect with a nice cup of tea, a good strong coffee, or a cheeky glass of bubbles. The Lemon Square is perfect for gifts, parties, promotions, weddings, or maybe just for yourself.

Milsean Shoppe (Booth 512)
Milsean Shoppe is known for their demerara butter crunch. This amazing soft crunch toffee with almonds or hazelnuts is coated in Belgian chocolate and made in small artisanal batches.

You’ll find plenty of sweet eats (and savoury ones too!) in Gourmet Alley at the Circle Craft Christmas Market.

Circle Craft Christmas Market
November 8-12, 2017 | Vancouver Convention Centre West
Wednesday-Friday 10am to 9pm | Saturday 10am to 7pm | Sunday 10am to 5pm

Check in at circlecraftmarket.net for the latest Circle Craft Christmas Market information. Tickets are now available for purchase online, where you’ll find discounts for students, seniors, and groups, as well as a 2-for-1 special for evenings after 5pm.

East Van Jam

The Circle Craft Christmas Market returns to the Vancouver Convention Centre West November 8-12. Each week leading up to the Market, we will be featuring exhibiting artists.

Today we’re highlighting East Van Jam of Vancouver, BC, who is new to the Market in 2017.

With gourmet flavour pairings and a mere fraction of the sugar, East Van Jam produces fun and guilt-free spreads inspired by the eclectic variety of characters that make East Vancouver so unique.

Using less sugar in their jams means there’s way more fruit in every jar, and jams and spreads made from fruit at the peak of their harvest result in a fresh and intense flavoured preserve tasting of the actual fruit – untainted or masked by the overload of sugar used in traditionally made jams and preserves.

For more information, visit East Van Jam’s website.

You’ll find East Van Jam and hundreds of other exhibitors from across Canada at the Circle Craft Christmas Market.

Circle Craft Christmas Market
November 8-12, 2017 | Vancouver Convention Centre West
Wednesday-Friday 10am to 9pm | Saturday 10am to 7pm | Sunday 10am to 5pm

Check in at circlecraftmarket.net for the latest Circle Craft Christmas Market information. Tickets are now available for purchase online, where you’ll find a $2 discount on advance tickets, as well as a 2-for-1 special for evenings after 5pm.

Mellifera Bees

The Circle Craft Christmas Market returns to the Vancouver Convention Centre West next week, running from November 11-15. Each week leading up to the Market, we have been featuring exhibiting artists.

Today we’re highlighting Mellifera Bees of Vancouver, BC, who is new to the Market in 2015.

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Mellifera Bees produces distinctive hand-crafted honey infusions of exceptional quality. Each jar contains unprocessed honey harvested from ethically-managed hives in backyards across Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.

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Suffused with a rich bouquet of aromatic flavours, the honey’s unique character is produced from the wild wanderings of Mellifera’s bees and enhanced with a delicate blend of spices or fruit. Each ingredient is chosen for quality and freshness and sourced exclusively from small independently-owned British Columbia companies specializing in certified Organic, Fair Trade comestibles.

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Borrowing its name from the Latin Apis Mellifera, or “honey-bearing bee,” Mellifera Bees was founded by beekeeper Melissa Cartwright, whose first name means “honey bee.”

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For more information, visit Mellifera Bees’ website.

You’ll find Mellifera Bees and hundreds of other exhibitors from across Canada at the Circle Craft Christmas Market.

42nd Annual Circle Craft Christmas Market
November 11-15, 2015 | Vancouver Convention Centre West
Wednesday-Friday 10am to 9pm | Saturday 10am to 7pm | Sunday 10am to 5pm

Check in at circlecraftmarket.net for the latest Circle Craft Christmas Market information. Tickets are now available for purchase online, where you’ll find a $2 discount before November 11 as well as a 2-for-1 special for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday evenings after 5 pm.