About Us

The Sechelt Farmers’ and Artisans’ market is a seasonal market located in the heart of Sechelt. The market is a site for farmers and artisans to sell their goods directly to the local population. As such, the SFAM is a significant contributor to the local economy, and serves the health and happiness of the community. The SFAM was formed in 1993 by six farmers with a desire to sell their goods directly to consumers. Today, the SFAM has upward of 40 vendors, and is expanding into areas of sustainability, and food equity.

Our mission is to contribute to a vibrant local economy in a sustainable and just way. We wish to provide space for consumers to access handmade and homegrown products.

We value a healthy community, a resilient local economy, and a just and equitable food sector.

Meet the Team

Site Manager

Meet Kate, our Market Manager. Kate’s extensive experience in customer service, markets, and food systems makes her an excellent addition to the team. When not operating the market, Kate can be found supporting local, orchestrating her own business and spending time with her family.

Board of Directors

John Byrnes

President

John is a vendor with extensive experience in markets and governance. When he is not baking bread or harvesting from his garden, John can be found sitting on the Board of Governors’ for the BC Association of Farmers’ Markets, and the One Straw Society.

Wanda Keay

Treasurer

World class Wildlife and Scenic photography by renowned photographer Bill Keay and family. Over 35 years of exciting adventurous travels to remote places to capture these artistic images.Self published book,  affordable hand made canvas, plaques, and other products. Wanda is on the board of directors for the Sechelt Market.

Robyn Boudreau

Member at Large

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