Open every Thursday 3-7 pm in Shipyards Park until Sept. 13.

Fireweed Community Market Society
Fireweed Community Market Society
  • Welcome to the Fireweed Community Market Society in Whitehorse

    We celebrate Yukon culture at our markets 'where local happens'.

    About Us

    Our Mission

    We promote the production and consumption of Yukon products. We offer authentic experiences to residents and tourists by supporting local entrepreneurs and small businesses and directly connecting consumers with producers of quality goods that are locally grown, raised, wild-harvested, or hand-crafted. Fireweed Community Market Society in Whitehorse

    Our Team

    Since 2005, a volunteer board has guided the strategic and operational success of our non-profit society, with the support of part-time and seasonal staff, over 170 members and 100 volunteers annually, and long-term funding from the Canadian Agricultural Partnership program.

    Our Markets

    Outdoor Fireweed Community Market in Shipyards Park​: Open Thursdays

    3 - 7 pm, 17 May to 13 Sept. 2018.

    12 Days of Christmas Fireweed Community Market in the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre: Open 7-18 Dec. 2018.

    Special Markets as opportunities arise.

    Our 2018 Vendors

    Farm & Food Products

    Farm Products

    Circle D Ranch: Beef, elk velvet antler capsules, kale chips, garden vegetables.

    Dusty Trail Yukon: Vegetables, jams, and pickles.

    Elemental Farm: Certified organic vegetables, herbs, shoots ,starts, and eggs.

    Granny's Booties: Hand knit booties and fresh, local eggs.

    Hand Made: Fibre art from local wool, glass trade-bead jewelry, and variety of in-season vegetables.

    Ibex Valley Farm: Fresh, graded eggs.

    Lendrum Ross Farm: Vegetables and farm products.

    Mammoth Garden Supplies Inc.: Plant food.

    Meraki Farm: Tomato plants, greenhouse tomatoes and cucumbers, and in-season root vegetables and salad greens.

    Sarah's Harvest: Certified organic vegetables, herbs, and shoots.

    Solvest Inc. IG: Hydroponic, locally grown greens.

    The Garden Palette: Dog cookies, Saskatoon berries, and pine needle/rattan baskets.

    Tum Tum's Black Gilt Meats: Frozen value added pork products from Aurora Mountain Farm heritage pigs - born and raised in Yukon. 

    Yukon Gardens FB: Greenhouse vegetables, herbs, and plants.


    Food Products

    Bullet Hole Bagels IG: Fresh, hand-rolled bagels.

    It's Only Natural: Rustic bread loaf, bagels, cinnamon rolls, wild blueberry, cranberry, and haskap jam, and soap and candles from natural ingredients.

    Klondike Cakes FB: Decorated cupcakes, cookies, and squares, inspired by the north.

    Klondike Kettle Corn FB, IG: Yukon's original, sweet and salty kettle corn.

    Meal in 1 Pies: Home-made meat pies (pork, vegetarian, and beef).

    Summit Kombucha IG: Small-batch, draft kombucha, an effervescent and fermented tea.

    The Maple Rush: Maple confection.

    The Twisted Gourmet FB, IG: Wild Yukon spice blends.

    Tortillas: Authentic Mexican corn and flour tortillas.

    Yukon Healthy Treats: Healthy baked goods.


    Hot Meals

    Alligator's Gourmet Grilled Cheese: Gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches, soup, salad, and cookies.

    Atlin Mountain Coffee Roasters FB,TW: Fresh, Certified organic, wood-fire roasted specialty coffee. Whole Beans or freshly ground for you on the spot. weekly specials. Serving a full espresso bar from the Coffee wagon, including hot and iced coffees, lattes and affogatos, and more.

    BBQ King Restaurant: Crepes, traditional Hong Kong bubble egg waffle, bubble tea, and BBQ pork.

    East Indian Food: Hot meals of butter chicken, curry chicken, samosa, dal, vegetables, and more.

    Firebean Coffee Roasters TW, IG: Yukon's pedal-powered, wood-fired coffee roastery. Offering fresh roasted Fair-Trade and Organic beans and serving  espresso and drip.

    Faladi Ethnic Foods: Authentic falafel made from scratch, cooked and prepared on site. Turkish coffee, Arabic teas, and Jewish bagels also sold.

    Kit’s Kitchen: Hot meals of kebabs, rice noodles, grilled arctic char, vegetable spring rolls, baked goods, and more.

    Kohei's Kitchen: Hot meals of teriyaki burgers, Japanese pancakes, and french fries.

    Paddy's World Famous: Bison smokies and burgers, hot dogs, and french fries.

    Yatai-Ya from Japan: Fruit vinegar drinks, rice sandwiches, bread, cookies, and cakes.

    Art & Crafts

    Amber-Rain Hyshka: Silver and copper hand-forged jewellery with local jade.

    Carlie Beads! FB: Jewelry made from treasure-hunted beads and pieces.

    Geraldine Stonechild: Bannock, watercolours, painted arts and crafts, and First Nations leather products.

    Greg Ducharme: Oil paintings.

    Hazy Reckoning Collective IG, TW: Original artwork, prints, and more.

    Heidi Hehn: Original art, jewelery, cards, and prints.

    Hot Dog Couture: Made-to-measure, quilted dog jackets and booties; Sweet potato and locally sourced tuna/salmon training treats.

    Indiglow: Art on canvas and pyrography on wood.

    Just Because Yukon: Quilting, sewing, and crocheting.

    Laberge Lumber Company: Items made from salvaged wood and re-purposed hardware.

    Les Belles Choses: Christmas decor and flower arrangements.

    Lara Melnik: Jewelry and art made from polymer clay.

    Matechuk: Fabric and photographic art and art reproductions.

    Nature's Workshop: Handmade custom woodwork (cutting boards, tables, wall art and other wood items).

    Sharon's Jewels: Jewelry and key rings made from semi-precious stone beads. Donations available to Little Footprints Big Steps Charity. Kids pick a stone bead for free. Free throw of an astrology dice.

    St. Elias Axe and Tool FB: Repaired and restored vintage/antique tools.

    The Old Bag: Hand-painted trivets, quilted goods, red pepper jelly, and baked goods.

    Valerie Ross Artist: Miniature inuksuks of found Yukon stones and acrylic paintings, gypsy jewelry of bent silverware and found recycled bits, solar lanterns, and art cards.

    Velvet Underground: Vintage clothing sourced from across Canada and inspired by the North.

    Woolly Mammoth Knits and Crafts: Knitted stuffies and socks and hand-made toys.

    Yukon Glass and Woodworks: Glassware with sandblasted designs and handcrafted wood products.

    Body Care, Books, Photography, & Information

    Balm Bombshell Body Care: Bath bombs, soap, lip balm, sugar scrub.

    Billy Buckets Apothecary: Herbal wild-crafted personal care products.

    Floral Botanicals: Natural skin and body products.

    Northof60girl: Photography on postcards, note cards, book marks, magnets, and Christmas cards; Photography books and vinyl products.

    Poiema: Soap and fibre arts (weaving and knitting). 


    Information Sharing

    Adaka Cultural Festival FB, IG: Promoting volunteer opportunities, workshop registration, and festival program.

    City of Whitehorse FB, TW: Promote city programs and activities.

    CPAWS Yukon FB, TW: Conservation promotion and fundraising (t-shirts, hats, sweatshirts).

    Government of Yukon FB, TW: Access to services, information, and opportunities to provide input.

    Humane Society Yukon: Society and Mae Bachur animal shelter promotion and fundraising (ticket sales).

    Mental Health Association of Yukon: Mental health awareness.

    Northern Cultural Expressions Society FB, TW, IG: Society promotion and fundraising (original paintings, cards, carvings, prints, t-shirts).

    Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy: Society promotion and fundraising selling iced tea and art cards.

    Parks Canada: Promote national and historic sites around Yukon.

    Victoria Faulkner Women's Centre FB TW: Society promotion and fundraising.

    Whitehorse Community Thrift Store: Build your own thrift store promotional activity.

    Yukon Invasive Species Council: Society promotion.

    Yukon Sourdough Rendezvous Society: Festival promotion and fundraising (popcorn, cotton candy, coffee).

    Special Events

    Entertainment

    • Drop-in workshops
    • Buskers Petriw Family fiddlers
    • Busker Barbara Drury on cello

    Celebrations

    • Indigenous Peoples Day, June 21
    • Plastic-free event, June 28
    • Reuse & Repair Fair, Aug. 30
    • End of Harvest event, Sept. 13

    News

    Events Calendar

    No upcoming events.

    Become a member

    Customers

    As a customer member, you support local entrepreneurs and small businesses that produce farm-gate style products.

    Vendors

    As a vendor member, you meet the demand for locally produced goods, network with other vendors, and directly engage with consumers on product development.

    Government & NGOs

    As a government or organization member, you support community development by raising public awareness and supporting the small scale economy of the markets.

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    Fireweed Community Market Society

    Suite 220, 2237 2nd Avenue, Whitehorse YT Y1A 0K7, Canada

    (867) 333-2255

    Office Hours

    Tuesday - Thursday: 9 am - 1 pm

    (please call ahead to ensure we are in and not running errands)

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