Edible Canada’s signature tour provides the opportunity for both locals and visitors to learn about and experience BC’s most visited and best-known public market. With more than 12.2 million visitors a year, Granville Island can be a very busy place! Put yourself in the experienced and knowledgeable hands of Edible Canada’s culinary professionals and learn the secrets and the best places to shop.
The centerpiece of the island experience is the Granville Island Public Market, which houses a diverse array of vendors; irresistible green grocers, butchers, bakers, fishmongers, cheese specialists, sweets stands, and casual eateries. Just outside the market are many local artisans as well as a wine shop, a micro roaster of organic coffee, the Netloft and Canada’s only artisan Sake distillery. With more than fifty permanent vendors and a constantly rotating roster of farmers and culinary artisans, Granville Island is a true cook’s treasure and a foodie’s heaven!
This tour has been recognized by the Canadian Tourism Commission as one of the unique Canadian experiences that represent the nation. The Granville Island Market Tour was one of the first experiences to be inducted into the Canadian Signature Experiences collection in 2011.