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April 30th, 2018 | Posted by leahfaulkner in Uncategorized - (2 Comments)

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The Olde Farmhouse Vintage Market is opening up vendor applications for the next market!

Here are the details….

The market will be held on November 24 and 25th, 2018 at the Tradex in Abbotsford, BC.

Applications will open on May 1, 2018 and will run until May 22.  Applications can still be submitted after the 22nd of May and if the event is full, you have the option to be placed on a waiting list.

All applicants will be notified one way or the other by May 29th, 2018.

I hope to hear from you!!

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The weekend is almost here, so I thought it would be a good time to give you some tips for Junking at The Olde Farmhouse.

1.  Gather your family & friends, it’s always fun to shop with someone!

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2.  Bring re-usable shopping bags.  The Olde Farmhouse is all about re-using & re-cycling!  If you purchase something big and bulky, most vendors are able to keep your purchases at their booth until you are done shopping.  When I go junking, I like to snap pictures of the items I have bought and are leaving at a booth, so at the end of the day I can refresh my mind!  Scroll through your pictures and make sure you have picked up everything.

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3.  Bring cash.  Most vendors are cash sales only.  Some do accept credit cards and there will be ATMs on site, just in case!  Admission fee is $6 for one day or $8 for two (exact change helps the line move faster 😉

4.  Day 2 junking is as great as the first!  Vendors usually restock and spotting that hidden treasure often happens on the second day!  You can buy your 2 day junking pass for $8.

5.  Bring a measuring tape & make notes of sizes and spaces at home that you are trying to find items for.  You can never be too prepared!

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6.  The first 50 people in line on Saturday get a special little gift from me!  A little reward for being so eager to get inside!!

7.  The market gets quite busy, so if you are bringing your little one along with you it may be a good idea to leave the strollers at home.  Strap that little munchkin to you and leave your hands free for grabbing those treasures!!  Sunday is typically the quieter day to shop, so if you prefer a less busy market experience that may be the day for you.

8.  If you have loaded up on treasures that are heavy, you can drive your vehicle closer and load it up at the large item pick up.  This is at the North East side of the building.  Check your market map for the location.vintage_market_days

9.  All this junking can make you hungry!  Tradex has their cafe services on site for you, to keep you fed and hydrated!  (You can even purchase your parking pass from the cafe!)  If you decide you want to take a break off site and then come back to the market, just get your hand stamped on the way out.  The hand stamp also works for making those many trips to the car to unload your finds!

I hope these tips have helped you get prepared for this fun weekend!!  On behalf of all the 120 vendors, thank you so much for coming out to the market and supporting our small businesses.

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I can’t wait to see you!!

xo Leah xo

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The Olde Farmhouse in the Spring is almost here!  

On April 7 and 8th at the Tradex in Abbotsford, 119 vendors will be gathered for a weekend of Junking!!  Here is the market map and vendor list so you can start planning your shopping route!  

Stay tuned for some market tips to help you get prepared for your Junking experience!!TOF-Tradex-Floorplan-Spring2018-FRONT-Web

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We hope to see you there!!

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What a weekend we all had at The Olde Farmhouse Vintage Market on November 25&26th! Thank you to all that came out to the market…your support for shopping local and supporting small businesses means so much to all of us!! I am just recovering now from the busy weekend and getting life in order for Christmas!

I am so excited to share with you some pictures from the market…I just received them from Tricia Hough Photography, so I will be sure to post them so you can reflect on the weekend…or see what you missed! 😉

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I know we are all thinking Christmas but I thought I would throw the thought of Spring your way.  The Olde Farmhouse in the Spring will be held on April 7&8th, 2018.  Vendor applications will run from December 8th, 2017-January 5th, 2018.  All applicants will be notified by January 10th, 2018.  Please click on the Vendor title across the top of the page for all the information on market applications.

I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and many blessings in the New Year!

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Tis The Season for Junking!

November 15th, 2017 | Posted by leahfaulkner in Uncategorized - (0 Comments)

I don’t know about you, but just looking at this vendor list and market map gets me all giddy!!  It is going to be another wonderful weekend at The Olde Farmhouse Vintage Market.  With all things farmhouse, vintage, antique and handmade you are sure to find something you love!  Come and support these amazing local businesses and get some holiday shopping done at the same time.  Your home will look fabulous after doing a little junking at The Olde Farmhouse…repurposed, upcycled, refinished collectibles and furniture…you can find it all!  

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We hope you enjoy your weekend of treasure hunting at The Olde Farmhouse!!

( market day tips coming soon!! )

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