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AUGUST 10, 2017 | GPM ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
The Gibsons Community Building Society, operator of the Gibsons Public Market, is pleased to announce Colin Stansfield will be taking the helm as Executive Director replacing Gerry Zipursky who has been leading the project since the start. (…read more)
Interested in developing programming focused on healthy cooking and community engagement?
Inspired by food security and sustainability?
A great communicator with strong writing skills?
An enthusiastic self-starter?
…Then this may be the summer job for you!
APRIL 29, 2017 | GPM CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING AND RIBBON CUTTING
Today volunteers and supporters of the Gibsons Public Market celebrate the official ribbon cutting of the new community gathering place. The first step in realizing the public market was made in December 2013 when three families contributed and help raise funds to secure $1 million to purchase the abandoned Gibsons Yacht Club, located by the marina in Lower Gibsons. (…read more)
APRIL 17, 2017 | CAREER OPPORTUNITY: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Reporting to the Chair of the Board of Directors, the ED has strategic and operational responsibility for Gibsons Community Building Society staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission. She or he will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plan of the public market and marine education centre. The ED will also sit on the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors and attend all Board of Governors meetings. Posting closes May 26, 2017. (…read more)
APRIL 4, 2017 | VENDORS INVITATION TO INAUGURAL HOLIDAY MARKET FAIRE
Before May 9, 2017, submit your application to be a vendor at the first annual Holiday Market Faire. (…read more)
The Sunshine Coast celebrated the announcement of the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program funding towards the Nicholas Sonntag Marine Education Centre and multipurpose community space at the Gibsons Public Market. (…read more) (…view video clip by Rik Jespersen)
July 11, 2016 | GIBSONS PUBLIC MARKET ANNOUNCES FIRST THREE VENDORS
Three of the coveted nine permanent vendor spaces at the Gibsons Public Market have now been filled by a chocolatier, a florist and a coffee roaster. (…read more)
Mark your calendar for Wednesday, May 11th! Bring friends and family to trivia night between 5-7 p.m. at Persephone. All proceeds will go toward the purchase of nutrition coupons for Sunshine Coast families and seniors. Tickets are $20, including a beverage. Click here for more information or to purchase tickets.
April 26, 2016 | FRIDAYS FARMERS’ MARKET IS BACK!
Interested in joining us as a vendor? The market will be every Friday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., from June 3 to Sept. 30. contact us for details, or download our information brochure. While construction is underway at the public market, we moved the event to Dougall Park (less than 200 steps away).
In this first community update, read about start-up of our renovation project, call for vendors, and progress with the public market capital campaign. Click here to subscribe so you don’t miss future issues!
Nov. 9, 2015 | GIBSONS PUBLIC MARKET ANNOUNCES MAJOR GIFT BY CIBC
The Gibsons Public Market is grateful to receive a $100,000 donation from CIBC toward the construction of a year-round hub of community amenities. (…read more)