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Roundup of local farmer’s markets

To market, to market! It’s one of our favourite times of the year – when vendors begin opening up their stalls at local farmers markets across our cities. Fresh fruits and veggies, delicious farm fresh eggs, and more - let’s reap the benefits of all the goodness our farmers have to bring to the table this summer! Read on for a roundup of some of the best markets at various cities across Canada.

Ottawa 

Farmers setting up to sell their produce at a farmers market

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1. Byward Market – William St, George St and York St.
• Year-round
• All week long: 9 am to 8 pm

2. Ottawa Organic Farmers' Market – 1644 Bank St.
• Year-round
• Saturdays: 10am to 2pm 

3. Parkdale Market - 365 Parkdale Ave.
• April 28th to November 3rd 
• All week long: 8am to 6pm

4. The Ottawa Farmers’ Market - 432-454 Richmond Rd. (Byron Park) 
• May 18th to November 2nd 
• Saturdays: 9:30am to 3pm

5. Beechwood Market - 43 Rue Ste-Cécile St.
• June 1st to October 26th
• Saturdays: 9am to 2pm

6. Lansdowne Market – 900 Exhibition Way (Aberdeen Square)
• Year-round 
• Sundays: 9am to 3pm 

The GTA 

Vendor selling Radish to a customer at a farmers market

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Toronto 

1. St. Lawrence Market Farmers’ Market - 93 Front St. E.
• Year-round
• Saturdays: 5am to 3pm

2. John Street Farmers’ Market - St. George-the-Martyr Anglican Church, 197 John St.
• June to October
• Wednesdays: 3:30pm to 7pm

3. David Pecaut Square – 215 King Street West
• May 30th to October 17th 
• Thursdays: 8am to 2:30pm

4. Nathan Phillips Square - 100 Queen St. W.
• May 39th to October 16th  
• Wednesdays: 8am to 2pm

5. SickKids Farmers' Market - The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave.
• May to October
• Tuesdays: 8am to 2pm

6. The High Park Village Market - 66 Oakmount Road
• June 23rd to the end of September 
• Sundays: 10am to 2pm 

7. Shops Farmers' Market - CF Shops at Don Mills Road, 1090 Don Mills Rd.
• June 7th to October
• Fridays: 8am to 1:30pm


Etobicoke

1. Stonegate Farmers’ Market - Christ Church St. James Anglican Church parking lot, 194 Park Lawn Rd.
• June 18th to October 1st 
• Tuesdays: 4pm to 7pm

2. Annette Village Farmers’ Market - Runnymede Presbyterian Church parking lot, 680 Annette Street
• May to October
• Wednesdays: 3pm to 7pm

3. Weston Farmers Market - The new GO Parking lot, 1865 Weston Rd (south of Lawrence Ave)
• May to October 
• Saturdays: 7am to 2pm

4. Market Days at Montgomery’s Inn - 4709 Dundas St W.
• Year-round
• Wednesdays: 2pm to 6pm

5. Sherway Farmers’ Market - Church on the Queensway parking lot, 1536 The Queensway
• June to October 
• Fridays: 8am to 2pm

6. Etobicoke Civic Centre Farmers Market - 399 The West Mall
• Early June to Late October
• Saturdays: 8am to 2pm


Mississauga 

1. Lions Farmer's Market - 3 Robert Speck Parkway
• June 5th to October 16th
• Wednesdays: 9am to 5pm

2. Port Credit Farmers Market - 200 Lakeshore Road East
• June to October
• Saturdays: 8am to 1pm

3. The Backyard Farm & Market - 2475 Eglinton Avenue W.
• July 11th to October 10th 
• Thursday: 3:30pm to 7:30pm


Scarborough

U of T Scarborough Farmers' Market - M1C 1A4 (near Military Trail and Ellesmere)
• May 30th to October 9th
• Wednesdays: 2:30pm to 6:30pm


North York

North York Farmers Market - Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge St.
• May 23rd to October 24th
• Thursdays: 8am to 2pm


Oakville

Oakville Farmers’ Market - 115 George St.
• June 1st to November 25th  
• Saturdays: 8am to 2pm

Alberta 

Market day sign standing at the entrance of a farmers market

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Calgary 

Crossroads Market - 1235 26 Avenue SE
• June to September 
• Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays: 9am to 5pm


Edmonton 

1. 124 Grand Market - 108 Ave & 124 St.
• May 9th to October 10th 
• Thursdays: 4pm to 8pm
• June 2nd to September 29th 
• Sundays: 11am to 3pm

2. YEG Market - 15201 Stony Plain Rd.
• May 30th to August 29th 
• Wednesdays: 4pm to 8pm

Montreal 

Fresh fruits and veggies at a farmers market

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1. Jean-Talon Market - 7070 Henri Julien Ave.
• Year-round 
• Thursday to Friday: 7 am to 8 pm 
• Saturday to Wednesday: 7 am to 6 pm

2. Marché Atwater - 138 Atwater Avenue
• Year-round 
• Thursday to Friday: 7 am to 8 pm 
• Saturday to Wednesday: 7 am to 6 pm

3. Solidaire Frontenac Market - 2550 Ontario St E.
• Throughout the summer starting in June
• Monday to Friday from 12:30pm to 6:30pm

4. Runaway Creek Farm – 5 Chemin Thomson E.
• May to November 
• Open daily 10am - 5pm

5. Jean-Brillant Neighbourhood Market - 5307- 5351 Côte-des-Neiges Rd.
• May – September 
• Open 24 hours all week long 

Whether you’re a local or planning a weekend getaway to Montreal, check out Marches Publics to locate the closest farmers’ market to you.

We hope this list provides you with delicious ingredients that are sourced locally and inexpensive. Let us know where your go-to local farmer’s market is located, we’d love to hear from you!