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Ontario's farmers markets offer delicious, local produce, as well as hand-made crafts, freshly baked goods, maple syrup, honey, clothing, jewellery, flowers and more. Meet locals and get to know a community through its market.
Admire the meticulous handiwork in Mennonite quilts and other local crafts at the St. Jacobs Farmers Market. Find wholesome health and beauty products at the Guelph Farmers Market, mouth-watering apple cider at the Ottawa Street Farmers Market in Hamilton and freshly baked delectables at the bustling Orillia Farmers Market, one of the longest running outdoor markets in Ontario.
Meet local artisans selling their handicrafts at the Thunder Bay Country Market, such as knitters, bead-workers and willow-weavers, potters, metalsmiths, woodcarvers and flower-pressers. Enjoy daily events and demonstrations at London's Covent Garden Market. Bring the kids to the Barrie Farmers Market for special events year round. The extensive St. Lawrence Market in Toronto also hosts events and shows, besides offering up everything from speciality mustards to antique rhinestones. Satisfy your sweet-tooth at the Byward Market in Ottawa.
Find delicious treats and fresh produce at markets dedicated to seasonal offerings. The Gravenhurst Farmers Market is open until late October, while the Haliburton Highlands offers three locations for seasonal County Farmers’ Markets, including Carnarvon, Haliburton and Minden.
North of Kanata, the Carp Farmers Market is one of the largest seasonal producer-based markets in Eastern Ontario. The Mountjoy Farmers Market in downtown Timmins offers eats, as well as local art and crafts.
In downtown Toronto, find fresh cheeses, breaks, honey and more, including live entertainment at the Nathan Phillips Square Farmers Market during the summer.