Skip the supermarket and celebrate summer with locally-grown foods. Pick up fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, breads, fresh-cut flowers and more at a farmers’ market.
Find a selection of farmers’ markets in Toronto below. Visit the City of Toronto website for more.
Reesor Farm Market (Suggested by 680News listener Brenda Coeling-Koert)
Reesor Farm Market offers produce from its farm and other Ontario farms. Plus, pick up fruit pies, pumpkin pies, breads, cookies, preserves, honey, maple syrup and more.
Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. June to October. Reesor Farm Marker, 10825 Ninth Line.
Sorauren Farmers’ Market
Sorauren Farmers’ Market — open year-round — features over 35 local farmers and food producers. Pick up produce, local honey, breads and meats. Vendors include de Floured (gluten-free gallettes, tarts, pot pies and cookies), Field Sparrow Farms (grass-fed beef and free-range chicken) and Ying Ying Soy Food (organic tofu.) Musicians light up the market every week and find activities for kiddies.
Every Monday year-round. 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sorauren Avenue Park, 50 Wabash Ave.
SickKids Farmers’ Market
SickKids Farmers’ Market showcases local produce, honey, cheese, pies, herbs and natural soaps.
Every Tuesday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. SickKids Hospital, 555 University Ave., University Avenue driveway.
Trinity Bellwoods Farmers’ Market
Trinity Bellwoods Farmers’ Market specializes in produce (asparagus, wild leeks, spinach, radishes), bread, cheese (goat, sheep) and meats.
Every Tuesday 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. May 7 to Oct. 29. Trinity Bellwoods Park, 790 Queen St. W.
East York Farmers’ Market
East York Farmers’ Market offers seasonal produce, honey, fresh-baked breads and meats.
Every Tuesday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 14 to Nov. 5. East York Civic Centre, 850 Coxwell Ave.
Stonegate Farmers’ Market
Stonegate Farmers’ Market showcases local, organic and non-organic produce, honey, bread, cheese and meats. Throughout its season, it hosts local entertainers and special events.
Every Tuesday 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 25 to Oct. 9. Stonegate Plaza, 150 Berry Rd.
John Street Farmers’ Market
John Street Farmers’ Market features local produce, vegan Caribbean treats, fair-trade coffee and natural beauty products.
Every Wednesday 3:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. June 5 to Oct. 30. St. George the Martyr Church, Grange Park, 197 John St.
Montgomery’s Inn Farmers Market
Montgomery’s Inn Farmers’ Market offers organic produce, honey, bread, artisanal cheese, meats and fresh-cut flowers.
Every Wednesday 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. May 22 to Dec. 4. Montgomery’s Inn, 4709 Dundas St. W.
Nathan Phillips Square Farmers’ Market
Nathan Phillips Square Farmers’ Market (Fresh Wednesdays) highlights local produce, deli meats, honey, preserves, fresh-cut flowers and baked goods. Enjoy a noon-hour concert by Canadian artists.
Every Wednesday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 10 to Aug. 28. Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street W.
Toronto Botanical Garden Organic Farmers’ Market features local produce, bread, meats, cheese and honey. Vendors include P & H Farms (organic vegetables and seeds) and Clay Pot Catering (Indian-inspired organic and natural cuisine.) Plus, get a free garden tour at 6 p.m.
Every Thursday 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. May 16 to Oct. 10. Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. E.
Apple Tree Uptown Farmers’ Market
Apple Tree Uptown Farmers’ Market showcases produce, honey, breads and meats, preserves, and fresh-cut flowers by local farmers and artisans. Vendors at the midtown market include Monforte Dairy (artisanal cheese) and ChocoSol (artisanal chocolate without dairy, gluten, soy and nuts).
Every Thursday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 16 to Oct. 10. Corner of Yonge Street and Montgomery Avenue, west side of Yonge Street.
Metro Hall Farmers’ Market
Metro Hall Farmers’ Market features produce, honey, breads, cheese and fresh-cut flowers.
Every Thursday 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 30 to Oct. 17. David Pecaut Square, 55 John St.
North York Farmers’ Market
North York Farmers’ Market highlights produce, honey, breads, cheese and meats. Plus, hand-made soaps. Find strawberries, asparagus, green house tomatoes and cucumbers early in the season. Later, pick up raspberries, cherries, peaches and sweet corn.
Every Thursday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 30 to Oct. 31. Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge St.
East Scarborough Festival Market
East Scarborough Festival Market features produce, handmade crafts and jewellery. Find face painting and henna, too.
Every Thursday 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. June 6 to Aug. 29. St. Margaret’s Parkette, 4130 Lawrence Ave. E.
Dufferin Grove Organic Farmers’ Market
Dufferin Grove Organic Farmers’ Market — open year-round — showcases fresh produce, pastured meats, breads, honey, gluten-free baking, seeds and seedlings. Vendors include Alli’s Bakery (organic breads including sweet potato, five-grain, potato-rosemary and foccacia), Country Meadows Gardens (heirloom tomatoes) and Fun Guy Farms (mushrooms).
Every Thursday year-round 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Dufferin Grove Park, 875 Dufferin St.
Oshawa Centre Farmers’ Market (Suggested by 680News listener Palma Vi @Whenthesmokeget)
Oshawa Centre Farmers’ Market offers fresh produce, baked goods, maple syrup and more.
Every Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., May to October, Oshawa Centre Southeast Parking Lot.
Sherway Farmers’ Market
Sherway Farmers’ Market offers local produce, honey, cheese, fresh-baked treats, farm-fresh eggs and Ontario lamb and venison.
Every Friday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 3 to Oct. 25. Sherway Gardens, 25 The West Mall, far northeast parking lot; facing The Queensway and adjacent to Hwy. 427.
Fairview Mall Farmers’ Market
Fairview Mall Farmers’ Market showcases local produce, baked goods and meats.
Every Friday 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 14 to Oct. 11. Fairview Mall, 1800 Sheppard Ave. E.
Square One Farmers’ Market (Suggested by Lisa Mitchell Brown)
Square One Farmers’ Market is on every Friday and Sunday until the end of September.
Every Friday and Sunday 8:00 a.m. until Sept. 30. Square One, 100 City Centre Dr.
Peterborough Farmers’ Market (Suggested by 680News listener Palma Vi @Whenthesmokeget)
Peterborough Farmers’ Market showcases fresh produce, baked goods and more.
Every Saturday 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 1 to Oct. 31, Roger Neilson Way, just south of the intersection of Lansdowne Street and George Street.
Streetsville Farmers’ Market (Suggested by 680News listener Lynn Armour @lynnarmour)
Streetsville Farmers’ Market offers fresh produce and more.
Every Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Streetsville GO Station parking lot.
Newmarket Farmers’ Market (Suggested by Lisa Mitchell Brown)
Newmarket Farmers’ Market showcases fresh produce, baked goods, crafts and more.
Every Saturday 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May to October, Newmarket Riverwalk Commons, Doug Duncan Drive.
Evergreen Brickworks Farmers’ Market
Evergreen Brickworks Farmers’ Market offers produce, honey, breads, meats, coffee and preserves. Vendors include Evelyn’s Crackers (artisanal crackers), Stasis Preserves (local preserves) and Best Baa Dairy (sheep milk yogurt, cheese).
Every Saturday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 4 to Nov. 2, The Pavilions, 550 Bayview Ave.
Junction Farmers’ Market
Junction Farmers’ Market features seasonal produce, honey, breads and meats by local farmers and artisans. Vendors at the west-end market include Bees Universe (natural bee products), de la terre bakery (organic artisan breads and pastries) and fisherfolk (natural Canadian seafood).
Every Saturday 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 25 to Nov. 9. Junction Train Platform. 2960 Dundas St. W.
St. Lawrence Market
St. Lawrence Market showcases over 50 vendors. Find local produce, cheese, meats, prepared foods, baked goods and fresh-cut flowers.
Every Saturday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. St. Lawrence Market. 92 Front St. E.
Leslieville Farmers’ Market
Leslieville Farmers’ Market features local produce, cheese, meats, baked goods and prepared foods. Pick up potatoes, carrots, cabbage, leeks, garlic, onions, sweet potatoes and kale. Find weekly musical guests, kids’ activities and DIY workshops. Plus, the market is pairing up with digital start-up FoodStory to get farm-fresh goods delivered to your door.
Every Sunday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 26 to Oct. 27. Jonathan Ashbridge Park, 20 Woodward Ave.