Bypass the cold, sterile grocery lines and take your love of good eats to the streets. With farmers’ market-season in effect, we’ve sourced some of the best options across the city. Stop by, meet a friend, make a friend, shop better, live better.
Sorauren Farmers’ Market – 50 Wabash Avenue
Monday 3pm – 7pm | Year-round
A Parkdale institution, this weekly event, hosted by the good people at the West End Food Coop, is an ideal spot for freshness, friends and fun.
Trinity Bellwoods Farmers’ Market – Trinity Bellwoods Park
Tuesday 3pm – 7pm | May 3 – November 1
Nestled in the northwest corner of the park, the Trinity Bellwoods Farmers’ Market takes place each Tuesday afternoon—rain or shine.
MyMarket Annex – Bloor & Borden
Wednesday 3pm – 7pm | June 1 – October 19
A collective of farmers’ markets, selling produce from verified farmers, MyMarket hosts multiple sites throughout the city. This Annex location is perfectly central and deliciously fresh.
Dufferin Grove Farmers’ Market – 875 Dufferin Street
Thursday 3pm – 7pm | Year-round
A perfect stopover on your way home from work (or Dufferin Mall), this pretty park houses a year-round outdoor market every Thursday afternoon.
Sherway Farmers’ Market – 25 The West Mall
Friday 8am – 2p | May 6 – October 28
Despite the new renovations taking place at this high end Etobicoke shopping mecca, the ever-present Friday market continues to thrive. The same organizers have also planned an Oakville market along central George Street every Saturday from 8am – 2pm (June 4 – October 29)
The Stop’s Farmers’ Market – Wychwood Barns – 601 Christie Street
Saturday 8am – 1pm | Year-round
Featuring local, sustainable, organic, and artisanal products and produce, this neighbourhood hotspot is a weekly celebration of freshness, music and community.
MyMarket Liberty Village
Sunday 10am – 2pm | June 5 – November 27
Located in the Green P parking lot at the corner of East Liberty and Hanna Avenue, this gathering is typically pretty tame (for those who dread the weekend crowds), however, the produce is consistently top-notch.
Leslieville Farmers’ Market – Jonathan Ashbridge Park
Sunday 9am – 12pm | May 22 – October 30
Less of a farmers’ market, more of a weekend retreat, Jonathan Ashbridge Park serves as a scenic backdrop for a weekly gathering of organic produce, artisanal wares, live music, fresh cut flowers, food trucks, and much more.
Evergreen Brick Works Farmers’ Market – 550 Bayview Avenue
Saturday 8am – 1pm, Sunday 10am – 3pm | May 7 – November 5
One of the city’s largest farmers’ markets, the Brick Works is a perfect weekend getaway—picturesque and produce-heavy. Help yourself to freshness Saturday and/or Sunday.
Fairmount Park Farm Market – 1725 Upper Gerard Street East
Wednesday 3pm – 7pm | May – October
Harvest in the hood. This community-run market is fully stocked with personally prepared local ingredients, yours for the taking.
Appletree Market @ Ryerson – Gould Street
Wednesday 3pm – 7pm | May 11 – October 5
Check out this fresh site near Ryerson University campus.
Davisville Village Farmers’ Market – June Rowlands Park
Tuesday 3pm – 7pm | May 10 – October 4
June Rowlands Park plays host to this mid-town market gathering, each Tuesday afternoon. Ideally located near the Davisville subway station, it’s a perfect spot for grabbing green on the go.
(Photo: Baker County Tourism)