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The Best Fruit & Vegetable Stores in Toronto

Posted by Liora Ipsum / March 7, 2016

fruit and vegetables torontoThe best fruit and vegetable stores in Toronto are a welcome alternative to big box supermarkets. Whether you're attracted by the low prices and unusual selection, or seeking quality over convenience, these independent grocers are local gems that every neighbourhood should be so lucky to have.

Here are the best fruit and vegetable stores in Toronto.

Maple Produce

Maple Produce

This corner store on Roncesvalles is tightly packed and bound to be busy. It’s the excellent variety of fruit, veg, fresh herbs, flowers and organics at really good prices that makes it the fruit stand of choice in the neighbourhood. More »

Valley Farm

Valley Farm

This market on The Danforth is local favourite for fruit and veggies in the area, and that's a feat considering the stiff competition in the neighbourhood. Consistent quality, freshness, and good prices on a wide selection of produce is the main attraction. More »

Carload

Carload

Seasonal produce, including berries and asparagus stalks, can be found overflowing onto the sidewalk in the summer months at this popular shop across from Kew Gardens in the Beaches. They also have a good selection of lettuce and local corn when in season. More »

Bloor Fruit Market

Bloor Fruit Market

It can be hard to resist some of the deals on offer at this Koreatown grocer especially when fresh local asparagus, pints of ripe juice berries, and local peaches are in season. Expect a good selection of fruit and veggies, many of which are locally grown, at fantastic prices. More »

Harvest Wagon

Harvest Wagon

This Rosedale market carries fresh cut flowers, prepared foods and a rainbow of impeccably fresh fruit and veg hand picked daily from the food terminal before most buyers are even up. Prices are high but so is the quality. More »

Dave Young Fruit Market

Dave Young Fruit Market

Find this independent grocer servicing Eglinton West with fresh vegetables and fruit. Expect to find all the kitchen essentials plus a bounty of seasonal products. More »

Harbourfront Organic Food

Harbourfront Organic Food

Located in the lower level of St. Lawrence Market, this produce seller is a saviour on farmers’ market off days. Expect to find a vibrant selection of organically grown produce including melons, squash and corn, plus imports like asparagus, papayas, mangoes and figs. More »

Phil's Place

Phil's Place

This fruit monger takes up a large chunk of the main floor of St. Lawrence Market. It's a good source for avocados, mangos, berries and a wide variety of root vegetables and leafy greens. You can also pay by credit card which is a plus. More »

Kai Wei Supermarket

Kai Wei Supermarket

This bustling Asian grocery store in the heart of Chinatown is the place to shop for super cheap produce ranging from bins of root vegetables to hard to find fruit like sweet mangosteen and lychee. More »

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