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Farmers' markets in Toronto by day of the week

Farmers' markets in Toronto take place throughout the week, so you have no excuse not to head out to your nearest park or Green P to find some local produce.

Here's a breakdown of farmers' markets in Toronto by day of the week.

Monday

Sorauren Farmers' Market

50 Wabash Ave., 3 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Not only will you find multiple stands of fresh produce from local farmers in this market, you'll also be listening to live music! Artists will be jamming out in the sidelines, bringing the market to life.

Gould Street Market

Toronto Metropolitan University, 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

This collaboration between Farmers' Markets Ontario and TMU offers locally produced foods and goods to students, staff, and community members in and around Ryerson but all are welcome.

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Find an assortment of fresh fruit at the Davisville Village Farmers' Market. Photo by Jesse Milns. 

Tuesday

Davisville Village Farmers' Market

June Rowlands Park, 3 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Found in the lovely June Rowlands Park in Midtown Toronto, you can shop for local produce and bring it with you to snack on at a nearby picnic table.

Cabbagetown Farmers' Market

Riverdale Park West, 3 p.m. until 7 p.m.

This market runs rain or shine from June to October, offering goodies like cookies, maple syrup and organic products. Swing by the market and take a glance at the scenic Toronto skyline at Riverdale Park.

Trinity Bellwoods Farmers' Market

Trinity Bellwoods Park, 3 p.m. until 7 p.m.

You'll find an abundance of pies, breads and fresh produce at this market near Dundas and Crawford Street, which will be open every Tuesday rain or shine.

East York Farmers' Market 

East York Civic Centre, 8 a.m until 2 p.m.

Keep your eyes open for fresh produce, honey and a massive assortment of items to satisfy your sweet tooth. The market will be running from May until October.

Scarborough Farmers' Market

Rosebank Park, 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.

If you find yourself in the east end of the city, don't miss out on the Indian and Carribbean vendors here, selling items like samosas and jerk chicken.

Sherway Farmers’ Market

1536 The Queensway, 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Located in the parking lot of the Church on the Queensway, Sherway Farmers' Market will sell all kinds of fresh Ontario produce. The market runs on Fridays too.

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The Nathan Phillips Square farmers' market happens every Wednesday. Photo by Natta Summerky.

Wednesday

Nathan Phillips Square Farmers' Market

Nathan Phillips Square, 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.

The farmers' market at Nathan Phillips Square is a lovely place to shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, maple syrups and flowers. Located right in the heart of Toronto, it's a great option for your daily grocery shop.

Bloor-Borden MyMarket

365 Lippincott St., 3 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Get everything from quality Canadian seafood, quiches, donuts and craft beer at the Bloor-Borden market, open every Wednesday rain or shine.

Montgomery's Inn Farmers' Market

4709 Dundas St. West, 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.

This market is located around a 1840s inn in Etobicoke, making for some beautiful scenery while going about your Wednsday food shop. They have a virtual market you can order from as well.

Annette Village Farmers' Market

680 Annette St., 3 p.m. until 7 p.m.

You can find local, sustainably-raised meats, Ontario cheeses and VQA wines at the Annette Village Farmers' Market, available from June to early October.

Courtyard Farmers' Market

1725 Gerrard Street East., 3:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

The Courtyard Farmers' Market aims to promote local Ontario farmers as well as eclectic entrepreneurs that showcase Toronto's diversity. They're open from early June to early October.

The Scotia Plaza Farmers' Market

Scotia Plaza, 8 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.

Located in the Adelaide entrance of the Scotia Plaza skyscraper, you'll find artisan goods from local farmers that are sure to satisfy your fresh produce needs.

College Park Market

College Park, 12 p.m. until 4 p.m.

Join fellow shoppers in the newly formed College Park green space, with an array of vendors selling fresh local foods. You can find music and art pieces here too.

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Fresh tomatoes are just some of the offerings at the North York Farmers' Market. Photo by Jesse Milns.

Thursday

North York Farmers' Market

5100 Yonge Street, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

If you find yourself in the north end of the city, the North York Farmers' Market is a great place to shop for fresh fruits and veggies, cured meats, cheeses and pastries.

Dufferin Grove Organic Farmers' Market

270 Gladstone Ave. 

Opening May 12, you can shop for goodies on Duffrin Grove's virtual market and pick it up in-person every Thursday. They recently added crazy items like sundried tomato pasta and tex-mex tofu on their menu.  

Toronto Market Co.

Royal Blank Plaza, 3 p.m. until 6 p.m.

Toronto Market Co. will be a great spot to shop and mingle with other customers, tasting all sorts of local foods along the way. The market will be open from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. every Thursday.

Underpass Park Farmers' Market

29 Lower River St., 4 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

Open rain or shine, you can come to this market every Thursday for some local fruits, veggies, and baked goods. Be sure to bring your dogs too, as there will be dog treats!

The Loop

TTC Bus Loop on Avenue Rd., 3 p.m. until 7 p.m.

You can find this market on Old Orchard Grove north of Lawrence Ave, right by the Avenue Rd bus loop. They'll be opening in early May every Thursday.

High Park Community Market

High Park, 3 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Go for a long hike through High Park and then head over to the market for some local treats - the offical vendor list will soon be announced. The market will have live music too!

Scarborough Farmers' Market

Oakridge Park, 3:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.

You can visit the Scarborough Farmers' Market every Tuesday and Thursday, with a full online store to check out before your visit. Find items like essential oils, pickled veggies and spicy sauces.

The Good Food Market

Stonegate Community Health Centre, 12 p.m. until 3 p.m.

Find trays upon trays of fresh fruits and veggies at this market, tucked away within the Stonegate Community Health Centre. Come as early as you can, as it's only open for three hours and it's sure to sell out quick.

Friday

Sherway Farmers' Market

1536 The Queensway, 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.

You can visit the Sherway Farmers' Market every Tuesday and Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Expect to find a variety of local produce that's way better (and wholesome) than what you'd find in a grocery store.

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Fresh produce and flowers can be found at the St. Lawrence Farmers' Market every Saturday. Photo by Fareen Karim. 

Saturday

St. Lawrence Farmers' Market

St. Lawrence Market, 5 a.m. until 3 p.m.

If you're an early riser and what to get a head start on your weekend, then St. Lawrence Farmers' Market is the way to go. They open at 5 a.m. every Saturday.

The Stop's Farmers' Market

Artscape Wychwood Barns, 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Opening in early May, The Stop prioritizes vendors who grow sustainably, and source food ethically and sustainably. Visit their beautiful space just south of St. Claire West.

Junction Farmers' Market

275 Keele Street, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Take a long walk in Baird Park and find a rich assortment of local vendors at the Junction Farmers' Market. They're open May 21 till October.

Evergreen Brick Works Farmers' Market

550 Bayview Ave., 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Evergreen's market is open year-round, with their outdoor market open on Saturdays from May to November. You can find everything from food items to vintage products.

Withrow Park Farmers' Market

Withrow Park, 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Opening on June 4, Withrow will offer its patrons delicious baked goods and prepared meals to take home, VQA wines, as well as a variety of local produce.

Scadding Court CityPlace Urban Market

707 Dundas St W, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Located in a prime downtown location near Kensington Market, Scadding Court Urban Market is known as one of the newest and hippest markets in the city. They'll be open every Saturday this summer.

Weston Farmers' Market

Artscape Weston Commons Courtyard, 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Weston Farmers' Market is one of the longest running markets of its kind in Toronto, opening annually for over 40 years. It offers wholesome arrangements of farm fresh produce and prepared foods, and will be open every Saturday rain or shine.

Humber Bay Shores Farmers' Market

Humber Bay Shores Park West, 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

This will be the first ever farmers' market in Humber Bay Shores Park. It's going to launch on May 29 and run until October 9, featuring assortments of meats, herbs, cheeses, preserves and much more.

Etobicoke Civic Centre Farmers' Market

Etobicoke Civic Centre, 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.

This bustling market in the Etobicoke Civic Centre has fresh eggs, bread and meat carts, and lineups for apple fritters soaked in syrup. They're open on June 1 and will be running until the end of October.

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Stock up on fresh veggies every Saturday at the Weston Farmers' Market. Photo by Jesse Milns.

Sunday

The Leslieville Farmers' Market

150 Greenwood Ave, 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. 

You can find all sorts of ciders, wines, beers and sparkling wines at the Leslieville market this summer. You can spend your Sundays here from May 15 until mid-October.

Afro-Caribbean Farmers' Market

1531 Eglinton Ave, 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

This is a unique farmers' market in Toronto that features fruits and vegetables from Caribbean and African countries, a new part of the  Little Jamaica-Afro Caribbean Cultural District.  

Liberty Village Farmers' Market

 59 East Liberty St, 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Located at the parking lot near Hanna Avenue, the Liberty Village Farmers' Market will be open between early June until later October this year sellings lots of fresh produce and baked goods. 

Deeply Rooted Farmers' Market

455 Cosburn Avenue, 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

This brand new farmers' market is inviting its visitors to come celebrate BIPOC food providers, showcasing a range of products from culturally diverse foods to common everyday staples. They'll be open every Sunday this summer. 

Roundhouse Farmers' Market

Roundhouse Park, 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Presented by Steamwhistle in support of the Toronto Railway Museum, this market will open in August and will offer an abundance of fresh and local foods like honey, gluten-free baked goods, organic produce and ciders.

Lead photo by

Fareen Karim


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