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Toronto's Best Farmers' Markets in 2024

Toronto's Farmers Market season is a highly anticipated time in the city. Although summer hasn't officially arrived, it's never too early to start researching the best farmers' markets for your brand to participate in.

 

By getting involved in these markets, you can help your business thrive and provide customers with fresh, locally sourced products.

 

The great weather during this season attracts crowds to bustling farmers' markets with abundant fresh produce, delicious food, and other exciting events. No matter where you are in the city, you will find a farmers' market near you with locally produced offerings.

 

To help you find the right market for your business, we've compiled a useful guide to all the farmers' markets open in Toronto each day of the week. Registering and participating in these markets could be a great way to showcase your brand and grow your customer base.



The Annette Village Farmers' Market began in 2012 on the patio of Creme Fraiche Market Café, fueled by local food advocates and Ontario farmers and artisans. After a couple of years, it outgrew the space and grew in size and popularity. It relocated to the Runnymede Presbyterian Church, where it continues to grow and prosper with the support and love of its neigbouring community.


  • Vendor Application: Contact here.

  • Location: 680 Annette Street, Toronto, ON, Canada.

  • Season Date: Every Wednesday from May 24th to October 4th, 2024.

  • Market Time: 3 pm – 7 pm.

 


The Leslieville Farmers' Market is a vibrant and thriving community gathering that has been serving the neighbourhood since 2011. The market features over 55 weekly vendors, offering diverse fresh produce, delicious bites, handcrafted goods, and unique finds.


  • Vendor Application: Apply here

  • Location: Greenwood Park, 150 Greenwood Ave, Toronto, ON M4L 2R1 Season Date: Every Sunday from May 12th – Nov 3rd

  • Market Time: 9 am – 2 pm

 

 


The Courtyard Farmers' Markets launched in 2019 as a Workplace Wellness initiative with GWL Realty Advisors. Their mission is to bring farm-fresh produce and artisanal products to the Greater Toronto Area communities in the spirit of fun, wellness, and safety. Applications from farmers, artisans, and entrepreneurs in keeping with the Courtyard Farmers' Market vision are welcome.


  • Vendor Application: Apply here

  • Location: 1725 Gerrard St E, Toronto, ON M4L 2A9

  • Season Date: Every Wednesday from June 14th – October 11th 

  • Market Time: 3 pm – 7:30 pm


 


Deeply Rooted Farmers Market focuses on exclusively highlighting Black and Indigenous vendors within the country. This market allows health-conscious and socially conscious consumers to purchase locally sourced, locally produced quality food and products from Black and Indigenous vendors.


  • Vendor Application: Apply here

  • Location: 455 Cosburn Ave, East York, ON M4J 2N2 

  • Season Date: Every Sunday from May 29th – October 15th

  • Market Time: 9 am – 2 pm

 

Afro-Caribbean Farmers' Market features fresh food and products from Black farmers and farms. you can also find crafts and products from Black-owned businesses in this market.


  • Vendor Application: Apply here

  • Location: 1531 Eglinton Ave West Toronto, ON, M6E 2G7 

  • Season Date: To be posted (Check their website)

  • Market Time: To be posted (Check their website)



The Junction Farmers' Market provides local, sustainably produced fresh foods in ways that build their community. They support local food growers and producers to promote access of healthy food in the Junction area.


  • Vendor Application: Apply here

  • Location: Baird Park, Keele Street, Toronto, ON, Canada 

  • Season Date: Every Saturday from May 18th – October 26th 

  • Market Time: 9 am – 1 pm


This Farmer's Market provides outdoor and indoor concepts. The outdoor concept is from May to October, meanwhile, the indoor concept will be from November to April at Wynchwood Barns Park (#601 Christie St.). Tables and tents (during the outdoor season) are available to rent at each market on a first come first serve basis.


  • Vendor Application: Apply here

  • Location: 76 Wychwood Ave, Toronto, ON M6G 2X7

  • Season Date: Every Saturday, Outdoors = May – October & Indoors = November – April 

  • Market Time: 8 am – 1 pm

Sorauren Farmers' Market Association is a non-profit organization started in 2008. This market provides a platform for diverse interests, voices, and offerings of their community. Their main goal is to provide benefits to sustainable farmers, including those with land access challenges, local food producers, artists, musicians, and volunteers. One of their core aims is to achieve food security for all. They have now moved into Henderson Brewing Co. for their Winter markets. The summer market is at Sorauren Park during the summer.


  • Vendor Application: Apply here

  • Location: Indoor- Henderson Brewing Co. 128A Sterling Rd. Outdoor- Sorauren Park 50 Wabash Ave, Toronto ON M6R1N2

  • Season Date: Every second Monday from Indoor = January 8th – May 13th

  • Market Time: 3 pm – 7 pm

 



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.


  • Vendor Application: Apply  here

  • Location: 220 Davisville Ave, Toronto, ON

  • Season Date: Every Tuesday from May 9th – October 3rd 

  • Market Time: 3 pm – 7 pm



Started in 2006, Withrow Park Farmers' Market's vision is to create a local sustainable economy that strengthens community creation and environmental stewardship. This market is managed by local residents.


  • Vendor Application: Apply here

  • Location: 725 Logan Ave, Toronto, ON M4K 3BN

  • Canada Season Date: Every Sunday from June – mid-October 

  • Market Time: 9 am – 1 pm

 



Established by Suzanne Kavanagh in 2017, this non-profit Farmers' Market provides local fruits, veggies, baked goods, and many more. This market is also dog-friendly and provides dog treats.


  • Vendor Application: Apply here

  • Location: Underpass Park - 29 Lower River Street, Toronto, ON, M5A 1M6 

  • Season Date:  Every Thursday from May 23 – October 17th

  • Market Time: 4 pm – 7:30 pm

 


 

Established in 1987, the vibrant community of the Eglinton Way Business Improvement Area beckons as a dynamic hub, intertwining commerce and community spirit. Their mission is to foster connections among local businesses and cultivate a thriving economic and social landscape.

  • Vendor Application: Reach out here 

  • Location: 125 Burnaby Blvd Toronto, ON

  • Season Date: Every Sunday from June 4th – October 29th 

  • Market Time: 8 am – 1 pm

 



The North York Farmers' Market allows community members to purchase fresh, locally grown food from farmers and other products from vendors within and around the Toronto community.


  • Vendor Application: Reach out here

  • Location: Mel Lastman Square, 5100 Yonge Street, North York, ON, N2N 5V7

  • Season Date: Every Thursday from May 25th – October 11th

  • Market Times: 8 am – 2 pm

 

 

Nathan Phillips Square Farmers’ Market

The Nathan Phillips Square Farmers' Market allows community members to purchase fresh, locally grown food from farmers and other products from vendors within and around the Toronto community.


  • Vendor Application: Reach out here

  • Location: Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON 

  • Season Date: Every Wednesday from June 5th – September 6th 

  • Market Time: 8 am – 2 pm

 



St Lawrence Farmers Market is one of the historic markets in Toronto. It is primarily known for its Saturday Farmers' Market, bringing people from around the province to support producers and artisans.


  • Vendor Application: Apply here

  • Location: 92- 95 Front St East Toronto, Ontario, M5E 1C3 

  • Season Date: Every Saturday from April 5th – October 27th 

  • Market Time: 5 am – 3 pm




 

Trinity Bellwoods Farmers’ Market

Trinity Bellwoods Farmers' Market's mandate is to support and increase access to fresh, local, sustainable, and organic agriculture and to educate the community about the food they eat, the source from which it comes, and how it is grown or prepared.

  • Vendor Application: Inquire here

  • Location: 1053 Dundas St. West & Shaw St, Toronto M6J 1X1 

  • Season Dates: Every Tuesday from May 7th – October 29th 

  • Market Time: 3 pm – 7 pm



The Weston Farmers' Market is one of the longest-running markets in Toronto, opening annually for over forty years. With its rich and storied history, the market has become a staple event that the Weston community enjoys visiting every year. Generations of families have visited this event on the weekend from Spring to Fall to enjoy some farm fresh produce, dairy, meats, eggs, and finely prepared foods. It is also an opportunity for local artisans to showcase their work to the community.


·       Vendor Application: Apply here

·       Location: 34 John St, Toronto, ON M9N 1J3

·       Season Dates: Every Saturday from June 1st – October 26th Market Times: 8:30am – 1pm

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