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Ontario's Farmers' Markets

Ontario Farmers' markets in resort destinations north, northeast and northwest of Toronto offer some of the best local foods in the province.  Local produce is abundant in late spring, summer and fall. Local cheese, meat and fresh fish is year round. Chefs from local resorts and cottage country restaurants source local ingredients at the markets. Day trips to purchase fresh or unique foods can be combined with a local food trail, or culinary festival with a farmers' market visit. See featured Markets in Gravenhurst, Orillia FairgroundsOrillia or find more farmers' markets across Ontario.

Featured Ontario's Farmers' Markets

Gravenhurst Farmers' MarketGravenhurst Farmers' Market - Seasonal

Opens Wed. May 20 - Wed. October 28, 2015, Wednesdays 9 am - 2 pm
In the special events field at Muskoka Wharf (across the road from Boston Pizza)

Gravenhurst Farmers’ Market Christmas  
Dec. 5
Join us at the Gravenhurst Legion for the 16th annual Gravenhurst Farmers’ Market Christmas Show. Featuring fresh baked goods, preserves, maple syrup, meats, and a wide variety of crafts that make excellent Christmas gifts. Admission is free with the donation of a non-perishable food for the Gravenhurst Food Bank.

Come Savour the Flavour of Muskoka. Established in 1992 in the heart of Ontario’s scenic cottage country, the Gravenhurst Farmers’ Market has become one of the region’s most popular attractions with over 90 vendors. As many as 80,000 local residents, cottagers, and tourists frequent the market annually to partake in a broad array of fresh Ontario produce, arts and crafts, and special events. More, visitors can enhance their market experience by exploring Gravenhurst’s many excellent shops and restaurants, or enjoying a swim and relaxing picnic at one of the community’s lakeside parks. And following the market visitors can cruise Muskoka’s world-famous lakes aboard the Royal Mail Ship Segwun, North America’s only remaining fully-operational steamship. 

The Gravenhurst Farmers' Market was awarded first ever "Best Seasonal Farmers' Market in Ontario" by Foodland Ontario.

All together, a visit to the Gravenhurst Farmers’ Market can blossom into a full-day adventure your entire family is sure to enjoy

The Karma Project Harbour Market   - Seasonal

The Harbour Market runs from June through September, on Fridays from 3:30 - 7:30 pm on Veterans' Lane, Victoria Harbour.

Orillia Fairgrounds Farmers' Market Orillia Fairgrounds Farmers' Market

All Year Long, Saturdays 8 am - 1 pm
4500 Fairgrounds Road just off of Hwy 12 W

Orillia Fairgrounds Christmas Farmers' Market
Dec. 5, 12 & 19
Crafts, baking, local produce, refreshments & music. Over 50 local farmers, food producers, bakers and artisans. Fresh fruit, meat and vegetables, baked goods, cheese, honey, prepared foods, sausages, maple syrup, and live music! FREE PARKING for everyone! COME TO THE FAIR!

Over 50 local farmers, food producers, bakers and artisans. Fresh fruit, meat and vegetables, baked goods, cheese, honey, prepared foods, sausages, maple syrup, and live music! FREE PARKING for everyone! COME TO THE FAIR!

Our mission is to provide a venue where local farmers,food producers and artisans come together to provide a variety of fresh produce and related products directly to the consumer. The Orillia Fairgrounds Farmers' Market encourages direct communication between consumers and growers, fosters social gathering and community building, and promotes nutritious food choices

City meets country at Orillia Fairgrounds. Local farmers, fresh fruit and vegetables, baked goods, honey, artisans and live music! FREE PARKING

Christmas Markets December 6, 13, 21

Orillia Farmers' Market Orillia Farmers' Market

All Year Long¸  Saturdays 7:30 am - 12:30 pm
Orillia Public Library

Orillia Farmers' Christmas Markets 
Dec. 5, 12, 19 & 23
In the month of December we get into the spirit of Christmas and vendors create specialty seasonal items for the festive season. All products are local and of high quality. Pick up all the baking and goodies you will need to keep the kiddies (of all ages) well supplied during the holidays. There are new vendors each Saturday during the month of December, so check them out each week.

Get your Boots to the Roots - est. 1842.

The Orillia Farmers' Market is one of the longer-running farmers' markets in the province, with its roots in the 1840's at the waterfront.

Today, the market happens every Saturday morning at the Orillia Public Library, which is located downtown by the Opera House.

The Farmers' Market continues to proudly boast of its range of locally produced foods, handmade crafts from around the county and regularly scheduled special events for the family. Our growers look forward to Saturdays on the Market, where they offer fresh-picked produce in season, and naturally raised meats, with a variety of baked goods and ready-to-eat treats in a sociable atmosphere.

Bring your family, meet your friends, get to know the vendors, enjoy the local musicians in the Market Cafe. Treat yourself to one of the tasty breakfast and lunch menu items


Barrie Farmers' MarketRoadside Farm Fresh

See the variety of items that can be found in our farmers' market photo gallery.

Algoma Farmers' Market - Sault Ste. Marie- More Info Click Here

Almonte Farmers' Market - Almonte - More Info Click Here

Argyle Farmers' Market - Port Loring - More Info Click Here

Barrie Farmers' Market - Barrie - More Info Click Here,

Barry's Bay Farmers' Market - Barry's Bay - More Info Click Here

Cambridge Farmers' Market - Cambridge - More Info Click Here

Carleton Place Farmers' Market - Carleton Place - More Info Click Here

Carp Farmers' Market - Carp - More Info Click Here

Clover Valley Farmers' Market - Fort Frances - More Info Click Here

Cobourg Farmers' Market - Cobourg, ON - More Info Click Here

Cochrane Farmers' Market - Cochrane - More Info Click Here

Collingwood Farmers' Market - Collingwood - More Info Click Here

Combermere Farmers' Market - Combermere - More Info Click Here

Creemore Farmers' market - Creemore - More Info Click Here

Gore Bay Farmers' Market - Gore Bay (Manitoulin Island) - More Info Click Here

Huntsville Farmer's Market - Huntsville - More Info Call Sherry at 705 788 7883.

Kinmount Farmers' Market - Kinmount - More Info Click Here

Kapuskasing Farmers' Market - Kapuskasing - More Info Click Here

Lindsay Farmers' Market - Lindsay - More Info Click Here

Mindemoya Farmers' Market - Midemoya (Manitoulin Island) - More Info Click Here.

Milton Farmers' Market - Milton - More Info Click Here

Mitchell & Area Farmers' Market - Mitchell - More Info Click Here

North Bay Farmers' Market - North Bay - www.northbayfarmersmarket.ca or www.northbayfarmersmarket.com.

Oakville Civitan Farmers' Market - Oakville - More Info Click Here

Owen Sound & District Farmers' Market - Owen Sound - More Info Click Here

Pembroke Farmers' Market - Pembroke - More Info Click Here

Penetanguishene Community Market - Penetanguishene - More Info Click Here

Port Colborne Farmers' Market - Port Colborne - More Info Click Here

Port Hope Farmers' Market - Port Hope - More Info Click Here

Powassan Farmers' Market - Powassan - More Info Click Here

Riverside Farmers' Market - New Liskeard - More Info Click Here

Simcoe County Farm Fresh - Simcoe County-Huronia - more info click here

St. Marys Framers' Market - St. Marys - More Info Click Here

The Wednesday Farmers' Market - Peterborough - More Info Click Here

Thunder Bay Country Market - Thunder Bay - More Info Click Here

Thunder Bay Farmers' Market - Thunder Bay - More Info Click Here

Combine your farmers' market visit with a culinary dining experience at the many dining rooms in resort destinations north of Toronto. Get up to date information on culinary trends and news in the areas of culinary tourism. Discover Ontario with a culinary getaway.

Ontario Agri-Tourism

Ontario’s rich history builds on an agricultural based economy in many of Ontario’s rural communities north of Toronto. A list of Ontario towns and cities and villages north in Ontario can be explored during a vacation, road trip, or a close to home staycation. Gardening and Agricultural communities have locts in common and often combine an exciting educational experience in the form of Agricultural Tourism or agritourism for visitors and residents. Agritourism can involve pick your own opportunities, farm tours, and rural history. Good old fashioned hospitality and dining experiences often combine fresh Ontario foods. For quality tips see Foodland Ontario. Ontario’s rural life style can be explored as part of a family getaway.

Many farmers' markets in rural Ontario are early supliers of garden herbs, onion sets, garlic, and outdoor garden flowers. A rewarding purchase of spring plants can enhance your vegetable garden or flower bed. One of the newest trends is the development of a companion vegetable and flower gardens.

Huronia Food Trail
Simcoe County’s First Food Trail

Green Apples

What is "in-season" at Farmers' Markets

Find the produce coming into each of Ontario's seasons in addition to all of the prepared foods now available year round. See Seasonal Production in Ontario

Terroir North of Toronto

Many regions have their own sense of place and continue to build a culinary uniqueness..  There are now vineyards, in the Holland Marsh and Georgian Bay area.  Apples have always been a feature are a character of the Highway 26 resort and agricultural area west of Collingwood.... highlighted by the Apple Pie Trail.   

Farmers Market Squash & Gourds

 Fall Corn at Farmers Markets

Autumn Food Display

Ontario Farmers' Markets to Sell Wine 

Ontario is encouraging consumers to 'Buy Local' with improved availabililty of Ontartio wines. Ontario is making it easier for consumers to pair local food with local wine by allowing Vintners Quality Alliance (VQA) wines to be sold at farmers' markets starting May 1. 


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