In need of a little leg stretching to get you through the quarantine? Want to pick up some essential items while you do so? A farmers market is the way to go. These awesome spots encompass all the best parts of spring. Plus, it’s a way to mix up your usual grocery run. Yes, our lives are at a point where the way we get groceries has become a form of entertainment. But hey – it’s the little things, right? Celebrate spring and support local at these adorable Toronto spots.

Editor’s Note: As businesses that primarily sell food, Farmers Markets are considered essential services and thus are open at this time. Be sure to keep up-to-date on continually changing COVID-19 restrictions before attending any place on this list. 

Here are 10 of the best farmers’ markets to check out this spring in Toronto.



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First on our list is the newly opened garden market at Evergreen Brickworks. This spot has had their farmers market running every Saturday for ages, but the garden market portion elevates the whole experience. The setup is full of beautiful greenery, gardening tools, and of course goodies from local vendors. A stop here is sure to brighten any weekend.

Where: Evergreen Brickworks, 300-550 Bayview Ave
When: Open now on weekends


Moving over to Leslieville, this fabulous spot is set to open in a matter of days. Headed to a brand new location at Greenwood Park, the farmers market is perfect for connecting the community with those who source their food. There are tons of local vendors in store, with more great stuff than we could name.

Where: Greenwood Park, 150 Greenwood Ave
When: Opening Sundays beginning May 16th



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Not to be confused with the farmers’ market, Leslieville flea is another great spot to hit. Operating in more of a pop-up style, this outdoor occasion is more tailored towards novelty and cutesy items than food. They’ll be loads of vintage and handcrafted goods and pretty unbeatable prices this spring. Plus, it’s all operating under safe social distancing guidelines.

Where: Ashbridge Estate, 1444 Queen St E & Stackt Market, 28 Bathurst St
When: Full schedule available here



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Sustainability is at the heart of this next Toronto farmers’ market. Over in Cabbagetown, you’ll find a collection of local vendors with great eats. From fresh off the farm produce, to delicious eats of all kinds, this spot is a sure hit. Plus, with guiding principles focuses on supporting sustainable practices, you can shop here guilt-free.

Where: Riverdale Park West, 375 Sumach St
When: Opening Tuesday, June 1st



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This next farmers market offers a little bit of everything. Of course, they’ve got the usual lineup of seasonable eats. But they’ve also got fun other offerings like alcohol, desserts, and fresh flowers. This farmers market will be a one-stop shop for everything you need.

Where: Withrow Park, 725 Logan Ave
When: Opening every Saturday from June 5th – October 16th

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Of course one of Toronto’s most popular spots, Trinity Bellwoods, has got you covered when it comes to farmers’ markets goods. Every Tuesday from 3 PM-7 PM (rain or shine), you can head on over to peruse the selection of curated local vendors. They’ve got lots of great stuff available, plus strict social distancing rules to keep you safe.

Where: Trinity Bellwoods Park, 241-257 Shaw St
When: Open Tuesdays until October 26th



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This next farmers market is actually operating mostly online! Although you can pick up your goodies in person, they do offer local delivery if you want to keep things as distanced as possible. A trip here (virtually or not) will give you access to tons of great stuff like fruits and veggies, meats, dairy products, fresh baked goods, and even seeds and seedlings to grow your own grub!

Where: Check it out online, Pickup at 270 Gladstone Ave
When: Orders accepted Saturdays – Tuesdays, Pickup on Thursdays



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This next pick might be a bit of distance from the downtown core, but trust us it is worth the visit. The massive site spans a whopping 10,000 square feet and is packed with all kinds of great goodies up for grabs. We’re talking fresh seasonal fruits and veggies, specialty items like artisanal honey, and loads more. You definitely won’t regret a trip here!

Where: Downsview Park, 40 Carl Hall Rd
When: Open Saturdays and Sundays


The next farmers’ market on our list has a very good underground vibe. Literally! The underpass park farmers market is nestled in underneath the Eastern Avenue overpass. The spot is set to open in about a month, and right now they’re on the hunt for the best vendors in town. Once they open their doors to the public, you’ll be able to enjoy local goods from fruits and veggies to drinks to skincare products, dog treats, and more. Be sure to admire the insane street art while you’re there!

Where: Underpass Park, 29 Lower River St
When: Opening Thursday, June 3rd



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Last but not least, we’re going to the Junction. This farmers market will be open to the public in a few short weeks with lots of incredible items up for grabs. The spot is all about supporting local and supporting sustainability, so everything they sell promotes that message. From farm-fresh produce to handmade goods, there’s no end to the great stuff here.

Where: 2960 Dundas St W
When: Opening Saturday, May 22nd

So as long as you can do so safely, be sure to check out these awesome outdoor markets this spring. It’s the perfect way to get a little break from the four walls of your apartment while still following the current pandemic rules.

A trip to the farmers market is a fabulous outing whether the world is in crisis or not! Let us know which spot you hit first.