When warm weather hits, we tend to flock outdoors, looking for fun things to do and enjoying new discoveries. That being said, Toronto is home to weekly farmers’ markets scattered all over the city. We’re sure that wherever you live, you’ll find a local market just waiting for you to explore. We’ve compiled a list of a few farmers’ markets that are worth checking out this summer.

Though some are only open until October, there are a few that remain open all season long. So if you’re unable to catch them this summer, there will still be lots to enjoy once fall comes around. Don’t you just love supporting local?

Here are 9 farmers’ markets in Toronto you need to check out.

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The Stop Farmers Market


If you’re familiar with the St Clair and Wychwood community, then you’ve most definitely experienced the Wychwood Barns market – The Stop’s Farmers Market. Get your hands on fresh produce straight from local farmers, and enjoy treats by local vendors, artists, and more. They’re open every Saturday from 8 AM to 1 PM. And lucky for you, they’re open year round.

Where: 13 Benson Ave
When: Saturdays from 8 AM to 1 PM

Leslieville Farmers Market

 

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Head to Leslieville’s Greenwood Park, and explore all they have to offer at the farmers market. It 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. Every Sunday from 9 AM to 2 PM.

Where: Greenwood Park, 150 Greenwood Ave
When: Every Sunday from 9 AM to 2 PM

Trinity Bellwoods Farmers Market

 

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One of Toronto’s most popular spots, Trinity Bellwoods, has got you covered when it comes to farmers’ markets goods. Until October 31st, every Tuesday from 3 PM to 7 PM (rain or shine), you can head on over to peruse the selection of curated local vendors.

Where: Trinity Bellwoods Park, 241-257 Shaw St
When: Open Tuesdays until October 31st

The Junctions Farmers Market

 

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Check out the Independent farmers’ market in The Junction right at Baird Park. Support local and snag fresh produce every Saturday from 9 AM to 1 PM.

Where: 275 Keele Street
When: Every Saturday until October 28th

Cabbagetown Farmers Market

 

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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: Every Tuesday from 3 PM to 7 PM

Withrow Park Farmers Market

 

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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. Check them out every Saturday from 9 AM to 1 PM.

Where: Withrow Park, 725 Logan Ave
When: Every Saturday until mid-October

Dufferin Grove Organic Farmers’ Market

 

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Not only do they sell fresh fruits and veggies, but you can also find meat and dairy products, prepared foods, baked goods, preserves, and more. The Dufferin Grove Organic Farmers’ Market is open every Thursday from 3 PM to 7 PM.

Where: South end of Dufferin Grove Park
When: Thursday from 3 PM to 7 PM

Downsview Park Merchants Market

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.

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

Underpass Park Farmers Market

 

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Rain or shine, you’re covered… Literally! The Underpass Park Farmers Market is nestled underneath the Eastern Avenue overpass. Here you can find several local vendors, prepared foods, drinks, a neighbourhood lounge, and even live music. You’ll want to purchase all the 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! Every Thursday from 4 PM to 7:30 PM

Where: Underpass Park, 29 Lower River St
When: Every Thursday until October 19th