The Barrie-Orillia and cottage country in central Ontario have a couple of local Farmers’ Markets:
Barrie Farmers’ Market
Located at Barrie City Hall,70 Collier Street
(Mulcaster and Collier Streets)
Barrie, ON L4M 3M3
These days, more and more people are making the healthy decision to buy locally grown produce, meats, baked goods and crafts, from farmers’ markets. A wonderful connection is made when you talk to the people who take pride in growing your food! Established 1846 and administered by the Vendors Association and The Corporation of the City of Barrie. May to October: Saturdays 8 am to noon, Wednesday Market 3-7pm; November to April : Saturdays 8 to noon Indoors
Collingwood Farmers’ Market
Second and Pine St. Parking Lot, downtown Collingwood.
Since 1999, the Market has become an established part of the social fabric of the community. People come to walk, meet their neighbors, and socialize while they shop for their weekly produce and more. And it’s not just farms—local vendors and activities. Saturdays 8:30 am to 12:30 pm, from Victoria Weekend to Thanksgiving May to October. Administered by the Collingwood Economic Development
Creemore Farmers’ Market
The Station on the Green, 10 Caroline St E,
Creemore, ON L0M 1G0, (SE of Collingwood)
Administered by: Vendors Association
May 17 to October 9: Saturdays from 8:30am to 12:30pm
Creemore Farmers’ Market has a group of fulltime vendors plus a large variety of part time vendors.
Dwight Farmers Market
Township Building site, 1009 Dwight Beach Road
(Memorial Park on Manitoba Street, next to the Norwood Theatre)
Dwight, ON, P0A 1H0
Experience wholesome food, arts and education by bringing together farmers, artisans, educators, entertainers and service providers from the Muskoka/Halliburton area. late June to Labour Day: Tues 9am – 1pm
Eco Farmers’ Market
north of Barrie on Highway 93 at Forbes Road or from the Highway 400 extension, Dalston exit.
Kelly Smith at (705) 730-0405 or Mark Hall at (705) 735-9423.
It runs from 3:30 p.m. to dusk every Friday until Thanksgiving.
Gravenhurst Farmers’ Market
Muskoka Wharf (across the road from Boston Pizza)
mid May to late October: Wednesdays, 9am – 2pm
Established in 1992, Gravenhurst Farmers’ Market is a favorite place to buy your fresh Ontario produce, meet friends and buy crafts
Huntsville Farmer’s Market
Canadian Tire Parking Lot, 77 King William St
Huntsville, ON P1H 1E5
Local farm fruits, vegetables, honey and crafts. Every Thursday from 9am – 2pm
Huntsville’s Farm Fresh & Homemade 100km Market
West St. S, beside Pharmasave
A 100k market is a market where all vendors grow, produce or create their goods within 100 kilometers of the market. mid June to mid September: Saturdays, 9am – 2pm
Huntsville River Mill Farmers Market
River Mill park
The Mission at River Mill Farmers’ Market: “We aim to provide and collectively create an environment of sustainable exchange through wholesome food, arts and education.” July to Oct: Saturday
Newmarket Farmers’ Market
Newmarket Riverwalk Commons (corner of Timothy St. & Doug Duncan Dr.)
P.O. 95526, 350 Davis Drive
Newmarket, ON L3Y 8J8
A place to buy farm fresh produce, home-made baking, hand-made crafts and a great place to meet up with friends over breakfast. May until October: Saturday 8am – 1pm
Orillia Farmers’ Market
Opera House (West & Mississauga Streets)
Orillia, ON L3V 3A6
Established in 1872, at the waterfront, and 50 vendors in summer and 12 vendors in winter, and is
administered by the Farmers’ Market Management Committee – City of Orillia. and running year-round Saturdays 7:30 am to 12:30 pm.
Owen Sound & District Farmers’ Market
110-8th Street East, beside Owen Sound’s City Hall.
Owen Sound, ON N4K 1K8
Established in 1845, shop for locally grown produce, meat, eggs, and baked goods. Satiate your hunger with coffee, breakfast, lunch or snacks. Shop for pottery, artwork, books, cards, jewelry, soaps and much more!Year-round Saturdays 7 am to 12:30 p.m. With 40 vendors.
Penetanguishene Farmers’ Market
Village Square Mall, Main Street
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 2G2
June – October, Saturdays 10-4
Established in 1992. Take in some of the local agriculture, food and culture. At the Market you’ll find fresh Ontario-grown produce, meats, plants, and herbs, homemade baked goods, preserves and honey.
Port Carling Farmers’ Market
Hanna Park (40 Bailey St.) on the Indian River
Port Carling, ON P0B 1J0
late June to end August: Thursdays, 9am – 2 pm
Offering a fantastic selection of locally grown produce, delicious fine foods and hand crafted artistry! Come to shop and stay to play, Hanna Park offers an amazing beach and playground. Come by boat or by car, parking is available for both.
Rosseau Farmers’ Market
Lake Rosseau waterfront park, Short Street
Rosseau, ON P1L 2B6
end June early September: Fridays, 9am – 2pm
Shop for delicious preserves, home baking, honey, maple syrup, smoked meat and more. Pickup your farm fresh produce, in season and full of good tastes.