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The Weekend Starts Now – July 6

The Weekend Starts Now!

What are your weekend plans? Hiking? Spending time at the park? Staying home? Whether you have another busy weekend ahead or planning a relaxing one at home, we have everything you need to make your weekend just right! Start your weekend on Thursday at the Downtown Farmers Market!

Going for a hike? Grab Applebarn’s mini cucumbers and dip them in Spread’Em Kitchens cashew cream cheese spread! Flavours that are nourishing and refreshing! You might as well grab some cherries too!

Hanging out in the park? Pick up a loaf of naturally leavened sourdough bread from Lakehouse Foods, some cheese from The Farm House Natural Cheeses and a basket of blueberries and you’re ready for a picnic!

Hosting a BBQ? Get grilling! Salmon from Blue Comet Seafoods, and garlic scapes from One Love Farm and Zucchini from Abundant Acres all go great on the grill! Impress your guests with refreshing cider from Left Field Cider!

We’ve got great lunch options at the market this week and many items that make great snacks to take back to the office too. Lunch this week includes Old Country Pierogi & Cheese Me! Make sure to pick up a Loyalty Lunch Card from the market info tent and every 8th lunch is on us!


In Season:

Blueberries from Maan Farms

Blueberries | Raspberries | Strawberries | Cherries | Peas | Garlic Scapes | Turnips | Spinach | Salad Greens | Fennel | Carrots | Eggplant | Cucumbers | Tomato’s | Zucchini

Check out what else your local farmers are expecting to bring to market HERE!


Member Appreciation Day!

The first market of the month is member day where market members will find a host of exclusive discounts at the market! Don’t forget to bring your card to take advantage of all the savings! Not a member? Swing by the red information tent or sign up online.

  • Abundant Acre Family Farm – 50 cents Off­ Vegetables (max savings $1)
  • Applebarn Pumpkin Farm – $1 Off­ $6 Pepper Challenge Bags, 50 cents o­ff $3 Pepper Challenge Bags, $2 off­ 5lb Boxes of Roma Tomatoes
  • Blue Comet Seafoods – 10% Off­ Keta Salmon Filets
  • Cheese Me – $1 O­ff Iced Tea
  • Johnny Pops – $3 Pops
  • Le Bouledogue – 15% Off­ All Purchases
  • One Love Farm – Free Garlic Scape Bunch with Purchase
  • Rai Produce – Buy Two Boxes, get $1 Off­
  • Rockweld Farm – Buy 2 Rock Cornish Get 1 Free
  • Shady Acre Farm – 15% Off­ All Purchases
  • Sole Food Street Farms – 15% off­ Any Purchase Over $10
  • The Good Stu­ff – Buy One Smoothie Get One 50% O­ff

GET A COMPLETE LIST OF THIS WEEK’S DOWNTOWN MARKET VENDORS HERE


Downtown Farmers Market Fresh Box

No time to shop? Order a FreshBox! With a Downtown Farmers Market FreshBox you’ll get a market shopping trip done in 5 minutes. Pickup is Thursday at the Downtown Farmers Market.

For $25 per week, you get a 5-7 items packed and ready to go home with you! Here’s what was in last weeks fresh box: Heirloom Tomatoes, Mini Cukes, Buttercrunch Lettuce, English Peas, French Breakfast Radishes, Fennel, Strawberries 

NEW! You can customize your FreshBox by adding eggs or bread!

ORDER YOUR FRESHBOX FOR JULY 13 NOW


Help us spread the word! Print out a Downtown Farmers Market poster for your lunch room, and help promote the market on your social media channels with these handy sample posts and market photos!

VISIT US AT THE QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE PLAZA (650 HAMILTON ST.), EVERY THURSDAY, 11AM-3PM, UNTIL OCTOBER 5TH

FIND MORE INFORMATION ON THE DOWNTOWN LOCATION HERE

DISCOVER OUR SIX OTHER SUMMER MARKET LOCATIONS ON OUR MARKETS PAGE.