Farmers’ Markets in Waterloo Region

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UPDATED JUNE 2024

Farmers’ markets are abundant in Waterloo Region, and are almost as plentiful as the vegetables, fruits and other products that fill their vendor’s stands! They’re a great way to take home the fresh produce that is plentiful in this area, and an even better way to meet the people responsible for growing your food.

Year Round Farmers’ Markets

The Kitchener Farmers’ Market is open Saturdays 7 am – 2 pm year-round. The Food Hall at the Kitchener Market is open Tuesday to Friday from 8 am – 3 pm for delicious, home style breakfast and lunch options.

The Cambridge Farmers’ Market is open Saturdays from 7 am – 1 pm year round. They also offer an Online Shop for customers who want to guarantee their favourite products will be waiting for them at the market.

The St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market is open Thursdays 8 am – 3 pm, and Saturdays from 7 am – 3:30 pm. During the summer, they add in their Tuesday Market Day that runs 8 am to 3 pm.

Seasonal Farmers’ Markets

The Uptown Waterloo Night Market happens Thursday evenings from 7 – 10 pm at the Waterloo Public Library (Main Branch), in the upper parking lot, from July 7th to August 25th.

Preston Towne Market happens Wednesdays June 19 – August 28 from 9 am – 2 pm in Central Park, Cambridge

Hespeler Village Market takes place Friday evenings June 7 – September 27 from 3 – 7 pm in front of Old City Hall.

Elmira Farmers’ Market is open Saturdays from 8 am – 1:30 pm May – October at 384 Arthur St. South, Elmira.

The Ayr Farmers’ Market takes place every Saturday from May until October 5 from 8 am – 1 pm in front of the Ayr Community Centre.

The Wellesley Farmers’ Market takes place from Saturdays from August 17 – October 12 from 9 am – Noon at 1004 Catherine St., Wellesley in the Pavillion.

Online Farmers’ Market

Bailey’s Local Foods dubs itself as Kitchener-Waterloo’s online Farmers’ Market. Buy local online and pick up your order at a convenient location. Produce is available year round.

FARM TO FORK in Waterloo Region

Want to find out more about Waterloo Region’s farm to table food scene? Check out Waterloo Region’s FARM TO FORK TV series and go behind the scenes of the Region’s food culture to find out more about our farms and the producers who are growing the variety of farm-fresh goodness you’ll discover in our local markets!

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