Farmers’ Market Week August 12-19 #LoveONFarmersMarkets
Farmers’ Markets Ontario® is proud to launch Farmers’ Market Week to celebrate the amazing experience of shopping and supporting local farmers’ markets.
Now is the best time to taste and enjoy the delicious food grown in Ontario. The month of August is the height of the growing season. Markets are brimming with local food, products, and fun activities. Join in the celebration of Farmers’ Market Week by visiting an Ontario farmers’ market near you!
Farmers’ Markets Ontario® represents more than 180 farmers’ markets across the province and offers up-close and personalized access to local food at the peak of its freshness and flavour. Farmers’ Market Week is a prime opportunity to connect with farmers and producers who work endlessly to deliver delicious produce from farm to plate.
Farmers’ markets bring neighbors and friends together to celebrate the community of sharing food, recipes, and experiences. Shopping at a farmers’ markets guarantees you’re bringing home nature’s best produce; secure in the knowledge that it is fresh, safe to eat and the next best thing to harvesting it yourself. Visit a local farmers’ market August 12 to 19, 2018 to see what all the excitement is about.
During Farmers’ Market Week, discover the unique qualities of farmers’ markets by:
- Shopping at one of Ontario’s local farmers’ markets.
- Enjoying and sampling an assortment of fresh local foods and products including fruits, vegetables, meats, eggs, cheese, honey, maple syrup, homemade jams and jellies, delicious baked goods and more.
- Savouring a delicious Ontario VQA wine and craft cider.
When visiting your local farmers’ market, keep an eye out for MyPick® Verified Local Farmers®. These farmers’ only sell produce grown on their own farms. This is a complete list of Farmers’ Markets Ontario® certified MyPick® Verified Local Farmers®farmers.
To show your support, use hashtag #LoveONFarmersMarkets and help spread the word on the benefits of shopping and supporting Ontario’s amazing Farmers’ markets!