Hamilton Fresh and Local – Farmers Markets

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We Support our Local Farmers!

Hamilton celebrates local farmers with weekly community farmers markets and a year round market downtown. Hamilton chefs source local food for their farm-fresh to table menu. Talking with the people who grow our food at the farmers market is a wonderful conversation with neighbors!

Open All Year

Downtown Hamilton Farmers Market

The downtown Hamilton Farmers Market first began in 1837!  Today’s customers shop the beautiful indoor year round market at 35 York Blvd.  It’s open 4 days a week, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Shoppers buy fresh produce, cheese, bakery treats, prepared foods, fish, meat, eggs, and wine. You’ll find both year round stalls and daily market carts.   Special events add to the fun, such as yoga, exercise groups, week-long nosh demos and classes, and baby goats to pet. hamiltonfarmersmarket.ca

Seasonal Farmers Markets

Ancaster Farmers Market

Locals shop this popular Wednesday afternoon (3pm- 7pm) market in Ancaster Village on 37 Halson Street.  This summer market is open from June to October offering an amazing variety of local produce, prepared food and live music. shopancasterfarmersmarket.com

Dundas Farmers Market

Thursday afternoons find both locals and visitors shopping the Dundas Farmers Market.  The market is open from 3pm – 7 pm from June to October.  It is conveniently located downtown in the muni parking lot at Hatt Street and Millers Lane. Check their FB page for the latest.

Locke St Farmers Market

Shoppers love summer Saturday mornings on Locke Street S where local farmers offer fresh veggies, local mushrooms, meats, flowers, and more surprises.  The market hours are 9am – 1pm, June to October. Check the market’s FB page for news.

Waterdown Farmers Market

The summer Saturday morning (8am- 1pm) farmers market in Waterdown Village is a local event.   In addition to fresh, local produce, meat and bakery treats, there is live music and story time for the kids.  The market is at 79 Hamilton North with plenty of parking.  Check out waterdownfarmersmarket.ca for details and the latest news.

Ottawa St Farmers Market

Saturday mornings on Ottawa Street N are busy with events and the popular farmers market.  Shoppers find fresh local produce, meats, and bakery treats from 8am to 2pm.  For the latest news check Instagram and ottawastreetfarmers.co

Binbrook Farmers Market

Shoppers crowd the Binbrook Fairgrounds on summer Saturday mornings from 8am to noon.  This farmers market offers fresh local produce, meats and cheeses, plus events and local artisans.  Join the fun at 2600 Hwy 56 in Binbrook.   Check binbrookfair.org for the latest news.

Hamilton Mountain Farmers Market

The local farmers market at the corner of Viewpoint Avenue and Mountain Park Avenue draws shoppers with an awesome variety of local food and crafts.  This great summer event happens every Saturday morning from 7am to 1pm.

A Few of the Many Seasonal Farm Stands

In Ancaster, shoppers visit G&C Produce Farm Stand at 451 Book Road East Monday-Saturday 9-4.  Lindsey’s Farm &Market on 900 Fiddler’s Green Road is a popular destination for strawberries and pumpkins.

In Dundas, Dyments Farm Market & Bakery is open daily from Easter weekend through December.  In addition to fresh veggies visitors enjoy the pumpkin patch, mini putt, and bakery treats.  Dyments is on 416 Fallsview Road East.

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