Farm Fresh! Guide to Farms, Farmer's Markets and Other Services in the GTA

Want to take a day trip to a farm for some fresh food? Or shop at the local farmer's market? Taking your children to a farm or farmers market is fun and teaches your children about where their food comes from.  Here is a list of links to fresh food in the GTA.

Farm Fresh - a link to farms in Ontario - Great interactive section for kids on here as well.
Farmer's Markets Ontario
Green Belt Fresh - Fantastic Web Site where you can indicate your postal code or query by City etc.
Best Farmer's Markets - BLOG TO - Reviews Farmer's Markets in Toronto
Green Earth Organics - Fresh food delivery service
Not Far From the Tree- When fruit tree owners can’t harvest their bounty, not far from the tree sends out a team of volunteers to do it for them. Then one third of the collection goes to the fruit tree owners, another third goes to the volunteers for their labour, and the final third is distributed (by bicycle or cart) to community organizations in the neighbourhood who can make good use of the fresh fruit. So far they have harvested 494 pounds of fruit from residential gardens.
Community Gardens in Toronto - Don't have a garden? Get your Own Plot!

Here is a list from Green Belt Fresh for Quick Reference:

Montgomery's Inn Farmers' Market
4709 Dundas st. west
Toronto, Ontario M9A 1A8
Tel.: (416) 394-6025
Nearest Intersection: Islington ave and Dundas St. West
Days of Operation: Wed (3:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Stonegate Farmers' Market
194 Park Lawn Road
Etobicoke, Ontario M8Y 3J1
Tel.: (416) 231-7070
Nearest Intersection: Queensway and Park Lawn Road
Days of Operation: Tue (4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Sherway Gardens Farmers' Market
25 The West Mall
Etobicoke, Ontario M9C 1B8
Tel.: (905) 774-9122
Nearest Intersection: Sherway Gardens Shopping Centre, North Parking Lot - Hwy 427 & The Queensway
Days of Operation: Fri (8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Sorauren Park Farmers' Market
Sorauren Ave
Toronto, Ontario M6R 2M6
Nearest Intersection: Sorauren Park, South of Dundas W. and East of Roncesvalles
Days of Operation: Mon (3:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

University College Farmers' Market
15 King's College Circle
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H7
Nearest Intersection: University College Rotunda, main entrance

Metro Hall Farmers' Market
55 John St.
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3C6
Tel.: (905) 841-9278
Days of Operation: Thu (8:00 am - 2:30 pm)

Nathan Philips Square Farmers' Market
00 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5H 2N2
Tel.: (905) 841-9278
Nearest Intersection: Toronto City Hall
Days of Operation: Wed (8:30 am - 2:30 pm)

Queen's Quay Farmers Market
Queen's Quay Terminal - Exterior South-West Corner
Toronto, Ontario M5J 1A7
Tel.: 416.944.3183
Days of Operation: Wed (3:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

St. Lawrence North Farmers' Market
92 Front Street East
Toronto, Ontario M5E 1C4
Tel.: (416) 392-7120
Nearest Intersection: at Jarvis St.
Days of Operation: Sat (5:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Evergreen Brick Works Farmers' Market
550 Bayview Ave
Toronto, Ontario M4W 3X8
Nearest Intersection: Don Valley Brick Works, between the Prince Edward Viaduct (Bloor/Danforth) and Pottery Rd
Days of Operation: Sat (8:00 am - 1:00 pm)

East York Civic Centre Farmers' Market
850 Coxwell Ave,
Toronto, Ontario M4C 5R1
Tel.: (416) 392-2664
Nearest Intersection: East York Civic Centre, NW corner of Mortimer & Coxwell
Days of Operation: Tue (8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

North York Civic Centre Farmers' Market
5100 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario M2N 5V7
Nearest Intersection: Mel Lastman Square
Days of Operation: Thu (8:00 am - 2:30 pm)

Fairview Mall Farmers' Market
1800 Sheppard East
Toronto, Ontario M2J 5A7
Tel.: (905) 591-0064
Nearest Intersection: Fairview Mall, Don Mills and Sheppard
Days of Operation: Fri (10:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Oakville Place Farmers' Market
240 Leighland Ave.
Oakville, Ontario L6H 3H6
Tel.: (905) 774-9122
Nearest Intersection: Oakville Place Shopping Centre, Leighland Ave. & Trafalgar Rd.
Days of Operation: Thu (8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Hillcrest Mall Farmers' Market 25.34km
9350 Yonge Street
Richmond Hill, Ontario L4C 5G2
Tel.: (905) 591-0064
Nearest Intersection: Hillcrest Mall, Yonge & Rutherford
Days of Operation: Wed (10:00 am - 6:00 pm)

Scarborough Civic Centre Farmers' Market
150 Borough Drive
Scarborough, Ontario M1P 4N7
Nearest Intersection: near McCowan and Ellesmere
Days of Operation: Tue (8:00 am - 2:30 pm)

Guildwood Village Farmers' Market
121 Livingston Road
Toronto, Ontario M1E 1P1
Nearest Intersection: at Guildwood Parkway
Days of Operation: Thu (2:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

Oakville Civitan Farmers' Market
1515 Rebecca St.
Oakville, Ontario L6L 5G8
Nearest Intersection: Hopedale Mall, Corner of 3rd Line and Rebecca St
Days of Operation: Sat (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Downtown Georgetown Farmers' Market
87 Main Street South
Georgetown, Ontario L7G 3E5
Tel.: (416) 895-1081
Nearest Intersection: at Mill Street and Main Street South
Days of Operation: Wed (4:00 pm - 7:00 pm), Sat (8:30 am - 1:00 pm)

Main Street Markham Farmers' Market
132 Robinson Street
Markham, Ontario L3P 5H5
Tel.: (647) 205-3076
Days of Operation: Thu (3:00 am - 8:00 pm), Sat (8:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Burlington Mall Farmers' Market
777 Guelph Line
Burlington, Ontario L7R 3N2
Tel.: (905) 617-1227
Nearest Intersection: Guelph Line and Prospect St.
Days of Operation: Wed (8:00 am - 2:00 pm), Fri (8:00 am - 4:00 pm), Sat (8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

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