The best outdoor faLL farmer's markets to shop at in downtown toronto
Matching beanies and scarves, warm sweaters, oversized jean jackets, pictures of the changing leaves, pumpkin spiced lattes... what else could you possibly add to your check list of fall to do's? The only thing missing here is shopping at one of the many festive, outdoor farmer's markets in Downtown Toronto.
Chalk full of seasonal produce and amazing vendors from local farms, there's more than a few great markets in the city's core. Here are some of our favourites that you should check out next time you need to fill your fridge, if you're visiting the city, or just meeting an old friend.
Trinity Bellwoods Farmer's Market Located at the back of Trinity Bellwoods park next to the intersection at Shaw and Dundas. Notable vendors: artisan cheese makers, fermented foods, a farm-to-table inspired florists that hand picks your bouquets, and a fresh pasta noodle stand. Also available: the best Jamaican vegetable fritters in town.
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Sorauren Farmer's Market Located just down the street from Sorauren and Dundas St. West. Notable vendors: bakers, fermented foods, homemade vegan "hot dogs" and veggie burgers, fresh fruit stands, and bottled nut mylks.
Nathan Philip's Square Farmer's Market Located in the middle of Nathan Philip's square in front of new City Hall. Notable vendors: overflowing vegetable stands, syrup makers, artists, hot food trucks. The most convenient when you're right downtown.
Dufferin Grove Farmer's Market Located across from Dufferin Mall just passed the intersection at Dundas St. West and College. Notable vendors: traditional break makers, handmade vegan tamales, large organic vegetable stands and a fresh French lavender seller.