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St. Catharines Farmers Market, Eat Fresh, Buy Local

Since the early 1860s the St. Catharines Farmers Market has delivered the best Niagara grows, bakes and makes to the centre of the city.

Buy fresh, local foods and hand made items and take in the opportunity to talk with those who grow and produce the meats, fruits, veggies and baked goods that end up on the plate. The market provides a chance to eat fresh, shop local and learn from those in the know.

Niagara's bounty is on sale at the market, with offerings including:

  • Fruits
  • Vegetables
  • Baked goods
  • Fresh meats including pork, chicken, beef and fish
  • Ethnic foods
  • Honey and jams
  • Preserves
  • Cured meats
  • Fresh cut flowers
  • Potted plants
  • Gourmet spices
  • Cheese and dairy products

Buy local, eat fresh!

St. Catharines Farmers Market has it all - visit us for a list of upcoming Market Square Events.  

Please note that pets are not allowed inside the Farmers Market. This regulations is set by Provincial legislation and enforced by Public Health.

Hours of Operation  

Open year round: Tuesdays, Thursday and Saturdays from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location 

Market Square, 91 King St., corner of King and James streets

What's in Season

Check out the Foodland Ontario Availability Guide for what's fresh.

Market Vendors

(** = March - December)

(*** = May - October)

Unless indicated, vendors attend the market Tuesday's, Thursday's and Saturday's

MyPick certified farmers is your assurance that Farmers' Markets Ontario has visited the farmers and has verified that they’re selling only what they produced. You know you’re buying directly from the farmer — and are doing your part to ensure the future of agriculture in your area.

Fruits & Vegetables 

Bakery

Meats and Cheeses

Organics/Vegan/Gluten-free

International Cuisine

Refreshments / VQA Wine Sales

Flowers and Plants

Artisans and Crafters

Specialty

  • Abbey & Nat's Maple Syrup (Tuesday and Thursday)
  • Chocolate Expressions
  • Cimra Sauces (Saturday)
  • Niagara Honey
  • Sam's Delights (all things nuts)

  • P N E (Saturdays - Natural cloths & bags, granola, dryer balls, GF snacks)
  • Taste of Niagara (Sauce & bread mixes, fruit sugars, savoury pies)

Occasional Vendors

Papas Charcuterie Boards

Andrzejewski Pierogis

Hansmade Toys

 

 

Vendor Applications and Stall Rental Rates

Farmers Market Stall Rental Rates

 

Stall Size - 8' x 8'

Tuesday Stall Rate - $14.00

Thursday Stall Rate - $14.00

Saturday Stall Rate - $27.00

Hydro Fee - additional 15%

 

Stall Rate Discounts* 

25% discount attending 2 days / week

45% discount attending 3 days / week

45% discount MYPICK Certified Farmers**

  • *Subject to 85% attendance rate
  • **Subject to MyPick.ca Certification
  • Lease Holders are billed bi-annually
  • Non Lease Holders are billed monthly

Note: Discounts are not combinable

Farmers Market Stall Applications, By-laws and Resources

 If you are interested in becoming a vendor at the St. Catharines Farmers Market, please fill out a Farmers Market Vendor Application

Please note: given space limitations and the need for variety, the St. Catharines Market Square must consider the balance of the products and diversity being offered.  Therefore, the market composition will be determined at the discretion of the Clerk.

Vendor Rules and Regulations

Vendor Selection Criteria

Market Square Bylaw

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