There’s nothing like the feeling of going to a farmers’ market. Get to know the people behind each item you purchase when you meet them at each stall. With year-round and seasonal farmers’ markets taking place throughout Edmonton and area, it is easy to support the local farmers and artisans who live nearby.
Within Edmonton – Year Round
1. Old Strathcona Farmers’ MarketOld Strathcona Farmers’ Market was Edmonton’s first indoor farmers market, running year round. You’ll find over 130 vendors each and every Saturday, selling such goods as vegetables, fruit, crafts clothing, pottery, and much mroe. Free parking is available during market hours across Gateway Boulevard.
Address: 10310 83 Ave NW
2. Bountiful Farmers’ Market
Edmonton’s newest year round market, Bountiful runs Friday-Sunday. Discover vendors selling such goods as meat, veggies, BC fruit, coffee, wine, baking, and so much more. The ethnic food hall and eating area, events stage – and kid’s play area – makes it easy to spend the day.
Address: 3696 97 Street
3. Edmonton Downtown Farmers Market
As they say, the Edmonton Downtown Farmers Market is “always in season.” Running year round on Saturdays and Sundays, the new location of this favourite market makes it easy to shop local no matter the time of year. With core vendors and some rotating, you’ll always find something. Free parking during market hours.
Address: 10305 97 St NW
4. Ottewell Artisan Farmers Market
The Ottewell Artisan Farmers Market can be found in the gymnasium of Waldorf School year round on Thursdays. The enthusiastic vendors create a feeling of community as they sell fruit, veggies, meat, dips, crafts, pottery, ethnic food, and more.
Address: 7211 96A Ave
5. 124 Grand Market
This public market, taking place twice a week May-October, has vendors, makers, buskers, kids programming, and more! Established in 2012, the Grand Market has become a fixture on 124 Street with over 55 vendors.
Address: 124 Street & 108 Avenue
Within Edmonton – Seasonal
1. South Common MarketSouth Common Market is conveniently located on the edge of South Edmonton Common, so it’s easy to find. Running both Saturdays and Sundays, over 100 vendors offer all kinds of goods, including fruit, veggies, meat, woodworking, clothing, and more. Plus, check out the food trucks and buskers to round off the day.
Address: 19 Ave & Parsons Road
2. Century Park Market
Century Park Market may be one of the smaller ones in the area, but you won’t want to miss it. Running Sundays starting in May, this outdoor market runs rain or shine with enthusiastic vendors selling veggies, fruit, honey, beef jerky, even pet treats. Lots of free parking available.
Address: 10915 23 Ave
3. Miller Crossing Farmers’ Market
Miller Crossing Farmers’ Market encourages north east Edmonton to shop local. And, they make it easy to do so. Their season begins in April and brings together “make it, bake it, grow it” vendors so you can get everything you’re looking for in one-stop shopping.
Address: Royal Canadian Kingsway Legion 175 14339 50 St NW
4. Millwoods Farmers’ Market
Milwoods Farmers’ Market has been connecting local residents with farmers and artisans since its establishment in 1985. Come by on Thursday evenings June-September for prepared foods, fruits and veggies, artisan crafts, and speciality items. Enter weekly draws for free market bucks!
Address: 7207 28 Ave
5. YEG Farmers Market
Get to know local artists and farmers at the YEG Market just off Stony Plain Road. Wednesdays in the summer brings the community to the market for fresh produce, pottery, crafts, prepared meals, and more. Just 15 minutes from downtown, this Alberta Approved Farmers Market is ready to welcome you.
Address: 10045 156 St NW
6. Callingwood Farmers’ Market
Established in 1984, Callingwood Farmers’ Market is Edmonton’s first Sunday market and the city’s largest outdoor market. Running Sundays May-October, over 150 vendors are on site with their wares. The mini market on Wednesdays may not be as big, but it’s definitely as worthwhile.
Address: 69 Avenue & 178 Street
7. Southwest Edmonton Farmers’ MarketRunning May-October, the Southwest Edmonton Farmers’ Market is a family favourite. It brings local bakers, farmers, and artisans together all in one place. You’ll often find vendors here that you won’t find at other markets, so you don’t want to miss this one.
Address: 2051 Leger Road NW
West of Edmonton
1. Stony Plain Farmers’ Market
The Stony Plain Farmers Market has been in a few different locations since its start in 1974, but you can now find it on both levels of the Community Centre. Open spring, summer, and fall, the market brings locally-grown and made goods all in one spot so you can pick them up easily each week, and then visit the canteen upstairs for a bite.
Address: Community Centre 5008 51 Ave Stony Plain
2. Seba Beach Farmers’ Market
Running rain or shine on Saturdays, Seba Beach Farmers’ Market is a local favourite. From Mother’s Day weekend to the Saturday after the September long weekend, locals flock to the pavilion for fresh baking, eggs, vegetables, honey, BC fruit, wood crafts, pottery, and more.
Address: Seba Beach Heritage Pavilion 505 1 Ave Seba Beach
East of Edmonton
1. Baseline Farmers’ Market
Open Wednesday evenings May-October, Baseline Market holds true to the “make it, bake it, grow it,” philosophy. Having been around for over 20 years, they draw over 50 vendors with such wares as veggies, fruit, meat, honey, crafts, and more. Plus, buskers and musicians throughout the market build the atmosphere.
Address: 390 Baseline Road
2. Salisbury Farmers Market
Outside in the summer and inside Salisbury Greenhouse when the snow flies, Salisbury Farmers Market is the place to be on Thursday evenings. Fresh produce, baking, meat, artisan products, and much more are available. Check out the map each week on the website for the line up of this week’s vendors.
Address: Salisbury Greenhouse 52337 RR 232 Sherwood Park
3. Deville Market at North Cooking Lake
A tight-knit community of vendors come out every Tuesday to Deville Market at North Cooking Lake. Just head east of Sherwood Park on Wye Road and you can’t miss it. Find items such as fresh eggs and veggies, jewelry, skincare products, woodworking, spices, and more.
Address: 21033 Wye Road
South of Edmonton
1. Beaumont Centre Ville MarketThis small and community-oriented outdoor market is found in Beaumont’s Centre Ville Park each Sunday, May-September. Their vendors offer homemade and locally grown treasures you’ll come back for week after week. Visit the website for event days, such as Customer Appreciation Day.
Address: 5202 50 Street Beaumton
2. Leduc Farmers’ Market
Running for over 40 years, this market can be found in the parking lot of Leduc’s Heritage Grain Elevator. It’s the perfect setting for a community market selling locally grown and made wares, as well as fostering a spirit of community.
Address: 5209 47 Street Leduc
3. Camrose Farmers Market
Camrose Farmers Market is an Alberta Approved Farmers Market, building a sense of community by bringing local vendors and shoppers together in one place. Find crafts, produce, baking, and more, plus a select group of commercial vendors.
Address: 6601 48 Ave Camrose
North of Edmonton
1. St. Albert Farmers’ Market
The St. Albert Farmers’ Market is famous! It is the largest outdoor farmers market in Western Canada, with 270 vendors drawing crowds of 15,000-20,000 people each Saturday in the summer. The vendors follow the “make it, bake it, grow it” philosophy, so you know you’re getting the best of the best.
Address: 71 Street
2. Fort Saskatchewan Farmers’ Market
Drop by on Thursdays, June-September, for some of the best you can find for local vendors. Pick up such items as home-baked goods, produce, crafts, clothing, plants, and more. Then, finish up the day with a stop by the food trucks.
Address: CN Station Fort Saskatchewan