Toronto's vibrant foodie scene is on full display at local farmers markets.

While many operate seasonally, May through October, some indoor options keep the bounty flowing year-round. Exploring these overflowing stalls, filled with fresh produce, handcrafted delicacies, and friendly vendors, is one of our favourite ways to spend a morning or afternoon.

To help you navigate where to find peak-season produce throughout the next several months, we've compiled a list of the top Toronto farmers markets selling ripe tomatoes, sweet honey, flavorful handmade sausages and so much more.

Cheese display at St. Lawrence Market
Sample local selections at the St. Lawrence Market

St. Lawrence Farmer’s Market

5 a.m.–3 p.m. on Saturdays

The St. Lawrence Market Complex hosts its popular farmers market every Saturday, featuring over 120 merchants and farmers. You'll find Ontario's freshest local produce there, from plump tomatoes to golden honey. Artisanal food vendors tempt your taste buds with handcrafted delicacies, and friendly farmers are happy to chat about their wares. 
There's plenty of parking at Jarvis and Front Street; just look for the Green P Parking signs. If you’re travelling by subway, hop off at Union Station and enjoy a 10-minute walk east down Front Street.

ALSO READ: St. Lawrence Market’s Best Sandwiches, From Peameal Bacon to The Godfather

Sorauren Farmers Market

Times & Days Vary—see website

Craving fresh, local produce even during Toronto's colder months? Head to the Sorauren Farmers' Market! This vibrant market pops up indoors for the winter at Henderson Brewing Company every other Monday until mid-May. Perfect for enjoying a post-shopping brew! Once summer arrives, the market moves outdoors, kicking off the outdoor season on May 20. Find the freshest seasonal ingredients and support local farmers year-round! 

Leslieville Farmers Market

9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sundays

The LFM has served the Leslieville neighbourhood for over a decade with 55-plus local vendors at Greenwood Park. From year-round events to the renowned annual Night Market, it’s a vibrant hotspot that welcomes visitors with fresh produce and live music. With vendor change-ups yearly, each year brings new items, but you can always expect to find essential produce, baked goods, and freshly prepared foods. 

Drive in or take public transportation; there are plenty of bus stops to hop off at, all a short walk to Greenwood Park.

ALSO READ: 5 Great Places to Shop Local in Toronto’s Leslieville

Trinity Bellwoods Farmers Market

3-7 p.m. on Tuesdays

The TBFM loves to support local farms and the idea of farm-to-table dining. Local volunteers operate the market rain or shine and focus solely on food vendors. These vendors include Footstep Organics, Monforte Dairy, TC Tibetan Momos, Robinson Bread and more. Located at Dundas West and Shaw Street, the market will leave you with a real sense of community, as well as your weekly dose of fruits, baked goods and artisanal snacks.

East York Farmers Market

8 a.m.-2 p.m. on Tuesdays

Rain or shine, head to this market held at the East York Civic Centre for a bounty of fresh, local produce. Friendly vendors await, offering everything from unique finds like garlic scapes and champagne mustard to everyday staples like sausages, maple syrup and farm-fresh eggs. Don't forget to grab a refreshing smoothie for the walk home! The possibilities are endless for creating delicious meals with these seasonal ingredients.

North York Farmers Market

8 a.m.- 2 p.m. on Thursdays

This market boasts some of the best Ontario produce around. It occurs every week at Mel Lastman Square, and you'll find plenty of unique local flavours with a wide variety of vendors, like Jack's Farm, Goûter Pâtisserie, That Pretzel Dough, Superior Meats and Mojo Peppa Sauce.

You can take the subway to Yonge and Sheppard Station or find convenient parking at a nearby Green P lot.

Scarborough Farmers Market

3:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays

The Scarborough Farmers Market runs every week and highlights ethnocultural businesses, fair prices and family-owned farms. Located at Rosebank Park, the market features on-site musicians, stands offering a “fill your own bushel” option and lots of fruit and vegetable varieties. It’s one of the few farmers markets where you can shop some products online, from a Wellness Box and a six-pack of muffins to gift sets and pre-made foods. 

Weston Farmers Market

8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturdays

Running rain or shine, the Weston Farmers Market is a beloved west-end tradition. This long-standing market boasts over 40 vendors offering a delightful variety of goods. Immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere with live music while you browse fresh produce from Sam & Joe Produce or Albion Hills Farm. Satisfy your sweet tooth with delectable treats from 3am Cookies, or add a touch of whimsy to your home with Quirky Hippie Décor. Samosa Delight is also there to tantalize your taste buds.