The City has a large rural area, home to many farmers. This region surrounding Kingston also produces some of Canada's finest produce, meats, maple syrup, honey, cheeses and other artisan-made goods and locally-made crafts sold at these local farmers' markets.

Kingston Public Market

Running April through November, Kingston Public Market is located in Springer Market Square in beautiful downtown Kingston. This oldest and longest-running Market in Ontario offers:

  • Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays - Locally-grown produce and crafts by local artisans  (sales generally start at 8:30 a.m. and vendors begin to pack up at around 4 p.m.).
  • Sundays - The Square hosts an Antique Market with some produce and crafts.

Memorial Centre Market

Sundays - Starting on the May long weekend, the Memorial Centre Market operates from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. outside the Memorial Centre. All products sold are produced within 100 km of the market.

Winter changes - The market runs out of the Memorial Centre's Bennet Barn until the end of December. From January until May, it will run out of the Princess St. United Church at 484 Princess St.

Westbrook Farmers' Market

Wednesdays - This market operates from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. from May through October at 3526 Princess St.

Come for fresh in-season vegetables, fruit, local meats, preserves, garlic, honey, maple syrup, home baking, artisanal products, barbecue and more. All food is grown on farms within 75 km. Call manager Dale Somerville at 613-389-8900 for more information.

Community Harvest Market

Wednesdays - Located at St. Matthew's United Church, 31 Weller Ave the market operates from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. A variety of produce, preserves, jams and jellies, baked goods, honey, and maple syrup. For more information call 613-544-4525, ext. 113.

Cabbages for sale at the Public Market