The City of Kingston 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
- Locally-grown produce and crafts by local artisans: Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays (sales generally start at 8:30 a.m. and vendors begin to pack up at around 4 p.m.).
- Springer Market Square also hosts an Antique Market (with some produce and crafts): Sundays
Memorial Centre Market
Sundays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Starting the Sunday of the May long weekend, the Memorial Centre Market will move outside beside the Memorial Centre off York Street near Nelson Street. All products sold are produced within 100 km of the market.
Winter changes: the Memorial Centre Market runs out of the Memorial Centre's Bennet Bar until the end of December. From January until May, it will run out of the Princess St. United Church at 484 Princess St.
Queen's University Farmer's Market
This market operates Wednesdays 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. during the fall semester in front of Stouffer Library at Union Street and University Avenue. Call 613-533-6000, ext. 78826 for more information.
Westbrook Farmers' Market
This market at 3526 Princess St. (5km west of the Cataraqui Town Centre) operates Wednesdays 2 to 6 p.m. from May through October.
Come for fresh in-season vegetables, fruit, local meats, preserves, garlic, honey, maple syrup, home baking, artisanal products, barbecue and more. We are dedicated to food grown on farms within 75 km. Call manager Dale Somerville at 613-389-8900 for more information.