Finding Farm Fresh Across the Golden Horseshoe

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Durham Region
Durham Farm Fresh provides great information for the region, as well as a Durham Farm Fresh Brochure. Their website also provides information on seasonal availability as well as directories of restaurants, retailers, CSAs and more.

Halton Region
» Explore Simply Local – Your Guide to Halton Farms for Halton farms and markets, as well as additional information on seasonal availability, nursery and garden centres, farm safety tips, recreational activities and more.

City of Hamilton
 » Environment Hamilton, the City of Hamilton’s Economic Development Division, and Tourism Hamilton have released an online version of the Hamilton Farm Map and Directory. The map features several local farmers and farmers’ markets in the area.
» Learn more about the Hamilton Farmers’ Market (est. 1837) here.

Niagara Region
» The Niagara Region has provided a Farmers’ Market directory, including hours of operation.
» Tourism Niagara also has a list of local Farmers’ Markets

Peel Region
» The Grown in Peel Map produced by Peel Region enables visitors to search for farms, retailers and markets by product, category and distance.
» Headwaters Farm Fresh also allows you to find local food on maps, categorized by farmers/producers, markets, restaurants/caterers, or retailers.

City of Toronto
 » The City of Toronto website has compiled a list of markets, CSAs and other information on finding local across the city.

York Region
 » The York Farm Fresh Association has launched a Guide Map and Passport to Fresh contest. The map has a total of 30 farms, 11 farmers’ markets, and 18 food and fair events. 

Hard copies of some of the maps are available at their respective regional offices and tourism information areas. More details are available on the regions’ websites. Be sure to check them out!

Hungry for more resources?
Ontario Farm Fresh Farm
Farmers’ Market Ontario