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Berries at the Main Farmers' Market in Old Ottawa East. Photo: Sherry Galey (Apt613 Flickr Pool)

Updated: Apt613’s neighbourhood guide to downtown farmers’ markets

By Greggory Clark on June 8, 2018

BLUE = Downtown | GREEN = Suburban & Rural


ByWard Market

  • Open 363 Days a year. Closed on Dec 25 and Jan 1.
  • Summer hours: 6am–6pm daily (May 1 to Oct 8).
  • The hours vary with the season.


Beechwood Market

  • Behind the Beechwood Fire Hall in Optimiste Park.
  • Summer hours: Saturdays, 9am–2pm (June 16 to Oct 27)

Mini Market @ Rideau Sports Centre

  • New this year: Beechwood Market pop-ups throughout the week.
  • Summer hours: Tuesdays, 3–6pm (July 3 to Oct 23).

Mini Market @ Natalie’s Urban Ottawa

  • New this year: Beechwood Market pop-ups throughout the week.
  • Summer hours: Thursdays, 3–6pm (July 5 to Oct 25).


Parkdale Market

  • Open 7 days a week at the corner of Parkdale and Wellington.
  • Summer hours: 6am–6pm (Apr 28 to Nov 3).


Westboro Farmers’ Market

  • Off Richmond in Byron Park.
  • Summer hours: Saturdays, 9:30am–3pm (May 12 to Oct 27).

The Glebe

Lansdowne Park

  • Outside in the Aberdeen Square.
  • Summer hours: Sundays, 9am–3pm (May 6 to Oct 28).

Old Ottawa East

Main Farmers’ Market

  • Across from Saint Paul’s University.
  • Summer hours: Saturdays, 9am–3pm (June 2 to Oct 27)

Alta Vista

Ottawa Organic Farmers’ Market

  • Outside behind the Canadian Tire. Indoors on rainy days.
  • Open all year except for two weeks at Christmas.
  • Summer hours: Saturdays, 10am–2pm.

Vieux Hull

Le Marché Vieux Hull

  • Behind the Maison du Citoyen.
  • Summer hours: Thursdays, 9:30am–2:30pm.

Le Marché de l’Outaouais

  • This storefront sells fresh products from local and regional farms.
  • Co-op members can also order from 60+ producers for weekly pickup.
  • Summer hours: Tues, Wed, 11am–5pm; Thurs, 10am–8pm; Fri, 10am–6pm.


Le Marché du Plateau

  • At the corner of Rue de Bruxelles and Blvd. du Plateau.
  • Summer hours: Saturday, 10am–2pm.

Le Marché Notre-Dame

  • Open four days a week.
  • Summer hours: Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun, 8am–5pm.


Le Marché Vieux-Aylmer

  • In Parc Commémoratif in Aylmer.
  • Summer hours: Sundays, 10am–3pm (June to Oct.)

Did we miss anything? Let us know in the comments below.