The Bay of Quinte is home to plenty of farmers’ markets and stands where chefs, locals and travellers alike flock to sample the best the region has to offer.
Belleville Farmers’ Market
Market Square, Belleville
Having just celebrated 200 years of operation in 2016, the Belleville Farmers’ Market are experts in homegrown fruits, vegetables, crafts and more. Open all year round, this market is your one-stop shop for all your grocery needs. Known for: All-year service.
Quinte West Farmers’ Market
67 Front Street, downtown Trenton
Every market day, this caring community leaves two spaces available for non-profit organizations to use at no charge. Located on the waterfront of the Trent River, the Quinte West Farmers’ Market offers guests a spectacular view and all manner of produce, baked goods and crafts. Known for: Waterfront views.
Codrington Farmers’ Market
2992 County Road 30, Codrington
The Codrington Market is the destination for Brighton/Northumberland-area folks looking for farm-fresh foods. This rural market is just ten minutes north of the 401, open Sundays from 10 am – 2 pm from May to October. Known for: Empire Cider, artisan marketplace.
886 Grills Road, Quinte West
Open year round, this Quinte West product hub is full of items for all types of shoppers. One conversation with the orchard staff will prove that they know their stuff when it comes to apples. Known for: Apple variety, fudge.
Palliser Downs Farm
98 Frankford Road, Foxboro
Since 2003 the husband-and-wife duo at Palliser Downs Farm have been experimenting with different ways of growing delicious fruits not often found in Canada, including haskap berries, tart cherries and goji berries (yes, THOSE goji berries). Known for: Haskap berries.
Taste what the region has to offer at these other orchards and farm stands:
Crews Country Market
J. Grimson Farms
Willow Creek Farms
Popham Lane Farms
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