OUTDOOR FARMERS’ MARKET- CLOSED UNTIL FEBRUARY 2021
The Outdoor Farmers’ Market has closed for the 2020 season and will resume February 2021!
SATURDAY FARMERS’ MARKET
February and March | 9:00 AM to 1 PM | Upstairs on the Market Mezzanine
April through December | 8 AM to 1 PM | Outside on the Rotary Square
THURSDAY FARMERS’ MARKET
May through October | 4 PM to 7 PM | Outside on the Rotary Square
Eat & shop local in the heart of London!
Share the passion for locally-grown food direct from local farmers, growers and producers. The vendors selling at the Farmers’ Market “grow it, raise it, bake it, or make it”!
Explore Our Outdoor Vendors
Da Costa is a local London, Ontario company that produces stone and leather hand made jewelry. They source stones from the Provinces and various countries around the world, and create unique one-of-a-kind pieces that Londoners have been enjoying for over 8 years.
Applemeadow Organics is a succession family farm since 1964. In 2008, they transitioned to a certified organic farm. Their goal is striving for harmony, and emphasize good tasting, local certified organic produce. Applemeadow Organics grows cauliflower, broccoli, cabbage, potatoes, carrots, garlic, spinach, beans, kale, onions and more.
Fisher’s Fungi Farm
Fisher’s Fungi Farm is a small farm in Wyoming, Ontario that grows and sells gourmet mushrooms. The farm began producing mushrooms in 2020 and has since grow quickly. Some varieties of mushrooms they grow are: Lion’s Mane, King/Blue/Yellow/Pink Oyster, Shiitake and Turkey Tail.
Janssens Farm Fresh Produce
Janssens Farm Fresh Produce is a small family farm located just 25 minutes southwest of London in Appin, Ontario. The Janssens family have been growing a wide variety of quality farm fresh fruit and vegetables since 1984 and have been attending the Covent Garden Market for some time now. They grow apples, potatoes, tomatoes, beans,…
Momma’s Hummus, also known as Sun Sweet Catering, is a local London, Ontario company that has been in operation since 2000. Using fresh, local ingredients, Momma’s Hummus has 12 flavours of hummus, 3 flavours of garlic spread, spice mixes, and pickled items such as olives – all inspired by Greek cuisine, and delicious.
Vaka Chocolate is a local chocolatery in London, Ontario that crafts chocolate from bean to bar. Their products range from bars, ice-cream, spreads, pouches, snacks, and more. Vaka uses transparently-traded cacao bought from cacao brokers they know, admire and trust, paired with wholesome, plant-based ingredients that are ethically sourced, organic and local. This, all wrapped…
Wandering Bee Farm
The Wandering Bee Farm has beautiful floral bouquets assembled using fresh cut flowers from their farm in Thorndale.
The Den Besten Rainbow Trout Farm
The Den Bestens smoke their own fresh rainbow trout. The smoked trout comes in seven flavours including but not limited to Maple, Dutch Seasoned, Cajun, Plain. Their trout can also be purchased frozen raw.
Carver’s Natural Farms
Carver’s Natural Farms is located just outside Petrolia. They offer pasture raised chicken and gourmet garlic.
C’Angelina makes Scottish meat pies, a wide variety of artisan sausages, and Italian preserves.
Berrylicious Fruit Farm
Located in Burgessville, Berrylicious Fruit Farm is owned and operated by Wendy and Don Colcuc. Their focus is blueberries but they grow a variety of fresh produce including raspberries, elderberries, potatoes, corn, pumpkins and more!
The Welsh Baker
The Welsh Baker makes delicious Welsh Cakes, among many other delicacies! What are Welsh Cakes, you ask? “A Welsh Cake is a cross between a scone and a cookie. It has a crispy exterior with a soft crumbly inside. This is achieved by rolling out the cold dough and cooking each cake on a flat…
The Hot Sauce Co.
The Hot Sauce Co. is a London based, premium hot sauce company. Our mission is to provide sustainable, all natural products to those who are willing to experience something fresh and exciting in flavor.
The Whole Grain Hearth
“My goal is to provide my family and friends with the healthiest most digestible bread possible. To reach this goal I’m committed to only using natural sourdough yeast in my breads, as well using freshly milled organic grains.” -Richard Placzek, Owner of The Whole Grain Hearth
Orchard Hill Farm
Orchard Hill Farm is a 93 acre organic farm powered by Suffolk Punch draft horses, established in 1979 by Ken and Martha Laing. Orchard Hill Farm is blessed with excellent soils and a spectacular view. It is located on a ridge northwest of the village of Sparta (Ontario, Canada), near the north shore of Lake…
Eric’s Wood Bin
Eric’s Wood Bin is dedicated to providing locally grown, air and slow-kiln dried wood slabs. Great for any home project! They also complete custom furniture by request, specializing in shelves, tables, cutting boards, and charcuterie boards. They will be at the Outdoor Farmers’ Market on the second Saturday of every month, or you can set…
Dave and Dominga operate a small farm in Denfield ON, following the principles of Elliot Coleman. They have produce all year long using traditional techniques for winter growing.
Sue Helm and her daughters work together to bring you home baked goods. Always delicious and sometimes Gluten Free. Their Gluten Free Bread is known throughout the London area!
La Houlette de Vie
La Houlette De Vie translates to “The Staff of Life” a phrase that makes reference to bread’s role as an important diet staple the world. This bread will fill you up for hours with nutrients that aren’t found in bread that has been mass produced. All of Seth’s doughs are naturally fermented and made with…
Thames River Melons
Based in Innerkip, Ontario the Chesney’s goal is to provide sustainable, local produce for families. Thames River melons have a variety of produce throughout the year, starting with asparagus in the spring, berries and melons in the summer and moving into squash and pumpkins in the fall! They began with one acre of cantaloupe in…
Sungold Market Garden
Operating on less than one acre and guided by the principles of bio-intensive, ecological production, Andrew grows a range of seasonal produce and herbs. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Since arriving in Niagara on the Lake, Canada in 1948, the Pillitteri family has been committed to creating a legacy for generations to follow. Now, over six decades later, Pillitteri Estates Winery proudly continues a family tradition of viticulture and winemaking excellence. With three generations actively involved with our winery’s operations, we can truly say…
Morsels has tasty appetizers and savoury tarts, including sweet potato with caramelized onions and feta cheese in a teff crust, lovely quiche style corn and tomato tart, tasty cheese and zucchini tarts. Lorraine surprises us each week with something new, using locally sourced ingredients! Contact: email@example.com
MyPick® producer Lynch Farms sugar bush has been in operation for over 35 years. At first, sales were farm gate only, but since 2000 they have been selling at London Covent Garden Farmers’ Market. Besides maple syrup they also carry maple butter and maple sugar leaves. They also take orders for wedding favours. Lorraine also…
Harvest Moon Trading Co.
Seasonal preserves such as jams, chutneys, marmalades, hot sauces and conserves. Pickled vegetables and fermented vegetables such as kimchi and sauerkraut. Dehydrated fruits, vegetables crackers and smoked jerky. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Joyce Farms is a popular vendor with a wide selection of locally grown vegetables and fruits. They’ve been vendors at our market since 2010.
International Bakery has been baking fresh breads, rolls, cookies, muffins, and cakes for more than 50 years. A family run business, International Bakery has been a fixture in the Covent Garden Market for many years. International Bakery joins us outside with their Artisan breads.
Dave’s Beef And Lamb
MyPick® producer! Dave has been raising lamb since 1979 and beef since 2002. The finished product is raised with farm-grown feed with no added hormones or antibiotics. All product is processed and inspected at a provincial abattoir. Dave is known for a consistent, lean and flavourful product.
The Corn Crib
MyPick® producer! Kim and Dave started their business in 2006 looking for alternate farming income. They are a 3rd generation farmer and enjoy the farming lifestyle and providing the public with a wholesome and delicious product.
Blanbrook Bison Farm
MyPick® producer! Blanbrook Bison Farm is 100 acres owned and operated by Bruce and Shirley Mills of RR6 St Marys. They are one of the original vendors at the Covent Garden Farmer’s Market since it opened in 2000. Bruce and Shirley have been in the bison business for over 20 years. The animals graze on…
OUTDOOR FARMERS’ MARKET INFORMATION
Interested in becoming a vendor at our outdoor market?
We are currently planning our 2021 Winter Season and are now accepting new vendors. The application is available below and you are welcome to contact the market manager via email if you are interested or have any questions!
Our market works to maintain a minimum of 51% farmers in order to stay true to the definition of a farmers’ market. We do not permit any reselling and require you to be from within the local boundary. More information can be found in our vendors’ handbook. Vendor fees and spacing can be found at the bottom of the application.
Email Farmers’ Market Manager Patricia de Wit with any questions you may have at: email@example.com. Please submit forms in person or via email.
If you would like to participate, download the Application Form and read our Vendor’s Handbook first.
Wine Now Available
VQA wine is now available at our farmers’ market! The Ontario Government started a pilot program in 2014 to allow 100% VQA Ontario grown wines to be sold in farmers markets which already sell local foods.
Lucky us! We have many certified organic vendors at our market. Do you have questions about what organic means?
MyPick Verified Farmers
Look for our MyPick® verified farmers! When you see a vendor displaying a MyPick® sign, you can be sure you’re getting just–picked freshness from the grower’s own farm, and are helping support local agriculture.
Dog Policy at our farmers’ market: No dogs allowed in farmers’ market area during farmers’ market hours, service dogs excepted. Thank you for understanding.