Environment | May 23, 2023
Nothing tastes better than homegrown! If you’re looking for the right ingredients to make that flavourful summer salad, want to add more veggies to your summer cookout, or impress your family with a savoury charcuterie board – look no further than Mississauga’s bustling farmers markets located throughout the city.
Come early for the best selection and stock up on seasonal produce, fruits, cured meats, cheeses, homemade favourites like jams and baked goods, artisan crafts and more.
Mississauga’s Farmers Markets
Farmers markets can range from small, local markets, with a few growers/vendors to larger markets with dozens of vendors selling more than produce. By supporting these markets, you’re also supporting your community – helping with local sustainability efforts, supporting local, which helps growers and vendors and encourages urban agriculture initiatives.
Erin Mills Farmers Market – Opening Thursday, June 15, find fresh, local and cultural food in a friendly community space. The market brings farmers, bakers, food producers and food educators to Mississauga on Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. This market is located at 2520 Eglinton Ave. W. at Erin Mills Parkway, across the street at the base of the Daniels Arc building.
Free one-hour underground parking is available when you shop at the market. Bring the receipt portion of the parking stub to the market staff.
Lions Farmers Market – Mississauga Central Lions Club hosts two farmers markets in the city. The Mississauga Celebration Square Market (located in front of Mississauga Civic Centre) opens Wednesday, June 7 and runs Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Robert Speck Parkway location (in the parking lot adjacent to Shipp Drive) opens June 11 and runs Sundays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Lakeview Farmers Market – Opening Sunday, May 28, this market features local, sustainable, organic, and artisan products, which provide an important source of income for local farmers, growers, producers and artisans. Stop by on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This market is located at 1352 Lakeshore Rd. E (at Dixie Road parking lot next to the Small Arms Inspection Building).
Port Credit Farmers Market – Beginning Saturday, June 3, enjoy a great selection of fresh produce, cheese, eggs, baked goods, food and beverage, artisans and live music on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market is located in the parking lot at the corner of Lakeshore Road East and Elmwood Avenue (two blocks east of Hurontario Street).
Streetsville Summer Market – Beginning Saturday, July 8 until September 9 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This market is located in the heart of Streetsville, at Queen St. S and Main St. It features farmers, artisans, crafters, unique food vendors and more.
In 2022 Council approved the Urban Agriculture Strategy. Through this strategy the City will encourage healthier lifestyles; support communities’ existing skills related to growing and harvesting produce; empower communities in learning new skills; improve food security; and support local businesses.
For information about other farmers markets in Peel region, visit Grown In Peel.