Northumberland County’s prolific farmers’ market culture is well-known for providing a great experience for locals and visitors. Whether you’re simply grabbing a few groceries or making a day of it with the family in tow, these hubs of regional delicacies have something for everyone. Sample the seasonal fruit and veggies and start up a conversation with an artist; our vendors are knowledgeable and passionate about everything Northumberland has to offer.


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Campbellford Farmers’ Market

Opens May 1 (through October)
Hours: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., Wednesdays and Saturdays
66 Front St. S.
Campbellford, Ont.
705-933-8007

A friendly market with a little bit of everything, the Campbellford Farmers’ Market is a great place to visit if you need to stock up mid-week. Along with the best that local farmers have to offer, you’ll also find handcrafted sushi, spanakopita, salad rolls made by Melly Rolls, homemade dog treats and accessories made by Havencroft Hounds, and My White Rose’s all-natural shea butter soaps.

Can’t miss: Wholesome Breads by Erin’s delicious and immune-boosting elderberry syrup.


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Cobourg Farmers’ Market

Opens May 4 (through December)
Hours: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays
Waterfront Rotary Park
213 Second St.
Cobourg, Ont.

Last year the market moved to a beautiful new location right by the waterfront and within walking distance of the beach. Featuring live music and a busy calendar of events, there’s good reason to keep coming back every week. Make sure to check out the rainbow of organic fruit and veggies at the Forager’s Farm stall, all-natural soaps and beauty products by Northumberland Soapworks, and Heather’s Homemade Baked Goods for delicious scones, cakes and pies.

Can’t miss: Bee Good Honey’s amazing hand poured 100% beeswax candles and eco-minded beeswax food wraps.


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Codrington Farmers’ Market

Opens May 5 (through October)
Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sundays
2992 County Rd. 30
Codrington, Ont.
613-475-4005

The newest market on the block and the only one held on Sundays, this bustling spot near Brighton offers live music, free coffee and a ton of local organic produce. The addition of an Artisan Marketplace on the last Sunday of each month makes it a must-visit. Keep an eye out for Dragonfly Design Studio’s handcrafted jewellery, Brighton Kitchen’s wood-fired bread, Vokes Farms’ kimchi and sauerkraut, and Williams Farm’s beeswax and lavender lip balm.

Can’t miss: The Humble Herb’s artisan chocolate bars.


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Hastings Village Market

Opens May 4 (through October)
Hours: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays
5 Front St. W.
Hastings, Ont.
705-636-2027

Celebrating its 20th year, this local market features the handiwork of local artisans, including birdhouses and jewellery, as well as scrumptious baked goods and preserves. Vendors rotate throughout the season to provide the market with the freshest local fruit, vegetables and other delectable goods that the area produces.

Can’t miss: Get decked out with a custom henna tattoo by local henna artist Bvana.


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Port Hope Farmers’ Market

Opens May 4
Hours: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays
56 Queen St.
Port Hope, Ont.
289-251-5749

Everywhere you look at this bustling market you’ll find goods emblazoned with the “Proudly Northumberland” sticker, so you can be sure what you’re getting is the freshest local produce, artisanal goods, and hard-to-resist treats from the surrounding area. Make sure to check out Tallboots Farm’s exquisite chocolate, jams and jellies, the Sunny Rose Soap Company adorable crochet bunnies, and the Old Schoolhouse Apiary’s award-winning honey!

Can’t miss: Farm-fresh sausage rolls served hot and ready-to-eat by Kingsholm Farms.