Family events in Kingston, Farmers Market

Date

Jun 01 2024

Time

9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Memorial Centre Farmers’ Market

The Memorial Centre Farmers’ Market in Kingston stands as a beacon for local sustainability and community spirit. Established in 2012, this 100% producer-run market is operated by the Farmers Market Association Kingston, which comprises a volunteer board of directors dedicated to promoting locally sourced agriculture and crafts. The market, located at the Kingston Memorial Centre grounds, operates year-round, rain or shine, offering a vibrant venue for the community to access fresh, sustainably-produced foods and handmade crafts. All products hail from within a 100km radius of Kingston, ensuring that visitors get the freshest meats, eggs, produce, and more, directly from the hands of the local farmers and artisans they have come to know and trust.

Visitors to the Memorial Centre Farmers’ Market can enjoy a plethora of attractions alongside their shopping experience. From May to December, the market is bustling with activities such as free outdoor yoga and tai chi sessions, lawn games, and live music, making it a perfect family destination. Monthly themed events add a festive touch, while the availability of hot foods and drinks, artisan crafts, and free arts activities ensure that there’s something for everyone. Operating every Sunday, with extended hours in the warmer months and cozy market times through the winter, the market not only provides a hub for buying local but also fosters a strong sense of community engagement, making it a must-visit destination for residents and visitors alike.

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