Shop the Pickering City Centre Farmers’ Market

Find us nestled in the North West parking lot at the Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex at 1867 Valley Farm Road. The Pickering City Centre Farmers’ Market will continue it’s tradition of running a unique outdoor community market.

Happening every Tuesday starting from June 18th to October 8rd, 2024 between the hours of 9 am and 2 pm. Come out and enjoy fresh produce, baked goods, meats and more in the heart of our City Centre.

Weekly entertainment 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Interested in becoming a 2024 Market Vendor

Registration for the 2024 market season will open up on Monday, March 18, 2024.  

All vendors should be familiar with the information, rules and regulations set out in the Pickering City Centre Farmers' Market Vendor's Handbook before submitting your application.

Vendor Checklist:

  1. Read the Vendor Handbook
  2. Complete the Vendor Application Form
  3. Submit Proof of Insurance
  4. All food vendors must submit a Durham Region Farmers' Market Notification of Food Vendor to the Region of Durham, Health Department
  5. Approved vendors must make arrangements for full payment of vendor fees with the Market Manager

Forms

City of Pickering Vendor Application Form

Region of Durham

Become a 2024 Market Performer/Entertainer

Interested in entertaining a family friendly audience between the hours of 10:00 am - 1:00 pm for the 2024 season. There is limited access to power at this location.   Please contact Kristy to discuss this opportunity. 

2024 Market Vendors

Farm Vendors

Albion Hills Farm - cured/smoked meats

Albion Hills Farm is a family based business located in Caledon, ON. They offer quality cured and smoked meats made with natural ingredients. Customers love their turkey pepperettes and turkey kielbasa.

Visit Albion Hills Farm online store 

Forsythe Family Farm - fresh eggs, fruits, vegetables and cider

Forsythe Family Farm is a family owned fruit and vegetable farm open to the public. They are located in Greenbank just north east of Pickering. As a family run farm they believe it is important to stay connected to where your food comes from. Your food makes a journey from their farm to your fork. 

Visit Forsythe Family Farms website 

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Maple Grove Orchards - fruits, vegetables, baked goods & maple syrup

Maple Grove Orchards is owned & operated by first generation fruit and vegetable growers that specializes in apples.  Their first orchard was planted over 10 years ago and since then have expanded by growing a wide variety of other fruits and vegetables.  

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Stapleton's Farm - fruits, vegetables, preserves & baked goods

Stapleton's Farm is located in Port Hope, ON.  This is a family run business celebrating 30 years of growing vegetables.  The Stapleton's work as a team to provide the best quality to it's customers.

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Willowtree Farm - fruits, vegetables and cider

Willowtree Farm is located in Port Perry, ON and is home to multiple generations of McKay farmers who are working over 600 acres to bring you a wide variety of Ontario's finest foods. 

Currently available for purchase: fresh produce, readymade meals, meats, cheese, baked goods, and more.

Shop Willowtree Farm online 

Food Vendors

Cupcake Goodness - butter tarts, cupcakes, scones, donuts & apple fitters

Cupcake Goodness is a husband & wife team baking up a storm in the Durham Region. Baking in small batches and keeping things fresh for you!

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Munchies Gourmet KettleCorn - popcorn

Munchies is proud to pop exclusively with Ontario grown popping corn which is GMO Free and Certified Organic.  Only the finest ingredients are used, making the best tasting products available.

Visit Munchies Gourmet KettleCorn 

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Portobello Road - sourdough pizza, Vegan Gluten Free Prepared Meals, Vegan Baked Goods

Portobello Road is a family run restaurant in downtown Oshawa. They serve organic healthy local food that happens to be vegan.  They will be selling their famous organic sourdough pizza onsite weekly at the market.  Give them a try!

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Sweet Bites Bakery - strudels, sausage rolls, biscotti

Sweet bites bakery is a Portuguese & Italian bakery specializing in desserts, food and more. Monica is a self taught baker and has been in business since 2021!

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Artisan Vendors


Ana's Fizz +

Stop by the market to meet Anne.  She is a local Pickering artisan soap maker. Making soap, bath bombs, lip balms, body butters, lotions, bath salts, shower steamers along with body scrubs.

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Betty Lou's Country Crafts

Betty Lou's country crafts specializing in handmade gifts for your home & family. 

Available for purchase: handmade masks for adults and children, aprons, adult & kids bibs, kitchen towels, microwave mitts & bowls, baby gift sets, baby bonnets, tea cozies, dish cloths.

Call 905.441.5892 or email Betty at bettythompson1@yahoo.com to place an order.  

Lago of All - clothing and accessories 

Lago of All is a supplier and maker of African Textiles and accessories, all African inspired.

Available for purchase: pants, skirts, dresses, dashikis, lace mumu and bubus, washable masks, head ties , scrunches, bags, bracelets, cassava powder, yam powder and shea butter hand cream

Call 905.420.2655 or e-mail lagoofall@hotmail.com to place your order.

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Rouge River Crafts & Candles 

Rouge River crafts and candles create one of a kind mittens & accessories made from upcycled wool sweaters and hand pours 100% soy candles in small batches in an array of seasonal fragrances & sizes.  They also produce a small number of hand painted signs & folk art.

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VQA Vendors


Pillitteri Estates Winery – wine

Since arriving in Niagara, 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.

Available for purchase: a wide variety of Table wines and Icewines

Visit Pillitteri Estates Winery online store

The City of Pickering is not involved in or responsible for transactions between vendors and customers, pricing, product quality or delivery of goods. Vendors are identified on this webpage solely for information purposes because they are part of Pickering’s Virtual Farmers’ Market. Inclusion on this webpage does not mean the City has endorsed any vendor. The City of Pickering will not be responsible for any loss arising from transactions with vendors of Pickering’s Virtual Farmers’ Market.