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History of our Farmers’ Market

History of our Farmers’ Market

We have a proud 20 year history of being a producers only Farmers’ Market. Learn more about how a group of local farmers got together to get the Peterborough Downtown Farmers’ Market started, our history & how it has helped farmers and other producers... read more
Thanksgiving Market and Live Pottery Demo

Thanksgiving Market and Live Pottery Demo

Join us at the Downtown Farmers’ Market on October 4th to stock up on all your Thanksgiving grocery needs with all the best local produce, meats, cheeses and products our region has to offer. Carolyn Cisco, a local potter will be offering pottery demonstrations... read more
Iron Chef Challenge

Iron Chef Challenge

Every September, we host our ever-popular Iron Chef Market Cook-Off Challenge, which brings together four local Chefs who are given identical baskets of market goods, and 1.5 hours to make a delicious meal using all of the items in the basket.  This year’s... read more
20th Anniversary Party

20th Anniversary Party

August 16th is our 20th Anniversary Party Did you know that the Peterborough Downtown Farmers’ Market has been open for 20 seasons!? Starting in 1996, the Peterborough Downtown Farmers’ Market was formed by a group of local farmers’ looking to set-up... read more
Last Market of 2016 is October 26th

Last Market of 2016 is October 26th

Did you know that this Wednesday, October 26th is our last market of our 2016 season!  It has been a wonderful season, and we look forward to celebrating our last day with all of our wonderful vendors & customers. We will have cake & chili to hand-out. Come on... read more
4th Annual Iron Chef Market Cook Off Challenge

4th Annual Iron Chef Market Cook Off Challenge

4th Annual Iron Chef Market Cook-Off Wednesday September 28th 10:30am to 1pmPeterborough Downtown Farmers’ Market Louis St. Lot  On Wednesday September 28th, the Peterborough Downtown Farmers’ Market will host our fourth annual Iron Chef Market Cook-Off... read more
Sept 14 Guest Chef Geoff Kirkland

Sept 14 Guest Chef Geoff Kirkland

PETERBOROUGH DOWNTOWN FARMERS’ MARKETGuest Chef: Geoff Kirkland – Lantern Restaurant & Grill Wednesday September 14 – 8:30am-2pmLouis St. Parking Lot On Wednesday September 14, the Downtown Farmers’ Market will welcome Geoff Kirkland as our September Guest... read more
August 3rd Guest Chef Lisa Dixon

August 3rd Guest Chef Lisa Dixon

Fabulous Chef Lisa Dixon of Black Honey will return to market this week as our Guest Chef. She will be ushering in August, and use fresh tomatoes and herbs to showcase the tastes of summer at market. Come on down to watch Lisa work, and try some samples between 11-1,... read more
Guest Chef Lindsey Dupuis July 20

Guest Chef Lindsey Dupuis July 20

PETERBOROUGH DOWNTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET Guest Chef: Lindsey Dupuis of Brio Gusto Wednesday July 20th- 8:30am-2pm Louis St. Parking Lot On Wednesday July 20th the Downtown Farmers’ Market will welcome back Lindsey Dupuis of Brio Gusto as our Guest Chef.   As a regular... read more
Garlic Scapes

Garlic Scapes

Garlic scapes are in full bounty at the market these days. For those who haven’t tried them, they are the stem and flower of the garlic and they are delicious! They only last for a short period of time, but are easy to preserve and have an incredible flavour.... read more

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