The Ottawa Farmers' Market works to give back to the the vibrant communities that support us!
With the help of our Community Partners we connect more neighbours with good food, champion local artists, and create positive social impact. See below for our 2023 Impact so far!
Lionhearts Food Rescue Partner
1030+ kgs of Local Food Rescued To Date!
Lionhearts is our official food rescue partner! Every Sunday, they collect unsold, quality produce and food products from the Lansdowne Market. This food is distributed to local agencies that support our most vulnerable friends and neighbours.
Community Event Partners
Local Organizations, Big Impact!
So far this season, we have had the pleasure of hosting several events led by organizations in our community. These events brought new community members, experiences, knowledge, and fundraising opportunities to our Markets!
We hosted a Strawberry Sundae Funraiser for our food rescue partner Lionhearts, where we raised over $1600!
The Master Gardeners have been giving out free expert gardening advice to Market patrons. Let’s get gardening!
The OFM partnered with the Capital Ukrainian Festival to bring a Ukrainian Market to Ottawa featuring food booths, cultural demonstrations, and more!
BIA & Community Association Partners
Building Community Together