September Is Harvest Month!

Celebrate the fall harvest at the Farmers' Market! We're throwing a Harvest Fest at each of our four Market locations this month with food giveaways, family fun, and everything you love about fall!

Click to see what's happening at the Market location near you!

Barrhaven Harvest Fest

We've teamed up with the Barrhaven BIA for our biggest event of the season, featuring an additional 60 vendors from Ottawa Artisans. Psst - there will even be a giant inflatable slide!

Date: Sunday September 10th, 10am-2pm
Location: Nepean Woods Park & Ride
Food Feature: Sweet apple sundae fundraiser for the Barrhaven Food Cupboard
Family Fun: Inflatable rides, face painting, & balloons
Music: MOVE 100 Radio
Community: Pirouette Rhythmic Gymnastics demo



Lansdowne Harvest Fest

The Lansdowne Harvest Fest is all about terrific tomatoes! Explore all the tomato varieties of the Market with food demos, tastings, and fun activities.

Date: Sunday September 17th, 9am-3pm
Location: Aberdeen Square
Food Feature: Food Demonstration featuring local tomatoes with Chef Jesse Bell
Family Fun: Tomato tastings (vote for your favourite!), tomato guessing game, face painting, & kids craft
Music: Live performances from Allana J Brown and the Woodshed Quintet
Community: School of Highland Dancers kids performance



Westboro Harvest Fest

As you walk down the Westboro Market pathway under the colourful canopy of trees, discover all the Harvest Fest activities. Complete a Market scavenger hunt, check out different worm species at the Ag Museum's "Helpful Critters" demo, and so much more!

Date: Saturday September 23rd, 9am-3pm
Location: Byron Linear Park
Food Feature: Market scavenger hunt with sweet apple cider prize
Family Fun: “Help Critters” live demo with the Canadian Agriculture & Food Museum, face painting, giant tic-tac-toe with squashes
Music: Live performances from Malinda Aiello and The Bytowne Fiddlers
Community: Pop Shop All-stars kids performance



Orléans Harvest Event

Enjoy the bounty of fall at the Orléans Market Harvest Event! Get inspired by a preserves tasting, create your own fall bouquet, and shop local at your favourite vendors.

Date: Thursday September 28th, 11am-4pm
Location: Ray Friel Complex Parking Lot
Food Feature: Local Preserves Tasting
Fun: Build Your Own Fall Bouquet, Balloons
Music: MOVE 100 Radio