Popular Brampton Farmers’ Market Returns This Summer In New Downtown Location

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Brampton is celebrating 35 years as operator of the Farmers’ Market. Pic: City of Brampton

BRAMPTON: The City of Brampton’s Farmers’ Market returns for the 2021 season on June 19 in a new downtown location.

In anticipation of downtown redevelopment during the market season, the Market is relocating in Ken Whillans Square, Wellington Street West and Gage Park.

The market will continue to run Saturdays, from 8 am to 1 pm, rain or shine until October 23. Many of the favourite farmers and local artisans will return offering freshly-picked seasonal produce; prepared foods and unique handcrafted goods!

COVID-19 Health and Safety Measures City staff will ensure the market is operated in accordance with Provincial and Region of Peel Public Health COVID-19 directives and guidelines. All market vendors and shoppers will be required to wear a face mask. Social distancing and maximum occupancy numbers will also be enforced.

Getting to the Market The market is still centrally located in Brampton’s downtown area and is accessible by Brampton Transit or by bicycle. For those driving to the market, free parking is available at Brampton City Hall. The Brampton Farmers’ Market for 2021 is presented by Meridian Credit Union. The corporate sponsors of the Brampton Farmers’ Market are: Algoma University, Allstate and Spirit of Math Brampton.

For up-to-date information about this year’s market visit www.brampton.ca/markets. The City of Brampton will celebrate 35 years as the operator of the Brampton Farmers’ Market in 2021! We look forward to seeing you on Saturdays from 8am to 1pm starting June 19 until October 23.

Please note that the Brampton Farmers’ Market will be located in Gage Park, Ken Whillans Square and on Wellington Street West (between Main Street South and George Street South) this year. Free parking is available in the underground lot at City Hall.

Mayor Patrick Brown said: “Attending the Brampton Farmers’ Market has been a tradition for families since 1986 and one that I enjoy with my own every Saturday morning. “While it’s a new location, it will be the same great market with many of our favourite farmers and artisans! I encourage people to explore our market and support local.”

Harkirat Singh, City Councillor, Wards 9 & 10; Chair, Corporate Services, City of Brampton, said: “As the City of Brampton begins to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Brampton Farmers’ Market offers an opportunity for residents and visitors to visit a local tourist attraction and support local vendors!”

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