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2023 East End Farmers’ Markets

You can get your farmers’ market fix almost any day of the week in and around Toronto-Danforth and the East End during the summer.

Fresh vegetables at market including cabbage, carrots, broccoli, herbs

Here’s a list to get you started (updated for the 2023 season).


Withrow Park Farmers’ Market

What? — A community-led market with a focus on sustainability, supporting local organic farmers and food producers since 2006.

When? — Saturdays, 9am to 1pm, June to mid-October

Where? — Withrow Park, 725 Logan Ave.

Evergreen’s Saturday Farmers Market

What? — Established in 2007 in the transformed brick works, this well-known market operates outdoors from May to October and indoors from November to April. There are a wide variety of farmers, producers, and buskers offering local and seasonal food and entertainment. Evergreen also offers weekly food and fun at their Summer Wednesdays from June to August.

When? — Saturdays, 9am to 1pm, Year-round

Where? — Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave.
Don’t forget about the free shuttle bus service from Broadview Station.


Leslieville Farmers’ Market

What? — A popular socially and environmentally responsible market offering a variety of food, drinks, and fun.

When? — Sundays, 9am to 2pm, May 14th to October 29th

Where? — Greenwood Park, 150 Greenwood Ave.

Deeply Rooted Farmers’ Market

What? — Toronto’s first and only Black & Indigenous farmers market

When? — Sundays, 9am to 2pm, May 29th to October 15th

Where? — Dieppe Park, 455 Cosburn Ave.


East York Farmers’ Market

What? — An outdoor weekday market offering fresh produce and food.

When? — Tuesdays, 8am to 2pm, May 16th to the last Tuesday in October

Where? — East York Community Centre, 850 Coxwell Ave.

Cabbagetown Farmers’ Market

What? — A Riverdale Urban Farming Inc. project which endeavors to strengthen the relationship between local residents and those who produce, prepare, and promote local, sustainable food products.

When? — Tuesdays, 3pm to 7pm, May 16th to October

Where? — Riverdale Park West, 191 Winchester St.


Courtyard Farmers’ Market

What? — Actually in our neighbouring riding, Beaches-East York, this market has local farmers and unique artisans and promotes community, fun, and wellness.

When? — Wednesdays, 3:30pm to 7:30pm, June 14th to October 11th

Where? — Fairmount Park, 1725 Gerrard St. E.


East Lynne Farmers’ Market

What? — Also in Beaches-East York, this market deserves a mention. It features fresh produce, food, craft beer, flowers, live music, and kids’ activities.

When? — Thursdays, 3pm to 7pm, June to October

Where? — East Lynne Park, 1949 Danforth Ave.

Underpass Park Farmers’ Market

What? — This Corktown market has a variety of vendors of produce, food, drinks, and flowers.

When? — Thursdays, 4pm to 7:30pm, May to October

Where? — Underpass Park, 29 Lower River St.

Have we missed one? Which one is your favourite? Let us know!

Pledge for environmental rights

Maryem Tollar with signed Pledge for Environmental Rights.

Please vote on Monday, September 20th and make your voice heard! Today I signed a pledge for environmental rights — As a Member of Parliament, I will support the recognition in law of the right to a healthy environment for all people in Canada.

Debate on the environment

Update: The video of the debate is here:

Toronto-Danforth Virtual Debate on the Environment
Wednesday, 2021 September 8, 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Maryem will participate in an all-candidates virtual debate on the environment, one of 100 Debates on the Environment.

Register here to attend     Read more »

Maryem’s three reasons

Toronto-Danforth candidate Maryem Tollar in front of a pink wallHere are three reasons why I’m running, and three reasons why I’m asking you to vote Green on September 20th:

  1. The climate crisis
  2. Guaranteed livable income
  3. Affordable housing

Follow the links to learn more about these reasons to vote Green. And explore this site to learn about other reasons — such as human rights, reconciliation with First Nations, ending fossil-fuel subsidies, and expanding health care.

A vote for Green Party is a vote for climate action and real change. Our future depends on it.

The climate crisis

In 2019, a report by Navius Research showed that neither the Liberals nor the NDP nor the Conservatives had a plan that came close to meeting the international goal of a 60% reduction in carbon emissions by 2030. The Green Party was the sole exception. Today, the plans of the other parties still fall far short. While they promise to significantly reduce carbon emissions, all three parties support new pipelines. Worse, the Liberals continue to subsidize fossil fuels: $23 billion to oil and gas companies since 2018. Not surprisingly, Canada is the only G7 country whose emissions continue to rise each year.

How bad do the wildfires have to get before we vote for a livable future for our children?

Toronto-Danforth candidate Maryem Tollar outdoors in front of a plain white brick wall.