Local Markets to Support Right Now in Oxford County
Explore Oxford while getting a taste of the fresh fruits and veg this season. There’s never been a better time to support your local farmers.
Even better? In Oxford, it’s VERY easy to do just that. Read on for our list of local farmers markets and country market retailers you can support this Fall, and through the seasons.
Woodstock Fairgrounds Farmers Market
Where: 875 Nellis St. Woodstock, ON. (View Map)
Shop from a variety of farmers at the Woodstock Fairgrounds Farmers Market for fresh, local goodness. Check out over 25 vendors offering everything from flowers to gluten-free specialties. Keep up with them on their Facebook page to see which of your favourite local vendors will be there every Saturday all year long.
Tillsonburg Farmers Market
Where: 41 Bridge St. West every Saturday starting in May-October
Stroll along Bridge St. infront of the Station Arts Centre and enjoy the Tillsonburg Farmers Market. Shop for items from local farmers and makers for produce, freshly baked goods, and handmade giftwares. Get updates on Facebook to see who is attending each week.
Bre’s Fresh Market
Where: 224276 Ostrander Rd. Tillsonburg, ON. (View Map)
Bre’s Fresh Market is known for their sweet corn that pops up later in the summer but stocks all of your fresh favourites. From the season’s first asparagus and rhubarb to fresh lettuce, baked goods, preserves, chips and even strawberries- you’ll be able to do all your shopping at Bre’s and feel good about where it’s from. With a large board highlighting what farms they are sourcing from, it’s easy to support local. Bonus! Bring the kids along for a visit with the goats a climb on their new play set.
Your Farm Market
Where: 39 Young St. Woodstock, ON. (View Map)
Your Farm Market is a one-stop-shop for your grocery needs. With two locations, this farmers market has been a staple of the community for the last 17 years. Shop everything from local produce from neighbouring farms to fresh bread, preserves and more. Sourcing from over 100 local suppliers, it’s a great way to support a bunch of businesses in one go. Check out their second location at 585085 Beachville Rd (View Map).
Milky Way Farms
Where: 484872 Sweaburg Rd. Woodstock, ON. (View Map)
Milky Way Farms in Woodstock grows all their own produce. With their regenerative agricultural approach, they strive to improve the health of the soil, as well as the microbiota living within it, while providing the freshest, most nutrient dense, organically grown vegetables. Visit their online store to place orders to be picked up Saturdays from the farm or opt for local grocery delivery. Fresh from the ground you can shop exactly what’s in season all from the comfort of your couch and those pink, fuzzy slippers.
Thames River Melons
Where: 775530 Blandford Rd. Innerkip, ON. (View Map)
Thames River Melons has a farm market with your favourite produce, handmade preserves line (seriously, you need to try their garlic scape mustard) and other local goodness, and offers Pick your Own berries, vegetables, and pumpkins. This the perfect way to enjoy a beautiful country drive and do your grocery shopping or consider their Harvest Brunch Experience.
McCully’s Hill Farm
Where: 4074 Line 9, St. Marys, ON. (View Map)
McCully’s Hill Farm is another great option for supporting local. Starting in 1847, it’s no wonder the folks at McCully’s know their stuff. This scenic farm market stocks it all: local meats, homemade baked goods made in house, preserves and produce. You'll be back for their pies - trust us!
Where: 225754 Otterville Rd. Otterville, ON. (View Map)
Son-in-Law Produce (formerly known as Godelie Family Farm) is located in scenic Otterville. Hit Oxford’s back roads for a relaxing drive out to this farm market where you’ll find the season’s freshest vegetables and fruits rotating as the crops do.
Turner’s Farm Market
Where: 683651 Oxford Rd. 68, Ingersoll, ON. (View Map)
For the word on fresh and local, Turner’s Farm Market is a happening place. This farm market stocks all kinds of local food plus a few other grocery items that mean you can skip the aisle and shop the farm instead. Located in Thamesford, just outside of Ingersoll, Turner’s Farm Market offers a great shopping experience and specialty products like quality olive oils and balsamic vinegars.
St. Marys Farmers Market
Where: Milt Dunnell Field, St. Marys, ON. (View Map)
Several Oxford County producers from Zorra Township head to the St. Marys Farmers Market each weekend. Check out a few of our Oxford Fresh vendors including Ann Slater Fresh Organic Vegetables and Sheldon Berries. Visit the market on Facebook for more details.
Vendors of the Ingersoll Farmers Market
The KFM ( Kiwanis Farmers' Market) has been operational for over 25 years. Vendors sell local farm fresh produce, baked goods, seasonal decorations, soaps, arts and crafts.
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