Milton Farmers’ Market FAQ

Please note: Cars parked on Main Street from Martin Street to James Street at 5:00 am on Saturday mornings (from May 16 – October 10, 2020) will be ticketed and towed to allow the set up of the Milton Farmers’ Market.

When does the Milton Farmers’ Market open?
The 2020 Milton Farmers’ Market will open on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 7:00 am -12:00 pm and operate Saturdays until October 10, 2020, with the exclusion of June 6 for the Milton Street Festival.

Where is the Milton Farmers’ Market located?
On Saturday mornings, Main Street in Downtown Milton (between James Street and Martin Street) is closed down and reserved for our 40 plus market vendors and the 2000 market visitors who shop at the market every week.

Where can I park when I come to the market?
Free parking is available on Mary Street and Bell Street (both parallel to Main) on Saturdays mornings.

Does the Farmers’ Market still run if it is raining?
The Milton Farmers’ Market operates, rain or shine. We are open in all types of weather, but do have protocols set in place for extreme weather warnings and watches.

Who can sell at the Milton Farmers’ Market?
Our vendors make, bake, or grow what they sell. There are over 40 producers on our vendor roster, including farm, meat, prepared food, nursery, crafts and wine.

How “local” are the products sold at the Milton Farmers’ Market?
All of our vendors and products are from or produced in Ontario. We do not limit the number of miles a product travels to the market, but use the provincial boundaries as a guide.

Who operates the Milton Farmers’ Market?
The Milton Farmers’ Market is operated by the Milton Chamber of Commerce, a not-for-profit, membership-based, volunteer driven, organization representing over 700 member businesses and individuals. Since 1972, we have supported farms and producers, connecting them with folks from all walks of life that share one thing in common: the love of local food.

Are dogs allowed at the Milton Farmers’ Market?
The Milton Farmers’ Market is held on public property (Main Street) and is therefore subject to city bylaws which allow dogs on city streets as long as they are under control. Friendly dogs on a short leash are always welcome.

Can non-profits participate in the Market?
The Milton Farmers’ Market provides (limited) free space to local not-for-profit groups. Please contact us at info@miltonchamber.ca or through our contact form for info and availability.

How can I become a vendor?
The Milton Farmers’ Market has an application process to ensure that the highest quality, products are available at the market.  Farm/Food Vendor, Crafter and Not-For-Profit applications for the 2020 season are now available, click here to visit the application page.