Downtown Farmers’ Market



The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ’s popular farmers’ market at Manitoba Hydro Place (360 Portage Ave), offers fresh & local vegetables and fruits,baking, preserves, meat, fish, cheese,  crafts, jewelry, and other food and artisan items.



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Thursdays from 10:00am – 3:00pm

2016 Summer Dates (Outdoor)
July  28
August 4, 11, 18, 25
September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

CBC Music For Lunch – Thursdays at the Farmers’ Market in August!


Every Thursday in August, CBC will pair up a diverse slate of Manitoba musicians and chefs at the Downtown Farmers’ Market. The series focuses on hyper-local, made-in-Manitoba talent.


  • August 4
    • Band: The Noble Thiefs
    • Chef: Ben Kramer | Recipe: Cold Ramen Noodle Bowl
  • August 11
    • Band: Renée Lamoureux
    • Chef: Nick Paquin, Smith Restaurant | Recipe: Beet Bruchetta
  • August 18
    • Band: NAYSA
    • Chef: Wayne Aastrom, RWB | Recipe: Chicken Souvlaki with fresh Tzatziki
  • August 25
    • Band: Lindsey White (2015 CBC Manitoba Future 40 winner)
    • Chef: Fraser MacLeod, 529 Wellington | Recipe:  TBD

Read more about it on the CBC Manitoba website.

Sponsors of CBC Music for Lunch

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2016 Fall Downtown Farmers’ Market Dates (Indoor)

Thursday, October 6 2016
Thursday, October 20 2016
Thursday, November 3 2016
Thursday, December 1 2016
Thursday, December 15 2016

Information for Vendors


July 28th Market Vendors

Can’t Find a Vendor?
Ask at the BIZ Kiosk located near the Hydro entrance!

Amanda Lynn
Gluten-Free Perogies

Anna Wiebe
Freshly squeezed lemonade, baking

Barb’s Native Crafts
Traditional Beaded items

Barb’s Kitchen
Empanadas, Panzerotti, perogies, noodles, jams, jellies

Beeproject Honey

Blue Sky
Vinegars, cool ties, Winnipeg souvenirs, custom imprinting

Chinese BBQ
Beef and lamb kabobs cooked onsite

Clay Oven
East Indian Tandoor Restaurant

Claire’s Bibs

Dairy Fairy
Fresh cheese, sour cream, yogurt

Dakota House Homestead
Artisan breads, preserves and chutneys

Knitting, jewellery

Elma Victor

Ferris Farm
Pasture-raised pork from heritage pigs, lard based soap

Fresh Forage

Glenlea Greenhouses
Flowering annuals/perennials, potted herbs, succulents

God’s Acres
Cabbages, Beets, Carrots, Rutabaga, Squashes, Pumpkins, Leek

Hearts & Roots

Island Fusion Grill

JoJo Bags

Jonnie’s Sticky Buns
Sticky buns of various types

K & J Market Garden
Garden produce, honey and preserves

KB Glass
Stain glass products

Kim Friesen
Vegetables and dog treats

J. Curry

KYU Grill

Leda & Spark

Mosaic Pendants
Jewellery made from mosaic tile and stained glass

Nosh on This
Baked goods

Penner Pumpkins
Vegetables, plants, preserves

Penny Lee Alpaca
Alpaca mitts, scarves, hats, wool

Pod 4 Design
Therapy bags

Pop Cart
Hand-made Ice Pops

Prairie Bake
Baking-breads, butter tarts, slices, rice krispie squares

River Valley Farms
Asparagus, quinoa, hemp hearts, beans, vegetables

Soy Necessities
Soy Candles

Storsley Farms Ltd
Bison meat and bison jerky

Sweet C Bakery
Baked goods

T Beach
Jewellery, lamps, back warmers, place mats, purses, oven warmers

Tea Story Cafe
Specialty teas

The Bar Lady
Chocolates: milk-free

The Canadian Birch Co.
Birch syrup, jam, BBQ sauce, Whisky toffee sauce

The Market Basket
Seven bread varieties, baking including gluten free

Trudy Penner
Baking and preserves

Watersong Farms
Chicken, trout, jerky, pork sausage, pepperettes, dog bones

Whipped Cosmetics
Hand-made soaps and skincare

Leather jewellery, leather accessories, laser cut wooden magnets and postcards