Explore | Farmers’ Market Season Is Upon Us!

And I’m a happy girl! It is no secret that I, Sarah, absolutely love farmers markets. My love has not faded throughout the year, no it’s just increased. This year I have been to two so far and I am so stoked to visit them all. This past weekend I went to the Cedar Farmers Market. It’s the largest one in Nanaimo and has a host of amazing things. This week I bought strawberries, and a raspberry twist pastry and some eggs! To make a day out of it my sister and I went to the market which is located on the field grounds outside of the Crow and Gate Pub, then went to a new secret beach. The beach is called Elliot Beach and it is located at the end of Brenton Page Road. It’s a secluded little spot that is great for swimming, exploring, snorkeling and sun tanning.


Go and check out a farmers market or two for yourself. Pick up dinner, or some jam, or a pot holder, or organic chocolate, or really great salsa. You get my point! Here’s a list of all of them in the Nanaimo area to check out

Lantzville Farmers Market (Read Sarah’s Post here)

Location: 7113 Lantzville Road in the St. Phillips Church parking lot
Time: Sundays, 1:30 to 4:30 PM
Lantzville Farmer’s Market

Cedar Farmers Market (Read Sarah’s post here)
Loaction: 2313 Yellowpoint Rd, Cedar Crow and Gate Pub Field
Time: Sundays, 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Cedar Farmer’s Market

Gabriola Farmers Market 
Location: Gabriola AGI Hall, South Road, Gabriola Island
Time: Saturdays, 10:00 AM to 12:00
Gabriola Farmers Market

Bowen Road Farmers Market 
Location: Located directly behind the Beban Park Recreation Centre at 2300 Bowen Rd
Time: Wednesdays, 4 pm to 6:30 pm, May to October
Bowen Road Farmers Market

Nanaimo Friday Evening Market
Location: Diana Krall Plaza in downtown Nanaimo
Time: Fridays, 4 pm to 8 pm, May to October
Nanaimo Friday Evening Market

Nanaimo Downtown Farmers Market
Location: Pioneer waterfront plaza on Front Street, downtown Nanaimo beside the bastion
Time: Fridays, 11th 10:00 am – 2:00 pm, May 24th – October & CANADA DAY, JULY 1st
Nanaimo Downtown Farmer’s Market

I hope you guys are having an amazing week and enjoying all the Nanaimo has to offer!

~ Sarah


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