This unique farmer’s market has really brought life to the community of Hillhurst-Sunnyside. The indoor market runs on the first Wednesday of every month from November to May at the Hillhurst-Sunnyside Community Centre. During spring and summer months, from May to October, the outdoor market takes place just steps outside the community centre for an al fresco shopping experience.
Connect with your Kensington Community
This family friendly event is a great chance to reconnect with your community. In addition to the seasonal vendors, the market also offers free booths for non-profit organizations, and includes live music performed by local talent, plus interactive activities for kids.
Learn about Agriculture
Grow your green thumb and take part in an educational gardening series. Every month the market hosts a new event that sets out to encourage community supported agriculture. Different workshops, such as Urban Agriculture, give attendees the knowledge to help get them started growing healthy, sustainable food. Learn new skills such as seed saving, preserving and fermenting, and other traditional methods for food production.
Local Venders, Local Food
Knowing where your food comes from and interacting with the people who produce it is an invaluable experience. The Hillhurst-Sunnyside Community Association has set out to increase access to healthy food and foster awareness of sustainable operations relating to locally produced food. There is a wide variety of produce offered by 30 different vendors who are happy to answer any horticultural questions you might have.
Hillhurst-Sunnyside Farmer's Market Harvest Fair
Come and celebrate Calgary’s urban agriculture at the annual Hillhurst Sunnyside Harvest Fair. The fair takes place in October and gives locals the opportunity to showcase their gardening skills and culinary talents. Kids also have the chance to participate in categories such as ‘Best Garden Drawing’ and ‘Best Decorated Pumpkin’.
Krista Kehoe, Calgary real estate agent & REALTOR®