Here are the most popular farmers' markets in the BC and Alberta Rockies:
Revelstoke Community Farmers Market
Revelstoke Community Centre (Grizzly Plaza)
600 Campbell Ave, Revelstoke, V0E 2S0
Saturday 8:30 am – 1:00 pm Winter market: Rec. Centre, No: Thurs 12-5pm Downtown's Grizzly Plaza, surrounded by heritage buildings interspersed with views of snow covered peaks, comes alive with colourful awnings, crowds of people & a vibrant market atmosphere. Takes place May to October & December too.
Revelstoke Farmers Market
Mackenzie Ave, Revelstoke,
Saturdays mid April - early October
Fresh local fruits & vegetables (both conventionally grown & organic); eggs; local honey; baking; preserves; locally made crafts; knitting; fresh flowers; unique metal & woodworks; food vendors & much more.
Farmers & Artisan Market - Golden
10th Avenue N, Golden, V0A 1H0
Visitors to the Golden Farmers' Market will find a selection of fresh fruits & vegetables from several local growers. Artisans' wares include pottery, soaps, jewellery, art photography, woodwork & more. Locally produced honey is a popular choice for market-goers. Artisan breads & home made pies are another favourite. The smell of hotdogs with fried onions from vendors add to the fun. Every Wednesday in the summer from mid June to mid September. [More Info...]
Invermere Farmers' Market
760 Cooper Road (Downtown Invermere )
250-342-8819 or 250-342-0030
Saturday 9 am - 1 pm, from June 24th to Labour Day
Since 2001. this colourful downtown Market straddles two closed streets with something for everyone. All items handcrafted or grown. Musicians most market days. [More Info...]
Creston Saturday Market
Millennium Park, Creston, BC
Saturday 9 am - 1 pm, from June to September.
Crafts, art, produce, flowers, plants, wood products, baked goods, freshly roasted coffee, live music, breakfast, all made, baked or grown in the Kootenay area. [More Info...]
Fernie's Mountain Market
Rotary Park, Fernie, BC
Sunday 10 am - 2 pm. from Canada Day to Labour Day
With the spectacular scenery of the Lizard Range, vendors and market–lovers from the Elk Valley and beyond. [More Info...]
Nelson Outdoor Markets: Cottonwood and Josephine Street
Cottonwood Falls Park in Nelson,
Josephine Street in downtown Nelson
Cottonwood Outdoor Market: Saturday 9:30 am - 3 pm, May to Thanksgiving
Josephine Street Market: Wednesday 9 am - 2:30 pm, Open May to Thanksgiving
The West Kootenay Community Eco Society runs two weekly markets in Nelson. Cottonwood Market is famous for the unique setting—being beside a waterfall and park as well as the atmosphere of live music and diverse people and products. Up to 40 vendors.
Canmore Mountain Market
Location: Downtown Canmore - 7th Avenue
hursday from 10am-6pm June 11th to October 15th
The Canmore Mountain Farmer's Market is a summer tradition for over twenty years. Rain or shine, this market showcases a variety of locally and regionally produced items including fresh fruits and vegetables (with seasonal Alberta and B.C. options when available) elk meat, fresh poultry, and baked goods.