Eat Local Almaguin

Here you will find information about local farmers markets, farm stands and agricultural producers.

Farmers Markets


Day of the Week: Saturday
Time: 10a.m. -4 p.m.
Address: 4304 ON-520, Magnetawan, ON
Start and End Date: June 4- October 15 2022


Day of the Week: Friday
Time: 10a.m. -4 .p.m.
Address: 1695 Emsdale Rd, Emsdale, ON


Day of the Week: Friday
Time: 5-8:30 p.m.
Address: Lion's Park, Sundridge, ON

South River

Day of the Week: Saturday
Time: 9 a.m. -2 p.m.
Address: South River Fair Grounds
Start and End Date: July 2- September 3 2022


Day of the Week: Saturday
Time: 9 a.m. -1 p.m.
Address: South entrance of town beside the Beer Store
Start and End Date: May Long weekend - Thanksgiving weekend

Agriculture Resources and Funding

OMAFRA - Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs

Information about Northern Ontario, agriculture and local food. Learn about funding programs that support rural, northern and Indigenous communities.


SNAPP -Sustainable New Agri-Food Products & Productivity Program

The Sustainable New Agri-Food Products and Productivity (SNAPP) Program is for northern Ontario agriculture and food producers and businesses.   SNAPP will provide up to $10,000 at 50% cost-share towards the purchase of equipment and/or materials that will result in the creation of innovative food or agricultural products new to the business; enhance productivity and/or improve efficiency or resource use through innovation in the process or technology to improve products or processes; or reduce ecological impact and carbon footprint through innovation in the process or technology while enhancing profitability. 


OFA - Ontario Federation of Agriculture

OFA is a dynamic, producer-led organization based in Guelph, Ontario that works to represent and champion the diverse interests of Ontario’s agri-food sector and rural communities. Our work includes government relations, farm policy development, research, lobby efforts, community representation, media relations and more. We have a strong voice for our members and the agri-food industry on issues, legislation and regulations governed by municipal, provincial and federal governments.


NOHFC - Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation

The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) was established in 1988 with a mandate to promote and stimulate economic development initiatives in Northern Ontario by providing financial assistance to projects that stabilize, diversify and foster economic growth in the region.

NOHFC’s objectives are set out in the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Act as follows:

  1. to advise and make recommendations to the Lieutenant Governor in Council on any matter relating to the growth and diversification of the economy of Northern Ontario;

  2. to promote and stimulate economic initiatives in Northern Ontario; and

  3. to commission studies and enter into contracts in connection with the objects set out in clauses (a) and (b) above.


NECO - Community Future's Development Corporation

NECO is a Community Futures Development Corporation, funded by FedNor/Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada and is managed by a volunteer board of directors. NECO has been helping small business in the East Nipissing and East Parry Sound region since 1987 and has invested more than $22 million in small business loans and community projects over this period.


FCC - Farm Credit Canada

We lend money and provide other services to agribusinesses who provide inputs or add value to agriculture. If your business is looking to grow or expand, let's talk and help you find new opportunities through our networks and financing expertise.