Scotia plaza Farmers' market
Introducing Scotia Plaza Farmers' Market
Toronto Market Co is proud to present the Scotia Plaza Farmers’ Market - a new place to discover local and gourmet food, treats and more - right in the heart of the Financial District. Scotia Plaza is one of Canada's largest office towers and it's red granite is iconic in the city's skyline. The Market will be held near the Adelaide entrance of the building from 8am - 2:30pm every Wednesday beginning June 20.
The Scotia Plaza Farmers’ Market will feature some of the best foods Toronto has to offer: local produce, freshly baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses, VQA wines, jams and preserves and other upscale farmer’s market treats, as well as artisan goods from local makers that will will satisfy your need to shop!
Types of Vendors
We currently accepting applications from vendors of Farm Fresh products, Prepared/Pre-Packaged Foods, Artisanal Products (with an emphasis on handmade and local), and cook-on-site (no propane) vendors.
The Scotia Plaza Farmers' Market will take place at the Adelaide entrance to the building. Scotia Plaza is located at 44 King Street West and is Canada's third tallest office tower. The building hosts over 1.6million square feet of office and retail space.
Dates & Hours
The Market will take place on Wednesdays from 8am - 2:30pm beginning June 20 until the end of summer.
Infrastructure & Move in / Move Out
Infrastructure will be supplied (tents, tables, carts) to create a unified and inviting market atmosphere. Each vendor will be provided with a custom designed wooden cart, a table, or counter which will be set-up before vendors arrive; vendors are required to use these items. Vendors are responsible for bringing any additional tables or display materials to create an attractive display. Vendors are responsible for merchandising their own products. Vendors are not permitted to bring additional tables, infrastructure or coverings to this Market.
Vendors will load in on the Wednesday morning of the Market and will depart in the afternoon after the Market closes. Nothing may be kept onsite from week to week. Accepted vendors will receive the load in / load out procedures prior to the beginning of the Market.
Booth Size, Price & Date Selection
Prices for vendor booths are as follows:
- $100 / week hot food/lunch vendors
- $75 / week artisan vendors or pre-packaged food vendors
- $50 / week for farmers who produce/grow their own goods
Carts or tables will be assigned to each vendor by management based on availability each week.
Cart dimensions are 48" wide x 30” deep x 81” tall. There are two shelves and a roof on the cart. The bottom base is 48" x 30” wide and the upper shelf is 12” wide by 30” wide.
Tables are 6’ feet wide and will come with a table cloth.
TMCo will consult with you in advance to make sure the infrastructure is suitable for your products.
Vendors may sign up for all 11 dates or select specific dates with a minimum of four weeks. Dates do not have to be consecutive.
Electrical power is not available in booths or carts at the Market. Electrical power can be made available for hot food vendors if needed. If you require electrical power please contact us to discuss solutions.
Submissions must be accompanied by a deposit of $100. Payment can be made online and is the final step of the application form (you will be prompted for payment by credit card upon submission of the application).
If your business is not accepted to the Market the deposit will be refunded in full by July 31th, 2018.
If your business is accepted the deposit will be held as a security deposit and returned at the end of the market season. Security deposits held for market participants will be refunded by September 15, 2018 provided your business does not breach the terms of the vendor agreement or cause damage to the venue.