Nelson Farmers Market

Farmers Market

The Nelson Farmers Market 2023 season will begin on Sunday, May 7, 2023. Applications for the 2023 season will open on January 9, 2023

Applications open

Wednesdays on Baker Street 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Saturdays @ Cottonwood Falls Park 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM 

 

Farm produce, bakers, artisans, community spirit, and much more are all that make the Nelson Farmers Market the heart of our community. Our goal is to provide a market that allows community members to access healthy food and support the direct interactions between farmers and consumers. The Nelson Farmers Market operations are a means of the City of Nelson’s goal to promote and support local food sustainability.

Please review the Nelson Farmers Market Vendor Handbook prior to sending your application for vending. We thank you for your interest and look forward to seeing you at our market.







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The Nelson Farmers Market Advisory Committee (NFMAC) consists of various representatives from multiple sectors in the community.

NFMAC Members 2021-2023

The committee members meet once a month to help inform and provide input on key insights, opportunities, market strategies, and trends relating to the Nelson Farmers Market. Additionally, the NFMAC will act as a source of feedback for the City of Nelson staff to help facilitate the development of policy and rule-making initiatives for a fair and efficient market.

Members are selected based on their experience and expertise. The goal is to have an advisory committee with diverse skills, knowledge and perspectives to ensure the Nelson Farmers Market will benefit from a richness of advice and guidance.

The 2021-2023 Farmers Market Advisory Committee Members:

Lawerence James - Artisan vendor 

June Mcewan - Community Member at Large 

Matthew Carr - Farm Vendor 

Jenna Thiessen - Prepared Food Vendor (missing in the picture)

Member from the Chamber of Commerce  (missing in the picture)

Ex Officio - City of Nelson Mayor, City Manager, Cultural Development Officer, City Council Member, City of Nelson Corporate Services Staff Member 

To communicate with the committee, please send an email to farmersmarket@nelson.ca