Purchasing and using fresh, local produce in your daily meals is a great way to keep dishes deliciously healthy, while also supporting the region’s community of farmers and producers. Whether you want to pick up a snack on the way home or ingredients for dinner, farmer’s markets are always loaded with the freshest, juiciest and sweetest produce in the area. Luckily, the residents of Williams and McDaniel’s Cambridge apartments are within walking distance of one of the oldest markets in the country. To ensure you get the most of Cambridge’s Farmer’s Market, our preferred property management company, Williams and McDaniel, has some things to keep in mind when you visit.
Since first opening in 1830, Cambridge’s Farmer’s Market has been offering locals and visitors a large selection of fresh, local produce to enjoy and cook, while supporting local growers and farmers. Almost 100 years later, this market remains in the very same location and continues to maintain its reputation as a true farmer’s market. Every Saturday from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. wander through the stalks and stalls and feast your eyes on vendors who sell everything from fresh baked goods, cheese, cold cuts, sausage, European breads, farm fresh eggs, maple syrup to homemade crafts and one-of-a-kind items. There are also freshly made jams and chutneys you can purchase to spice up your morning toast and dinner dishes. The summer alone yields more than 50 vendors and their mouth-watering selection of produce. Ranked as one of the Top Markets in the Country, Cambridge’s Farmer’s Market has something for everyone to enjoy.
The main appeal of this farmer’s market stems from the farmers and their fresh-picked fruits and vegetables, some of which are organic. Those who are environmentally conscious can rest easy knowing that the vendors all come from within a 100km radius of the Market, which helps significantly cut down on pollution. Located at 40 Dickson Street, on the corner of Ainslie and Dickson Street in downtown Cambridge, this weekend market is always bustling with activity and is a stone’s throw away from Williams and McDaniel’s Cambridge apartments. The Cedar Towers apartments are a mere four-minute drive and 11-minute walk away, while the Olympia Court apartments are a five-minute drive and 24-minute walk away. For those who would prefer to drive or are visiting from out of town, free parking is provided behind Cambridge City Hall next door. This parking lot offers direct pedestrian access and handicap access to the market.
Whether you’re a local or are simply visiting the Cambridge area, come enjoy the atmosphere of one of Canada’s oldest Farmers’ Markets and stock up on local fruits, vegetables and experience a true and historical agricultural experience. Located on 10 George Street South and 72 Alison Avenue, Williams and McDaniel’s Cambridge apartments are an ideal option for those who are currently looking to rent in the area. For additional details on Cambridge’s Farmer’s Market, visit their Facebook page for updates.