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Cape Breton Farmers Market - Artisans and Food Vendors



CBFM is open year-round!

The Cape Breton Farmer Market General Store

Our Cape Breton Farmers Market General Store is located inside the lobby at our regular farmers’ market location. The store features everything you’d expect from our regular vendors: Food, Art, Crafts, Meat, Produce, and Jewelry. Stop in and see us!

located inside the lobby at our regular farmers' market location

everything you'd expect from our regular vendors




Farmer's Markets of Nova Scotia


The Cape Breton Farmers Market (CBFM) aims to facilitate economic growth and sustainability for local food and craft producers encouraging more people to live, work and grow in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. The Cape Breton Farmers Market is a not-for-profit co-operative that has been in operation for almost thirty years.

The Cape Breton Farmers Market evolved from an outdoor seasonal market to Nova Scotia’s only year-round indoor farmers’ market outside of Halifax. We attract more than a thousand visitors weekly from all over Cape Breton Island. The CBFM is the largest market of its kind servicing producers and customers in Cape Breton. We are home to approximately 50 full-time vendors including those in our General Store and many more casual and seasonal vendors. Our market hosts meat, egg and produce farmers, food and beverage producers, cooks, bakers, herbalists, apiarists, jewelers, wood-workers, and various other artisans and crafters. Check out the Cape Breton Farmers Market on Facebook for the latest updates for our weekly Saturday market meetups.

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The Cape Breton Farmers Market promotes, supports, and enhances the development of the local food and artisan industry, while promoting sustainability, healthy eating, and community.

For the Community
We offer space for charitable organizations, nonprofits and other agencies. We also provide space for anyone wanting to put on demonstrations or classes for children, youth or adults.  Local fundraising and events are a big part of how we connect to the community.
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Business Matters

Your Cape Breton Farmers Market isn’t just a venue showcasing the best in local produce, services and crafts, it’s a starting point for many small businesses in Cape Breton. Many entrepreneurs have opened brick and mortar locations throughout Cape Breton after beginning with a low-cost table right here!


Additional Information

We understand going forward after our big move to our new location; we are going to need the support of our community. Therefore, a number of fundraising programs are being established to help us complete our renovations and sustain a vibrant downtown farmers' market.

Our "Buy a Block Campaign" will be an on-going program, which will give everyone a chance to leave a legacy on our wall.

Blocks are available in three sizes as follows:


Block Size 1
$ 50
  • 4 inches by 4 inches
  • 1 line of text


Block Size 2
$ 100
  • 5 inches by 5 inches
  • 2 line of text


Block Size 3
$ 150
  • 5 inches by 5 inches
  • 3 line of text

** Please note: The phrase ‘In Memory Of’ or ‘In Honor Of’ may be used as part of a line. We welcome businesses, schools and professional organizations. However, logos, slogans and taglines cannot be engraved on the plaque.

Why not ‘Buy a Block’ in memory of a loved one; to honor someone or to mark a special occasion.

Blocks may be purchased at the market or via email with an eTransfer.

Thank You for Helping Us Grow for You!