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South Canterbury Farmers Markets

A Farmers market is a food market where local growers, farmers and artisian food producers sell their wares directly to the consumer. 

There are three South Canterbury Farmers Markets: the Timaru Farmers Market; the Waimate Farmers, Arts & Crafts Market;  and the Geraldine Farmers Market.

Vendors sell what they grow, farm, pickle, preserve, bake, smoke or catch themselves.

 Timaru Farmers Market
Timaru Farmers Market

Every Sunday, Rain or Shine, 9am -12.30pm from October till April and 10am – 12.30pm from May till September

Entertainment Area Caroline Bay Timaru.

Enjoy fresh seasonal produce including farm fresh fruits, berries, vegetables, artisan bread, pies & pasties, free range eggs, pork products, organic honey, organic yoghurt, baking, smoked salmon, hazelnuts, chutneys & sauces, coffee, waffles, meat, fresh cut flowers, herbs & plants!

Waimate Farmers, Arts & Crafts Market

Saturday morning from 9am – 12pm in the Council Car Park, Queen Street Waimate.

Great opportunity to purchase fresh produce including ‘Havoc’ pork, seasonal fruit and vegetables, honey and local wine direct form the growers. Art and craft lovers also catered for with a wealth of hand crafted goods from ‘crafty’ people!

Geraldine Farmers Market

Saturday morning starting at 9am - 12.30pm October till April at the St Marys Church, Talbot St Geraldine.


Local fruit, vegetables, smoked goods, farm eggs, pickles, chutneys, jams, sauces, honey, breads, music,

great coffee, plants plus lots more!