Winter Market at the Gardens!

It’s official now… after much discussion and planning, Annapolis Royal’s first “Winter Market” will be launched on November 7.

Annapolis Royal Farmer's Market in September Annapolis Royal Farmer’s Market in September

Our summer Farmer’s Market has been a resounding success for many years. In this day and age, when consumers have a renewed interest in locally produced food, it seems that a year round market presence is a great idea. To that end, the Town of Annapolis Royal has agreed to spearhead the project for its first year, to try to build a successful Winter Market.

Now I might say at this point that I really don’t like the term “Winter Market”… it sounds sooooo cold, and truly, winter does not actually begin until late December. So let’s call it an Autumn Market for a while, at least until the snow flies, or the Cooler Season Market… even the Frost Market sounds a little less cold. Perhaps the Town should have encourage some creative naming and see what comes up. 

Whatever you call it, the “Winter Market” starts November 7 and runs every Saturday morning 9-12. And the location is at the Historic Gardens, in a sheltered outdoor area behind the German Bakery & Garden Cafe (which will also be open with coffee, baked goods and maybe even some hot soup! )

And so, a new tradition will be born… Meet you at the Market!

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