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UW Farm Market

Students at the University of Waterloo have teamed up with UW Food Services to create the campus’ first ever market. The UW Farm Market made a commitment to bring a local market to the campus. The new market opened in September 2006 and boasts 100% local produce as well as other products from the area, sourced mainly from the Elmira Produce Auction Cooperative.

The UW Farm Market will be open to all students, staff, faculty and to the public. It follows other local initiatives like Foodlink Waterloo Region which promotes food localism. Student volunteers will be operating the not-for-profit market while UW Food Services will handle purchasing and the short-distance shipment to campus.

We’re bringing the fresh harvest of local farms, preserves and honeys made in Waterloo County together with fresh baked goods from our own UW Village Bakery allowing students to purchase fresh, nutritious foods without leaving campus and at the same time reduce their ecological footprint.

It’s another way UW is making a difference and students and staff have responded with enthusiasm.

In support of the environment, we are promoting a "Bring Your Own Bag" program for our market.

Located in the Lower Atrium at the Student Life Centre, this summer & fall the UW Farm Market will once again feature UW Village Bakery, local honey and preserves and seasonal locally grown produce.

Don't miss an exciting opportunity to purchase quality products and enjoy the ambience of a farmers market.



Check out the gallery for some UW Farm Market photos!

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Dates and times for the UW Farm Market!

Located in the Student Life Centre, Lower Atrium
9:00am to 1:00pm

 

Spring Term 2017

Thursday, June 29th

Thursday, July 13th

Thursday, July 20th

Thursday, July 27th

Fall Term 2017

Thursday, September 14th

Thursday, September 21st

Thursday, September 28th

Thursday, October 5th

Please be kind and bring your own bag, or use one of our boxes.

Two polaroids of students shopping at the UW Farm Market