Bridgewater Farmers Market
Saturdays from 9AM–1PM
June 2 – October 27
685 King Street, Bridgewater, NS
Between Empire and Dominion Streets

Vendors

Bear River Farm
Saskia & Thilo Kolass | Bear River, NS

The grain used to make their sourdough rye bread is grown on their certified Biodynamic Farm. The rye is freshly milled each week; the dough is kneaded by hand and baked using a family recipe that is over 120 years old. This delicious bread contains NO wheat, NO yeast, NO dairy, NO sugar and NO eggs. It is very easy to digest and it is vegan! You can toast it and freeze it and it goes well with everything. You can find their bread for sale at our market at the Airstream Cafe.

Blue Hive Bees
Philip Arenburg | Lower Branch, NS

Phil will be a regular at the market, with unpasturized honey, and beeswax candles.

Boulangerie La Vendéenne
David Unterweger | Blockhouse, NS

Our mission is to offer our customers authentic French breads and viennoiseries using traditional artisanal baking methods. Our commitment to delivering fresh certified organic breads is matched with our desire to support the environment from beginning to end, offering healthy food, using high quality ingredients, following organic standards and procedures and supporting local farmers.

Brenda's Baked Goods
Brenda Verreault | Barrs Corner, NS

Delicious homemade baked goods, made with quality ingredients. You can choose from various delicacies such as:

  • Pies, scones, cookies, squares, muffins and more
  • decorated cakes, biscuits, cinnamon buns, and cupcakes
  • gluten-free products available upon request.
Connie Jefferson
Connie Jefferson | Hebbville, NS

Connie produces no-spray, naturally grown garlic, tomatoes, peppers, ground cherries, greens (season extension!), leeks, onions, herbs, asparagus, small fruit, potatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots and more. If you were at the market last season you will have noticed her beautiful fresh and dried flowers as well.

Deb Gleason
Deb Gleason | Rose Bay, NS

Deb takes  great pride in her delicious handmade whole-grain mustards. She uses fresh, wholesome ingredients (locally grown herbs, organic spices, and a variety of mustard seeds) to create unique and flavourful culinary blends. She also makes gourmet salt blends, is a vegan lifestyle coach and published a cookbook.

Dirty Buoy Natural Soap
Rick Conrad | West Berlin, NS

A small scale soapery located on the South Shore of Nova Scotia, focusing on high quality, handcrafted skin and beauty products. Dirty Buoys specializes in natural soaps, shampoo bars, body butter, bath bombs and salts, and a variety of other products which all natural ingredients.

The owner uses organic, sustainable, and locally sourced ingredients whenever it is possible, and many products are vegan friendly.

Dirty Buoys Natural Soaps can be found online at https://www.dirtybuoysoap.com

Gilbert Farm
Fred Gilbert | Midville Branch, NS

Gilbert Farm is certified organic by Ecocert for the production of mixed vegetables, small fruit, tree fruit and tree nuts. Eggs, potted organic plants, fresh fruit and vegetables, as well as hazelnuts will be for sale. Visit The Farm's website for more information at: www.the-gilbert-farm.com. 

Green Umbrella Medicinals
Cheryl Lycette | Pleasantville, NS

Cheryl makes handmade, small-bathch herbal tinctures sourced from her garden and woods (over 30 different varieties), and several varieties of sea salt (e.g. whole white, kelped, and smoked). Check our online postings and newsletter to find out when Cheryl will be at the market.

Gryphon Hill Farms
Muna ar-Rushdi & Fred Eidt | Whynotts Settlement, NS

In 2012, newly retired Fred and Muna decided that the South Shore of Nova Scotia would be an ideal place to settle and take time to smell the roses. Endless days of leisure, however, was not what they were looking for. Thanks to the Internet they found a one hundred acre property in Lunenburg County with a well established albeit tired Christmas tree operation, including a woodlot, and the overgrown ruins of a farmstead. This became Gryphon Hill Farms. They will be bringing their maple syrup,  andhaskap berries & plants to the market. Check our newsletter for information about when they will be attending.

Hemlock Hill Farm
Scott Horrocks | Rhodes Corner, NS

This small family-operated vegeteble garden farm grows chemical fertilizer free and pesticide-free vegetables: tomatoes, hot peppers, beans, lettuces, herbs, summer squash, and more. 

Indian Garden Farms
Matthew Hebb &Family | Hebbville, NS

Established in 1856, Indian Garden Farms is well known for their seasonal fruit and vegetables.

Throughout the season they bring a variety of hanging planters, jams, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, lettuce, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, beans, peas, carrots, beets, potatoes, cranberries, apples, pears and their famous corn.

Mother Culture
Caroline Borle | New Germany, NS

Home-made in small batches: vegan kimchi, lactofermented turnips and other vegetables. Kombucha, gomasio, and more.

Owen's TasTy Treats
Owen Kosiba | Blockhouse, NS

Owen makes homemade, all natural dog treats. How about some Perfect PB Pumpkin, Baconlicious PB, Yummy Cheesy Apple, or Barkworthy Blueberry for your canine best friend? Check our online updates and newsletter to find out when Owen will be at the market.

R&R Corkum Farm
Ralph Jr. and Reuben Corkum | New Cumberland, NS

Raising top quality grass-fed beef, the farm has been in operation for 5 generations. Their cattle is raised free of chemicals and growth hormones. In addition to their beef products they sell free range eggs, seasonal vegetables, berries, pickles and baked goods. They welcome visitors to their farm. Just call ahead and come for a visit.

Rumtopf Farm
Tomas Wolter | Conquerall Mills, NS

The Wolter Family has been market gardening since 1985, growing a variety of fruits and vegetables using sustainable methods.

Some of what we grow: salad greens, garlic, filet beans, beets, carrots, potatoes, celeriac, squash, and a variety of herbs. We also grow willow and make and sell willow baskets.

Everyone in our family of 7 is involved in growing what we bring to the market and put on our table.

Saltbox Brewing
Andrew Tanner | Mahone Bay, NS

A craft brewery in the heart of Mahone Bay. By incorporating iconic Nova Scotian traditions with the resurgence of local brewing, Saltbox has quickly earned praises; both for its presence within the community and its high quality craft beers. When they are not at our market, you can visit Saltbox Brewing at 363 Main St, Mahone Bay.

T & D's Pickleicious
Tim & Donna Zwicker | Bridgewater, NS

During the summer and fall, Tim and Donna make and sell homemade pickles and jams. When it gets cooler, they add home made mitts, socks, etc. to their offerings.

The Airstream Café
Rita Landgraf & Ross Bunnell | Bridgewater, NS

Serving crepes, schnitzels & sausages on naan, naan pizzas, oatcakes, macaroons, creme brule & espresso drinks. We use organic fair-trade coffee, tea and sugar from JustUs! Coffee Roasters. Our waffles, crepes, oatcakes and other baked goods are made with real butter, free-range eggs and organic flours. We try to mix it up, not all menu items will be available on any given day.

Thompson's Paintings
Donna Thompson | Bridgewater, NS

An amateur artist, Donna paints water scenes, landscapes and wildlife but horses are her favourite subjects. Her medium is acrylic on canvas. Please check our newsletter and online updates to find out when Donna will be at the market.

Tuppence 3 Farthings
C.J. Watson | Bridgewater, NS

C.J. is an independent crafter who makes beautiful, one-of-a-kind bags, tote-bags, wallets, pouches and more, mainly from fabric and cork. You will be amazed at the workmanship, the attention to detail, and the unique patterns. Please check our online updates and newsletter to find out when C.J. will be at the market.