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Grow your food network

rows of lettuce (lactuca sativa) and carrot (daucus carota) plants in vegetable garden

Discover fresh produce near you – available to order or purchase from local producers, or able to be grown and harvested in your community.




Akaroa Farmers' Market
Next to Four Square
Saturdays 9.30am – 1pm

Amberley Farmers' Market
Council Chambers, Carters Road
Saturdays 9am – 12.30pm


Christchurch Farmers' Market
Riccarton House                                                    
Saturdays 9am – 1pm

Kaiapoi Farmers' Market
Morgan Williams Reserve, Charles Street
Saturdays 9am – 12pm

Lyttelton Farmers' Market
London Street
Saturdays 10am – 1pm

Mt Pleasant Farmers' Market
3 McCormacks Bay
Saturdays 9.30am – 12.30pm

New Brighton Seaside Market
New Brighton Mall
Saturdays 10am – 2pm

Opawa Farmers' Market
275 Fifield Terrace
Sundays 9am – 12pm

The Riccarton Market

Riccarton Raceway
Sundays 9am – 2pm

Kaikoura Farmers' Market
Westend Kaikoura
Sundays 12pm – 4pm

Lincoln Farmers' and Craft Market
Gerald Street
Saturdays 10am – 1pm

Ohoka Farmers' Market
Ohoka Domain,
Fridays 9am – 12.30pm

Oxford Farmers' Market
Main Street,
Sundays 9am – 12pm


There are 37 community gardens (and growing each year) in the Canterbury area, all looking for keen contributors and harvesters. Find your nearest one at
If you’d like to get involved with community gardening, contact Rachel Vogan


Christchurch has two main urban farms. They offer food boxes for pick-up or delivery.

Addington Farm

Cultivate Christchurch


Oamaru Farmers' Market
Corner Wansbeck and Tyne Streets
Sundays 9.30am – 1pm

Otago Farmers' Market
Dunedin Railway Station, Anzac Square
Saturdays 8.30am – 12.30pm

Wanaka Artisan Market
Ardmore Street
Thursdays 3pm – 6pm

Cromwell Farmers' and Craft Market
Melmore Terrace
Sundays 9am – 1pm

Remarkables Market
Red Barn, Frankton
Saturdays, 9am – 2pm


Dunedin: Fernhill Community Garden, Bathgate Park Community Garden, Broad Bay Community Gardens, Musselburgh North East Valley Community Garden, University of Otago, Shetland Street Community Gardens
Oamaru: Waitaki Community Gardens
Queenstown: Harvest Community Gardens


Plans are afoot to develop urban farming in the region.

Note: this information was correct at time of print (30 September, 2021) and is only intended to be used as a guide.

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