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Local Tips / Seasonal October 11, 2017

Where to Pick the Perfect Pumpkin in Halifax

With its vibrant, colourful landscapes, delicious seasonal eats and crisp, fresh air, autumn in Halifax is absolutely amazing. The season brings corn mazes, apple pickingghost stories and, most importantly, pumpkins!

Here are some great places in the Halifax region to visit this fall in search of your perfect pumpkin.

1 – Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market

1209 Marginal Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Known as the best place to purchase fresh fall produce in Halifax, the Seaport Farmers’ Market is a city icon. With a variety of world-class vendors, the jack-o’-lantern options are endless — all you have to do is find the perfect one!

Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market’s Operating Hours:
Monday-Friday – 10am to 5pm
Saturday – 7am to 3pm
Sunday – 9am to 3pm

2 – Bedford Basin Farmers’ Market

397 Bedford Highway, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Family owned and operated, the Bedford Basin Farmer’s Market offers a wide variety of local produce, including beautiful orange pumpkins. While you’re there, grab a treat from their in-house bakery. We promise you won’t be disappointed!

Bedford Basin Farmers’ Market’s Operating Hours:
Sunday – 8am to 10pm 
Monday-Saturday – 8am to 10pm

3 – Alderney Landing Farmers’ Market

Alderney Landing, 2 Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

If you’re looking to purchase a perfect pumpkin, from a perfect setting, then the Alderney Landing Farmer’s Market can’t be beat! Not only will you come home with the best, but you’ll have a great time searching.

Alderney Landing Farmers’ Market’s Operating Hours:
Saturday – 8am to 1pm
Sunday – 11am to 3pm

4 – The Vegetorium Country Farm Market

2900 Highway 2, Fall River Waverley, Nova Scotia

There are pumpkins, and then there are pumpkins from The Vegetorium Country Farm Market. Every one is picked with the love and care of valley farmers, a quality you can’t find just anywhere.

5 – Hubbards Farmers’ Market

57 Highway 3, Hubbards, Nova Scotia

What better place to get a pumpkin than fresh from the farm? With a variety of healthy produce from local farms, it’s no surprise that Hubbards Farmer’s Market is one of our favourite spots to purchase a pumpkin this fall.

Hubbards Farmers’ Market’s Operating Hours:
8am to 12pm, Saturdays, May through October

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