5 public markets that stand out

All you’ll need to do is visit the 30 public markets of the region to discover the freshness and quality of our local products. Here are 5 of these markets that will have you want to fill your bags!

The Marché Champêtre De Melbourne, Country Market

The Marché Champêtre de Melbourne stands out through its amazing variety of organic products, of which, their vegetable baskets from the Cœur de légumes farm and the lamb meat of the Bergerie Hexagone. Besides the many fresh food products, you also discover the amazing creations of the region’s artisans. After completing your provisions at the sales counter, you can also enjoy the delicious dishes concocted by the area producers.

  • The market is open Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Nearby you’ll find: the Richmond County Historical Society Museum and Bleuetière Harmonie Nature’s blueberry production.

Mante du Carré Marché public, in Danville

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The warm and friendly atmosphere of the Mante du Carré’s public market in Danville, makes it a very unique place! It has become a true meeting place for area residents as much as for visitors and offers excellent prepared meals, all made with the region’s terroir ingredients. You can also take advantage of your visit to savour their delicious cappuccino.

  • The market is open Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Nearby, you’ll find: the Des Sources region network of cycling paths and the Mante du Carré Marché public de Danville

Compton’s Evening Market

On Thursday evenings, with the weekend close by, there’s no better time than this to head to the Compton evening market to relax and fill your baskets with their fine products! You’ll be welcomed by the sound of music and you’ll be able to treat yourself to a snack while the younger ones have a good time in the play area. A great evening awaits!

  • The market is open on Thursday evenings from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Nearby, you’ll find: the Domaine Ives Hill and La Station cheese factory.

Canton de Potton Public Market

Besides offering fresh and savoury products, Mansonville’s Public Market is set inside an amazing environment. You’ll find it right in front of one of the region’s seven round barns, a jewel of our heritage, built between 1901 and 1915. The market is the ideal place to have a meal and enjoy a cup of coffee with your family and friends.

  • The market is open Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Nearby, you’ll find: The Vale Perkins Beach and the Owl’s Head tourist centre.

The Frelighsburg Farmers, Market

The Frelighsburg Farmers’ market stands out with its dynamic ambiance. Different musical groups of the area will perform for you every week. You can fill your baskets with supplies while following the beat of their musical selections. You’ll experience a truly great moment in one of Quebec’s most beautiful villages.

  • The market is open Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:00p.m.
  • Nearby, you’ll find: Mount Pinacle and the WOW Freli Alpagas farm.

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