Farmers' Market Report: Marché Atwater

Montreal

Marché Atwater is a glorious sight right now: the outdoor parking lot is transformed into rows of greenhouses filled with flowers and plants. And the indoor shops are bustling with activity. Fresh seasonal produce galore makes the trip a feast for the stomach and the eyes. On our first trip there, we acquainted ourselves with a few favorites...

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Just a small selection of the seasonal produce available at Atwater right now. Check here for a full table of in-season produce available at the market from month to month.

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SOS Boucher's case of ready-to-roast rabbit.

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Rows and rows of potted chrysanthemums, above, and a bounty of cut flowers, below.

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Boulangerie Première Moisson, with breads and a pastry stop: their old-fashioned pies are beautiful.

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Saucissier William J. Walter, and we aren't even sausage lovers.

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Check out the market bags at Le Vrac du Marché. There are also three cheese shops, lots more butchers, and Les Douceurs du Marché - an incredible specialty food shop that we enjoyed so much we forgot to take photos.

Marché Atwater is open year-round inside of its landmark building that was once a train station. During the warmer months, produce, plantings, and flowers take over outdoors, too. We're looking forward to many more trips in the seasons to come.

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