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Crafting Traditions, Supporting Local

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Bringing the Bounty of Hastings, Northumberland,
and Lennox & Addington to Quinte West!

Homestead Marketplace and PEC Markets inc. are excited to unveil an invigorating new chapter in community gatherings and local commerce: the Homestead Farmers’ Market (HFM).

Launched in May 2024, this market is not just an event—it’s a vibrant expression of the spirit of our region and its people.

Nestled on a spacious 18-acre property just off highway 401 and Glen Miller Road exit in Quinte West, our market is poised to become the heart of locally-sourced goodness and family-oriented activities. With ample space to grow, HFM promises a unique shopping experience filled with farm-fresh produce, handcrafted goods, and one-of-a-kind offerings, all while nurturing a sense of community.
Location: Homestead Marketplace, 6 Douglas Road, Trenton, Quinte West

Date:October 5th, 9am to 2pm

We're Searching for Local Vendors

Are you a local farmer, an artisan food & beverage producer, a crafty maker, or the owner of a small unique business? We are looking for vendors like you to create a diverse and thriving market. Our criteria prioritize local producers from Hastings & Prince Edwards (PEC), Northumberland and Lennox & Addington, but we welcome applications from vendors outside HPE as well.

Join us to showcase your products to a broad audience, foster community relations, and grow your brand.
Here’s why HFM should be your next vending destination:

Engage Directly

Increased face-to-face interaction with a captive audience of locals and visitors.

Brand Visibility

Build and strengthen your brand recognition within the community.

Customer Access

Network with other like-minded businesses and form valuable relationships

Community of Vendors

Network with other like-minded businesses and form valuable relationships

Clientele Growth

Use the market to build a robust client base that supports your business year-round.

Social Media Exposure

Benefit from our active promotion on various social media platforms.

Regional Solidarity

Be an integral member of the burgeoning Bay of Quinte (BOQ) communities.

Be a Pillar in Nourishing Our Community

Homestead Marketplace will become the center of locally oriented commerce and family fun. The Homestead Farmers’ Market will be a vibrant and thriving community gathering that will be serving the Quinte West neighborhood in 2024 and for years to come. The newly built location will allow the market to flourish and grow.
PEC Markets, who will oversee the coordination and logistics of Homestead Farmers’ Market (HFM), is thrilled to collaborate with Homestead Marketplace. Our mission at the Homestead Farmers’ Market (HFM) is to make a positive impact on both our local community and the environment through the promotion of locally sourced, sustainable and nutritious food.

What Homestead Has to Offer

Homestead Marketplace redefines traditional retail by creating a space where families unite for shopping, dining, and entertainment, all while actively giving back to our community. Our vibrant atmosphere, filled with family-friendly entertainment and a strong community focus, offers the perfect platform for you to showcase your products. With a variety of event hosting amenities, including on-site equipment and services like outdoor sound systems, dedicated washrooms, and a promotional team, your brand will shine amidst our trusted, national retail brands. At Homestead Marketplace, our group of 12 companies creates memorable experiences that keep customers coming back for more. Partner with us to be part of a place where traditions are born, and community engagement thrives.

Amazing Location
Homestead Marketplace is an owner operated and occupied venue that offers both visibility and accessibility from Highway 401.

Established Foot Traffic
We have excellent foot traffic generated by premium national retailers on-site, our adventure park on-site, and diverse on-site dining options including fast food, family-friendly dine-in, fully-licensed covered patio

Promotional Support
We have an In-house marketing agency that supports us by advertising events with digital marketing strategies, online campaigns, LED advertising, video walls, radio advertising and more!

Maintained Property
With property maintenance, landscaping, a security team and crowd control equipment. As well as on site public washrooms and an outdoor sound systems.

Unique Experiences
Unique and exciting experiences like adventure golf, high ropes course, and remote control boat activities. 1/2 km golf cart test path.

Great Events
Seasonal features year round and targeted community engagement events to draw in crowds!

The Homestead Marketplace Group of Companies