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The Byward Market

photo244Starting in 1964 and every year since, Legault Greenhouses’ colourful stalls at Ottawa’s Byward Market have offered city-dwellers an array of fresh produce grown in our own gardens.  Throughout the harvest season our stalls at the corner of Byward and York streets are piled high with fresh vegetables, fine herbs and autumn specialties.  Come and see us from late August till the end of October for garden-fresh products, proudly grown less than100 kilometres from the nation’s capital.  Here’s what you’ll find at our booths:

For your table:

  • Local garlic grown in Québec
  • Onions (red, Spanish, sweet and “pearl” varieties)
  • French shallots
  • Beets
  • Carrots
  • Ground cherries
  • Variety of potted fine herbs
  • Pumpkins
  • Squash (several varieties such as ambercup, Hubbard, buttercup, butternut, acorn, turban, pump-ke-mon, sweet mama, spaghetti and many more)

For your autumn décor:

  • Indian corn
  • Painted and decorated “mini-pumpkins”
  • Colourful gourds
  • Dried flowers
  • Dried wheat

citrouilles2 ottawa march by255 Byward Market Square

Look for us at stall numbers 125, 126, 127 and 128

Corners of William and York,  Byward and York.

Facing the well-known Moulin de Provence bakery with its famous “Obama” cookies.

Opening hours from August 20 to October 31:  Monday through Sunday, 8 a.m. to 6 p,.m.