The Calgary Farmers’ Market is proud to announce that our family will be growing by 50,000 ft2! Our second location is due to arrive in 2022 in the new northwest community of Greenwich.
Our second location will be just 15 minutes from Calgary’s vibrant downtown core and less than an hour to the mountains. Across from WinSport Canada, the scenic neighbourhood of Greenwich is where urban sophistication meets active outdoor living.
Calgary Farmers’ Market exterior with brickwork, glazing, and roof nearing completion.
Big things are happening at CFM West! We're excited to share that the structural steel is now complete. Fingers crossed for early spring to finish the remainder roof and walls. The construction crew is working hard to get the precast brick panels in place. Stay tuned for more information for Summer Pop-ups at our West location.
This photo captures the East Entrance overlooking the future activation area. This photo was taken by Melcor Developments' on-site visit in March 2021.
Can you envision our 12-foot letter sign above the concrete precast wall?! This photo was captured by Melcor Developments' on-site visit in March 2021.
After unanticipated delays, we're delighted to see Calgary Farmers' Market West starting to take shape. If you have been on 16th Avenue NW recently you will notice the structural steel of our second location. The unseasonably warm weather has been on our side and we expect to see the building envelope construction roof, walls, doors, and windows over the next few months.
Calgary Farmers Market Management excited to see the poured concrete on-site visit in November 2020.
Our sights are set high looking at the structural steel framework of the second location.
Drone capture of the project with the great view of CFM West tower.
“We are elated with the support we’ve received from Calgarians sharing their excitement for our 2022 opening. Calgary Farmers’ Market West will be more than just another market, we’re building a community of like-minded small businesses that gain stability and success seeing new customers every week. Our unique retail environment will support over 70 local, family-owned businesses and will create more than 200 jobs. We just can’t wait to dig in!” - Stacey Petropoulos, General Manager.
The Calgary Farmers’ Market has been embraced by Calgary since our opening day on July 1st, 2004. For 15 years, Calgarians have continued to show up in droves every week to buy local produce, thoughtfully crafted goods and to make meaningful connections with vendors and their community. We’re very excited about our bright future as we break ground on our second location.
Our mission is to support the progress and growth of small local business. When they thrive, it invigorates our local economy, and creates a more diverse and vibrant city for us all. Our second location will also create more than 200 jobs, is already a long-awaited tourist attraction, and has Calgary’s northwest communities abuzz with anticipation for our arrival.
"This is a game changer for northwest Calgary! The Calgary Farmers’ Market in Greenwich is providing the opportunity for residents to buy local produce right in their community. The excitement for the new market is electrifying. Every other day, a northwest resident will ask me when the market is opening. Thank you to the Calgary Farmers’ Market and Mel-Cor Developments for investing in Ward 1 and for creating new jobs for Calgarians. I am confident that the Calgary Farmers’ Market West will be a success!" - Councillor Ward Sutherland, Ward 1.
With the majestic Rockies to the West, the striking downtown to the East, and the Trans-Canada & Stoney Trail tying them all together, Greenwich strikes the balance between location, convenience, and amenities. This walkable, connected community where families grow and neighbours gather is sure to be a key gathering spot for Northwest Calgarians.
"We're absolutely delighted to see our vision of this project coming together, and with Calgary Farmers' Market West being the cornerstone of it. It's like this relationship between the Calgary Farmers' Market and Melcor in Greenwich was meant to be; we're 2 Alberta founded and based organizations formed to promote small business and support our economy." - Darin Rayburn, President & CEO Melcor
We are excited to share some fresh news and images of our Greenwich location opening in 2022.
We are working with Riddell Kurczaba to design our second location. Their talented team is creating a space that evokes the same energy and warmth as our south location, with an old world market twist.
The market is fully leased and will be home to a strong mix of incredible local businesses. Many vendors are current market favourites and we're excited to add a selection of new vendors that are the cream of the crop.
Calgary Farmers' Market West will become a community destination for NW Calgary. A place to enjoy time well spent connecting with makers, bakers, and growers. Gather delicious local ingredients, connect with friends over coffee, dine al'fresco with family... take your time at the market.
A bird's-eye view at the overall development and the unique retail and residential buildings that will surround Calgary Farmers' Market West.
Calgary Farmers' Market West will be a keystone destination in the Greenwich development.
“This new location has been a dream in the making for many years and we’re so excited to share the news with Calgarians” said Rod Bradshaw, Board President. “We will be the first world-class market to have a second location and we’re ecstatic about bringing our vendors’ incredible products to a new area of Calgary.”
Calgary Farmers’ Market West will transport you to old New York with the spirit of the Rocky Mountains. The second location will offer an engaging experience in a welcoming space to eat, connect, and be entertained in al-fresco style shopping and dining areas.
Customers can look forward to visiting over 75 vendors, many of which are the well-loved favourites of Calgary Farmers’ Market South with the addition of some new, up-and-coming local businesses.
Other notable features include private event space, an expansive indoor kids’ play area, outdoor activation spaces and access to parks and leisure areas.
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