St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market Fire

I do not usually check social media until later in the day. So, I got a rude shock after receiving this message from my sister…

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The main building of the St. Jacobs Farmers’ Market was swallowed by fierce fire today in the wee morning hours. It was definitely a sad day for numerous vendors and many who regularly visit the market as a relaxing and fun weekend ritual.

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I went to SJFM for the first time with my mom & godmother when I was two years old. This place holds tons of memories for me, and I still cannot believe that the whole building is gone! However, every cloud has a silver lining – I am already excited about the new building!

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You can find the list of vendors’ at their other retail locations here. Thank you to the amazing people who put this spreadsheet together! Β It has been a shocking but comforting day to see how supportive our local community is. If you would like to help, you can check out Rare Republic’s site.

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