Kingston is a part of Canada's 211 service, a free public information service, accessible anytime via the three-digit phone number (2-1-1) or via the internet at 211Ontario.ca. Callers are directly connected to a certified information and referral specialist, with multi-lingual services available. The confidential service provides accurate information, and advises callers about the most appropriate service or program available.
Kingston's downtown market, a great meeting place behind the City Hall, was established in 1801 and it is one of the oldest in Canada.
You can also visit area farmers, bakers, butchers right on the Queen's campus at the weekly Wednesday Farmer's Market, held in front of the John Deutsch University Centre during the warmer months, and inside the JDUC when the weather is colder.
Fresh, homegrown food is a focus for restaurants and home chefs in the Kingston area. For more area farmers markets checkthis resource.