Applications Now Open for Cape Breton Farmers’ Market “Pop-up Bistro”August 10, 2021


Sydney, NS – The Cape Breton Partnership, together with the Cape Breton Farmers’ Market, is excited to introduce the “Pop-up Bistro”, a new initiative that will offer food and beverage vendors the opportunity to participate in the weekly Saturday Market’s food-court area and make their tasty creations available to market-goers.

“We are excited to partner on this initiative and give local vendors in the food and beverage industry a chance to connect with their community, while promoting and marketing their business in a new and different way,” said Carla Arsenault, President & CEO of the Cape Breton Partnership.

The “Pop-up Bistro” is curated with the goal of showcasing a variety of vendors over the next several weeks while giving customers a chance to experience a variety of cuisines and products.

“This is a terrific offering for the Market and its customers and we hope to bring an array of vendors and flavours to customers in the local community,” said Brenda Donahue, Chair of the Cape Breton Farmers’ Market.

The “Pop-up Bistro” takes place weekly on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Cape Breton Farmers’ Market in Downtown Sydney, and is available to the local business community in the food and beverage industry. The $100+HST fee includes a booth, signage, access to the commercial Market Kitchen and marketing/promotion.

For more information, including food safety requirements, and to apply and participate, please visit:


Media Contact:
Jeremy Martell
Cape Breton Partnership

Jess Fraser
Cape Breton Farmers’ Market

About the Cape Breton Partnership:
The Cape Breton Partnership is Unama’ki – Cape Breton’s private sector-led economic development organization that supports companies and entrepreneurs by promoting our island as a great place to live and invest; growing a culture that values and celebrates creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship; and connecting entrepreneurs and companies to the resources they need to succeed. For more information, visit

About the Cape Breton Farmers’ Market
The Cape Breton Farmers’ Market (CBFM) aims to facilitate economic growth and sustainability for local food and craft producers encouraging more people to live, work and grow in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. The CBFM is a not-for-profit co-operative that has been in operation for almost thirty years.