The Best Farmer’s Markets Nationwide 2015
Anyone else love a trip to the Farmer’s Market as much as we do? Here is our list of top 10 Farmer’s Markets across the nation!
10. South Bend Farmer’s Market: South Bend, Indiana
The South Bend Farmer’s Market has been serving its community every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday since 1911. Not only does the market offer the same locally grown produce and homemade goods as it did then, but today it has a permanent building, complete with a restaurant at the center.
9. Fresh52 Farmers & Artisan Market: Las Vegas, Nevada
At the Fresh52 Farmers & Artisan Market, there are tons of fruits and veggies and homemade items to purchase! The market often features live entertainment, including string ensembles, chef demonstrations, and crafting activities for kids. It’s is open Saturdays and Sundays, year-round.
8. Boyne City Farmers Market: Boyne City, Michigan
Take a trip to the Boyne City Farmers Market, where you’ll find lots of local specialties like dried fruit and chocolate combinations from B-Nuts Trail Mix & Valley View Farm, and handcrafted glass and silverware by Luv Designs, along with the typical locally-grown fruits and vegetables. The outdoor market is open every Wednesday and Saturday, May through October. The market moves indoors every Saturday from November to April.
7. Fresh Market’s Dupont Circle: Washington, DC
Fresh Market’s Dupont Circle location is open every Sunday year-round. The mission of FRESHFARM Markets is to educate the public about food and environmental issues, and to provide vital economic opportunities for local farmers.
6. Hollywood Farmers’ Market: Los Angeles, California
Families and renowned Southern California chefs alike use the Hollywood Farmers’ Market for fresh, California-grown produce. This weekly indoor outdoor market features farmers, artisans, chefs, and musicians every Sunday, rain or shine.
5. Nashville Farmers’ Market: Nashville, Tennessee
The Nashville Farmers’ Market has been around since the early nineteenth century, and now covers 16 acres of urban landscape. The market is home to farmers, artisans, restauranteurs, shop-owners, crafters, flea merchants, special events and more throughout the year.
4. Green City Market: Chicago, Illinois
The farmers of the Chicago Green City Market go through a vigorous application process ensuring that they yield humanely raised meats and pesticide-free produce. The year-round market offers sustainable, local groceries and free resources for maintaining a sustainable future. The Green City Market is open every Saturday year-round. Green City Market is Chicago’s premier market.
3. Colorado Farm and Art Market: Colorado Springs, Colorado
The Colorado Farm and Art Market was founded with a mission to support local farmers, food producers, and artists in Colorado. No matter the time of year, all of your seasonal produce can be found here. The vendors sell gourmet foods like granola, decorative cakes, and nut butters, as well as interesting artisan items and craftwork.
2. Charleston Farmers Market: Charleston, South Carolina
In historic downtown Charleston’s Marion Square, the Charleston Farmers Market thrives with food, art, and entertainment. There are fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs, as well as artisan foods like flavored pecans and prepared foods, from authentic French crêpes to shrimp and grits. Glass art and lotions are among some of the many artisanal craft goods available for purchase. The market is open every Saturday April to November and Every Saturday and Sunday in December and has been a part of the community since 1989.
1. Union Square Greenmarket: New York, New York
Serving more than 60,000 bustling city residents and tourists on any given day, GrowNYC’s is a hands-on non-profit which improves New York City’s quality of life through environmental programs that transform communities block by block and empower all New Yorkers to secure a clean and healthy environment for future generations. The Greenmarket is open four days a week — Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday — year-round
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