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Why Are Farmers Markets Important?

Local farmer’s markets have sprung up everywhere, and many people are enjoying the benefits associated with being able to drive a few miles to pick up fresh produce and other products.

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USDA National Farmers Market Directory

Maintained by the Agricultural Marketing Service, the Directory is designed to provide customers with convenient access to information about farmers market listings to include: market locations, directions, operating times, product offerings, accepted forms of payment, and more. Read more.

Visit a local market!

Westport Farmers' Market

Thursdays 10-2

50 Imperial Ave 

May 17 - November 8

Fairfield Farmers' Market

Sundays 10-2

1455 Post Road 

June 17 - September 30

Greenfield Hill Market (Fairfield)

Saturdays 11-3 

75 Hillside Road 

May 19 - October 22

Black Rock Farmers Market (Bridgeport)

Saturdays 9-1

458 Brewster Street

June 9 - October 6

Rowayton Farmers Market (Norwalk)

Fridays 12-5

Pinkney Park 117 Rowayton Ave

May 25 - October 26

New Canaan Farmers Market

Saturdays 10-2 

Old Center School Parking Lot 

April 18 - December 15

Darien Farmers Market

Wednesdays 11-4

25 Old Kings Highway North (Goodwives Shopping Center)

June 6 - November 21

 

The Rise of the Farmer's Market in America

Both casual cooks and celebrity chefs flock to their local farmers’ markets to avail themselves of the freshest locally grown produce straight from the farm. In addition to produce, farmers’ market visitors will also find regional and artisanal items such as baked goods, dairy products, grass-fed meats and free-range eggs, locally cultivated flowers, prepared foods, and even local crafts. Read more.

 

Tips for a Better Farmers Market Experience

Do you love the market but find yourself occasionally confused or flustered by all the unknowns? Is it okay to sample or to ask a lot of questions? Can you bring your dog? Is this the best tomato of the day? Or maybe you avoid the market altogether because it just seems so insider-y? Read more.

50 farmers markets across America

Eat local at a farmers market in your state (or the state you're traveling through) where regional growers and producers meet each week. Historic markets date back decades in landmark squares and structures, from Ohio's Findlay Market to Oklahoma City's Farmers Public Market. Find the country's oldest continually operated open-air market in New Orleans (the French Market) and America's largest outdoor farmers market network in New York City (GrowNYC). Read more.

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