Farmers markets in Vermont bring fresh food and entertainment to visitors

One of the signature pleasures of Vermont is visiting the abundant indoor and outdoor Farmers Markets -- some of which operate year-round -- that offer a cornucopia of great food, fun and much more. You’ll find locally produced fruit, vegetables, herbs, meats, eggs and dairy products, baked good, wines, beer, flowers, honey, jams, maple, arts and crafts. Enjoy the endless activities from entertainment to demonstrations that take place at farmers markets for kids and the whole family. Discover wonderful things about your farms and farmers and savor the authentic feeling of being “down at the farm” wherever you stop by.

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Caledonia Year-Round Farmers Market

Three locations, depending on season; see below St. Johnsbury and Danville, VT Phone:

Welcome to the Caledonia Farmers' Market Association,, a non profit organization of local vendors operating farmers markets year-round, at three locations. Email: cfmamanager@gmail.com.
Summer Market Locations, Dates, & Hours: municipal parking lot behind Anthony's Diner, St. Johnsbury; mid-May through October; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; and on the Danville Green, June through mid October; Wednesdays. 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Winter Market Location, Dates, & Hours: St. Johnsbury Welcome Center, St. Johnsbury; November through April, first and third Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Vermont Year-Round Farmers Market

2 locations, depending on season; see below Rutland, VT Phone: 802-342-4727

The Vermont Farmers Market is one of the largest in Vermont, and the first to operate all year. It offers food from up to 60 vendors from Vermont and Washington County. It includes markets in Rutland year-round and a separate market in Fair Haven in summer only.
Rutland Summer Market Location, Dates, Hours: Depot Park, Rutland; May through October 29 on Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; and May through October 26 on Wednesdays, 3-6 p.m. (802-342-4727)
Fair Haven Summer Market Location, Dates, Hours: Fair Haven Park; June through October 28 on Thursdays, 3-6 p.m. (802-948-2211)
Winter Market Location, Dates, Hours: 251 West Street, Rutland; November to April; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Wednesdays, 4 to 7 p.m. (802-342-4727)
Capital City Year-Round Farmers Market

3 locations, depending on season. See below Montpelier, VT Phone: 802-223-2958

The Capital City Farmers Market operates year-round, hosting an outdoor market, a Thanksgiving market, and an indoor winter market. More than 60 percent of the products at market are locally produced. Find produce, meat, cheese, plants, honey, maple syrup, and wool. Listen to live music, watch a cooking demonstration, support young vendors on youth day.
Summer Outdoor Market location, dates, hours: 60 State Street; May-October; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Thanksgiving Market location, dates, hours: at the Montpelier High School; check market website for date; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Winter Indoor Market location, dates, and hours: City Hall, 39 Main Street; every other Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Dorset Year-Round Farmers Market

2 locations depending on the season; see below Dorset, VT Phone:

From over 50 area producers, you will find freshly picked vegetables and fruits, home baked breads and pastries, artisan cheeses, wines, and spirits, grass-fed meat and poultry, free-range eggs, canned goods and pickled produce, specialty goods, hot prepared foods, functional Vermont crafts, and live, local music. Held rain or shine. Email: marketmanager@dorsetfarmersmarket.com
Winter location, dates and hours: : JK Adams Kitchen Store, 1430 VT Route 30; Sundays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Summer location, dates and hours: HN Williams General Store, 2732 VT Route 30; Sundays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Ludlow Farmers Market

Front lawn of the Okemo Mountain School, 53 Main Street Ludlow, VT Phone: 802-230-7706

The Ludlow Farmers Market sells locally grown and raised produce; artisanal food products from farmers, bakers, artisans, cheesemakers, winemakers; unique crafts; and musical entertainment. The 2019 market features more than 30 local vendors. Email: ludlowfarmersmarket@gmail.com
Dates and times: Memorial Day-Columbus Day; Fridays; 4-7 p.m.
Brattleboro Farmers Market

Two locations; see description below Brattleboro, VT Phone: 802-254-8885

More than 50 vendors gather twice a week in two locations to display and sell their local goods.
Summer location, dates, and hours: 570 Western Ave (Route 9); early May to later October; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Winter location, dates, and hours: New England Youth Theater, 100 Flat Street; late May to early October, Tuesdays, 4-7 p.m.
Burlington (VT) Year Round Farmers Market

2 locations, depending on season Burlington, VT Phone:

Burlington boasts a robust farmers market featuring New England made and grown products. There is an indoor winter market as well as an outdoor summer market.
Summer location, dates and times: 345 Pine Street; mid-May 13 to end of October; Saturdays; 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m.;
Winter location, dates, and times: November to April; alternate Saturdays at Memorial Auditorium (corner of Main and South Union streets); 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Townshend Farmers Market

West Townshend Country Store, 6573 Route 30 Townshend, VT Phone:

Enjoy a shopping stroll through picturesque Townshend Common, and get a chair massage to make your day even more relaxed.
Dates and Times: Late May 26 to mid-October 6; Fridays; 4-7 p.m.
Norwich Year-Round Farmers Market

Winter: Tracy Hall; Summer: 300 Route 5 South Norwich, VT Phone:

Everything sold at the Norwich Farmers Market is made or grown in one of the four counties surrounding the market. Growers, Bakers, weavers, carvers, and potters all conspire to make your time at market memorable. Vendors. Farmers Market tokens are sold as $5 coins that can be used at the Norwich Farmers Market year round. EBT and Debit cards are welcome. Market is held rain or shine.
Winter Market Dates and Hours: at Tracy Hall, December-April, alternate Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; see website for dates
Summer Market Dates and Hours: at 300 Route 5 South, May-end of October on Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Bellows Falls Year-Round Farmers Market

Hetty Green Park, behind TD Bank Bellows Falls, VT Phone: 802-387-6128

The Farmers’ Market at Bellows Falls is dedicated to giving the community access to delicious, healthy food. Select from a vast variety of pasture-fed beef, homemade wines, desserts, pickles, freshly baked breads, herbal teas, and prepared foods. Arts and crafts are also sold here, and live music and entertainment happens occasionally, too.
Summer Market Locations, Dates, & Hours: June to mid-September on Fridays, 4-7 p.m.
Winter Market Locations, Dates & Hours: Amtrak Station, Depot Street; third Friday of the month, 4-6:30 p.m.; October-December.
Directions to Market
Stowe Farmers Market

On the Green between the Blue Donkey and the Red Barn Shops Stowe, VT Phone:

This market has everything you’d expect from a community market in Vermont; fresh produce, meats, flowers, herbs, baked good, handmade soaps, lotions and other body products, and locally crafted gifts. Held rain or shine.
Dates and Hours: Mid-May to mid-October; Sundays, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
Middlebury Year Round Farmers Market

VFW, 530 Exchange Street Middlebury, VT Phone:

Baked goods, organic products, cheese and dairy products, crafts, cut flowers, fresh fruit, fresh vegetables, honey, jams/jellies/preserves, maple syrup, meat and poultry products, wine, bread, plants, pickles, prepared foods, soap and body-care products, eggs, yarn, and apples and cider.
Summer Outdoor Market Locations, Dates, and Hours: North parking lot of The Marble Works, Maple Street; Saturdays from May to October and Wednesdays from June to October; 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.;
Winter Indoor Market Locations, Dates, and Hours: Saturdays from early March to late April and Sundays from early November to late December; 9:30 a.m.- 1 p.m.
Craftsbury Farmers Market 2017

Craftsbury Common, N. Craftsbury Road Craftsbury, VT Phone:

Local farmers, bakers / food producers, artisans and crafts people will be offering their products. Free family events include music, plein air painting, puppets, a youth circus performance, story time, wool spinning and lambs, kids crafts, face-painting, tomato tasting, apple pressing.
Dates and Times: May 27 – October 7 on Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Champlain Islands Farmers Markets

Two locations; see description below Grand Isle and South Hero, VT Phone: 802-372-3420

Find locally grown foods, prepared foods, and baked goods and unique artisan crafts. Vendors sell vegetables, fruits, herbs, flowers, eggs, grass fed beef and chicken, breads, jams, pickles, yarns, wooden bowls, jewelry and metalwork, soaps and more. 3 SquaresVT and SNAP accepted. Double your money with Crop Cash Coupons. Debit Cards accepted. Farm to Family Coupons accepted.
Locations, Dates, and Hours:
St. Joseph Church, 185 US Route 2, Grand Isle; mid-May to late September; Saturdays; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
St. Rose of Lima Church, 501 US Route 2, South Hero; late May to mid-September; Wednesdays, 3-6 p.m.
Winter Market at Congregational Church of South Hero, 24 South Street, South Hero; November and December, first and third Saturdays of the month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Waitsfield Farmers Market

Mad River Green Waitsfield, VT Phone: 802-472-8027

In addition to a wide array of fresh produce, here you can find crafts made in Vermont, baked goods, and prepared food. Every Saturday there is live entertainment. Well-behaved pets are welcome.
Dates and Times: Mid-May to mid-October; Saturdays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Bennington Year-Round Farmers Market

two locations, depending on season Bennington, VT Phone:

Fresh vegetables, baked goods, dairy products, meats, crafts and more, all produced locally. The Saturday morning markets are a time to meet neighbors and shop for fresh food. Watch local chefs prepare dishes using seasonal produce, and enjoy local musicians. Email:info@benningtonfarmersmarket.org
Summer Market Location, Dates, and Times: River walk park along the Walloomsac River on Depot Street; May-October, Saturdays from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Winter Market Location, Dates, and Times: First Baptist Church, 601 Main Street; October-April on Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.