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6 Farmers Markets in Central Vermont To Visit In Summer 2019

06/25/2019 11:24AM

Farmers markets are an essential avenue for increasing access to local foods. The state of Vermont ranks first in the nation on the 2019 Locavore Index put out by the Strolling of the Heifers, a nonprofit organization based in Brattleboro whose mission is to connect people with healthy local food by supporting development of local food systems. The central Vermont region boasts several of Vermont’s more than 50 farmers markets. 


Capital City Farmers Market

The farmers market of Vermont’s capital city, with over 50 vendors and located right downtown, has been going on since 1977 and has live music every week. 

Saturdays, 9am–1pm

May–Oct

60 State Street

Montpelier, VT

(802) 279-7293

http://capitalcityfarmersmarket.com/


Stowe Farmers Market

On the green between the Blue Donkey and the Red Barn Shops, the Stowe Farmers Market happens rain or sine and offers weekly live music. 

Sundays, 10:30am–3:00pm

May 19–October 13 

Mountain Road

Stowe, VT

stowefarmersmarket@gmail.com

http://www.stowefarmersmarket.com/


Barre Farmers Market

Barre hosts two farmers markets, on Saturdays and Wednesdays. The Wednesday market is put on by the Barre Partnership and is home to the summer concert series.

Saturdays, 9am–1pm

May–October

Jones Brothers Way

Barre, VT

https://www.facebook.com/Barre-Vermont-Farmers-Market-202892449740043/

Wednesdays, 4–7pm

June 5–August 28

Currier Park 

Barre, VT

https://www.facebook.com/BarreVTFarmersMarket/


Plainfield Farmers Market

Fridays, 4–7pm

June–October

Mill Street Park

Plainfield, VT

(802) 476-8360

https://www.facebook.com/PlainfieldFarmersMarket/


Morrisville Farmers Market

Saturdays, 9am–1pm

May–October 12

80 Fairgrounds Plaza Route 100

Morrisville, VT

(802) 888-1261

https://www.facebook.com/morrisvillefarmersmarket/


Waitsfield Farmers Market

The farmers market in Waitsfield has weekly live music and free Wi-Fi provided by Green Mountain Access. Well-behaved pets on-leash are welcome

Saturdays, 9am–1pm

May–October 12

Mad River Green

Waitsfield, VT

https://www.waitsfieldfarmersmarket.com/