Farmers markets on Cape Cod & the Islands are rich with local foods, culture

provincetown farmers market
Provincetown Educational Farmers Market--Summer 2020

municipal lot at Commercial and Ryder streets, across from Town Hall Provincetown, MA Phone:

Products include fresh-picked fruits and vegetables, scallops pasture-raised pork, poultry, beef, goat, breads and baked treats, mushrooms, honey, plants and flowers.
Covid changes: Market is pre-order only. Place orders 5 a.m. Wednesday until 5 p.m. Thursday. Pick up orders 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday at municipal lot at Ryder and Commercial streets, next to Town Hall, from each vendor. Do not stop along Ryder Street along the back of vendor booths; closest parking is at town lots at MacMillan Pier.
Dates and hours: June 13 to October 31; Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sandwich Farmers Market--Summer 2020

Wing School parking lot, 33 Water Street Sandwich, MA Phone: 617-347-5192

Produce, baked goods, dog treats, pizza, honey, beef, eggs, pesto, lemonade, specialty Greek products, cheese, soaps, natural insect repellents and sunscreen. Online ordering and pickup at the market is preferred, but there will be on-site shopping, with social distancing required.
Dates and hours: June 30-October 17; Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Orleans Year Round Farmers Market--2020

two locations by season; see description below Orleans, MA Phone:

Here shoppers can expect to find Cape Cod grown vegetables, plants, honey, lobsters, soap, worms, flowers, bread and other local products. Tokens for Credit/Debit, SNAP, WIC and Senior $10 bonus. Email: orleansfarmersmarket@gmail.com
Covid changes: Two entrances and two exits; a possible limit on the number of customers; one-way walk-through; 6-foot distancing required.
Summer location, dates and hours: 21 Old Colony Way; May through August; Saturdays; 8 a.m. to noon and September through November; 9 a.m. to noon. Winter location, dates and hours: Nauset Middle School, 70 Route 28; first three Saturdays in December and the first and third Saturdays, January through April; 9 a.m. to noon
Wellfleet Farmers Market--Summer 2020

200 Main Street (the Grove at the Congregational Church) Wellfleet, MA Phone:

Seedlings, coffee, baked goods, spice rubs, jams, salsas, eggs,fruits and veggies, cut flowers, cheese, local meats. Email: wellfleetfarmersmarket@gmail.com
Covid changes: No handling items (vendors will do that); social distancing required; single shoppers only (no couples or groups); no eating food; no dogs; curbside pickup available by placing phone orders with individual vendors. Updates will be posted on Facebook (facebook.com/wellfleetfarmersmarket) and Instagram (@wellfleetfarmersmarket).
Dates and hours: mid-May to mid-October 11; Wednesdays; 8 a.m.-noon
tisbury farmer market
West Tisbury Farmers Market--Summer 2020

Fairgrounds at the Ag Hall, 35 Panhandle Road West Tisbury, MA Phone: 508-693-4359

This market is a jam-packed event with live local talent, plenty of specialty food vendors with exotic treats, flowers and herbs. Market is held rain or shine.
Dates and Hours: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon.
Oak Bluffs Open Farmers Market - Martha's Vineyard, MA
Oak Bluffs Open Market--Summer 2022

Washington Park, East Chop Drive Oak Bluffs, MA, 02557 Phone: 508-939-1076

This buzzing sea-side market is a short walk from the ferry and features local produce, gourmet to-go treats, vintage stuff, massage therapists, two hours of live music, and more.
Dates and hours:Market is open from late May thru Columbus Day weekend ; 9am - 1pm in July and early August, 10am - 2pm from August 20 until season ends.
Sustainable Nantucket Farmers & Artisans Market

Two locations: Cambridge & North Union Streets and Community Farm Institute, 168 Hummock Pond Road Nantucket, MA Phone:

Vendors include growers, artisans, and prepared food purveyors. There are live music performances, kids’ activity tables, demonstrations and more. Visitors to the market have noted a “street festival” atmosphere that welcomes year round residents and visitors to shop and mingle. Come spend an hour enjoying music, breakfast, and shopping. Markets are weather permitting.
2019 Dates and Hours: Schedule TBD
Bass River Year Round Farmers Market--Summer 2020

two locations by season; see description below South Yarmouth, MA Phone:

Come to this open-air market in the heart of Cape Cod and spend the morning perusing vendor tables offering up fresh fruit, vegetables, baked goods, and so much more. Markets are open rain or shine. Email: Carlene@bassriverfarmersmarket.org
Summer market location, dates and hours: 311 Old Main Street; June 11 through September 10; Thursdays; 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; June 13 though September 12, Saturdays; 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Winter market location, dates and hours: West Dennis Community Church; Saturdays in December; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.