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Massachusetts farmers markets sell local food, authentic crafts

Massachusetts farmers markets can be found in every corner of the state, rural, urban, and suburban. Most run in summer; some continue through winter. Here you can find fresh, locally grown produce and other foods and know you are supporting local agriculture. Some farmers markets also have entertainment, live music, and seminars in cooking and gardening. It is a fun way to touch the authentic local culture.

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Andover Farmers Market - Andover, MA
Andover Farmers Market

41 Central Street Andover, MA, 01810 Phone: 978-475-0321

This market is a purveyor of fresh and locally produced fruits, vegetables, flowers, breads, pies, cookies, herbs, and more. Discover all the tastes of New England.
Dates and Hours: Saturdays from Mid-June to mid-October, 10am - 2pm.
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Cape Ann Summer Farmers Market

23 Harbor Loop Gloucester, MA Phone: 978-290-2717

Find high-quality fresh food to all. Market accepts SNAP/EBT, HIP, WIC and senior farmers market coupons.
Time: First week of June through second week of October; Thursdays; 3-6:30 p.m.
natick farmers market
Natick Center Farmers Market

Two locations by season; see description below Natick, MA Phone:

This market is open year round. Serving herbs, chocolate and candies, bagels, breads, Jalapenos, Italian food, Halvah, teas, seafood, juices, honey, dairy products, cookies, olive oil, spices and seasonings, wines and more. Email: natickmarket@gmail.com or natickfarmersmarket@gmail.com.
Six-foot social distancing in line is expected. You may preorder with some Vendors.
Summer location, dates and hours: Natick Common, Rtes. 27 & 135; opening late May; Saturdays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Winter location, dates and hours: Common Street Spirituality Center, 13 Common Street
Plymouth farmers Market
Plymouth Year Round Farmers Market

Mayflower Brewing Company, 12 Resnick Road Plymouth, MA Phone:

This robust and lively outdoor celebration of seasonal food features local and organic vegetables, fruits and herbs. Artisan breads and baked goods, goat cheese, honey, eggs, cut flowers, jams, sauces, soaps and more are available here. Rain or shine.
The market will have designated entrances and exits with specific directions of flow and capacity limits; some individual vendors accept pre-orders; pre-paid pickup service is possible in the future.
Indoor Market Dates and Hours: November to late May, second and fourth Thursdays of each month; 2:30-6:30 p.m.
Summer Market Dates and hours: late May to early November; Thursdays, 3-6 p.m.
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Acton-Boxborough Farmers Market

Elm Street Playground, Acton, MA Phone: 978-877-1657

On market Sundays, Pearl Street teems with vegetables and fruits, flowers, cheeses, bagels, meats, pastas, artisanal breads, wines, baked treats, maple syrup, fungi, and specialty products such as spreads, sauces, and condiments. Come and enjoy music, artisan offerings, our Community Table, and friends and neighbors. SNAP accepted.
Dates and times: Mid-June through mid-October, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Amherst Farmers Market - Amherst, MA
Amherst Summer Farmers Market

On the South Common in Amherst Center Amherst, MA, 01002 Phone: 413-786-2335

Rain or shine, the Amherst Farmer's Market has served the community for over three decades, and it only gets better with time as chefs and artisans perfect their recipes and crafts to share with you at this community event. Over three dozen vendors including baked goods, fresh produce, eggs, meat.
Dates and hours: April-November; Saturdays, 7:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Pittsfield MA Farmers Market
Pittsfield Year Round Farmers Market

two locations by season; see description below Pittsfield, MA, 01202 Phone: 413-344-0816

Products include baked goods, beverages, dairy, meat, eggs, pantry items, plants and produce. SNAP accepted. The market is now virtual. Online shopping is available from Monday at noon until Tuesday at 7:30 a.m. or until the maximum order limit is reached. Food is delivered, in a non-contact way, to your door. - List of Vendors.
Summer Market Info: Pittsfield Common at 100 First Street; Saturdays from May 14 - October 8, 9am - 1pm
Winter Market Info: Zion Lutheran Church at 74 First Street; Saturdays from November-April, 9am - 1pm
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Provincetown Educational Farmers Market

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.
Newburyport farmers market
Newburyport Year Round Farmers Market

50 Water Street at the Tannery Marketplace Newburyport, MA Phone: 978-457-6644

Pick up tasty local veggies, cheese, flowers, and more. Market is held early June through fall and winter, ending early April.
Dates and Hours: Summer market starts early June; Sundays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Fall and winter markets continue through early April. Email: thenewburyportfarmersmarket@gmail.com
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Maynard Farmers Market

Mill Pond Parking Lot, Main Street / Route 62 Maynard, MA Phone: 617-728-2425

This market features produce, dairy, meats, baked goods, honey, and cut flowers. The Market also offers educational and cultural events and information about the town's civic groups. Plenty of free parking. Rain or shine. Email: MaynardFarmersMarket@gmail.com.
Covid changes: Market will have a one-way path, and vendors will handle items for shoppers. Hand sanitizer will be provided. Please leave children at home if possible. No pets allowed. Six-feet distancing rules apply.
Dates and hours:June 27 through October 26; Saturdays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Hingham Farmers Market

95 Station Street Hingham, MA Phone:

Hingham Farmers Market vendors sell fresh produce, organic vegetables, fresh fish and lobsters, poultry, pork, eggs, lamb, cheese, plants, soups, Mediterranean specialties, baked goods, flowers, plants, eggs, jam with native strawberries, granola mix, live lobsters, jewelry, pottery, furniture. Email: info@hinghamfarmersmarket.org
The 2020 market is prepaid orders and pickup only. No pedestrian traffic and no shopping at this time. Pickup will move through the parking lot in a loop. See website for diagram and to pre-order with individual vendors.
Dates and hours: early May to the week before Thanksgiving; Saturdays; 9 a.m.-noon
Amherst Winter Farmers Market - Amherst, MA
Winter Farmers Market at the Hampshire Mall

367 Russell Street Hadley, MA, 01035 Phone:

Fresh vegetables, pasta and fish, local meat, bread, cheese, apples, mushrooms preserves and ferments, soap and herbal products, plants and crafts. Also featuring live music, kids' activities, hot coffee and prepared food to eat there or take away.
Dates and hours: December through March except Martin Luther King weekend; Saturdays; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Boston Public Market at Dewey Square

Dewey Square Plaza on the Greenway (across from South Station) Boston, MA, 02210 Phone: 617-973-4909

Products include farm fresh produce; meat, poultry, and eggs; cheese and dairy; fish; bread and baked goods; plants and flowers; and an assortment of specialty and prepared foods. Market accepts EBT-SNAP, WIC, and senior coupons.
Covid changes: Wait in line on markers to keep six feet apart; no touching -- only vendors can handle the products.
Dates and hours: Thursdays from June to mid-November, 11am - 4pm.
Oak Bluffs Open Farmers Market - Martha's Vineyard, MA
Oak Bluffs Open Market

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.
Farmers Market at Forest Park

Cyr Arena at Forest Park Springfield, MA Phone: 413-737-1724

Rain or shine, this market brings you organic, and conventional produce, bread, honey, goats' milk soap, grass-fed beef, hormone free pork, and much, much more.
In 2020. use the Trafton Road entrance to the back entrance of the market. From Sumner Avenue take right on Cliftwood to Dickinson Street; take a right. First right is Trafton Road. Follow that to back entrance of the park. From the Longmeadow end, take your first left after Temple Beth El. Follow that to back entrance.
In 2020, please be prepared to shop and not linger. Face masks are required for everyone over age 2. Please leave pets at home.
Dates and hours: May 26-October; Tuesdays; 12:30 to 6 p.m.
Waltham Farmers Market

Clark Government Center, 119 School Street Waltham, MA Phone:

The Waltham Farmers Market offers up delicious local treats like fresh fruit, burgers, popcorn, and crafts like hand-blown glass. Credit and debit cards are accepted. Wheelchair accessible.
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Covid changes: No pets; one-way access; 6-foot distancing; point to items, don’t touch; no sampling or eating; single entry and exit. Dates and hours: June 6-October 31; Saturdays, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
Salem Farmers Market

Bentley School parking lot (south side), 25 Memorial Drive Salem, MA Phone: 978-744-0004

Currently, only food vendors (farms, seafood, bakeries, prepared foods) are selling. Some pre-orders available.
Covid changes: Only 100 people allowed in the market at a given time; single-person shopping is encouraged. One-way traffic. No bathroom access for visitors. Reusable bags are OK if they are only touched by the shopper and not handed to vendors. No dogs allowed.
Dates and hours-- June 11 to October 13; Thursdays,;3-7 p.m.
Lexington Farmers Market

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

Products include baked goods, certified organic farm produce, meat, poultry, fish, cheese, stews, maple syrup, honey, granola and pasta. Email: Lexingtonfarmersmkt@gmail.com
Covid changes: Customers asked to minimize cash transactions when possible and to shop alone; no pets allowed; use provided hand sanitizer before entering market; social distancing required; follow the one-way loop; do not handle products until payment is complete; no reusable bags. To pre-order.
Summer location, dates and hours: Massachusetts and Fletcher avenues; June 9 to October 27; Tuesdays; 2-6:30 p.m.
Winter location, dates and hours: Waldorf School, 739 Massachusetts Avenue; January to April; alternate Saturdays; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Maxwell’s Winter Farmers Market

24 Maple Road Chelmsford, MA Phone:

Produce, beef, pork, fish and seafood, bagels, bread, coffee, pasta, maple syrup, salads, empanadas, honey, tea, wine, desserts, pickles, jam, fudge. Special events include pet photos with Santa, alpacas, chicken-keeping seminar, bee-keeping seminar, music, tarot card readings. Email: info@chelmsfordagway.com
Covid changes: touch-free curbisde pickup at 978-256-9991, ext. 0; or order online Dates and hours: early November to late February 24; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
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

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.
Quincy Year Round Farmers Market

Kilroy Square - 25 Cottage Avenue Quincy, MA, 02169 Phone: 339-225-2607

This rain-or-shine market includes three farms, three bakers, one local nursery, one dairy and a community table offering locally-grown surplus fruit and vegetables from Quincy gardeners. Vegetables, seedlings,mushrooms, microgreens, beef, chicken, line-caught fish, eggs. Market is held rain or shine.
Covid changes: Pre-order with drive-through pickup (stay in your car), Thursdays, 1 to 2 p.m. at Pageant Field.
Beverly Farmers Market

Veterans Memorial Park, 150 Rantoul Street and Railroad Avenue Beverly, MA Phone: 978-473-9891

Vendors at the Beverly Farmers Market provide fresh vegetables and herbs, specialty Asian vegetables and herbs, fruits, flowers, honey and sauces, seafood, gourmet organic dog treats, ceramic art, local woodcraft, massage and music. This is a beautiful market in a child friendly, dog friendly, picnic friendly park.
Covid changes: Consider pre-ordering from vendors (https://www.beverlyfarmersmarket.org/vendors); no curbside pickup at this time; enter market at corner of Rantoul Street and Broadway; sign up for the e-newsletter for up-to-date information and market safety tips.
Dates and hours: June 13 to October 13; Mondays; 3-7 p.m.,
Wellfleet Farmers Market

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
Daniels Farmstead Farmer's Market

Daniels Farmstead, 286 Mendon Street, Blackstone, MA Phone: 508-726-2042

Shop for locally-grown, fresh produce, dairy, meats, home cooked breads and pastries, objects, and more at this farmer’s market, which takes place on the Daniels Farmstead, a gorgeous piece of land crowned with an 18th-19th century farmhouse. Stay a while and have a picnic on the grounds, or purchase lunch from the grill. Tours of the property are available on Sundays as well.
Dates and times: July 3 – October 2, Sundays, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Boston Public Market - Boston, MA
Boston Public Market at the Seaport

100 Hanover Street Boston, MA, 02108 Phone: 617-973-4909

Up to 30 local artisans and producers -- produce, seafood, bread, baked goods, plants flowers, assortment of specialty foods.
Hours: Monday-Saturday 8am 6pm, Sundays 10am - 6pm.
Sandwich Farmers Market

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.
Greenfield Farmers Market - Greenfield, MA
Greenfield Year Round Farmers Market

Two Locations by Season Greenfield, MA, 01301 Phone:

This market features fresh, locally grown food with local craft vendors such as herbal ointments and salves, hand-thrown pottery, handmade portable chicken coops, cutting boards and custom-made furniture pieces, hand-crafted jewelry and more.
Summer Location, Dates and Hours: Court Square; Saturdays from late April thru late October, 8am - 12:30pm.
Winter Location, Dates and Hours: Second Congregational Church at Court Square; Nov. 19, Dec. 17, Jan. 21 and Feb. 18, 10am - 1pm.
Charles Square Farmers Market - Cambridge, MA
Charles Square Farmers Market

Two Locations Cambridge and Cambridgeport, MA Phone: 617-491-3434

Fresh & organic produce, herbs, local cheese, artisan breads, jams, fresh & gourmet pasta, meats and seafood.
Year-Round Location: The Charles Hotel at Harvard Square, Cambridge ; Open Fridays from Noon - 6pm and Sundays 10am - 3pm Summer Location: The Morse School at 40 Granite Street, Cambridgeport ; Open June 4 to November 20, Saturdays 10am - 2pm. No market on October 22 for Head of the Charles Regatta.
Brookline Farmers Market

Centre Street West parking lot in Coolidge Corner (behind Coolidge Corner Theatre) Brookline, MA Phone:

Produce, smoked fish, bread, chicken, eggs, fish, honey, fruit, kombucha, prepared foods, cheese, meat, pasta. Pre-orders for some vendors. Contact.
Covid changes: Hand-wash station at market entry, six-feet social distance required, don’t touch products until purchased; no groups, couples or pets; don’t place reusable bags on any tables; non-cash transactions preferred. Follow the shopper’s loop through the market.
Dates and hours: June 4-November 19; Thursdays; 1:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Great Barrington Farmers Market

18 Church Street (one-half block from Main Street) Great Barrington, MA Phone: 413-528-2662

This is a producer-only market, which means that you'll only buy food and products straight from the hands that grew or made them. Featured products include lavender, veggies, meats, and much, much more.
Covid changes: Orders should be placed ahead of time when possible (click on individual vendors on the website). No eating or drinking, no pets, no seating areas or live music. There will be one entrance and the number of customers will be limited. The market asks that only one household member be sent if possible.
Dates and hours: mid-May to end of October; Saturdays; 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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West Tisbury Farmers Market

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.
The Farm Market

250 Jackson Street, Lowell, MA Phone: 978-656-1828

Twenty local farmers and artisanal food producers sell veggies, fruit, beef, pork, eggs, chicken, microgreens, dog food, soaps, jams, baked goods, lamb, cheese, popcorn. 
Dates and hours: Sundays; 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Marblehead Farmers Market

Marblehead Veterans Middle School, 217 Pleasant Street (enter from Vine Street) Marblehead, MA Phone:

Vendors at this market specialize in fresh fruits and vegetables, cheese, local honey and a variety of hand-crafted products like pottery, handbags, fine art, jewelry and much more. Initial market will mainly feature farms and food with more vendors to come. Email: information@marbleheadfm.com
Covid changes: Market is cordoned off, with entrance at one point, markers indicating one-way flow, double tables to separate customers from vendors. No dogs or reusable bags; keep six feet apart. Please shop alone and keep the trip as abbreviated as possible. Restroom for vendors only.
Several vendors offer online ordering and pick-up at the market.
Dates and hours: June-November; Saturdays; 9 a.m.-noon
Braintree Farmers Market

Braintree Town Hall, 1 JFK Memorial Drive New Braintree, MA Phone:

Fruit from local orchards, veggies, prepared foods, microgreens, past-ure raised meats, Mediterranean food, toffee and caramels, artisan soaps and salves, jams, sops, pasta sauces, salts, , coffee, maple syrup, baked goods, dairy products, honey, flowers.
In 2020, through Thanksgiving, this will be a virtual market. Download the Market2Day app and order Sunday through Thursday to have local foods delivered, or pick up at Braintree Town Hall, 1 JFK Memorial Drive, Braintree, MA, on Saturdays from 1 to 3 p.m.
Dates and Hours: June 13-October 17; Saturdays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; Thanksgiving market is November 21.
Winthrop Farmers Market

Harold French Square, 46 Woodside Avenue Winthrop, MA Phone: 617-846-1852

During summer 2020, the market is switching to CSAs, starting June 1 (and reservations would have been made before that).
In normal times: the markets run every other Sunday throughout the summer. Come and find fresh farm stands, food trucks, crafters and an array of products and entertainment. Email: winthropfarmersmarket@yahoo.com
Dates and hours: Every other Sunday from mid-June to late October; consult website; 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Orleans Year Round Farmers Market

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