Are you an avid grocery shopper? Are you looking for ways to purchase fresher, more varied food? Then look no further! Indiana holds a wide number of Farmer’s Markets that meet all throughout the week and sell a vast array of products ranging from fresh produce and meat, baked goods, jellies/jams, souvenirs and gifts, handmade crafts, flowers, as well as food prepared by local vendors.
Farmer’s Markets are a great way to scout what’s being grown and made locally while also interacting with the farmers of your community. Pick a day when the sky is clear and make a trip of it; bring your friends and family along as well! Here are some popular Farmer’s Markets in Indiana.
When: Saturday 8am-12pm
Where: Saxony Market, 131st Street and Olio Road, Fishers, Hamilton County
Details: produce, natural therapeutic and skincare products, wine, home décor and smaller furnishings, shaved ice and more.
When: Mon-Sun, 9am-6pm
Where: 1720 E 256th St. Arcadia, Indiana 46030
Details: meats, baked goods, deli, fudge, hand-dipped ice cream, candy, jellies/jams, fried chicken, and more.
When: Open daily, 10 AM to 6 PM,
Where: The Big Peach, 7738 North US Hwy 41, Bruceville, Knox County.
Details: peaches, peach preserves, produce, melons, sweet corn, souvenirs and gifts, and lots more.
When: Every Sunday, 10am-1pm
Where: Arthur M. Glick JCC, 6701 Hoover Road, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Details: fresh produce, artisan mustards, herbal vinaigrettes, floral arrangements, Kosher baked goods, home-delivered dairy products, fresh coffee beans.
When: Sundays 11am to 3pm
Where: Founders Square Park, 6300 South Founders Square, Portage, Porter County.
Details: Locally grown produce, flowers, popcorn, honey, bread, barbecue, handmade crafts, and more
When: Every Tuesday and Saturday, 8am-2pm
Where: Central Park Plaza, 63 Lafayette Street, Valparaiso, Porter County.
Details: Produce, handmade products, plants, flowers, live music, and lots more.
When: Mon-Fri: 7am-9pm; Sat: 8am-9pm
Where: 222 East Market Street Indianapolis, IN 46204
Details: A one-stop shop for fresh produce, meat, fish, poultry, dairy and baked goods, as well as a cornerstone for Indianapolis eateries and a prime location for many special events.
When: Sat 8am-12pm
Where: Minnetrista, 1200 North Minnetrista Pkwy, Muncie, Delaware County.
When: Thursday, 11am-1:20pm
Where: Indiana State Museum, 650 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, Marion County
Details: great food grown and sold by local vendors and fresh, healthy lunch options served by top food trucks in Indianapolis.
When: Thursday, 4-7 pm
Where: Brownsburg Farmers Market, Town Hall Green, Brownsburg, Hendricks County.
Details: produce, meats, vegetables, flowers, food trucks, and other products from local vendors.
When: Saturday 8am-12 pm
Where: Broad Ripple High School, 1115 Broad Ripple Avenue, Indianapolis, Marion County.
Details: honey, meats, dairy products, flowers, cheese, breads, herb, garden plants, and food products (like maple syrup, fermented foods, salad dressings) as well as a wide selection of ready to eat food.