It’s officially farmers market season! From savoring produce at the peak of freshness to meeting the people who grow your food, there are countless reasons to support farmers’ markets. Due to COVID-19, markets are still requiring masks and social distancing while shopping. Be sure to visit the market’s website, and social media handles to get the most up-to-date information. Read on to see the top 6 summer farmers’ markets in Indy!
When: May through October, Saturdays 9 a.m. – 12:30 pm
Where: Southeast corner of Garfield Park, Indianapolis, Indiana
The market’s mission is to support local, sustainable farmers and producers while creating a gathering place for community interactions. The market is taking extra care to keep vendors and customers safe; you can check their COVID-19 guidelines on their website. The market features a variety of vendors, and you can preorder from some of them. See their full selection here.
When: Every Saturday, May through September, from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m
Where: Nickel Plate District Amphitheater
The 2021 Fishers Farmers Market will return Saturday, May 1, 2021! Join Fishers Parks, local producers, makers, and growers each Saturday morning from 8 a.m. to noon through September 25.
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When: Every Saturday, May October September from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: Second Presbyterian Church, North Parking Lot
7700 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46260
The Broad Ripple Farmers Market (BRFM) is committed to supporting locally grown and produced foods by bringing their community the very best and freshest of each season. Although pre-ordering is still recommended during the pandemic, all vendors have products available to purchase at the market. It recently has move locations to the Second Second Presbyterian Church. This market is one of the most popular summer markets in the city, and vendors include Full Hand Farm, Amelia’s Bread, and so many more. See their full list here.
When: May through October, Saturdays 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: Northview Church, at 65th and Binford
The Binford Farmers Market is an outdoor, open-air farmers market located at Northview Church, 65th Street, and Binford Blvd. The market hosts many vendors, including the Tulip Tree Creamery, Harker Family Farms, and many more. Learn more about them here.
When: May through October, Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Where: Southeast Quadrant of Monument Circle
The Original Farmers Market is located at the Indianapolis City Market on Market Street, just one block over from the historic farmer’s market location. Due to ongoing construction, a portion of the market will be located only 250 feet away from the IndyCM campus, directly off the Cultural Trail. The smaller portion will be located on the East Plaza for the information booth, SNAP redemption, brand new vendors, and fun activities for families like Bocce Ball and Cornhole.
When: July through September, first and third Thursdays 4 – 6:30 p.m
Where: 3808 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN
The North Church Farmers Market is held on 39th Street adjacent to Tarkington Park north of North UMC’s main parking lot. Hosted by North United Methodist Church, the market aims to bring fresh produce into an Indianapolis food desert area, support Indiana farmers, and provide community activities for the neighborhood. The market hosts a variety of vendors, including A&M Bakery and CIBO Catering. Farmers Market vendors and patrons may park in the church’s parking lot.
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