25 Foods To Shop For At Your Local Farmers Market

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Written By: Suzanne Kvilhaug

The local farmers market is the sustainable consumers and eco-friendly enthusiast version of Disney World. Local farmers, food producers and other vendors all together with a bunch of goods for sale = reusable tote bags packed and ready to go. It’s one of those places that even if you don’t really need anything there, you’ll find something that you need there. And fear no buyer’s remorse because you’re helping the environment, supporting local farmers and saving money at the same time.

Here’s a list of 25 things that are available at many spring and summer farmers markets that are usually best to buy at one instead of the grocery store.

  1. Tomatoes

  2. Cucumbers

  3. Spinach

  4. Arugula

  5. Swiss chard

  6. Artichokes

  7. Radishes

  8. Honey

  9. Strawberries

  10. Raspberries

  11. Blackberries

  12. Watermelon

  13. Thyme

  14. Basil

  15. Summer squash

  16. Corn

  17. Mushrooms

  18. Asparagus

  19. Cherries

  20. Apricots

  21. Peaches

  22. Plums

  23. Eggplants

  24. Hot peppers

  25. Beets


To find farmers markets near you, check out https://www.localfarmmarkets.org