One of the greatest perks of living in the Pioneer Valley, is the abundance of farms and therefore farm-fresh fruits, vegetables, and other agricultural products. Now that summer is officially in full swing, so too are the area Farmers’ Markets. Grab your reusable bag and get over to one of these markets to load up on fresh fruits and veggies for your household.
Ashfield Farmers’ Market
Fresh produce, meat, bread, and plants every Saturday from 9am-1pm at the Town Common, Main Street, in Ashfield, MA from May 15th to October 30th. Check their Facebook page for weekly updates and for their live music lineups. Visit ashfieldfarmersmarket.com for more information.
Bernardston Farmers’ Market
Located at the United Church Parking Lot in Bernardston, MA, the Bernardston Farmers’ Markets has local produce, baked goods, crafts, and more. Visit them every Saturday from 10am to 1pm through the summer. More information on their Facebook page.
Greenfield Farmers’ Market
Start Saturdays fresh at the Greenfield Farmers’ Market at Court Square in Downtown Greenfield, MA. Find a variety of agricultural products and produce sold by farmers and artisans from around the area, every Saturday May through October 8am to 12:30pm. Visit greenfieldfarmersmarket.com for more information.
Northfield Farmers’ Market
Do Saturday mornings not work for your schedule? Northfield has a Farmers’ Market on Thursdays from 3pm to 6pm through October 7th. Find fresh food, crafts, relishes, jams, pies, and more at the market, located at 105 Main Street, Northfield, MA. Visit their Facebook page for more information.
Shelburne Falls Farmers’ Market
Every Friday, rain or shine, from 2pm to 6:30pm, through October 29th head over to the corner of Main and Water Streets in Shelburne Falls, MA for fresh, local vegetables, plus hand-spun wools, pasture-raised eggs and meat, home-made bread, and other treats. One Friday of each month will be a special market day. Visit their website shelburnefallsfarmersmarket.org to find out what the next one will be.
Orange Farmers’ Market
The Orange Farmers’ Market offers healthy food for you and your family. Located at the Armory on East Main Street in Orange, MA, the market is open every Thursday from 3pm to 6pm. Visit their Facebook page for updates and more information.
Great Falls Farmers’ Market
The Great Falls Farmers Market runs every Wednesday from May through October from 2pm-6pm at Peskeomskut Park, on the corner of Avenue A and 2nd Street in Downtown Turners Falls, MA. Vendors may change weekly and include local: meats, in-season produce, flowers, soaps, crafts, jewelry, breads, baked goods and much more! Check out their Facebook page for updates.
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