One of the reasons we love living in Franklin County is the abundance of fresh, locally grown produce from our local farms. All year round you can visit these farms and attend farmers’ markets in towns all across Franklin County to find the best farm-fresh products. With summer just around the corner, it’s time to get excited about summer veggies and summer farmers’ markets. At these local markets you’ll find not just locally grown fruits and veggies, but also locally raised meats, breads, jams, honeys, and hand crafted fiber products, art, and woodwork.
Wherever you live in Franklin County, you can easily find a weekly farmers’ market nearby. You can search for markets in your area through the directory at buylocalfood.org. Otherwise here are few popular farmers’ markets in Franklin County where you can do your weekly shopping.
Ashfield Town Common, 420 Main Street, Ashfield
Saturdays 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM from May 20 to October 28, 2023
United Church parking lot, 58 Church Street, Bernardston
Saturdays 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM May to October
14 Court Square, Greenfield
Saturdays 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM from April 29 to October 28, 2023
Start Saturdays fresh at the Greenfield Farmers’ Market with over 30 vendors.
105 Main Street, Northfield
Thursdays 2:30 to 5:30 (new hours this year) from May 25th to October 5th, 2023
Orange Armory, 135 East Main Street, Orange
Thursdays 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM from May to October
The Orange Farmers’ Market is a great place to meet old friends and new in a friendly outdoor setting as you shop for locally grown, seasonal produce, grass-fed beef, milk, cheese, ice cream, bacon, maple syrup, crafts, and more. Open rain or shine!
Corner of Water Street And Main Street, Shelburne Falls
Fridays 2:00 PM to 6:30 PM from May 26th to October 27th, 2023
Open rain or shine! Enjoy local music from local musicians as you shop for local vegetables, hand spun wools, local meats, fresh eggs, and more!
Shutesbury Farmers’ Market
1 Cooleyville Road, Shutesbury
Saturdays from end of May to September 8:30 am to noon.
Avenue A, Turners Falls (near the Discovery Center)
Wednesdays 2:00 PM-6:00 PM, May through October
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