Step OUT to shop at your neighborhood farmers' market
This week is Maryland’s Buy Local Challenge
, a program that encourages residents to buy from local farms, farm stands and markets. Throughout the week and over the weekend, finding a local market is as easy as knowing the right place to be in the city. Here is your guide to Baltimore farmers’ markets so you can buy local this week and all summer.
Druid Hill Farmers Market
: Wednesdays 3:30 – 7 p.m., June 6 – Sept. 26
: On the lawn of the Howard P. Rawlings Conservatory in Druid Hill Park
: Local produce, prepared food and handmade arts and crafts.
Highlandtown Farmers’ Market
: Thursdays from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. through Oct. 31
: The parking lot of Abbot Church on Bank Street and Highland Avenue
This year marks the Highlandtown Farmers’ Market’s first season at its site in on Bank Street and Highland Avenue. The market boasts in-season fruits from family farms as well as cupcake, salsa and jewelry vendors.
32nd Street Farmers Market
: Every Saturday from 7 a.m.- noon, year round
: The parking lot on E. 32nd
and Barclay Streets
Street Farmers Market is a nonprofit with a goal of providing fresh products to a diverse community. The market offers locally grown in-season fruits, vegetables and fresh flowers. Profits from the event are donated back to the community.
Fells Point Farmers Market
: Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. through Nov. 3
: Broadway Square on Broadway and Thames Street
This historic farmers market location, dating back to the 1700s, offers a variety of food and crafts’ vendors. Boordy Vineyards, Dangerously Delicious Pies and Sweet Dukes Vegan bakery are among them.
Baltimore Museum of Industry Farmers’ Market
: Saturdays from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. through Oct. 26
: 1415 Key Highway, Baltimore MD 21230
The Baltimore Museum of Industry Farmers' Market offers unique options for attendees, from small local farms like the Jones Family Farm to Pat’s King of Pickles, a vendor that sells 10 different kinds of pickles.
Baltimore Farmers’ Market and Bazaar
: Sundays through Dec. 22
: Underneath the Jones Falls Expressway at Holiday and Saratoga Streets
The Baltimore Famers’ Market and Bazaar is Maryland’s largest producers-only market, offering a variety of food items from goat, eggs, rabbit, organic milk and yogurt.