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From The Blog Best of: Farmers' Markets

Love everything local? Read on for our list of best farmers' markets in and around Woodstock with farm-fresh produce, artisan-crafted wares, and glorious goods only found in Vermont.

Market on the Green
Katie Berdan
A day at Market on the Green

Woodstock Market on the Green

Nestled in the heart of Woodstock’s village, this farmers’ market is an essential weekly activity for locals and visitors alike. Every Wednesday in season, meander down the green’s gravel path, savor live music resonating from the market’s center, and take a gander at a wide array of offerings from produce to stained glass works of art.

What you’ll find:

  • Seasonal produce, including fruits, vegetables, locally-sourced meats, eggs, and cheese
  • Prepared foods, including baked goods, hot empanadas, multi-course plates (with gluten-free options), ice cream, chocolate popsicles, and even treats for your furry friends
  • Handmade artisan wares, including leather bags, local pottery, stained glass, jewelry, dreamcatchers, wooden bowls, platters, and spoons
  • Liquor and wine available for purchase and sampling
  • Live music
  • Activities for kids
  • And more

Vendor list:

  1. Ambrosia Confections
  2. Ann Katz
  3. Anna’s Empanadas
  4. Aroma Catering VT
  5. Artisan June
  6. Auntie Ms
  7. Brothers Leather
  8. Chelsea Square
  9. Clair Kawski
  10. Deep Meadow Farm
  11. Fat Dragon Farm
  12. Fat Sheep Farm and Cabins
  13. Fresh Roots Farm
  14. Griff’s Greenhouse
  15. Hedge Row Flowers
  16. Kiss The Cow Farm
  17. Laura White Pottery
  18. Leslie Marceau
  19. Mountain View Bison
  20. Mt Ascutney Hospital
  21. My Stained Glass
  22. Naga Bake House
  23. Rays of Sunshine
  24. Red Moon Artisan
  25. Rockingham Roasters
  26. Scarlett Scents
  27. Second Wind Farm
  28. Silo Distillery
  29. Spring Brook Farm
  30. St Johnsbury  Distillery
  31. Sweet Arts
  32. Trees and Seeds
  33. Vermont Alpine Farm
  34. Vermont Hardwood Cutting Boards
  35. Woods Vermont Syrup Company
  36. Woodstock EMS

Location: Woodstock’s village green, in front of the Woodstock Inn & Resort, Woodstock, VT 05091

Hours: Wednesdays, 3 – 6 PM

2019 Season: June 5th – October 16th

Prepared food
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Handmade pieces by Laura White Pottery
Jarred goods
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Woodstock Farmers Market sign
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Woodstock Farmers’ Market

One of these things is not like the other; this farmers’ market is open six days a week – offering outdoor and indoor buys! With plants outside (seasonally) and colorful displays of every fruit and veggie imaginable – grown locally and picked fresh – alongside refrigerated and frozen goods, prepared meals, and beverages inside, there’s a veritable buffet to choose from.

What you’ll find:

  • Seasonal produce
  • Prepared foods, including soups, salads, hot lunches and dinners, kid-friendly options, and catering options
  • Frozen and dry goods, from pastas and baking mixes to frozen dinners, including gluten-free options
  • Beer and wine
Woodstock Farmers Market Indoors
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Location: 979 Woodstock Rd, Woodstock, VT 05091

Hours: Tuesday through Sunday, 7:30 AM – 7 PM

Season: Year-round

Mt. Tom Farmers’ Market

No matter the direction, your trip to the Mount Tom Farmer’s Market (Woodstock's oldest open-air market!) will be a scenic one. Pass the rolling pastures of Billings Farm & Museum from town or wind down the scenic drive from Barnard or Pomfret for a colorful selection of fresh, local produce and handmade wares. Once there, you’ll enjoy views of Mount Tom while you shop from welcoming, friendly vendors known to offer a complimentary woven basket or hand-sewn shopping bag to tote your treasures.

Produce Mt Tom Farmers' Market
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Eggs and maple syrup at the Mt. Tom Farmers' Market
Jarred goods mt Tom Farmers' Market
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Handmade Mt Tom Farmers' Market
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What you’ll find:

  • Seasonal produce, like strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, salad greens, corn, radishes, onions, native beef and pork, eggs
  • Local specialty goods, including jellies, dried fruits and veggies, maple syrup, baked goods, dried herbs and spices
  • Arts and crafts such as woven dolls, quilts, handmade wooden utensils
  • And more

Location: ½ mile north of Woodstock Village, Route 12, Woodstock, VT 05091

Hours: Saturdays, 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

2019 Season: May 18th – mid-October

Feast & Field Market

Are you ready for a truly Vermont experience? Then head to the hills of Barnard for Feast & Field, an outdoor concert hall, farmers’ market, and restaurant in one! Here you’ll find produce harvested from the fields surrounding you, a new act performing under the stars every week, and a roaring campfire – essentials for a magical experience in the woods.

Feast & Field
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The fresh food and beverage tent at Feast & Field
Feast & Field
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What you’ll find:

  • Hot meals, including farm-fresh tacos and specialty foods (but get on line early, because favorites run out fast!), as well as ice cream
  • Live music, featuring a range of sounds from Folk to Celtic, Dream Pop, Americana, Irish Bluegrass, Haitian Roots Music, Rock 'n' Roll, High-Octane Mexican Fiddle, and everything in between
  • Produce including pasture-raised beef and pork, chicken, duck, ice cream, milk, eggs
  • Beverages including cider, wine, beer, and kombucha

Location: 1544 Royalton Turnpike Road, Barnard, Vermont, 05031

Hours: Thursdays, 5 – 9 PM

2019 Season: May 30th – September 26th

Hartland Farmers’ Market

Meet friends and neighbors on the fields of the Hartland library and sample what local vendors have to offer. If you’re looking for tasty finds, live music, and kid-friendly fun, you only have one stop to make: the Hartland Farmers’ Market. Here, children can learn and play with POP (Power of Produce) Club, a get-together with weekly quizzes, activities, and fresh produce from local growers.

What you’ll find:

  • Produce, including seasonal veggies, eggs, herbs, berries, honey, figs, lamb, beef, pork
  • Prepared goods, such as baked treats, jams, bread
  • Specialty items like coffee, chocolate, goat milk soap, maple syrup, hand-dyed silk scarves, handmade crafts, bookmarks, glass garden art, jewelry

Location: Hartland Public Library fields 153 Route 5, Hartland, VT 05048

Hours: Fridays, 4 – 7 PM

2019 Season: May 31st – September 27th


Norwich Farmers’ Market    

Founded in 1977, this market is one of the largest and most established venues in northern New England! With over 50 vendors from four counties in New Hampshire and Vermont, there’s plenty to keep you and your party enthralled. Here, you’ll find live music, POP Club, and special events, including Youth Day in August and Harvest Day in September.

What you’ll find:

  • Produce, including seasonal fruits and veggies, pork, lamb, beef, chicken, sausages, ham, bacon, eggs, flowers
  • Prepared foods, such as breakfast sandwiches, BBQ and grill-ables, salads, cookies, brownies, cupcakes, tarts, pastries, soups and stews
  • Specialty items like chocolates, candy, coffee, juice, tea, and a selection of cow, goat, and sheep cheeses
  • Arts, crafts, and specialty items including candles, clothing, jewelry, pottery, paintings and prints, photography, wooden wares, soaps, purses, yarn and knits


  • Summer market: 301 US Route 5 South Norwich, VT 05055
  • Winter market: Tracy Hall, 300 Main Street, Norwich, VT 05055


  • Summer market, May – October: Saturdays, 9 AM – 1 PM
  • Winter market, November – April: Select Saturdays, 9 AM – 1 PM, see schedule here

Season: Year-round


Lebanon Farmers’ Market

Located in the heart of this New Hampshire city, this farmers’ market is an oasis of tasty produce and prepared foods, live music, and family fun. In the summer season, the market lines up nicely with 12 PM child-friendly entertainment at Thursdays in the Park before (June 27th through August 8th, 2019), and the 7 PM Front Porch Concert Series after (June 20th through August 15th, 2019) – for a full day of activities right in Colburn Park.

What you’ll find:

  • Prepared goods like tarts, crepes, cupcakes, donuts, ice cream, popsicles, and hot meals including Caribbean and Spanish cuisine
  • Live music
  • Seasonal produce like apples, berries, tomatoes, swiss chard, mushrooms, and farm-raised pork, beef, chicken, cheese, eggs
  • Arts and crafts including jewelry, knitted wares, maple syrup, jarred goods, soaps

Location: Colburn Park, Lebanon, NH 03766

Hours: Thursdays, 4 – 7 PM

2019 Season: May 16th – September 26th