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Market on the Green

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

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 wares, including leather bags, local pottery, stained glass, jewelry, dreamcatchers, wooden bowls, platters, and spoons
  • Liquor and wine available for purchase and sampling
  • Activities for kids
  • And more

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

Hours: Wednesdays, 3 – 6 PM

Season: May 30 – October 10

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

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
Katie Berdan

    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 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

    Season: May – October

    Feast & Field
    Katie Berdan

    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, and a roaring campfire – essentials for a magical experience in the woods.

    Feast & Field
    Katie Berdan

    What you’ll find:

    • Hot meals, including farm-fresh tacos and specialty foods (but get on line early, because favorites run out fast!)
    • Live music
    • Produce including pasture-raised beef and pork, chicken, duck, ice cream, milk, eggs
    • Beverages including cider, wine, beer

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

    Hours: Thursdays, 4:30 – 8 PM

    Season: June – October

    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:

    • June 1 - September 28: Hartland Public Library fields 153 Route 5, Hartland, VT 05048
    • October 19; November 16; December 21: Damon Hall, US-5 & VT-12, Hartland, VT 05048

    Hours: Fridays, 4 – 7 PM

    Season: June 1 – September 28, with additional markets on October 19th, November 16th, and December 21st

    Raspberries

    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

    Location:

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

    Hours:

    • Summer market: Saturdays, 9 AM – 1 PM
    • Winter market, November – April: Select Saturdays, 9 AM – 1 PM, see schedule here http://www.norwichfarmersmarket.org/winter-market.html

    Season: Year-round

    Vegetables

    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, and the 7 PM Front Porch Concert Series after – 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

    Season: May 17 – September 27

     

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