These 14 Incredible Farmers Markets In Delaware Are A Must Visit
In Delaware, it’s not hard to meet the man, woman or school kid who grows your food, especially if you visit one of the many farmers markets that pop up from April through the end of the fall harvest each year.
Agriculture in the state of Delaware is an $8 billion a year industry, one of the state’s major sources of income. Every year approximately 50,000 acres of land are devoted to growing fresh fruits and vegetables.
According to the Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association of Delaware, most of the produce offered at fresh produce markets in the state include “watermelons, cantaloupes, sweet corn, cabbage, green beans, potatoes, peppers, tomatoes, pumpkins, peaches, apples, and strawberries.” And that’s just the start of what you’ll see at Delaware farmers markets; be sure to look for other fruits and vegetables, farm-made baked goods, jams and jellies, honey, pet treats, soaps, pottery and more!
Katy is a life-long Delaware resident who grew up on a small grain farm and spent her summers enjoying time at the beach. A full time public relations professional by day and a content specialist with OIYS at night, Katy loves sharing her love of her home state with fellow Delawareans and others. Loves: local food, dachshunds, horseshoe crabs, hiking, farmers markets, bourbon.