Vermont’s love for farm-to-table foods, locally sourced products and creative artisans is alive and well year-round at these winter farmers markets in VT. That’s right, farmers market fun isn’t limited to the summer sun – check out these wonderful markets year round!
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. Bennington Farmers' Market - 601 Main Street, Bennington.
This is the Bennington area's best place for local agricultural products, baked goods, and quality crafts. We love meeting our local farmers and vendors at this year-round market. Winter dates are January 7 & 21, February 4 & 18, March 4 & 18, April 1 & 15.
2. Caledonia Farmers Market - Welcome Center, Railroad Street, St. Johnsbury.
Support the local economy and meet the friendly faces behind these amazing goods. Next dates are January 7 & 21, February 4 & 18, March 4 & 18, April 1 & 15.
3. Windsor Farmers' Market - Windsor Welcome Center, Windsor.
The community comes alive with support for local farmers and artisans at the Windsor Farmer's Market. Next dates are January 7 & 21, February 4 & 18, March 4 & 18, April 1 & 15.
4. Bellows Falls Farmers Market - 33 Bridge Street, Bellows Falls.
You'll find a variety of Vermont produced goods including produce, meat, cheese, maple syrup, breads and bakery items, soap, jewelry, handcrafts, ready-to-eat foods and more. The next dates for this market in historic Bellows Falls are January 20, February 17, March 17 & April 21.
5. Brattleboro Winter Farmers' Market - 157 Main Street, Brattleboro.
The Brattleboro Winter Farmers' Market is bursting at the seams with spectacular food and good people. Check it out every Saturday November 5 - March 25.
6. Burlington Farmers Market - UVM Davis Center, 590 Main Street, Burlington.
Get all your Vegetables, fruits, crafts, meats, cheeses, maple syrup, honey, wine and other goodies. Also, there is free parking in all the lots on weekends! Stop in January 4 & 28, February 11 & 25, March 11 & 25, April 8.
7. Capital City Farmers Market - 5 High School Drive, Montpelier.
Shop from 50 local vendors and find a wide variety of produce, local meats and cheeses, and freshly baked breads and pies. There are also handcrafted goods from silver jewelry to wool and leather products. Next dates are January 7 & 21, February 4 & 18, March 4 & 18, April 1 & 15.
8. Dorset Farmer's Market - J.K. Adams Kitchen Store 1430 Route 30, Dorset.
This is a producer-only market with over 50 vendors selling locally made, premium Vermont products at this year round market. Open every Saturday from October 16 to April 30.
9. Middlebury Farmers' Market - Mary Hogan Elementary School, 201 Mary Hogan Drive, Middlebury.
Stock up on last minute gifts and fill your holiday table with these fresh and fabulous finds. There is still one market left before the holidays on December 24th.
10. Norwich Farmers Market - 300 Main St. Norwich, Norwich.
The Norwich Farmer's Market offers delicious vegetables, meats, eggs, cheese, baked good, prepared foods and crafts from local farms and businesses. Stop by January 14 & 28, Feb 13 & 27, Mar 19 & 26, Apr 9 & 23.
11. The Vermont Farmers Market - 251 West Street, Rutland.
This is one of the largest and most diverse markets in all of Vermont! The growing demand for locally sourced food and products has grown this already successful market over the last few years. Check it out every Wednesday and Saturday November-April.