Top 10 Farmers' Markets in New England Contact Information
Christine Chitnis is the author of Markets of New England (The Little Bookroom, 2011), and she gave us her top ten choices for the best farmers’ markets in New England. Check Web sites to verify location and hours of operation.
1. Portland Farmers’ Market
Deering Oaks Park, Portland, Maine. Saturdays 7am-noon, April-November. Monument Square, Portland. Wednesdays 7am-2pm, April-November.
2. Waitsfield Farmers’ Market
Mad River Green, Waitsfield, Vermont, off Main St. (Route 100), Waitsfield. Saturdays 9am-1pm, May-October.
3. Coventry Regional Farmers’ Market
Nathan Hale Homestead, 2299 South St., Coventry, Connecticut. Sundays 11am-2pm, June-October. coventryfarmersmarket.com.
See photos from Coventry’s “Market Roots” project.
4. Coastal Growers’ Market
Casey Farm, 2325 Boston Neck Road (Route 1A), Saunderstown, Rhode Island. Saturdays 9am-noon, May-October.
5. Copley Square Farmers’ Market
St. James Ave., Dartmouth St., Boylston St., Boston, Massachusetts. Tuesdays & Fridays 11am-6pm, May-November.
6. Burlington Farmers’ Market
City Hall Park, Burlington, Vermont. Saturday 8:30am-2pm, May-October
7. Portsmouth Farmers’ Market
City Hall, 1 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, New Hamsphire. Saturday 8am-1pm, May-November