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America's best farmers' markets

The best Farmers Market in America according to CNN. What's your opinion?


Ithaca Farmers Market, Ithaca, NY

The Ithaca Farmers Market is a cooperative with 150 vendors who live within 30 miles of Ithaca, New York. Agricultural vendors grow and offer high quality fruits, vegetables, meats, eggs, poultry and dairy products. Food vendors bring a wide variety of freshly baked goods, jellies, honey, and sauces as well as delicious meals to eat at the market. Many talented artists and craftspeople sell their exceptional, locally made items.

Santa Monica Farmers' Market, California

The Santa Monica Farmers Markets are committed to promoting healthful eating and sustainable agriculture in California by providing fresh agricultural products from small farms to urban customers, thereby building community and preserving California farmland.

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, San Francisco, CA

The Ferry Plaza Farmers Market is a California Certified Farmers Market which take place at the Ferry Building in San Francisco. Since 1993, the market has been a crucial link between San Francisco residents and the farmers who practice sustainable agriculture in the region.

Green City Market, Chicago, Illinois

Operating as Chicago’s only truly “green” farmer’s market supporting and promoting local, sustainable agricultural practices, the mission of Green City Market is to provide a marketplace for purchasing sustainably grown food that educates, promotes and connects farmers and local producers directly to chefs, restaurateurs and the greater Chicago community.

Portland Farmers Market, Portland, Oregon

PFM operates world class farmers markets that contribute to the success of local food growers and producers, and create vibrant community gatherings.

The Union Square Greenmarket, New York City

Small farms sell their locally grown products directly to consumers, and to ensure that all New Yorkers have access to the freshest, most nutritious locally grown food the region has to offer.

Santa Fe Farmers Market, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Santa Fe Farmers Market Offical Home Page! Special events, schedules, crop calendars, photos, and more. Come to what has been named among the top 10 farmers markets in the country.

Dupont Circle FRESHFARM Market, Washington, DC

The Dupont Circle FRESHFARM Market is located in the heart of one of Washington, DC's most vibrant and diverse neighborhoods. Washingtonian magazine credits the market with "teaching Washingtonians to love their fruits and vegetables." The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times of London also named the market one of the top farmers' markets in the country.

Alemany Farmers' Market, San Francisco, California

The Alemany Farmers’ Market was founded in San Francisco on August 12, 1943. It was the first farmers’ market in California. The Victory Garden Council and regional farmers initially established a farmers’ market at Duboce Avenue and Market Street as a wartime measure to provide an outlet for surplus and distressed crops from neighboring counties.

Columbia City Farmers Market, Seattle, Washington

Founded in 1998, the Columbia City Farmers Market was voted Seattle's Best Farmers Market in the Seattle Weekly's annual "Best of Seattle" contest for 2012. Over 40 Washington State farmers and small food vendors make this market a popular weekly destination; market days are full of the colors and sounds of shoppers from around the world who live and work in this historic neighborhood.

Flint Farmers' Market (Flint, Michigan)

A year round public Farmers’ Market located in Flint, Michigan with 30 vendors inside the building and, from May thru October, up to 50 more vendors outside. The market features several produce vendors (pesticide free both winter and summer), a great meat market, poultry, breads and baked goods, cheese, a wine shop, an art gallery, cafe, deli, middle-eastern and Mexican groceries, and unique gifts.