From spring to late fall, you’ll find scores of Baltimore farmers markets dotted throughout the city selling fresh produce, locally made cheeses, and even some unusual culinary curiosities, as well as flowers, crafts and gifts. Take a peek at some of the Baltimore farmers markets favored by locals and visitors alike:
From the small, locally-owned stands to the large and lively markets with rows of growers and extensive selections, "good eats" are always just around the corner at a Baltimore farmers market. When it comes to fresh and locally made and sourced food, a farmers market in Baltimore is the place to go to locate some fabulous food finds for everyone in the family.
Pratt Street Farmers Market
Corner of Pratt and Light Streets - Thursdays, June through September
The Pratt Street Farmers Market is a Maryland-endorsed farmers market operated by Downtown Partnership of Baltimore (DPOB). The market offers shoppers the finest fruits, vegetables, baked goods, herbs and cheeses. Come face to face with your food source at Pratt Street Farmers Market, as it offers the freshest Maryland-grown seasonal favorites from cherries in the early summer to apples in the fall.
East 32nd Street and Barclay Streets - Saturdays, year round
The Waverly Farmers Market is more than a source of good food, it's also the Charles Village social event of the week. Open year-round, rain or shine, the market provides fresh fruit and veggies, thick slabs of meat ready for the barbecue and baked goods and preserves, among other culinary delights.
Broadway and Thames Streets - Saturdays, May 12th through November 17th
Outdoor, waterfront shopping for local, farm-fresh items in Historic Fell's Point is reminiscent of decades past when the original farmers market was in existence (the original stall numbers can still be seen etched into the curbs surrounding Broadway Square!). You'll find fresh produce as well as delectable bites to eat here - including paninis, crepes and quesadillas.
Holliday and Saratoga Streets - Sundays, April through December
While strolling through Maryland's largest producers-only market, you’ll revel at the sight of a vast quantity of foods, including crisp fruits and vegetables, poultry, seafood, beef, pork, and other meats, fresh baked goods, flavorful herbs and organically raised and produced milk and dairy products. The bazaar also offers shoppers a variety of unique crafts and collectibles.
BMI Parking Lot, 1415 Key Highway - Saturdays, May through October
The BMI Farmers Market offers a convenient place to purchase fresh local foods and buy artisan items not available in stores. The market features fruits and vegetables; meat and poultry; milk, ice cream and butter; plants and cut flowers; and a wide variety of artisan goods. Market shoppers can also enjoy fun bonuses, such as live music, demonstrations, kids' activities and giveaways.
400 block of Conkling Street - Thursdays, June through October, 4 to 8 p.m.
Farm fresh product offerings include natural, free-range brown eggs, pasture raised chicken and pork, seasonal vegetables, Maryland State Fair award-winning fruit, jams, fall flowering mums, apple cider and more. Locally roasted 100% certified sustainable coffee is also available by the bean or brewed by the cup.
3100 Swann Drive - Wednesdays, June through September
Druid Hill Park lies at the heart of Baltimore City and made history by being one of the first public parks in America. Every Wednesday, the Druid Hill Farmers Market will feature fresh produce from area farmers, food and unique crafts from local vendors. As a bonus, the Conservatory and Botanic Gardens extends their hours on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.