Share this article


Your message has been sent.

    Send Email

    North of NYC North of NYC By Houlihan Lawrence By Houlihan Lawrence by

    Farmer's markets are the epitome of farm to table living.

    Whether you are in the market for fresh fruit or local entertainment, North of NYC is home to some of the best of the best. Read on to get your fresh fix. We’ll see you at the market!

    Farmer's Market

    South Salem, NY | Gossetts' Farmers' Market

    Nestled on the grounds of Gossett Brothers’ Nursery in South Salem is Gossetts’ Farmers’ Market. This year-round venture welcomes vendors to set up their stalls outdoors among the plants during gardening season and inside the greenhouse during the winter.

    Recent purveyors have included Do Re Me Farms, Wave Hill Breads, Bee Buy Apiaries, The Fish Guy, Honores Table, Johnny Cake Farm, and South Salem Gourmet.


    When to Visit: Gossetts’ Farmers’ Market is open Saturdays year-round from 9 am to 1 pm.

    Where: The Market is located at 1202 Route 35 in South Salem.

    Gossett Brothers Farmers Market
    Photo courtesy of Gossetts' Farmers' Market.

    Pawling, NY | The Pawling Farmer's Market

    With over 30 vendors, the Pawling Farmer’s Market is the place to be on a Saturday, a true destination for local families and those from surrounding communities. Offering live music and an incredible array of the best in fresh produce, specialty foods, baked goods, meats, cheeses, seafood, Hudson Valley wines and beautifully crafted artisanal items.

    Local businesses surrounding the Green sponsor new events each week and provide interesting venues to browse through while visiting the market.


    When to Visit: The Pawling Farmer’s Market is open Saturdays from 9am – 1pm through October 12.

    Where: The Market is located in the Village Green in Pawling.

    Pawling Farmer's Market
    Photo courtesy of Pawling Farmer's Market.

    Bedford, NY | John Jay Homestead Farm Market

    Local farmers, bakers, and craftsmen arrive weekly to the John Jay Homestead Farm Market to sell a variety of fruit, produce, meats, fish, dairy products, baked goods, prepared foods, and handcrafted products.

    Guests are invited to picnic on the grounds as they listen to local musical talent or take a walk through the Homestead’s flower, herb, and vegetable gardens, making the market a popular summer destination.


    When to Visit: The John Jay Homestead Farm Market is open Saturdays from 10am – 2pm through October 26.

    Where: The Market is located at 400 Jay Street in Katonah.

    John Jay Farmer's Market
    Photo courtesy of the John Hay Homestead Farm Market.

    Pleasantville, NY | Pleasantville Farmer's Market

    The Pleasantville Farmer’s Market is a can’t miss! The largest year-round farmer’s market in Westchester, the Pleasantville Farmer’s Market has been voted Best of Westchester for the sixth year in a row.

    In addition to weekly events such as the Pleasantville Farmers Market Music Series, Market Sprouts kids events, and Health & Culinary events, the Market offers a large, carefully curated vendor mix to ensure shoppers are guaranteed a diverse selection to shop.


    When to visit: The Market is open Saturdays from 8:30am – 1:00pm year round.

    Where: From April 6 – November 23, the Market is held outdoors at Memorial Plaza. From December 1  – March 30, the market is held indoors at Pleasantville Middle School. 

    Pleasantville Farmer's Market
    Photo courtesy of Pleasantville Farmer's Market.

    Wesport, CT | Westport Farmers' Market

    From the first seeds that were planted in 2006, the Westport Farmers’ Market has  grown and blossomed. The market remains committed to their initial goals — to provide fresh, local, healthy and seasonal food to the community. And continues to aspire to create a fun, safe and healthy community environment that promotes education about local food, local farms, and sustainable, healthy growing practices.

    Today, boasting the accolade of the strictest guidelines in the state, the market is blooming with 45 vendors. Food trucks, GMO free vendors, organic farmers, pizza, yoga, chef demos, tamales, and an eager, hungry lunch crowd.


    When to visit: The Westport Farmers’ Market is open Thursdays from May 23 – November from 10:00am – 2:00pm .

    Where: The Market is located at 50 Imperial Ave in Westport, Connecticut.

    Photo courtesy of Westport Farmers' Market.

    Rowayton, CT | Rowayton Farmers' Market

    The Rowayton Farmers’ Market was named one of the 10 best farmers’ markets in the country by Country Living Magazine in 2013. The combination of the scenic park, water views and fabulous vendors make it a popular destination for Rowayton residents on summer Friday afternoons.

    The curated selection of vendors including farmers, producers and artisans continue to be a draw for market-goers, and the addition of several exciting new vendors in 2019 offers a fresh selection. From fresh produce and baked goods, to tasty treats for four-legged friends, to homemade housewares, the Rowayton Farmers’ Market truly has something for everyone!


    When to visit: The Rowayton Farmers’ Market is open every Friday (rain or shine!) from May 31st through October 31, a12pm – 5pm.

    Where: Pinkney Park is located at 177 Rowayton Avenue.

    Rowayton Farmer's Market
    Photo courtesy of Rowayton Farmer's Market.

    Fairfield, CT | Fairfield Farmer's Market

    Now in its fourth season, the Fairfield Farmers Market returns to downtown Fairfield, CT this summer for its biggest season yet! Over 30 vendors offer a  diverse array of fresh and seasonal vegetables, fruit, meat, milk, eggs, bread, fish, and more from local farms, producers and artisans.

    Local entertainment and family-friendly activities make this a Sunday staple for Fairfield residents.


    When to visit: The Fairfield Farmer’s Market is open every Sunday from 10am – 2pm through October 6.

    Where: The market is located at the historic Sherman Green at 1215 Post Rd in Fairfield.

    Fairfield Farmer's Market
    Photo courtesy of the Fairfield Farmer's Market.

    Millbrook, NY | Millbrook Farmer's Market

    Animals, authors, chef demonstrations, family activities and local entertainment, the Millbrook Farmer’s Market is a feast for the five senses!A seasonal outdoor market featuring local fruits, vegetables, plants, flowers, baked goods, spirits, granola, juices, coffee, lemonade, jams & jellies, vintage items, quilts, crafts, gifts and more.

    Featuring locally harvested, delicious foods, artisanal items and ready to eat goodies, plus local entertainment, the Market is a destination for visitors from near and far.


    When to visit: The Millbrook Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday from 9am – 1pm beginning May 25 through October 26.

    Where: The Market is located at 3263 Franklin Avenue in Millbrook.

    Millbrook Farmer's Market
    Photo courtesy of Millbrook Farmer's Market.