Five Indianapolis Farmers Markets to Check Out this Spring

Indianapolis Farmers Markets

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It’s April, so that means it’s spring, which might mean it’s almost summer here in the Midwest! We’re surrounded by some of the best farmland in the United States, so we have great options for purchasing fresh produce and locally sourced goods. There are so many farmers’ markets in the Indianapolis area to choose from that you could visit a different one every week of the spring and summer and still not see them all. On all sides of the city, you’ll find a market full of local produce, treats, coffee, and more. Get your fix at one (or several) of these Indianapolis farmers’ markets this spring! 


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The Original Farmers’ Market at Indianapolis City Market

The Indianapolis City Market’s Original Farmers’ Market is now on Monument Circle! This market provides downtown residents and workers with an opportunity to purchase local farm-fresh food. This market features a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, cheeses, and meats, as well as herbs and spices.

Broad Ripple Farmers Market

The Broad Ripple Farmers Market features over 60 vendors that offer various food and produce items. During the summer, it’s open from May to November and is held every Saturday in the parking area of the Glendale Town Center on Saturdays from 8 am to noon. Pets are always welcome, and the market runs rain or shine! During November to April, the market is set up in the lower level of the Glendale building from 9 am – Noon.

Garfield Park Farmers Market

This southside market takes place in one of the most beautiful parks in the city, and they’re approaching their 6th season! Occurring every Saturday, May-October, from 9 am – 12:30 pm, visitors can find various vendors selling baked goods, shrubs, vegetables, pet products, and so much more. Fun fact from their website:In 2018, The GPFM was the first farmers market in the country to gain the “Slow Food Approved” designation, according to Slow Food USA. This means that every vendor adheres to the Slow Food Principles of being good, clean, and fair for all.

Binford Farmers Market

The Binford Farmers Market features over 80 vendors who provide the freshest food to your table. You can pick up various fruits, vegetables, cheeses, and meats at this event. This market is held from 8 am to 12 pm every Saturday from May to September and is a great opportunity to discover the best of Indiana’s local farms, bakeries, wineries, and nurseries.

Pike Farmers Market

The Pike Farmers Market will return for its third season starting Saturday, June 8th. The market serves Pike Township and northwest Indianapolis from the parking lot of Common Ground West Church at 5429 Lafayette Road. All vendors are local, and all of their products are made or grown locally.


Carmel Farmers Market

I had to throw in one from Carmel – it’s pretty nice! Over seventy of Indiana’s best vendors are located at 2 Carter Green for the Carmel Farmers Market. They offer some of the freshest and finest products from the state. The market is held every Saturday from 8 am to 11:30 am. It’s a great way to meet the people who live in the community and purchase great locally-made products. The market also features a variety of food and beverages, as well as a weekly musical performance.

TELL ME IN THE COMMENTS: Which Indianapolis farmers market is your favorite? What do you like to buy at the farmers’ market? Anything special or just food?



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