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Best Farmers’ Markets In Baltimore

September 23, 2011 6:28 AM

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Locally grown and fresh, local farmers’ markets always have the best tasting food in the area. In Baltimore, farmers’ markets are both a popular social and shopping experience. – Lance Duvall

Towson Farmers’ Market

Allegheny Avenue (between York Rd. and Washington Ave.)
Saturday Location: Parking Lot next to 17 Allegheny Ave.
Towson, MD 21204
410-825-1144

North of Baltimore City, Towson Farmers’ Market has a fresh selection of produce, mushrooms, smoked fish and flowers. Open from June to November, the Towson Farmers’ Market is now open on Saturdays. Though a smaller selection of goods is available on Saturday compared to the normal Thursday hours, for those working during the week, Saturday is an opportune time. Support local farmers while preparing healthy meals for your work week. Visit Towson Farmers’ Market during the season on Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Baltimore Farmers’ Market And Bazaar

Saratoga Street between Holliday and Gay Streets (under JFX Viaduct)
Baltimore, MD 21202
410-752-8632

Under Interstate 83 you will find some of the richest and sweetest treasures Baltimore has to offer. Baltimore Farmers’ Market and Bazaar is open every Sunday from May to December, 7 a.m. to noon. Spend your Sunday morning trying to pick from the grand selection of vegetables, fruit, cheeses and breads. Stop by the bazaar for arts, crafts and custom-made collectibles. For over 30 years, the Baltimore Farmers’ Market and Bazaar has been a tradition in Baltimore and is currently produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion and The Arts. Join the festive atmosphere every Sunday morning during the season and visit with the local patrons, vendors, artisans and merchants.

Green Spring Station Farmers’ Market

Stone Mill Bakery parking lot at Green Spring Station
10751 Falls Road
Lutherville Maryland, 21093
410-828-5447
www.greenspringstation.com

Saturdays from May to November, the parking lot of Stone Mill Bakery at Green Spring Station comes to life with farmers and vendors throughout the area. The Green Spring Station Farmers’ Market is open from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. with 25 local vendors. Visit local vendors including Charles Street Gourmet, Baltimore Dog Bakery and Zeke’s Coffee. Eight farms and four baked goods merchants are featured. Only a short distance from the I-83 corridor, the Green Spring Station Farmers’ Market is ideally located for both local Baltimore residents and those living in the surrounding area.

32nd Street Farmers’ Market

E. 32nd Street and Barclay Street
Waverly, MD 21218
410-366-6362
www.32ndstreetmarket.org

Help out a non-profit organization by visiting the community Waverly, Md. every Saturday for the 32nd Street Farmers’ Market. Founded in 1980, the 32nd Street Market has been offering baked goods and produce from all social and ethnic backgrounds. Talk with neighbors and learn about the diversity in the community while filling up canvas bags with goods and local products. Shopping at the 32nd Street Market also helps out the community as all profits are donated back into annual grants and nonprofits. Support a great cause while enjoying yourself in the local area on Saturdays from 7 a.m. to noon.

Mill Valley General Store

2800 Sisson St.
Baltimore, MD 21211
410-889-6842
www.mill-valley.net

Purchase organic produce and organize your own meals at the Mill Valley Garden and Farmers’ Market. Leave the supermarket behind and get fresh, home-grown goods that were recently picked from farmers’ gardens. Talk with famers and learn how to grow your own backyard garden and take care of plants with the tips and fertilizer that is recommended by local experts. Buy canned food and fill up rain barrels with tasty treats. The Mill Valley Garden and Farmers’ Market is happy to share their harvest with the Charm City.

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