Warm weather offers the opportunity to shop for fresh foods and locally grown products at nearby farmers markets. There are so many to chose from – you’ll enjoy tasting your way through the samples offered by the local vendors that sell more than locally grown fruits and vegetables: you can find eggs, soups, pickles, cheese, baked goods, syrup, and so much more! You can be assured that you will walk out with both arms full of yummy local food.
Chappaqua Farmer’s Market: Saturdays at the Chappaqua Train Station. Visit the website for vendor and events lists, recipes and more. This
Farmer’s Market is really special. The music and community feel adds to the impressive selection of farmers and products. Some of favorites include: Arlotta oils and vinegars, Letterbox Farm Collective, and Skinny Buddha.
Pleasantville Farmer’s Market: the largest, year-round farmers market in the region, is located right in the center of Westchester County, in the heart of Pleasantville– Saturdays from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. There is a great selection of vendors with awesome product and samples everywhere – you won’t leave hungry! From poultry, butchers, bakers, dairy, cheese, fish, pasta, pickles, preserves, flowers, wine, – I could go on all day. It’s tough to top locally sourced foods, live music, and more in one place.
Down to Earth’s Farmer’s Market: Ossining Location: Saturdays, 8:30AM – 1:00PM,
Located in the parking Lot on the corner of Spring & Main Streets. This market has a great selection and most products are reasonably priced. The market has local produce vendors in addition to organic vendors as well as a meat, seafood and more! Don’t forget to stop by the great bakery vendor: Meredith’s! There are also pickle vendors, honey vendors and appearances by a Vineyard, Distillery and even a honey vendor!
Farmer’s Market at Muscoot Farm: 51 Rte. 100 Katonah, NY, Sundays. This is a great place to spend a few hours exploring the farm, looking at the animals and take a short hike on the property. After that, head over the Farmer’s Market – local vendors selling olive oil, granola, vegetables, coffee, hot peppers, and so much more. Most were very willing to let you sample anything – Muscoot is a great place to spend some time.