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2017 Indianapolis Farmers Market Guide

It’s that time of year again: Indianapolis Farmers Market Season! We’ve compiled a list of Indianapolis farmers markets but we’re certain we’ve missed a couple so let us know if your go-to-market isn’t listed here and we’ll add it!

Here’s our 2017 Indianapolis Farmers Markets Guide:

 

Central

38th Street/Meridian Farmers’ Market: Located at the tip of the Butler-Tarkington/Meridian-Kessler Neighborhoods – and adjacent to the soon-to-be-revitalized Tarkington Park, this open-air market offers fresh produce, local goods, nutritional information and health screenings.
Date/Time: June-September (1st & 3rd Thursdays), 4:00-6:30pm
Location: 3808 N. Meridian St, Indianapolis, behind Meridian Methodist Church

Abundant Life Church Market: This year kicks off the 11th annual season of the ALC Farmers Market, something the church notes they organize to ‘connect our neighbors and support local farmers.’ Grab produce, baked goods or even some Kona Ice for your stroll around the stands.
Date/Time: June 1- September 28, Thursdays, 4:00-7:00 pm
Location: Abundant Life Church, 7606 East 82nd St, Indianapolis
More info: (317) 845-4900

Broad Ripple Farmers’ Market: A highly-trafficked Saturday tradition packed with local farmers, baked goods, your favorite creameries {Tulip Tree, Ludwig and occasionally Trader’s Point}, live music and more. This year they will be introducing several new environmentally friendly programs designed to help everyone reuse and recycle! 
Date/Time: Saturdays, May 6- Septemeber/ 8:00 am- Noon and October- November. 9:00 am- Noon
Location: Broad Ripple High School parking lot, 1115 Broad Ripple Ave, Indianapolis / More info: (317) 251-2782

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Photo Credit: Broad Ripple Farmers Market

City Market: “The Original Farmers Market”  in downtown Indiana
polis is a favorite for grabbing a bite to eat during the workday or shopping fresh fruits, veggies, baked goods, flowers and more. Grab lunch with the family or friends indoors before heading back to your day’s routine.

Date/Time: Wednesdays, May- September, 9:30 am-1:30 pm (Rain or Shine) 
Location: Outside the City Market located on Market Street, between Delaware and Alabama Streets, Ddowntown Indy
More info: (317) 634-9266

Irvington Farmers’ Market: In the 16th season of the market, this cozy Irvington spot consists of more than 70 farmers and vendors, local non-profit organizations, preschools and more.
Date/Time: Second Sundays of each month from June-October. 12:00 -3:00 pm
Location: Ellenberger Park, 5301 St. Clair St, Indianapolis
More info: (317) 540-2452

JCC Market: Shop for fresh local produce, baked goods and dairy products at this year-round market which shifts to the Hoover Rd. parking lot in the warmer months. Purchase a reusable tote at the welcome table or enjoy yoga on the lawn every second Sunday.
Date/Time: Sundays starting May 21- September 27 10:00 am-1:00 pm
Location: Jewish Community Center parking lot, 6701 Hoover Rd, Indianapolis
More info: (317) 715-9238

Market At Hague: Formerly the Binford Farmers Market, this new location has rumored to have been a great move to accommodate more space and vendors. Over 100 vendors dot this market and a small number of wagons are available to use while shopping if needed.
Date/Time: Saturdays starting, May 6- October. 8:00 am- Noon
Location: Lawrence North High School, 7802 Hague Road, Indianapolis
More info: (317) 690-8559

Normandy Farms “Farm To Fork” Market: Open year-round, this market promotes itself as Indy’s only chemical-free farmers market’ as many vendors are certified organic or naturally-grown.
Date/Time: Fridays. 4:00-7:00pm
Location: Historic Normandy Farm, 7802 Marsh Rd, Indianapolis

Statehouse Market: The 2015 market debuts in a slightly newer location than previous years, with produce vendors setting up along Washington Street and food trucks parked on south Senate Avenue. This is a popular lunch spot for State employees so get there early for the best selection/shortest lines!
Date/Time: Thursdays thru October. 10:30 am-1:30 pm
Location: Indiana State Museum Lawn, 650 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46204 until further notice.  The market plans on moving back to Senate Avenue when construction is complete.
More info: (317) 232-0200

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Photo Credit: Garfield Park Farmers Market

 

Garfield Park Farmers’ Market: This new Indy addition strives to create a better community amongst farmers and consumers while creating the perfect gathering place.  The market has over twenty vendors, including the Nicey Treat, a local favorite.
Date/Time: Saturdays,  May 6- October. 9:00 am-12:30pm.
Location: Garfield Park next to the tennis courts near the corner of Shelby St. and E. Southern Ave.

North

Carmel Farmers’ Market: A growers- and producers-only market with plenty of produce, dairy, plants and prepared foods. Live music fills the air while shoppers visit stands, and it’s obvious why this has long been a favorite Carmel stop.
Date/Time: Saturdays, May 6 thru September 30. 8:00 -11:30 am
Location: Center for the Performing Arts, 2 Center Green, Carmel
More info: (317) 843-3800

Cicero Farm Market: As one of the newest in the Indy area, the Cicero Market is working hard to grow and even asks vendors to arrive early to assist with setup. Fresh produce and even native wildflowers from Woodland Creations available for purchase.
Date/Time: Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays & Fridays, 10:00 am-7:00 pm.
Location: Southwest corner of State Road 19 and 249th street, Cicero, Indiana
More info: (317) 517-7420

Fishers Farmers’ Market: A staple in the Nickel Plate District, the Fishers Farmers Market opened this year welcoming Archers Meats offerings, Tilly’s Tea Room scones, Spencer Farms produce, live music and much more.
Date/Time: Saturdays, May 6- September 30, 8:00 am-12:00pm
Location: Nickel Plate Park, 6 Municipal Drive, Fishers

Fortville Farmers’ Market of Hancock County: Sponsored by the Fortsville-McCordsville Chamber of Commerce, this weekly summer market features local produce, artisans, and occasional kids-centric activities like petting zoos or giveaways.
Date/Time: Thursdays, May 110 September 28,  4:00-7:00 pm
Location: Church of the Nazarene parking lot, 701 South Maple St., Fortville
More info: (317) 485-0410

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Photo Credit: Market at Saxony

Market at Saxony: Presented by IU Health Saxony Hospital, spend Saturdays amid farm-fresh produce, fun community and more onsite in the Hospital parking lot.
Date/Time: Saturdays, May 20- Septemeber 9, 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Location: Saxony Hospital parking lot, 131st St and Olio Rd, Fishers
More info: (317) 770-1818

Noblesville Main Street Farmers’ Market: As the oldest market in H
amilton County, you’ll find more than 80 vendors onsite, including fresh produce/dairy and local artisans. A smaller “European-style” market is also available on Thursdays from 5-8pm

Date/Time: Saturdays May 6- October 14,  8:00 am-12:00 pm
Location: Riverview Health overflow parking lot, corners of SR 32 and SR 19, Noblesville
More info: (317) 776-0205

Zionsville Farmers’ Market: Presented by IU North Hospital, this market boasts a wide array of local businesses like B. Happy Peanut Butter, Cornerstone Bread, Darrin’s Coffee, and My Sugar Pie, with plenty of fresh produce and dairy products to boot. Snag food to go from your favorite local spot and mill around the market with the family.
Date/Time: Saturdays, May 20- September, 8:00-11:00 am
Location: Corners of Main and W. Hawthorne Sts, downtown Zionsville

South

Beautify Beech Grove’s Farmers’ Market: Features produce, Simply Divine cupcakes, honey, peanut butter and treats for your pets at home.
Date/Time: Tuesdays, Mid- May through October,  3:00- 7:00 pm
Location: Corner of Churchman and Emerson, Beech Grove 

Greenwood Farmers’ Market: All your favorite farmers market fare in one spot, the Greenwood market always seems to have an abundance of what visitors are looking for from local produce and dairy to baked goods.
Date/Time: Saturdays, May 13- October 14,  8:00 am- Noon
Location: Greenwood United Methodist Church, 525 N. Madison, Greenwood
More info: (317) 885-7665

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Photo Credit: Greenwood Farmers Market

 

 

Plainfield Chamber Of Commerce Farmers’ Market:  Features a host of pr
oduce, baked goods, crafters, non-profit organizations and food trucks including Oberweis Dairy, Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library, Arcane Coffee and more.

Date/Time: Wednesdays, starting June 7, 4:00-7:00 pm
Location: Plainfield Friends Meeting, 105 S. East St, Plainfield 

Southport Farmers’ Market: Plenty of local produce, dairy and baked goods, with special appearances by Oberweis Dairy and Simply Divine Cupcakes.
Date/Time: Starting May 16- September 28, Tuesdays: 10:00 am-2:00 pm. Thursdays: 3:-00- 6:30pm
Location: Southport Bethel Community Church parking lot, 2810 E. Southport Rd, Indianapolis
More info: (317) 431-3267

WestsideBrownsburg Farmers’ Market: Winner of ‘Best Farmers Market of Hendricks County’ a couple years running, the Brownsburg market is presented by IU Health West Hospital. Brownsburg Parks also partner to offer a monthly summer concert series on-site.
Date/Time: Thursdays, June 1- September 8, 4:00-7:00 pm
Location: Brownsburg Town Hall, 61 N. Green St, Brownsburg
More info: (317) 852-1120

Southwest sideAvon Farmers’ Market: The Town of Avon shows their commitment to help the community ‘buy fresh’ as they note on their website by offering this weekly market featuring local produce, baked goods, flowers and more, all by vendors who live within a 60-mile radius of Avon.
Date/Time: Tuesdays June- September 27. 4:00 -7:00 pm
Location: Hendricks Regional Health, 8244 E. US Highway 36, Avon
More info: (317) 272-0948

Mooresville Farmers Market- Bedding & nursery plants, fruits, vegetables, herbs, grains, prepared produce (jellies, bread, baked goods, syrups, etc.), eggs, meats, and honey.
Date: Tuesdays (at Friends Church), 3:00- 6:00 pm and Saturdays (at downtown square in Martinsville), 9:00 am- 1:00 pm
Location: Friends Church, 50 N Monroe St, Mooresville

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Photo Credit: Mooresville Farmers Market

 

EastsideGreenfield Farmers’ Market: A lively market, Tyner

Pond Farms frequently makes appearances here as does Bee Coffee Roasters. Visitors will also find plenty of produce, baked goods, and other artisanal items to fill their cupboards.
Date/Time: Saturdays, May- October 8:00 am-12:00 pm, Wednesday & Saturdays/July- September/ 8:00- Noon
Location: 620 N. Apple Street, Greenfield
More info: (317) 697-0508

 

Eastside – Cumberland Farmers’ Market: This eastside market has grown immensely since its beginning in 2004.  The market offers a wide variety of local food and craft items. Throughout the season, the market offers live entertainment.
Date/Time: Saturdays, May- October.  8:00 am- Noon
Location: Cumberland Town Hall, 11501 East Washington Street, Indianapolis

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Photo Credit: Cumberland Farmers Market


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