Spring Inspiration, Farmers Markets in the City

farmers marketsNestled throughout Boston’s high-end neighborhoods are three award-winning farmers markets that open soon and are just waiting to delight foodies in the area. Strolling through the stands of local farmers markets is an ideal warm weather activity to enjoy as the seasons turn. Get excited about spring and summer with some garden-fresh goodies. Read on to learn more about these fabulous markets that will be taking up shop throughout the city.

The Best Farmers Markets in Boston

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SoWa Farmers Market

The SoWa Farmers Market is perched in the eclectic arts district of Boston’s South End. Stop at the SoWa (an abbreviation for South of Washington) Farmers Market every Sunday from May through October. There are 60 mouth-watering stands chock-full of the freshest meats, produce, dairy products, and herbs from local farms. Indulge in the many artisanal foods and creative gourmet products. The SoWa Farmers market is conveniently located within walking distance of the SoWa Arts Market and the SoWa Food Truck Court.

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Copley Square Farmers Market

Find a wide array of culinary delights from vendors like Iggy’s Bread, Keown Orchards and Fiore Di Nonno at the Copley Square Farmers Market on Tuesdays and Fridays from mid-May to the end of November. Enjoy artisan breads with specialty spreads, fresh maple syrup, seafood, and healthy fruits like elderberries and blackberries. Pick up a bouquet of colorful sunflowers or fresh pumpkins for some homemade pumpkin bread. There are also many food stands with organic fruits and veggies. You can find Copley Square Farmers Market in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood.

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Dewey Square Farmers Market

The Greenway Farmers Market is located in Dewey Square in downtown Boston and opens on Mondays and Wednesdays from mid-May until the end of November. Many of the local farms and food venues feature their goods at this market, including Freita’s Farm, Stillman’s Greenhouse and Farmstand, and Taza Chocolate. Even Matt’s Amazing Smokehouse is at the market with the freshest, locally sourced fish. The Greenway Farmers Market also serves grab-and-go lunch options for those who don’t have time to explore the entire farmers market.

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