Top 30 Winter & Indoor Farmers Markets in New England

Do not make the mistake of assuming that New England farmers hibernate during the Northern winter. Not so! Many keep up a steady pace of sales at winter and indoor farmers markets scattered throughout every New England state, in places like church halls, town halls, community centers, armories, and greenhouses. Cold weather is a time to fuel up with good food, and long winter weekends are perfect for making soups, casseroles, pies, and more. Farmers markets sell organic and locally grown produce, meats, and plenty of treats: baked goods, cheeses, jams, coffee, pickles, pet food, and much more. Some offer a bit of live music during market hours, on-site cafes, and fun for kids. Other offer services, like knife- and scissor sharpening. Yay! Good food and a bit of marketplace sociability to break up with winter days.
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Massachusetts -- Cambridge Winter Farmers Market

Cambridge Community Center, 5 Callender Street Cambridge, MA Phone:

In the heart of the city, shop for foods grown and made in New England: fruits and veggies, meat, fish, cheese, breads, preserves and more. Take in some live music and local arts; crafts activities and special events.
Dates and Hours: Early January to early April; Saturdays; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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Vermont -- Middlebury Winter Farmers Market

VFW Post, 530 Exchange Street Middlebury, VT Phone:

Don’t let the smaller size of this indoor market fool you – the cheery vendors sell an abundance of local favorites like apples, organic produce, and prepared food.
Dates and Times: All Saturdays, December through April; 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
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Rhode Island -- Pawtucket Wintertime Farmers Market

Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main Street Pawtucket, RI Phone:

This market is located inside a historic former mill building that is being restored and used a bit at a time by designers, artists, a bar, dance studios, and a violin maker. Browse a wide range of food products, including shellfish straight from Maine, soaps and skin care, and cool extras like knife sharpening and recycling. Worth a trip to just brighten up a winter day. Features that await you a pickle contest, Wednesday-night craft demonstrations, and a holiday beer and wine tasting party!
Dates & Hours: early November to late April; Saturdays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
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Vermont -- Norwich Farmers Market

Tracy Hall, 300 Main Street Norwich, VT Phone:

This indoor winter market is famous with the locals for bringing the community a reliable, one-stop, fresh grocery spot. Enjoy farmers’ market staples like dairy, poultry, honey, maple syrup, pies, and wool, along with local arts and crafts like photography, pottery, jewelry, woven rugs, hand knit scarves, and countless more fun items!
Dates and Times: November-April, selected Saturdays (consult website), 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
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Massachusetts -- Somerville Winter Farmers Market

The Armory, 191 Highland Avenue Somerville, MA Phone:

This quaint market offers plenty of produce, fresh fish, meat, eggs, cheeses, bakeries (including gluten-free) and specialty foods. There is live music most weeks, and a cafe located in the armory for coffee, tea, soups and sandwiches. Locals recommend that you walk, ride a bike, or take the bus (MBTA route 88 or 90) to get here.
Dates and Times: December 1 - mid-April; Saturdays; 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m.
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Connecticut -- Westport Winter Farmers Market

Gilbertie's Herb Garden, 7 Sylvan Lane Westport, CT Phone:

Peruse local seasonal produce, including hydroponically grown greens and green juice, artisan breads and cheeses, warm coffee and tea, meat, dairy items, and much more at this delicious community gathering.
Dates and Times: mid-November to mid-March; Saturdays; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.,
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Vermont -- Burlington Indoor Farmers Market

Dudley H. Davis Center of University of Vermont, 590 Main Street Burlington, VT Phone:

This fun and festive experience warms up Vermont’s chilly winters with a bounty of fresh, locally grown produce, handmade crafts, sweet and savory treats, and meats and cheeses from Vermont’s lush pastures. The market is held on the second floor of the Davis Center in the Marketplace & Mount Mansfield Rooms
Dates and Times: November to April; Saturdays; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
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Connecticut -- Litchfield Hills Winter Farmers Market

Litchfield Community Center, 421 Bantam Road Litchfield, CT Phone:

This market makes it easy to eat local; browse and enjoy fruits, vegetables, artisanal bread, salad greens, herbs, organic eggs, jams, baked goods, granola, goat and cow cheese, yogurt, pork, beef, honey, maple syrup, olive and grape seed oils, soaps, lotions, pies, and apple cider doughnuts (to name a few!).
Dates and Times: January-June, alternate Saturdays; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.Schedule.
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Vermont -- Bennington Winter Farmers Market

First Baptist Church, 601 E. Main Street Bennington, VT Phone:

Here you can stroll along the river walk, chat with the vendors about their wares, take in the colors and aromas of just-picked vegetables, flowers and freshly baked bread, listen to local musicians, watch local chefs prepare their favorite dishes using seasonal produce, or see artisans demonstrate their craft.
Dates and Times: November through April; first and third Saturdays of each month; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.,
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Maine -- Belfast Winter Farmers Market

Aubuchon Hardware on Route 1 Belfast, ME Phone:

Aside from the organic produce, meats, and plants you’ll find at this market, you’ll also delight in the baked treats, chutney, pesto, chicken pies, and other prepared foods available. Hand-crafted gifts, ciders, flowers, and live entertainment make this market a delightful way to spend the morning. Try the homemade crepes!
Dates and Times: Early November to mid-April; Fridays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
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Maine -- Gateway Winter Farmers Market

American Legion, 9 Hannaford Drive York, ME Phone: 207-363-4422

Pick up your usual market foods, like fresh veggies, Maine maple syrup, fish, granola, fresh eggs and locally raised pork. Some crafters participate with their knitted goods, soaps, wood items and handcrafted jewelry, so have a farm-fresh snack while you shop for that perfectly unique gift!
Dates and Times: Early November-late March; 10 Saturdays (see website); Saturdays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
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Rhode Island -- South Kingstown Winter Farmers Market

Courthouse Center for the Arts, 3481 Kingstown Road (Route 138) West Kingstown, RI Phone:

Join the locals at Rhode Island's oldest farmers market and treat the whole family to goodies like calzones, spinach pies, herbs, hand creams, decorations, Christmas wreaths, beeswax candles, wool blankets, handmade pottery, birdhouses, dog biscuits, and – our favorite -- fresh popped kettle corn or a hot cup of coffee while you stroll and shop.
Dates and Times: November-April; Saturdays; 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.;
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Massachusetts -- Amherst Winter Market

Hampshire Mall, 367 Russell Street Hadley, MA Phone:

Located in the Target hallway of the Hampshire Mall. Find apples, vegetables, squash, artisan bread, locally baked goods and warm drinks, preserves, eggs from happy hens, pastured meat and cheese, local fiber, herbals, crafts, entertainment and kids' activities.
Dates and Times: December 1 through mid-March; Saturdays; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
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Vermont -- Capital City Winter Farmers Market

Montpelier City Center - 89 Main Street Montpelier, VT Phone: 802-685-4360

Don’t miss this eclectic winter event! Over 40 vendors gather each Saturday to sell locally grown and made products, unique to Vermont and astounding in quality. Live music every week and special events throughout the season make the market a lively gathering place. This market is alive and buzzing with fresh produce and meats, dairy, and artisan crafts.
Dates and Times: December through April; on Saturday each month, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. from . Check website for exact dates.
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Connecticut -- Stonington Winter Farmers Market

The Velvet Mill, 22 Bayview Avenue Stonington, CT Phone:

Make a pit stop at this indoor, 25-vendor market to purchase locally grown vegetables and fruits, homemade jams, breads, pies, and more. Stroll the rows of craft vendors and discover jewelry, wooden bowls, and warm scarves. Sip a hot beverage while you shop!
Dates and Times: November to April; Saturdays; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Rhode Island -- Coastal Growers Winter Market

Quest Montessori School, 1150 Boston Neck Road Narragansett, RI Phone:

Bring the whole family for a unique shopping experience and some of the finest produce in Rhode Island. This winter market brings you a great opportunity to support local farmers and to purchase a variety of hard-to-find products including organic produce, pasture-fed meats, locally raised shellfish and more.
Dates and Times: Early November to early May 5; Saturdays; 9 a.m.-non
New Hampshire -- Newmarket Farmers Market

Stone Church at Zion Hill - 5 Granite Street Newmarket, NH Phone: 603-659-5900

A few of the items you’ll come across during your time at this indoor market are goat’s milk yogurt, eggs, pastry, wines from local vineyards, homemade soup, New Hampshire spring water, fresh roasted coffee, healthy meats, agricultural crafts, and much more. Food doesn’t get fresher than this!
Dates and Times: November to April, second and fourth Sundays; 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Massachusetts -- Greenfield Winter Farmers Market

Four Corners School, 21 Ferrante Street Greenfield, MA Phone:

Here’s just a taste of the wide variety this indoor market offers: locally-grown winter squash and leafy greens, herbs, meat, local flour, salsa, pickles, fresh home made bread, pears, cider, popcorn, and much more. Musical entertainment, too!
Dates and Times: December 1 and 15; then the first Saturdays of January, February and March; 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Maine -- Orono Farmers Market

Pine Street Parking Lot Downtown Orono, ME Phone:

No matter the weather, bundle up and come to one of Maine's larger markets for over 25 vendors who will offer you warm smiles and a big range of locally produced foods!
Dates and Times: Every Saturday in December, 2nd & 4th Saturdays from January-April, 9 a.m. to noon.