The 11 Best Farmers Markets in Rhode Island!
Rhode Island is home to countless farms, so it’s no wonder nearly every town in the state is home to its own farmers market. Head out to a market to find a great selection of local and organic produce, artisan staples, and fun, hand-made crafts.
This is a more upscale farmers market, but you’re paying the high prices for the high quality food. There’s lots of parking, so you won’t need to worry too much about the crowds. Make sure to ask the vendors questions about what they’re selling—you’ll be awed by their expertise!
Head out to the Hope Artiste Village for their winter farmers market, open through blizzards and sleet alike. Over 80 vendors sell their goods at this charming location, including Great Harvest Bread Co., Rhody Fresh, and Laughing Gull Chocolates.
Each Wednesday and Saturday, vendors take to the streets of Block Island to sell cheese spreads, seafood, local veggies, and so much more! Not looking for food? There are plenty of arts and crafts vendors there, too!
4. South Kingstown Farmers Market, South Kingstown, RI
This farmers market operates all year-round, with an outdoor market in the summer and fall just until November when it moves from the University of Rhode Island campus to the Peace Dale Mill Complex. This farmers market is the longest running in Rhode Island. The market is full of delicious artisan breads, fresh eggs, and lots of delicious seafood!
Wander through this farmers market, hosted each Saturday morning, and you’ll walk by locals hanging out on blankets, snacking on recent purchases and listening to the live music at this weekly event. Sometimes in the summer, there are even cooking demonstrations!
This farmers market takes place right on the grounds of a state park. Vendors include several local farms, including the Mello Family Farm. Because this farmers market is located near the East Bay Bike Path, you can ride your bike down to the market and fill your basket with plenty of delicious snacks for the journey home!
Located along Kennedy Plaza near the ice rink, this diverse market is only open Fridays around noon, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Not only will you find delicious fresh produce, but you’ll also enjoy the food trucks that often park right nearby!
Right near Hope High School you’ll find this large, weekly market hosted on Saturday mornings throughout the summer and fall. Make sure to try some scallops from Bomster scallops, which are harvested along the coast of the Atlantic.
This market along the Rhode-on-the-Pawtuxet boasts its share of Asian food ingredients included in its huge selection. The atmosphere is cozy and you’ll love the herbs you can find there!
Starting in 2007, the Burrillville Farmers Market has worked to bring high quality, fresh produce to this little Rhode Island community! All of the fresh beef, baked goods, and produce embrace Burrillville’s rural spirit.
This market truly has it all. With goods ranging from fresh vegetables, fruits, and breads to soaps, cleaning products, and potted plants, you could spend hours at Mount Hope with your friends and family. Accompanied by live music and tastings, this market is more than just a place to buy some fresh produce. Be sure to visit the sheep and goats!