In search of seasonable fixings? Or hoping to impress your guests with locally sourced ingredients? From Eastern Market to CityCenterDC, here are 27 farmers markets in the District and where to find them. Tell us about your favorite locations in the comments.Read More
Your guide to the best farmers markets in Washington, D.C.
Where to get fresh fruit, vegetables, and other foodstuff
Broad Branch Farmers Market
In Chevy Chase, this farmer's market is open year-round and held outside Lafayette Elementary School. The hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. You can see the list of regular vendors here.
Sheridan School Yard Market
The Sheridan School Yard Market runs on Saturdays from June through December, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., and from December through March, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It also hosts a scaled-down Tuesday night market from early June through late September, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Palisades Farmers Market
Organized by the Palisades Citizens Association, this market runs year-round on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Over 20 farmers and producers sell their goods.
Glover Park-Burleith Market
Managed by Community Foodworks, the Glover Park-Burleith Farmers Market operates out of the parking lot of Hardy Middle School. It runs on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. between May 18 and November 23.
Petworth Community Market
In Petworth, this market runs on Saturdays between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., from May to November. Read about its vendors here.
Columbia Heights Community Market
At a plaza on 14th Street NW, the Columbia Heights Community Market is open at the following times: on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., from February 2 through April 13; on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., from April 20 through December 14; and on Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., from May 22 through October 9.
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
From April 6 through December 21, the Mount Pleasant farmers market is held every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at a neighborhood plaza. A list of vendors is available here.
Adams Morgan Farmers Market
From May to December, the Adams Morgan Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 8 a.m to 2 p.m. Check it out at the SunTrust Bank Plaza.
Dupont Circle Farmers Market
In Dupont Circle, FreshFarm offers more than 40 farmers with meat, poultry, cheeses, fruit pies, and more year-round. It runs on Sundays from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Rose Park Farmers Market
In Georgetown’s Rose Park, this farmers market takes place on Wednesdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., from May through October.
Foggy Bottom Farmers Market
On Wednesdays, you can catch the FreshFarm market at Foggy Bottom from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The market ends on November 27.
14th & U Farmers Market
This farmers market is located at the intersection of 14th and U streets NW. It runs on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., from May to November.
Arcadia Mobile Market
Expect grassfed and pastured meat and eggs, dairy, and more at this farmers market. The location and schedule varies, so to find out where the market is, go to their official website here.
Brookland Farmers Market
The Brookland farmers market on Monroe Street NE runs from April to December on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Edgewood Farmers Market
This farmers market is held every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., from June until September.
Mount Vernon Triangle Farmers Market
The FreshFarm in Mount Vernon Triangle runs on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. until November 16, featuring a variety of local vendors.
Bloomingdale Farmers Market
In Bloomingdale, this farmers market is open on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., from May until November.
CityCenterDC Farmers Market
The FreshFarm lunchtime market at CityCenterDC operates on Tuesdays from May 7 through October 29, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
By the White House Farmers Market
On Thursdays from 11 a.m to 2 p.m., this farmers market near the White House and McPherson Square is open from April 4 to November 21.
Penn Quarter Farmers Market
The FreshFarm at Penn Quarter market runs on Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., from April 4 to November 21.
Capital Harvest on the Plaza
Located at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, the Capital Harvest farmers market is held on Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., from May 3 to November 22.
USDA Farmers Market
The U.S. Department of Agriculture hosts a farmers market on Fridays from 9 a.m to 2 p.m., between May 3 and October 25.
Maine Avenue Fish Market
While it’s not a farmers market per se, this historic D.C. fish market on the Southwest Wharf offers a range of tasty food options. The hours for each vendor vary.
As one of the most well-known markets in D.C., you can't go wrong at Eastern Market if you're looking for good deals and fresh produce. It’s open at the following times year-round: on Tuesdays through Fridays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.; on Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
H Street NE Farmers Market
Until December 14, the FreshFarm farmers market on H Street NE occurs every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Open Air Farmers Market
Held at the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium’s parking lot No. 6, this market runs year-round on Thursdays and Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ward 8 Farmers Market
The Ward 8 Farmers Market is located in the parking lot behind the Martin Luther King Elementary School and operates from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays, from June to November.