Westchester County 2014 Farmers' Markets
Spring is in full bloom and the Farmers’ Markets are open!
Visit your local farmers’ market for the freshest selection of seasonal products. Late spring is the best time for asparagus, salad greens, fiddleheads, strawberries and sugar snap peas!
Below is a list of Westchester County Farmers' Markets:
Weschester Farmers Market
7000 W. Manchester Ave
Lincoln Blvd & La Tijera
Pleasantville Farmers’ Market
Celebrate the unofficial start of summer with the official start of the Pleasantville Farmers Market outdoor season. More than 55 new and returning farmers and food artisans, with more nutrient-packed, flavorful, regionally grown, locally produced food than ever before. Come for the day, enjoy our live music, kids' events, nutrition talks and culinary demos, then shop, dine, explore and enjoy Pleasantville.
Saturday 8:30am -1pm
Late May-Late November
Memorial Plaza (next to the Metro North Railway Station)
Chappaqua Farmers’ Market
We’re now in our third year and we’re proud that the community has embraced our Saturday market of locally raised and produced food products. Bringing some of the best products in the area to our weekly market isn’t all we strive for. We also offer a place for community groups and entertainers to share their information and talents, all while advancing the Town’s efforts to encourage sustainability.
Mid May- October
Chappaqua Train Station
Farm Market at Stone Barns
Join us on the farm to pick up farm-fresh produce, meat and eggs, baked goods, assorted dairy products, pesto and more.
630 Bedford Road
Pocantico Hills, NY
Hastings Farmers Market
Hastings Library Parking Lot, 7 Maple Avenue
Scarsdale Farmers’ Market
Set aside Saturday mornings to gather with friends and neighbors and shop for locally-produced fresh food, fresh-baked breads, pies, meats, prepared foods or simply enjoy the social atmosphere of an outdoor market. Afterwards, be sure to visit the many shops & restaurants that Scarsdale has to offer. Join us at our market for the very finest in home-grown and home-made products in the Hudson Valley.
Woodland Place adjacent to Chase Park in Scarsdale Village
Wild plants foraged locally, such as ramps, cattails and wild watercress, are showing up more and more at farmers markets and restaurants. These foods are not just tasty; they’re rich in nutrients from the mineral-dense forest floor on which they grow.
The New York Times
In early April, a supermarket flier trumpeted: “Burst into spring!” Featured in the ad were imported blackberries, California strawberries and salad mixes in plastic clamshells from a corporate farm out West. That blackberries, strawberries and baby greens grown in distant climes had been...
Spring may not officially begin until March 20, but the staff and volunteers who operate Hilltop Hanover Farm in Yorktown Heights, NY, have been working for weeks preparing for another bountiful season.
The winter wheat and rye that were planted to...
Farming Our Future Welcomes National Figure to Speak: Focus on food systems and community involvement01/07/2013 Farming Our Future
Craryville, New York, January 7, 2013 - FamilyFarmed founder and President Jim Slama, a national figure in the local-food movement, will deliver the keynote address at the second annual Farming Our Future – Growing Food, Farms, and Community conference on February 23rd, 2013 at Taconic Hills...
The Impact Of Drought On Farmers Larger Than You Think: Record crop insurance payments for growers nationwide don’t include most vegetable growers.12/10/2012 Growing Produce
The drought of 2012 had a significant impact on most growers across the nation. But while commodity farmers of crops like corn, wheat, and soybeans were able to write off their crops before the harvest was even upon them, vegetable growers haven’t been so lucky.
As of mid-...
The Putnam County News and Recorder
New York – New York State and federal officials remind those affected by Hurricane Sandy that they have 30 days left to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for possible federal disaster assistance.
Applications must be received by Monday, Dec. 31...
Central New York -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Monday designated 29 counties in New York as disaster areas due to damages and losses from drought and excessive heat beginning in June.
The counties are: Madison, Oneida, Cortland, Seneca, Lewis, Jefferson, Tompkins, Yates,...
MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. – People who wish to shop for and eat locally grown food do not have to wait for warmer months to come again. On Saturday, the year-old Mount Kisco Farmers Market will reopen at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church as a fall/winter/spring market.
Developed and run by market...