Believe it or not, agriculture drives Delaware’s economy. Keeping that in mind, at-home chefs and foodies drive all over Delaware to take advantage of our fabulous Delaware farmers markets and uber-local fruit and vegetable stands.
Delaware’s climate provides for an abundance of freshly-grown fruits and vegetables guaranteeing your summer dishes will be full of Delmarvalous flavors. To find an up-to-date list of markets in Sussex, Kent and New Castle County just click on the following link to Delaware Department of Agriculture’s Buy Local Guide: Farmers’ Markets. While Southern Delaware Tourism’s website posts a comprehensive list of farms and farmers markets as well.
Take a quick look at the Delaware Department of Agriculture’s Buy Local Guide: Farmers’ Markets and you’ll see why being “Delaware grown” is growing the state’s agri-business and feeding the foodies.
Newark Farmers Market Daily 9am-9pm at 2515 Kirkwood Hwy, Newark http://naturalhouse.wix.com/shopnewarkfarmersmarket
Georgetown Farmers Market Wednesdays through September 24 from 3pm-6pm at Georgetown Town Park https://www.facebook.com/georgetownchamberfarmersmarket
Nassau Valley Vineyards Farmers Marketplace Sundays 11-2pm, sangria and live music in Bacchus Grove 12-2pm, wine tasting 12-4:30pm, free yoga at noon, 20+ vendors. http://www.nassauvalley.com/calendar.html
Rehoboth Beach Farmers Market Tuesdays through September 27 from 12 – 4pm, October 4 – 25 from 12 – 3pm, and the Holiday Market will be held on Saturday, November 26 from 12 – 3pm in Grove Park, Rehoboth Beach. Celebrating its 10th Anniversary in 2016. http://rbfarmersmarket.com/
Fenwick Island Farmers Market Mondays and Fridays from June 17- Sept. 5 at 1406 Coastal Highway (Bayside) at Warren’s Station, Fenwick Island. Free parking is available in the grassy lot where the market is located. http://www.fenwickislandfarmersmarket.com/
Western Sussex Farmers Market Saturdays through end of Summer from 8am – 12pm at the Mears Health Campus, Seaford http://www.localharvest.org/western-sussex-farmers-market-M29356
Got a smartphone?
Download the Delaware Fresh app on your smartphone or tablet to find farm markets near you.
Link to the Farmers Markets Guide at http://dda.delaware.gov/marketing/FarmersMarketsGuide.shtml. Link to Southern Delaware Tourism’s farmers markets list at http://www.visitsoutherndelaware.com/culinary-coast/farmers-markets