Delaware Farmers Markets – Full of Flavor!

Farmers marketBelieve 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.

New Castle Farmers Market  Fri – Sat  9am – 9pm, year round at 110 N. Dupont Highway in New Castle  www.newcastlefarmersmarket.com/

Newark Farmers Market  Daily 9am-9pm at 2515 Kirkwood Hwy, Newark  http://naturalhouse.wix.com/shopnewarkfarmersmarket

Smyrna Farmers’ Market Saturday through October from 9am-1pm at 27 South Market Street Plaza, Smyrna  http://nfmd.org/de/smyrna/1003662.html

Delaware State University Farmers Market Saturday through Mid-September from 10am- 2pm at Lot 18 from College Rd off Route 13. 302-857-7352  http://www.desu.edu/files/688.pdf

Dutch Country Farmers Market Thur: 9am-6pm, Fri: 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-4pm at 701 N Broad St, Middletown  http://www.delawarefarmersmarket.com

Middletown Farmers Market Forest Presgyterian Church (parking lot), Middletown  http://nfmd.org/de/middletown/22003858.html

Georgetown Farmers Market Wednesdays through September 24 from 3pm-6pm at Georgetown Town Park https://www.facebook.com/georgetownchamberfarmersmarket

Historic Lewes Farmers Market Saturdays through November 19 from 8am-12pm George H.P. Smith Park at the corner of Dupont and Johnson Avenues  http://www.historiclewesfarmersmarket.org/

Milton Farmers Market Fridays through October 7 from 3–6pm on the grounds of Dogfish Head Brewery, 703 Chestnut Street. http://www.miltondefarmersmarket.org/

Bethany Farmers Market Sundays, through Sept. 4, 8am – 12pm, Garfield Parkway and Pennsylvania Ave in Bethany Beach http://www.bethanybeachfarmersmarket.com/

Garden Shack Farm Farmers Market  Thursdays from 2 – 6pm through November 17 at 19884 Beaver Dam Road. http://www.gardenshackfarm.com/

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/

Riverwalk Farmers Market Saturdays through October from 9am – 1pm in Downtown Milford at at South Walnut Street and Mispillion Riverwalk. http://www.miltondefarmersmarket.org/

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