How To Navigate the Farmer’s Market

Spring and early summer is a great time to get out to your local farmer’s market. We’ve pulled together some resources to help you know what are the best things to buy and other tips to help maximize your time.

Don’t forget your own bags! Many vendors don’t have bags so you’ll want to bring reusable totes with you for anything you plan to purchase.

15 Things You Should Only Buy at a Farmer’s Market

What’s best to buy at the farmer’s market? Honey, eggs, and grapes are great items to get at the market, but there are a few others to know about. Get the full list here.

10 Farmer’s Market Shopping Tips

Go early, or go late to avoid crowds. We like the “go early” option because you’re more likely to get the best produce from vendors. Get all 10 tips here.

Local vs. Organic

Consumer Reports breaks down the difference between local and organic at the farmer’s market. Learn about the differences here.

Find a Farmer’s Guide Near You

North Carolina Farmer’s Market guide

South Carolina Farmer’s Markets

Knoxville area Farmer’s Markets