School is out, Summer is here, and it's Farmer's Market Season!
We love perusing our favorite Farmer's Markets with a latte in hand, finding the best locally grown produce and other yummy items.
Here are some of Colorado's best Farmer's Markets. (Did we miss your fave? Let us know and we will be happy to add it to the list!)
CHERRY CREEK FRESH MARKET • 20TH SEASON!
Cherry Creek Shopping Center • 1st Ave. & University Blvd.
ALWAYS FREE PARKING DURING THE MARKET
SATURDAYS, May 6 – October 28, 8 AM – 1 PM & WEDNESDAYS, June 14 – September 27, 9 AM – 1 PM
CITY PARK ESPLANADE FRESH MARKET • 20TH SEASON!
Sullivan Fountain • E. Colfax Ave. & Columbine St.
SUNDAYS, June 4 – October 29, 9 AM – 1 PM
GOLDEN FARMERS MARKET • 15TH SEASON!
PRESENTED BY THE GOLDEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE • SNAP ACCEPTED
Golden Public Library • 1019 10th St., Golden
SATURDAYS June 3 – October 7 (except July 29) , 8 AM – 1 PM
STAPLETON FRESH MARKET • 13TH SEASON!
Stapleton Founders’ Green • E. 29th Ave. & Roslyn St.
SUNDAYS, June 18 – October 15, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM
THE FARMERS' MARKET AT HIGHLANDS SQUARE
32ND AVE. AND LOWELL BLVD.
Beginning June 11 and every Sunday through September, HighlandsSquare will bring you The Farmers' Market at Highlands Square. Going on its fourth year, this market has a charming location, flanked by local boutiques and eateries. In addition to the farm-fresh food, expect live music and beverages, including local craft beer, mimosas and Bloody Marys.
WHEN: Sundays, June 11–Sept. 24, 2017, 9 a.m–1 p.m.
UNION STATION FARMERS' MARKET
DENVER UNION STATION PLAZA
The Union Station Farmers' Market takes place right in the heart of The Mile High City and is a beautiful sight to behold on sunny Saturdays, with gleaming produce on display in the impressive plaza of historic Union Station. The market boasts an impressive list of local producers and vendors, selling farm-fresh fruits and veggies, meat and dairy, and prepared goods like coffee, sauces and baked goods.
WHEN: Saturdays, June 3–Oct. 28, 2017, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
OLD SOUTH PEARL STREET FARMERS' MARKET
ON THE 1500 BLOCK OF OLD SOUTH PEARL ST., BETWEEN FLORIDA AVE. AND IOWA AVE.
Super-fresh produce, ready-to-eat treats, artisan cheeses and just-out-of-oven baked goods — this is what a farmers' market is all about! The quaint South Pearl neighborhood hosts the splendid Old South Pearl Street Farmers' Market every Sunday in the summertime. The irresistible smell of freshly roasted chilies will lead you over to Pope Farms' booth. And keep an eye out for juicy, fresh Colorado peaches at the Ela Family Farms stand.
WHEN: Sundays, May 21–Nov. 19, 2017, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
HIGHLANDS RANCH FARMERS' AND STREET MARKET
9288 DORCHESTER ST., HIGHLANDS RANCH
Made up almost entirely of farmers and producers from the areas surrounding Denver, this is a fun, fresh market that is worth the drive to Highlands Ranch. Fill all of your fruit and veggie needs and then explore some of the other, more unique booths of the Highlands Ranch Farmers' and Street Market, offering everything from handbags to cooking utensils to garden adornments.
WHEN: Sundays, May 7–Oct. 29, 2017, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
LITTLETON FARMERS' MARKET
7301 S. SANTA FE DR., LITTLETON
Venture outside of the city to the Littleton Farmers' Market at the Aspen Grove Lifestyle Center. If you want to be even more eco-friendly, take the light rail to Aspen Grove to reduce your carbon footprint.
WHEN: Wednesdays, June 14–October 11, 2017, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
FOUR SEASONS FARMERS AND ARTISANS MARKET
7043 W. 38TH AVE., WHEAT RIDGE
The year-round, indoor Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market offers an open-air option in summertime. The market is a great source for local, farm-fresh vegetables and fruit, raw goat milk, cheeses, sauces, preserves, baked goods, free-range chicken and duck eggs, flowers, organic grains, and local meats. The market places an emphasis on healthy, high-quality local foods. Photographers, jewelers, painters and other artists also display their work during the market.
WHEN: Saturdays, May 13–Oct. 28, 2017, 9 a.m.–2 p.m.
SOUTHWEST PLAZA FARMERS' MARKET
SOUTHEAST PARKING LOT AT WADSWORTH AND BOWLES AVE.
Local suppliers come to the Southwest Plaza Farmers' Market with their fresh peaches, plums, apricots and cherries mid-season, and you'll also find fresh baked goods, honey and greens.
WHEN: Saturdays, May 6–Oct. 28, 2017, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
LAKEWOOD FARMERS' MARKET
MILE HI CHURCH, ALAMEDA AVE. AND GARRISON ST., LAKEWOOD
At the Lakewood Farmers' Market, a large lineup of vendors will tempt you with beautiful leafy greens, glistening grape tomatoes, fragrant green chili and shiny string beans. And you'll also have the chance to munch on kettle corn and cheese samples while you browse knitted shawls and handmade soaps.
WHEN: Saturdays, June 17–Oct. 28, 2017, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
WHEAT RIDGE FARMERS' MARKET
8235 W. 44TH AVE., WHEAT RIDGE
Choose from a ripe selection of produce from well-respected farmers who participate at the Wheat Ridge Farmers' Market, including Forte and Galicia Farms, plus some niche sellers offer up their finest mushrooms, jams, pastries, rice and nuts.
WHEN: Thursdays, July 6–Sept. 28 2017, 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
We hope to see you at one of these great events this Summer! Enjoy!