Shopping local is one of the best way to support Indianapolis business. And buying locally grown food is one of the first steps toward sustainability. The freshest ingredients are always the things that have traveled the least. Binford Farmers Market on Indianapolis’ northeast side aims to help Indianapolis people connect with each other and local farmers, gardeners and goods makers. Held every Saturday from 8:00 am to 12:00 am the Binford Farmers Market offers the freshest fruits, vegetables, flowers and other goods from central Indiana vendors. Admission and parking are FREE and getting their is easy. Located at 62nd Street and Binford Boulevard, the Binford Farmers Market is easily accessible from 1-465 and 1-69. Don’t miss your chance to connect with the Indianapolis community through fresh food. Yum!
Binford Farmers Market offers the season’s best bounty of vegetables, baked goods, flowers, perennials, lamb, artisan cheeses, Traders Point yogurt and ethnic and gourmet specialty products. Any and all agriculturally related products can be found at the the various vendor stands of this weekly Spring and Summer tradition. Plus free entertainment every Saturday morning. Enjoy live music as you peruse the vendors’ offerings and connect with people in real time and real life. In addition, Indianapolis organizations set up stands to let people know about upcoming Indianapolis events to continue a wonderful community connection forged over fresh food at the Binford Farmers Market.
Binford Famers Market is sponsored by the Binford Redevelopment and Growth Group (BRAG) with a clear mission in mind. BRAG hopes to bring businesses and neighbors together in a tight knit community. They foster Indianapolis music and Indianapolis arts through local entertainment, provide community organizations with a captive audience to get the word out and offers education about ethnic ingredients and cuisines. In addition, they offer cooking demonstrations from noted chefs and culinary students. But most importantly, the Binford Farmers Market provides and outlet for gardeners and small farmers to sell fresh produce.
The range of products offered at Binford Farmers Market is unbeatable. They include coffee, sausage, sandwiches, Amish products, cage free chicken, dairy, beef, bacon, honey, herbs, pasta, organic meats, bison, eggs, veal, garden plants, hanging baskets, sweet corn, olive oils, balsamic vinegars, cupcakes, berries, jellies, jams, pies, kettle corn, artisan chocolates, bird fee, Indiana wines, gluten or dairy free baked goods, muffins, game birds and the list goes on and on. On top of the yummy edibles on sale, a range of craft vendors share their wares. Stands include candles, wood items, books, jewelry, natural body products, boxes, scarves, photo art and more.
Get their early for a the best selection. The Binford Farmers Market operates on a first come first serve basis. Don’t miss this exciting Indianapolis shopping event happening all Summer long. Support the local food movement at this wonderful Indianapolis market. After your trip to the Binford Farmers Market, treat yourself to lunch at any of these local Indianapolis restaurants or refreshing Indianapolis bars.
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Binford Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Parking and Admission are FREE
Located at Hawthorne Plaza outdoors and indoors at former Entemann’s store
Northwest corner of East 62nd Street and Binford Boulevard