Shopping at farmers markets is a great way to live healthily and give back to the community. You'll find everything from fresh produce to baked goods, spices, jams & jellies, meat & poultry, collectibles, souvenirs and more at local farmers markets. Below are the latest headlines.

Indianapolis’ Earth Day Festival: A Long Standing Tradition

Earth Day is an important American holiday that marks the anniversary of the modern environmental movement that began in 1970. The hippie and flower –child culture of the 1960’s was at its high point in 1970’s. When most people think of hippies and flower children they often associate them with drugs and tree huggers. Yet […]

Save the Farmer: Buy Locally at the Farmers Market

Spring has sprung and that means it’s time to hit the local farmer markets. Indianapolis is the 13th largest city in the nation and it’s easy to forget the importance farming has upon the lives of Indiana residents. Like all Midwest states, Indiana has a long, well established, farming heritage. Settlers were attracted to Indiana […]

Farm to Fork: Indiana’s Only Chemical-Free Farmers Market

In the Traders Point area of Indianapolis, set back from the road and hidden between silos and barns you’ll find the wonderful Farm to Fork Farmers Market bustling with locals. Residing on the property owned by Normandy Farms, this quaint little market founded by Maria Smietana (the Market Master) is the only chemical-free farmers market […]

Locally Grown: The Indy Winter Farmers Market in Downtown Indy

Now is a great time to take a stroll through one of the city’s most historic buildings and connect directly with 55 local farmers and producers. It’s the Indy Winter Farmers Market and it’s taking place at the Indianapolis City Market in downtown Indianapolis now through April 27, 2013. Choose from a wide array of products, […]

Broad Ripple Farmers’ Market: Fresh Fruits, Veggies and More

The Broad Ripple Farmers Market is an annual Summer tradition in Indianapolis, featuring locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables and more. Run by a group of Indiana farmers and growers, the Broad Ripple Farmers Market has high standards that connect Hoosiers with the very best locally grown and produced foods. Starting in the beginning of May […]

Farmers Markets in Central Indiana: Fresh, Organic and Local

Lots of Hoosiers living in Indianapolis and the Central Indiana region talk the talk when it comes to the environment. But buying fresh, organic produce, meat and other items from your local Farmers Market is one of the best ways to put your money where your mouth is, and really walk the walk. Winter or […]

Binford Farmers Market: Homegrown Goodness

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 […]

City Market – Homegrown, Homemade Indianapolis Shopping

The Indianapolis City Market goes all the way back to 1821, when its original building was constructed for a central town marketplace in what is now bustling downtown Indianapolis. It grew in size and stature, attracting merchants from various different cultures to sell their farm-bought produce and meats in the precursor to today’s big grocery […]