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2012 Maryland farmers market listings

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Anne Arundel County Farmers Market

Riva Road and Harry S. Truman Parkway, Annapolis

410-349-0317 (Brenda Conti)

7 a.m.-noon Saturdays, April 7-Dec. 22; 7 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, June 5-Oct. 23

Annapolis FreshFarm Market

Compromise Street (Donner Parking Lot at harbor)


8:30 a.m.-noon Sundays, May-November

Deale Farmers Market

5965 Deale-Churchton Rd. (Cedar Grove United Methodist Church parking lot)

410-867-4993 (Gail Wilkerson)

3-6 p.m. Thursdays, July 5-Oct. 25

Maryland Department of Natural Resources Farmers Market

DNR parking lot off Taylor Avenue, Annapolis

410-222-7410 (Lisa Barge)

3-6 p.m. Thursdays, June 7-Sept. 5

Piney Orchard Farmers Market

Stream Valley Drive off Route 170 (community center parking lot), Odenton

410-867-9162 (Bill Morris)

2-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, June 6-Oct. 31; noon-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 7-Nov. 21

Severna Park Farmers Market

Ritchie Highway and Jones Station Road

410-924-3092 (Anita Robertson)

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, April 28-Oct. 27

Westfield Annapolis Farmers Market

2002 Annapolis Mall (Defense Highway/Route 450, between Jennifer and Bestgate roads, in the orange parking garage outside Macy’s)

410-349-0317 (Brenda Conti)

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, Jan. 28-Oct. 30 (first and third Sundays of the month through April; every Sunday beginning in May)


Calvert County Farmers Market Barstow

140 Calvert Fair Dr. (Calvert County Fairgrounds)

410-535-4583 (Janette Ashworth)

7:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays, May 5-Nov. 24

Calvert County Farmers Market Prince Frederick

130 Hospital Rd. (parking lot adjacent to Route 4)

410-535-4583 (Janette Ashworth)

3-7 p.m. Tuesdays, May 1-Nov. 20

Calvert County Farmers Market Solomons

Riverwalk parking lot north of Solomons Pavilion

410-535-4583 (Janette Ashworth)

4-8 p.m. Thursdays, May 3-Nov. 15

Maker’s Market

13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons

410-326-4640 (Jackie Sudore-Flood)

9 a.m.-noon first Saturday of the month, February-December

North Beach Farmers Market

Bay Avenue between Fifth and Seventh streets

301-855-6681 (Stacy Wilkerson)

6-9 p.m. Fridays, May 4-Oct. 26


La Plata Farmers Market

Talbot Street and Washington Avenue (courthouse parking lot)


8 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays; 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, year-round


Emmitsburg Farmers Market

302 S. Seton Ave.

301-600-6303 (Amy Naill)

3-6:30 p.m. Fridays, June 15-Sept. 28

Everedy Square and Shab Row Farmers Market

Church and East streets, Frederick

301-898-3183 (Wendy Barth)

3-6 p.m. Thursdays, May 31-Oct. 25

Farmers Market at the NCI-Frederick

Wood and Sultan streets (at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research within the Fort Detrick fence in front of Building 549/Conference Center)


11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, June 12-Oct. 30; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. every other Tuesday, Jan. 10-May 29; Nov. 20 and Dec. 18 holiday markets, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Great Frederick Farmers Market

East Patrick Street (fairgrounds)

301-663-5895 (Robert Fogle)

8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, year-round

Middletown Farmers Market

12 S. Church St., Middletown (Middletown Christ Reformed Church parking lot)

240-422-9237 (Mark Boettcher)

3-6 p.m. Thursdays, May 17-Sept. 27

Thurmont Main Street Farmers Market

Thurmont Carnival Grounds, Boundary Avenue

301-271-4811 (Karen Kinnaird)

9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, June 9-Sept. 22 (no market July 14 because of the carnival)

Urbana Library Farmers Market

9020 Amelung St., Frederick

240-405-4939 (Jan Wickline)

Noon-3 p.m. Sundays, May 20-Oct. 7

West Frederick Farmers Market

110 Baughmans Lane

301-898-3183 (Wendy Barth)

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, May 5-Nov. 17


Bethesda Central Farm Market

7600 Arlington Rd. at Old Georgetown Road

301-775-6402 (Debra Moser)

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, year-round

Bethesda FreshFarm Market

Norfolk Avenue between Fairmont and St. Elmo avenues (Veteran’s Park)


9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, May 5-Oct. 27

Bethesda United Church of Christ Farmers Market

Fernwood Road and Democracy Boulevard

717-334-4582 (Aubrey King)

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, May-Thanksgiving; 10 a.m-2 p.m. Saturdays, year-round

Briggs Chaney-Greencastle Farmers and Artisans’ Market

3300 Briggs Chaney Rd., Silver Spring

301-792-9448 (Gigi Goin)

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, May 5-Nov. 17

Clarksburg Town Center Farmers Market

Public House Road and Ebenezer Chapel Drive in Clarksburg Town Center

240-686-1700 (Taty Franklin)

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, June 3-Oct. 28

Concord-St. Andrews United Methodist Church

5910 Goldsboro Rd. (at Goldsboro and River roads), Bethesda

717-334-4582 (Aubrey King)

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, year-round except Christmas week

Crossroads Farmers Market

7676 New Hampshire Ave., Takoma Park

301-891-7244 (Allison Milchling)

2:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, May 16-Oct. 31

Forest Estates Farmers Market

10000 Woodland Ave. (at General Getty Park), Silver Spring

240-389-3883 (Sandra Marquardt)

9 a.m.-noon, Saturdays, April 14-Nov. 17

Friendship Heights Village Center

4433 S. Park Ave.

717-334-4582 (Aubrey King)

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, May-Thanksgiving

Gaithersburg Fulks Corner Farmers Market

Fulks Corner Avenue and Route 355

301-258-6350, ext.162 (Kristen Hux)

2-6 p.m. Thursdays, June 7-Oct. 25

Gaithersburg Main Street Farmers Market

301 Main St. (Kentlands Main Street Pavilion)

301-258-6350, ext. 162 (Kristen Hux)

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, May 5-Nov. 17

Goddard Space Flight Center

7474 Greenway Center Dr., Greenbelt

717-334-4582 (Aubrey King)

9 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, year-round

Hares Valley Growers Farm Stand

4600 Waverly Ave. (post office parking lot), Garrett Park

814-448-2784 (Tim Derstine)

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, April-Nov. 17; every other Saturday Nov. 24-March

Kensington Farmers Market

Howard Avenue (Kensington MARC train station parking lot)

301-949-2424 (Shirley Watson)

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, year-round

Montgomery Farm Women’s Cooperative Market

7155 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda

301-652-2291 (John Noktehdan)

7 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays and Fridays, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (indoor market), year-round; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays (outdoor market), year-round

Montgomery Village Farmers Market

9801 Centerway Rd.

240-243-2367 (Duncan Mullis)

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, June 2-Oct. 27

National Institutes of Health Executive Boulevard Farmers Market

6001 Executive Blvd (by the parking lot), North Bethesda

301-587-1739 (Michael Tabor)

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, June 5-Oct. 30

National Institutes of Health Farmers Market

9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda (back patio of Building 31A on campus)

301-587-2248 (Michael Tabor)

10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays, June 5-Oct. 30

National Institute of Standards and Technology Farmers Market

100 Bureau Dr., Stop 1070 (courtyard of Building 41, outside cafeteria), Gaithersburg

301-587-2248 (Michael Tabor)

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, June 5-Oct. 30

Olney Farmers and Artists Market

2805 Olney Sandy Spring Rd. (Route 108, on the grounds of the Montgomery General Hospital [now known as MedStar] Thrift Shop)

202-257-5326 (Janet Terry)

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, May 13-Nov. 4

Pike Central Farm Market

11806 Rockville Pike between Old Georgetown and Montrose roads, North Bethesda

301-775-6402 (Debra Moser)

9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m.-3p.m. Thursdays, May-November

Potomac Village Farmers Market

9908 South Glen Rd. (Potomac United Methodist Church parking lot)

301-792-6054 (Suzanne Hermes)

2-6:30 p.m. Thursdays, May 3-Nov. 2

Rockville Farmers Market

Wednesdays: East Montgomery Avenue at Rockville Town Center

Saturdays: Route 28 and Monroe Street at Rockville Town Center

240-314-8620 (Mike Coppersmith)

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, June 6-Oct. 31; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, May 12-Nov. 17

Shady Grove Farmers and Artisans’ Market

9601 Broschart Rd., Rockville

301-792-9448 (Gigi Goin)

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesdays, May 30-Sept. 26

Silver Spring FreshFarm Market

Ellsworth Drive between Fenton Street and Georgia Avenue


Saturdays, year-round: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 7-Dec. 29; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Jan. 6-March 31

Takoma Park Farmers Market

Laurel Avenue between Eastern and Carroll avenues

240-535-0187 (Laura Barclay)

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, year-round

Wheaton Farmers Market

Reedie Drive between Veirs Mill Road and Georgia Avenue

410-215-7173 (Margie Satterlee)

8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, May 6-Oct. 28

YMCA Bethesda-Chevy Chase

9401 Old Georgetown Rd.

717-334-4582 (Aubrey King)

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, May-Thanksgiving


Bowie Farmers Market

15200 Annapolis Rd. (Bowie High School parking lot)

301-809-3078 (Matt Corley)

8 a.m.-noon Sundays, May 20-Oct. 28

Cheverly Community Market

6401 Forest Rd. (Cheverly Community Center)

240-205-1669 (Liz O’Leary)

8 a.m.-noon every other Saturday, May 19-Oct. 20 (Thanksgiving and holiday markets Nov. 17 and Dec. 8)

College Park Farmers Market

5211 Paint Branch Pkwy. (Ellen Linson swimming pool parking lot)

301-399-5485 (Phil Miller)

7 a.m.-noon Saturdays, May 5-Nov. 17

College Park Farmers Market

4500 Knox Rd.

301-399-5485 (Phil Miller)

9 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, mid-April-Nov. 18

The Farmers Market at Maryland

Cole Field House on the University of Maryland at College Park campus

301-226-4457 (Robert Schubert)

11 a.m.-3 p.m., Wednesdays, May 2-Nov. 14

Greenbelt Farmers Market

Greenbelt Aquatic and Fitness Center, 101 Centerway (parking lot)

240-476-8769 (Nancy Solomon)

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, May 13-Nov. 18 (closed Labor Day weekend); holiday market Dec. 16

Laurel Farmers Market

300 block of Main Street

301-483-0838 (Gail Reinhardt)

9 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursdays, June 7-Oct. 25

Mount Rainier Farmers Market

3200 Rhode Island Ave.

301-985-6585 (Ivy Johnson)

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, May 5-Oct. 2

Our Local Bounty Farmer’s Market

14300 St. Thomas Church Rd. (Saint Thomas’ Episcopal Church)

301-627-8469 (Jane Young)

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, June 2-Sept. 29

Riverdale Park Farmers Market

Queensbury Road (MARC station parking lot)

301-586-5973 (Jim Coleman)

3-7 p.m. Thursdays, April 5-Nov. 15

USDA (Beltsville) Farmers Market

5601 Sunnyside Ave. (Parking Lot B)

301-504-1776 (Carletha McGriff)

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays, April 26-Oct. 25

West Hyattsville Farmers Market

3505 Hamilton St.

301-985-5000 (Peggy Campanella)

2-6 p.m. Tuesdays, June 12-Oct. 30


California Farmers Market

Route 235 at Town Creek Drive (BAE parking lot)

301-475-4200, ext. 1402 (Donna Sasscer)

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, May 5-Oct. 27

Charlotte Hall Farmers Market and Auction

29980 Three Notch Rd.

301-884-3966 (Ben Burroughs Jr.)

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays, year-round

Home Grown Farm Market

21078 Three Notch Rd., Lexington Park

301-475-4200, ext. 1402 (Donna Sasscer)

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, March 31-July 7; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays, 2-6 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, July 10-Nov. 3; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Nov. 10-Dec. 31

North St. Mary’s County Farmers Market

Routes 5 and 6 (Charlotte Hall Library parking lot), Mechanicsville

301-475-4200, ext. 1402 (Donna Sasscer)

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, mid-April through December


St. Michaels FreshFarm Market

Muskrat Park in the harbor


8:30-11:30 a.m. Saturdays, April 21-Oct. 13

Becky Krystal covers food for the Going Out Guide and Weekend and Food sections. In her spare time she loves to, of course, eat and cook.


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