Top Five Farmers Markets

Montgomery County residents looking for fresh food can visit local farmers markets to find the best produce around.

Find everything from organic fruits and vegetables, meats, baked goods, wine, dairy products and more around Montgomery County.

Some of the county’s best local spots include:

  • Freshfarm Downtown Silver Spring Market at 1 Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring
  • Takoma Park Farmers Market at 6391 Laurel Ave. in Takoma Park
  • Derwood Farmers Market at 16501 Redland Road in Rockville
  • Rockville Farmers Market at 111 Maryland Ave. in Rockville
  • Bethesda Central Farm Market at 7600 Arlington Road in Bethesda

Freshfarm Downtown Silver Spring Market stays open all year, Saturdays at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The market features more than 45 farmers and producers from DC, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.

Sundays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Takoma Park Farmers market has an abundance of items all produced within 125 miles of Takoma Park. Pre-order options from local bakeries, farms and more can be found on their website.

After pre-ordering through the free WhatsGood app or their website, customers of Derwood Farmers Market can pickup their items on Saturdays from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The hours for pre-ordering begin Monday at 5 a.m.  until Thursday at 1 p.m. which gives buyers a chance to shop for their food online.

As different fruits and vegetables become available throughout the season, Rockville Farmers Market adapts to offer products with the highest demand. For 2021, they’re open Saturdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. until November 20.

Open year-round, Bethesda Central Farm Market operates 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m from March through December. During January and February hours adjust to 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Find them every Sunday at Bethesda Elementary School where they offer table seating, music, kids club activities and more.

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Joshua Casazza

About Joshua Casazza

Josh Casazza was a senior at the University of Maryland studying journalism during the summer of 2021 when he interned with Montgomery Community Media.


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