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Friday, April 5, 2019

Know Before You Go: Farmers' Market

Categories: Event, Festivals, Outdoors

The Basics

What is the event? The Bloomington Community Farmers' Market is a one-stop shop for an array of food and non-food products made by local and regional farmers.

Where is the event? The state’s largest farmers’ market is at Showers Common, 401 N. Morton Street. 

When is the event? In 2019, the Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market will be open ever Saturday beginning April 6 through November 30. The hours of the farmers’ market from April – September are 8 am – 1 pm. The market is open from 9 am – 1 pm during October and November.

How much is the event? The local market is free!

 

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The Goods

The Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market features over 100 local vendors offering a variety of foods and goods all grown and made in Indiana. Take your pick at produce, dairy products, meats, and sauces. You can also grab plants and non-food products such as soap and beeswax. Come to the farmers’ market with an empty stomach because there will be 10 prepared food vendors selling everything from croissants to pulled pork sandwiches.

 

Other Things to Do

The Bloomington Community Farmers’ Market is located right next to the B-Line Trail which is within walking distance of many restaurants and shops. Also, the second Saturday of every month is A Fair of the Arts. It’s an outdoor festival at Showers Plaza that showcases local and regional artists.

There are a number of events happening any given weekend in Bloomington. Check out our events calendar to what’s going on around town.

 

Nia Jones

Nia Jones

Nia is Visit Bloomington’s Content Coordinator. She is a proud Chicago native, but after attending IU, she has yet to leave Bloomington. Her favorite thing about B-Town is the diversity and culture that is found in this small town in the Midwest.  She enjoys exploring new places around town and cheering on the Hoosiers. It’s her goal to try every ethnic restaurant in Bloomington by the end of 2019.

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