Upper Valley Farmers' Markets

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Friend of the Market

You love farmers’ markets? You love a deal? Friend of the Market is for YOU! Buy a FoM card and enjoy vendor specials each week at eight farmers’ markets.

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Farmers' Markets Calendar

Scroll down for a list of markets, or download our printable Upper Valley farmers’ markets schedule. Post it at work! Put it on the fridge!

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Power of Produce Clubs

Power of Produce Clubs

Power of Produce Clubs are free, fun, and for any child ages 5-12. Come once, come often, come any time, and get your child involved in the power of produce!

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Recipes

Local recipes for local foods. Explore simple ways to eat old and new Upper Valley foods. Organized by ingredient and kitchen-tested by our staff.

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Calendar

August 2018

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
  • Woodstock Farmers' Market
  • Hanover Area Farmers' Market
  • West Hartford Farmers' Market
2
  • Royalton Farmers' Market
  • Lebanon Farmers' Market
  • Feast & Field Market
3
  • Chelsea Farmers' Market
  • Newport Farmers' Market
  • Greater Falls Farmers' Market
  • Hartland Farmers' Market
4
5
6
7
8
  • Woodstock Farmers' Market
  • Hanover Area Farmers' Market
  • West Hartford Farmers' Market
9
  • Royalton Farmers' Market
  • Lebanon Farmers' Market
  • Feast & Field Market
10
  • Chelsea Farmers' Market
  • Newport Farmers' Market
  • Greater Falls Farmers' Market
  • Hartland Farmers' Market
11
12
13
14
15
  • Woodstock Farmers' Market
  • Hanover Area Farmers' Market
  • West Hartford Farmers' Market
16
  • Royalton Farmers' Market
  • Lebanon Farmers' Market
  • Feast & Field Market
17
  • Chelsea Farmers' Market
  • Newport Farmers' Market
  • Greater Falls Farmers' Market
  • Hartland Farmers' Market
18
19
20
21
22
  • Woodstock Farmers' Market
  • Hanover Area Farmers' Market
  • West Hartford Farmers' Market
23
  • Royalton Farmers' Market
  • Lebanon Farmers' Market
  • Feast & Field Market
24
  • Chelsea Farmers' Market
  • Newport Farmers' Market
  • Greater Falls Farmers' Market
  • Hartland Farmers' Market
25
26
27
28
29
  • Woodstock Farmers' Market
  • Hanover Area Farmers' Market
  • West Hartford Farmers' Market
30
  • Royalton Farmers' Market
  • Lebanon Farmers' Market
  • Feast & Field Market
31
  • Chelsea Farmers' Market
  • Newport Farmers' Market
  • Greater Falls Farmers' Market
  • Hartland Farmers' Market

Farmers' Markets are Unique

A truly local shopping experience. The vendors are truly local businesses. Most market rules require that vendor booths are staffed by the producer/grower/maker of the products. Meet the person behind the product, hear their story, and learn why their product is unique.

You knew them when…. Farmers’ markets are a perfect venue for new enterprises to meet the public, test their products, build relationships, and grow their dream business. From lettuce to gelato to acupuncture to cupcakes, successful businesses around the Upper Valley have gotten their feet wet at the farmers’ market. Market shoppers get to dive right in with them as they learn, experiment, and grow.

Everything but the kitchen sink. Luckily we have many places to buy from local business owners, and many ways to buy fresh local foods. What sets markets apart is the direct relationship you can have with  many vendors in one place whether they sell candles or cabbage or cake.

Farmers' Markets

Ascutney Farmers’ Market
Ascutney, VT
Saturdays, 9 am-1 pm

Bethel Farmers’ Market
Bethel, VT
Mondays, 3-6 pm

Canaan Farmers and Artisans’ Market
Canaan, NH
Sundays, 10 am-2 pm

Chelsea Farmers’ Market
Chelsea, VT
Fridays, 3-6 pm

Claremont Farmers’ Market
Claremont, NH
Saturdays, 9 am-1 pm

Feast & Field Market
Barnard, VT
Thursdays, 5:30-8 pm

Greater Falls Farmers’ Market
Bellows Falls, VT
Fridays, 3-7 pm

Hanover Farmers’ Market
Hanover, NH
Wednesdays, 3-6 pm

Hartland Farmers’ Market
Hartland, VT
Fridays, 4-7 pm

Lebanon Farmers’ Market
Lebanon, NH
Thursdays, 3-7 pm

Market on the Green
Woodstock, VT
Wednesdays, 3-6 pm

Mt Tom Farmers’ Market
Woodstock, VT
Saturdays, 9:30 am-12:30 pm

Newport Farmers’ Market
Newport, NH
Fridays, 3-6 pm

Norwich Farmers’ Market
Norwich, VT
Saturdays, 9 am-1 pm

Randolph Farmers’ Market
Randolph, VT
Saturdays, 9 am-1 pm

Riverside Grange Community Farmers’ Market
West Topsham, VT
Sundays, 11 am-3 pm

Royalton Farmers’ Market
South Royalton, VT
Thursdays, 3-6 pm

Springfield Farmers’ Market
Springfield, VT
Saturdays, 10 am-1 pm

West Hartford Farmers’ Market
West Hartford, VT
Wednesdays, 4-7 pm

Wilmot Farmers’ Market
Wilmot, NH
Saturdays, 9 am-12 pm

Windsor Farmers’ Market
Windsor, VT
Saturdays, 11 am-2 pm

SNAP at Markets

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families and provides economic benefits to communities. In Vermont, SNAP is also called 3SquaresVT, and many also use the former name ‘food stamps’ as well.

Farmers’ markets around Vermont and New Hampshire accept SNAP benefits via EBT cards. Many of these markets accept debit and credit cards too.

Using a SNAP EBT card at a participating market is fairly easy and may double your shopping dollars. Many Vermont and New Hampshire markets are part of ‘double value coupon’ programs. When SNAP recipients use EBT at these markets, they receive an additional $10 to spend! Our downloadable market schedule indicates which markets accept SNAP EBT and which double benefits.

To use your EBT (or regular debit) card at a market, you will need to visit the booth with the debit card machine. Usually there is a large sign indicating this booth, you can visit NOFA VT’s instructions to see a picture. Swipe your EBT card and enter your PIN, just like you would at any other store. You will receive wooden tokens in $1 increments  and a matching amount of Crop Cash (VT) or Granite State Market Match (NH) up to $10 per market day at participating markets.

Use SNAP and double your money at Newport, Claremont, Lebanon, and Wilmot farmers’ markets on the New Hampshire side of the Upper Valley. On the Vermont side, Chelsea, Greater Falls, Hartland, Norwich, Royalton, and Woodstock all accept and double SNAP benefits.

Interested in learning more about SNAP and whether your family might qualify for SNAP benefits? Learn about New Hampshire SNAP here, and Vermont SNAP here.

This project is funded by the United States Department of Agriculture Farmers’ Market Promotion Program, agreement AM170100XXXXG127.

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Becka Warren

Valley Food & Farm Communications Coordinator

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— Becka Warren, Valley Food & Farm Communications Coordinator

Part of Vital Communities' Valley Food & Farm team since 2012, Becka fosters relationships that keep agriculture a daily part of community life in the Upper Valley. She works with current and future farmers, businesses, schools, and partners across Vermont and New Hampshire to build connections that support farm viability and keep our landscapes working. Becka lived in Seattle for many years, where she worked for the Washington State University Small Farms Program, Cascade Harvest Coalition, Seattle Tilth, and area vegetable farms. Becka is also a writer, founding and writing Ask Umbra at gristmagazine.com until 2009. She holds a BA from Brown University and lives in Hartland, Vermont, with her family.



Beth Roy

Valley Food & Farm Manager

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— Beth Roy, Valley Food & Farm Manager

Before joining Vital Communities, Beth Roy worked in the environmental and place-based education fields for 17 years in various positions around New England including at the Vermont Institute of Natural Science and as the Director of Education at the Nature Museum in Grafton, Vt. Beth is also on the boards of the Vermont Science Teacher Association (VSTA) and the Vermont State-Wide Environmental Education Programs (SWEEP), a coalition of dozens of individuals and organizations promoting sustainability and environmental education in Vermont. Beth is a New Hampshire native and lives in Hartland, Vt., with her husband and two children. When Beth is not working you will find her exploring the woods around her home with her family or cooking up a new taste test (made of local foods, of course!) for her children.



Lauren Griswold

Valley Quest and Volunteer Coordinator, Valley Food & Farm Program Assistant

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Valley Quest, Food & Farm

— Lauren Griswold, Valley Quest and Volunteer Coordinator, Valley Food & Farm Program Assistant

Lauren Griswold joined Vital Communities in May 2017 to coordinate Power of Produce (POP) clubs at Upper Valley farmers' markets and farmstands. In August 2017 she became our Valley Quest and Volunteer Coordinator, in addition to her role as the Valley Food & Farm Program Assistant. Lauren grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and graduated from the University of Vermont in 2011 with a Bachelor's degree in English and Environmental Studies. Her passion for sustainable agriculture took her out West, where she served as a garden educator in Bend, Oregon. After an enriching chapter in the high desert, Lauren is thrilled to be back in central Vermont. She is passionate about the rich communities and natural beauty of the Upper Valley, and enjoys engaging the next generation with wonder and enthusiasm about this special place. In her free time, Lauren can be found mountain biking, cross country skiing, gardening, knitting, and savoring meals with friends and family.



Nancy LaRowe

Local First Manager and Valley Food & Farm Coordinator

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Food & Farm

— Nancy LaRowe, Local First Manager and Valley Food & Farm Coordinator

Nancy joined Vital Communities as the Valley Food & Farm Coordinator in 2014. She works to support and grow our local food system and economy. Nancy has lived, worked, and farmed in the Upper Valley for more than 25 years and believes our community is healthier and stronger when our connections to food and the farms that produce it stay vital.

Nancy's informal job title is Farmer-in-Residence: she also runs a pasture-based cattle farm in Norwich, Vt. Nancy is on the Board of the Norwich Farmers' Market, and a retired Norwich volunteer firefighter and EMT. She loves puttering in the garden, hiking with her dog, and visiting farmers' markets.