2018 Farmers’ Market Guide for the Northern Rockies

‘Tis the season! Throughout Greater Yellowstone, local farmers, artisans, and vendors are gearing up for their respective 2018 inaugural summer farmers’ markets. Check out the list below to find your spot for fresh veggies, ripe fruits, fragrant flowers, and quaint crafts around the Northern Rockies. (Don’t forget your reusable bags!)

Montana

 

Bozeman

Bogert Farmers’ Market

A Bozeman staple. The Bogert Farmers’ Market is a place for families and friends to gather, socialize, support local businesses and share in a fun-filled community environment!

Tuesdays, 5:00 – 8:00 pm

June 5 – Sept 25

Bogert Park, South Church Avenue, Bozeman

http://bogertfarmersmarket.org/

 

Gallatin Valley Farmers’ Market

Established in 1971, the Gallatin Valley Farmers’ Market provides an opportunity and location for local vendors of homemade food, handmade crafts and locally grown produce to market, display and sell their goods to promote economic well-being and support the development of home-based businesses.

Saturdays, 9:00 am – noon

June 16– September 8

Haynes Pavilion at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds, 901 North Black, Bozeman

http://www.gallatinvalleyfarmersmarket.com/

 

Livingston

Livingston Farmers’ Market

The Livingston Farmers’ Market features home grown fruit, vegetables, meat, herbs and garlic, home baked goods including pies, bagels, cinnamon rolls, etc., plant starts for herbs, vegetables and flowers, flower bouquets, community groups promoting upcoming events, homemade and imported arts and crafts, furniture, apparel, handmade soaps and paper, snacks, drinks, and prepared meals. 
Live music every week from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. Special events held frequently.

Wednesdays, 4:30 – 7:30 pm

May 30 – Sept 19

Miles Band Shell Park, 229 River Drive, Livingston

www.westernsustainabilityexchange.org/lfm

 

Billings

Yellowstone Valley Farmers’ Market

Established in 1985 by a group of Billings residents, the Yellowstone Valley Farmer’s Market is proud to sell exclusively produce and food. YVFM’s mission is to operate a world class farmers’ market that contributes to the success of local food growers and producers in a vibrant community setting.

Saturdays, 8:00 am – noon

July 14-Oct 6

Intersection of 2nd Ave N and N Broadway, Downtown Billings

www.yvfm.org

 

Missoula

Missoula’s Farmers’ Market triage was named among Sunset Magazine’s 2012 ‘Top Ten Markets of the West.’ The three markets are within walking distance of one another, and for those who prefer not to walk, Mountain Line Bus operates a Saturday Market Trolley. The Trolley is free and runs every twenty minutes from 8:55am to 11:45am.

Missoula Famers’ Market

Nearly 100 local vendors are on hand to sell their produce, plants, flowers, breads and coffee.

Saturdays, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm, mid-May to mid-October

Tuesdays, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm, July to early September

Circle Square, at the north end of Higgins Street, Downtown Missoula

www.missoulafarmersmarket.com

 

Clark Fork River Market

This outdoor farmers’ market boasts locally-produced meat, dairy products, fruits, veggies, flowers, baked goods, live music, coffee and vendors who dish up breakfast and lunch.

Saturdays, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

mid-May to mid-October

Under the Higgins Street Bridge, east of Caras Park, Missoula

www.clarkforkmarket.com

 

Missoula Saturday Market

Dozens of craftspeople showcase their photography, jewelry, clothing, soap, glass art, and various other hand-made items.

Saturdays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

mid-May to mid-October

East Pine Street, Downtown Missoula

www.missoulasaturdaymarket.org

 

Whitefish

Downtown Whitefish Farmers’ Market

Unlike corporate agriculture, family farms are run by people who live on the land and care deeply about it. They protect the soil because it sustains them.

Enjoy the bounty of summer every Tuesday at the Whitefish Downtown Farmers’ Market where local farmers and craftsmen showcase their products. Live music, prepared food, and the season’s freshest products are featured.

Tuesdays, 5:00 – 7:30 pm

May 29 – Sept 25

Central Avenue at Depot Park, Whitefish, MT

whitefishfarmersmarket.org

 

Wyoming

 

Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole Farmers’ Market

Bring your family and friends down to the Square to get your weekly groceries, listen to some local music, learn about a local non-profit, taste some great food, and most importantly, come enjoy the benefits of buying and eating locally grown and produced foods.

Saturdays, 8:00 am – noon

July 7-Sept 22

Jackson Hole Town Square

www.jacksonholefarmersmarket.com

 

Idaho

Boise

Boise Farmers’ Market

The Boise Farmers’ Market is a community marketplace where local food and agricultural products are available year-round, and the community can learn about and become engaged in food system issues. The Market is a catalyst and incubator for local food-related activities in the region and helps to build personal and community self-reliance.

The Boise market moves indoors in November and December. Check back for winter location and hours.

Saturdays, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

April-October

Intersection of 10th and Gove Streets, Boise

www.theboisefarmersmarket.com

 

Sun Valley

 

Wood River Farmers’ Markets: Hailey and Ketchum

The Wood River Farmers’ Markets offer seasonally available and locally grown and raised fruits, vegetables, eggs, cheeses, organic meats, fresh herbs, prepared foods, plants and flowers, handmade crafts, candies, and so much more.

Live music is scheduled weekly, kid’s activities are available.

Come join in the fun, meet the farmers and artists who sell the homemade and home-grown products, and enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the open-air markets.

Hailey Market:

Thursdays, 2:00 – 6:00 pm

June 14 – Sept 27

The grassy lot north of Sturtevants off Main Street, Hailey

Ketchum Market:

Tuesdays, 2:00 – 6:00 pm    

June 12 – Oct 9

Town Square, intersection of East Avenue and 4th Street, Ketchum

wrfarmersmarket.org

 

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