Dare we say our favorite part about warmer days here on The Classic Coast (aside from summer sangria, rooftop bars, pristine beaches... okay, we like a lot about summer) is the return of a robust roster of farmer's markets and farm stands. Longer days bring with them vibrant locally grown fruits, veggies and handcrafted baked goods; all grown and made right here in Rhode Island. All you have to do is take your pick.

 

 

AQUIDNECK GROWERS' MARKET

Reopening: Wednesday, May 15

Named Rhode Island's Can't Miss Market by Yankee Magazine, the Aquidneck Growers Market features 25+ vendors and offers easy access to seasonal, locally-grown food and greater awareness of the benefits of eating fresh local foods. Market runs May - October. The selection of goods includes:

  • Fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs
  • Farm-raised eggs
  • Breads, cheeses and baked goods
  • Meat and seafood products
  • Fresh cut flowers and plants
  • Coffee beans
  • Prepared foods including tacos, burritos and Middle-Eastern options

 

HOURS AND LOCATION

 

  • Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Newport Vineyards
  • Wednesdays, 2:00 - 6:00 PM: Memorial Blvd. near Bellevue Avenue
 
HOW TO PAY

The market accepts cash or allows you to use your debit or credit card to purchase $5 increments of market tokens, from which you will receive change in dollars from vendors once making a purchase. Debit and credit cards accepted at various vendors. 

 

MOUNT HOPE FARMERS MARKET

Historic Mount Hope Farm dates back more than 325 years and operates a year-round market selling everything from fresh product and ingredients to locally made soaps and lotions. After shopping, stick around to enjoy live music, demonstrations, tastings and more. The market remains indoors for the winter and transitions outside once the weather warms. Vendor specialties include:

  • Fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Meats, seafood, cheeses and eggs
  • Local honey, coffee and baked goods
  • Prepared foods
  • Soaps, lotions and cleaning products
  • Local crafts
 
HOURS AND LOCATION

Saturdays, 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM: Mount Hope Farm

 
HOW TO PAY

The market accepts debit, credit, SNAP & WIC. Pay cash or card at the welcome table to purchase Fresh Buck tokens accepted by all vendors. 

 

 

BARRINGTON FARMERS MARKET

Reopening: May 2

The Barrington Farmers Market is held yearly in Haines Memorial State Park. Featured vendors include Mello's Farm Stand, Green Leaf Farm, Crooked Paw Canine Delicacies and many more. Explore locally grown and crafted goods including fruit, vegetables, herbs, honey, eggs, flowers, jams & jellies and baked goods. You'll also find a wide selection of specialty goods crafted locally, from beeswax and candles to lip balm, lotions and soaps. May - October

 
HOURS AND LOCATION

Wednesdays, 2:00 - 6:00 PM: Haines Memorial State Park, Haines Park Road, Barrington

 
HOW TO PAY

The market accepts cash, credit, SNAP, WIC and Fresh Bucks (coins in denominations of $5).

 

 

JAMESTOWN FARMERS MARKET

Reopening: Monday, June 17

Jamestown Farmers Market is held at the Jamestown Recreation Center and offers local produce, herbs, meats, flowers, crafts and artwork, and more from a variety of vendors. June - SeptemberDetails

 
HOURS AND LOCATION

Mondays, 4:00 - 7:00 PM: Jamestown Recreation Center, Conanicus Drive

 
HOW TO PAY

The market cash and credit cards.

 

 

 

SCHOOLYARD MARKET

Reopening: Sunday, June 16

Developed by the operators of Hope & Main in Warren, the Schoolyard Market features more than 30 vendors during its season and is held in a century-old converted school building with plenty of space for shopping, workshops and demos. Goods hail from all over the state with vendors including Fully Rooted Juice, Knead Doughnuts, Sacred Cow Granola and many more. June - October

 

HOURS AND LOCATION

Sundays, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM: 691 Main Street, Warren 

 
HOW TO PAY

The market accepts cash, credit, SNAP & WIC.

 

 

WALKER'S ROADSIDE STAND

Reopening: June

Walker's Roadside Stand in Little Compton is nestled along Route 77. Enjoy fruits, veggies, flowers and an assortment of organic nuts, jams and more. When you've finished shopping, walk on over to Wilma's - a quaint sandwich shop & bakery located next door. June - October.

 
HOURS AND LOCATION

Daily, 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM: 261 West Main Road, Little Compton 

 
HOW TO PAY

The stand accepts cash and credit. 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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