2018 listing of Northwest Indiana farmers markets

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Published on June 27, 2018 with No Comments

Chesterton European Market

The Chesterton’s European Market is held every Saturday through Oct. 27 from 8:00 a.m.to 2:00 p.m. at 220 Broadway, next to Thomas Centennial Park. Artists, chefs, merchants and farmers travel from across Indiana, Michigan and Illinois to offer visitors their products and services. Featured are artisan breads and pastries, boutique creamery cheeses, ethnic foods, meats, spices, oils, rare books, clothing, accessories, jewelry and fresh-from-the-farm produce and flowers. For more information, call 219-926-5513 or visit www.chestertonseuropeanmarket.com.

Highland Farmers Market

The Highland Farmers Market runs Fridays through Oct. 12, from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. It is located in the pavilion directly in front of The Highland Center. On sale are fresh local product, baked goods, and other locally handcrafted items. For more information, visit www.thehighlandcenter.org.

Michigan City Farmers Market

The Michigan City Farmers Market runs Saturdays through Oct. 13 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., on the corner of 8th and Washington Streets in Michigan City. The market features locally-grown fruits and vegetables in season as well as craft items, flowers, and herbs. Featured are hanging baskets of flowers, pots of aromatic herbs, homegrown fruits and vegetables, and local honeys, butters, and cheeses, along with entertainment. For more information, call 219-210-2055 or visit www.emichigancity.com/farmers-market.

Munster Farmer’s Market

The Munster Parks and Recreation Dept. invites you to the town’s annual Farmers Market. This event takes place on Sundays through Oct. 14, from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Centennial Park, 900 N. Centennial Dr. Live entertainment is provided every other Sunday. For more information, call 219-836-7275 or visit www.munster.org.

Valparaiso Farmers Market

The Valparaiso Market is held Tuesdays and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. through Oct. 20. Featured are fresh produce, plants, flowers, and lunch on the go from one of the food vendors. Tuesdays from June through August will feature live music   The Valparaiso Market is located at Central Park Plaza, 63 Lafayette, near the downtown business district. For more information, call 219-464-8332 or visit www.valparaisoevents.com.

Hobart Summer Market on the Lake

Hobart Summer Market on the Lake is held Thursdays from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. through Aug. 30 at Festival Park. After shopping, stay for an evening of live entertainment in the Revelli Bandshell beginning at 7:00 p.m. For more information, call 219-942-4511 or visit www.cityofhobart.org.

Coffee Creek Farmers Market

Porter County’s first producer-only farmers market runs Wednesdays, May 16 through Oct. 17 from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m., at the Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve, 178 E. Sidewalk Rd., Chesterton. The market features produce by local farmers, specialty food producers, and food trucks. To learn more, call 219-707-9327.

Burns Harbor European Market on the Square

The Burns Harbor European Market on the Square runs Wednesdays through Sept. 26 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., at the Westport Community Club, 1237 Westport Rd., Burns Harbor. Promising a festive community experience, this market features foods, artisans, clothing, meats, and jewelry. For more details, call 219-926-5513.

Portage Farmers Market

The Portage Farmers Market runs through August 17 from 3:00 to 9:00 p.m. at 6300 S. Founders Square Park. Food vendors, crafts, produce, bakery goods and more. To find out more call 219-762-1675.

Whiting Farmers Market

The Whiting Farmers Market runs through October on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in downtown Whiting. The market features produce, flowers, cheeses, and meats. For more information, visit www.whitingindiana.com.

Miller Beach Farmers Market

The Miller Beach Farmers Market runs Sundays through  August, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at 667 S. Lake St. Items for sale include organic produce, baked goods, jewelry, craftware, poultry, and eggs. New this year is a first Friday market, 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. through August. For more information, call 219-678-0288.

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