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Celebrate the Season’s Bounty at Saratoga County Farmers Markets

Saratoga County NY is known for its natural beauty, rich history, and vibrant culture. One of the best ways to experience the local flavors and support the community is by shopping at farmers markets, which showcase the region's agricultural bounty, artisans, and more. Keep reading to learn more about Saratoga County's farmers markets and why you should plan a trip.

Saratoga Farmers’ Market

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Visit one of the most popular and well-established farmers markets in the Saratoga region - the Saratoga Farmers' Market. The large market features diverse local vendors offering fresh produce, locally-raised meats, baked goods, and handcrafted items. You can also find other great products, like soaps, crafts, and unique gifts. With its bustling atmosphere, friendly community, and high-quality products, the Saratoga Farmers’ Market is a top spot for visitors and locals alike.

Their Summer Market is held at High Rock Park from May through October on Wednesdays from 3pm to 6pm and Saturdays from 9am to 1pm. They also have a Winter Market that is open November through April at the Wilton Mall on Saturdays from 9:30am to 1:30pm.

Clifton Park Farmers’ Market

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The Saratoga Farmers’ Market Association also has a Clifton Park location open Mondays from 2pm to 5pm, June through October, at the Shenendehowa United Methodist Church. The Clifton Park Farmers' Market is a producers-only market with local products like food, plants, crafts, and more. Stock up on delicious fruits, vegetables, spirits, pastries, and florals, all made right in the area!

Spa City Farmers’ Market

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Prepare for a delightful shopping experience at the Spa City Farmers' Market in Saratoga Springs. This farmers market is dog friendly, and fun activities are always happening, like face painting, balloon animals, live music, and more. They collaborate with nearly 50 family-owned and New York State-operated small businesses to bring the best premium local products to its visitors.

The Spa City Farmers’ Market is open year-round, every Sunday from 10am to 2pm. Their summer market is open May through October on the front lawn of the Lincoln Baths in Saratoga Spa State Park. During the heart of summer (June through September), the market is also open on Thursdays from 3pm to 6pm. The winter season runs from November through April when the market is held inside the Lincoln Bath House.

Ballston Spa Farmers' Market

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Enjoy a friendly atmosphere, a beautiful setting, and high-quality products at the Ballston Spa Farmers' Market, just a few miles south of Saratoga Springs. The market features a wide range of vendors offering fresh produce, baked goods, artisanal products, and more. Visitors will view vibrant colors from flowers, fruits, and veggies as they shop.

The Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market is held in Wiswall Park on Thursdays from 3pm to 6pm and Saturdays from 9am to 1pm, June through September. Be sure to check out downtown Ballston Spa’s shops and restaurants while you’re in the area.

Greenfield Farmers Market

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Explore a small but mighty summer market, the Greenfield Farmers Market. Browse local products like farm-raised meats and jerky, herbs and spices, flowers and plants, and more. While shopping, local musicians and food vendors flood the area with groovy sounds and delicious smells. Find everything you need for yourself and others at this fun summer market.

The Greenfield Farmers Market is open from June 23 to September 15, 2023, on Fridays from 4pm to 7pm at the Middle Grove United Methodist Church (UMC).

Waterford Harbor Farmers Market

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The Waterford Harbor Farmers Market is located in the Town of Waterford in southern Saratoga County. This farmers market is right on the beautiful waters of the Waterford Harbor, and in the warmer months, guests can even take boat rides and enjoy scenic views of the Hudson River.

At the market, you’ll find gorgeous floral creations, fresh produce, live music, and more. The charming waterfront setting and welcoming community make it a must-visit market for anyone exploring the region. It is held on Sundays from 9am to 1pm from June through October.

Saratoga County’s farmers markets offer a unique opportunity to experience the region's agricultural bounty and support the local community. Whether you're a foodie seeking fresh and delicious produce, a shopper looking for handcrafted goods and artisanal products, or simply a visitor looking to soak up the local atmosphere, the farmers markets have something for everyone.

So, grab your tote bags and get ready to savor the flavors of Saratoga!

This article is sponsored by Saratoga County Tourism. Note: The opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors. They do not necessarily reflect the opinions or view of Saratoga County Tourism or its members.

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