Local farmer's markets opening for the season

2013-04-26T14:11:00Z 2013-04-26T15:31:04Z Local farmer's markets opening for the seasonTimes Staff nwitimes.com
April 26, 2013 2:11 pm  • 

Here's a listing of local farmer's markets that will be open throughout this spring, summer and fall. Is your hometown's farmer's market missing from this list? Send an email with all the details to celebrate@nwi.com, and we'll gladly add it to the list. Happy local shopping!

Lake County

Crown Point Farmers' Market

Main Street, South of Courthouse Square in Crown Point

June 1 – Sept. 28 (No market June 15)

Saturdays: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Host: Mayor's Office of Special Events

Contact: Diana Bosse

(219) 662-3290

www.crownpoint.in.gov

WIC certified

Griffith Central Market

Central Park in Griffith

May 3 – Sept. 27

Fridays: 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Contact: Kathy Ruseken

(219) 484-6697 or kruesken@att.net

Highland Community Street Market

Main Square, 3001 Ridge Road, in Highland

June 8 – Oct. 19 (No market July 6 and Sept. 7)

Saturdays: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Host: Highland Parks & Recreation Department

(219) 838-0114

www.highlandparks.org

Hobart Summer Market on the Lake

Festival Park, 111 E Old Ridge Road, in Hobart

June 6 - Sept. 26

Thursdays: 3 p,m. - 8 p.m.

Host: Mayor’s Office of Special Events

Contact: Raeann Trakas

(219) 942-4511

hobartspecialevents@gmail.com

www.city.hobart.in.us

Miller Beach Farmers Market

667 S. Lake St., in Gary

May 5 – Sept. 29

Sundays: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Host: Miller Beach Arts and Creative District

(219) 938-7720

http://www.millerbeacharts.org

Munster Farmers’ Market

Centennial Park (North) in Munster

May 5 – Oct. 20 (No market Sept. 29)

Sundays: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Host: Munster Parks & Recreation

(219) 836-7275

www.munster.org

St. John Farmers' Market

Community Outpatient Centre Parking lot

9660 Wicker Ave., in St. John

May 5 - Oct. 27 (No market June 20 and July 4)

Sundays: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Host: Town of St. John

(219) 365-6043

www.stjohnin.com

Schererville's International Farmers' Market

South parking lot at Redar Park in Schererville

May 16 – Sept. 26 (No market June 26 and July 4)

Thursdays: 3 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Host: Town of Schererville

Contact: Parks and Recreation

(219) 865-5530

www.schererville.org

Whiting Farmers’ Market

In front of City Hall, 1443 119th St., in Whiting

May 4 – Oct. 26 (No market July 27)

Saturdays: 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Rain or shine

Host: City of Whiting

Contact: Norb Dudzik

(219) 384-7147

cruisenight@whitingindiana.com

www.whitingindiana.com

LaPorte County

LaPorte Farmers' Market

Lincolnway and Monroe Street in LaPorte

May 18 – Oct. 12

Saturdays: 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Host: LaPorte Urban Enterprise Association

www.cityoflaporte.com

Michigan City Farmers' Market

8th and Washington St., in Michigan City

May 4 – Oct. 26

Saturdays: 8 a.m. – noon

Host: Michigan City Mainstreet Association

http://uptownartsdistrict.org/?page_id=340

Porter County

Chesterton's European Market

Thomas Centennial Park, Broadway at Third Street in Chesterton

May 4 - Oct. 26

Saturdays: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Host: Chesterton/Duneland Chamber of Commerce

www.ChestertonsEuropeanMarket.com

Portage Community Market

Central Ave. and Adam Harting’s Way in Portage

June 2 – Sept. 29

Sundays: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Host: Portage Parks Department

www.ci.portage.in.us/parks

Valparaiso's Central Park Plaza Market

Central Park Plaza in Valparaiso

June 1 - Oct. 29

Tuesdays and Saturdays: 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Tuesdays: (beginning June 1) 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Host: Valparaiso Community Festival & Events

(219) 464-8332

Illinois

The Lan-Oak Park District Farmer’s Market

Park Plaza at Ridge Road and Grant Street in Lansing

June 5 – Aug. 28

Wednesdays: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Contact: Oralethea Davenport

(708) 474-8552 or via email atodavenport@lanoakparkdistrict.org.

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About Crown Point



City Hall
101 N. East Street
Crown Point, Ind. 46307
(219) 662-3240

Police Department
124 N. East Street
Crown Point, Ind. 46307
(219) 663-2131

Fire Department
126 N. East Street
Crown Point, Ind. 46307
(219) 662-3248

Crown Point Community Schools
200 E. North Street
Crown Point, Ind. 46307
(219) 663-3371

Crown Point Parks and Recreation
11065 Broadway, Suite F
Crown Point, Ind. 46307
(219) 661-2271