Summertime bounty: A guide to the region's farmers markets

2013-04-30T00:00:00Z 2013-05-02T15:24:04Z Summertime bounty: A guide to the region's farmers marketsTimes Staff nwitimes.com
April 30, 2013 12:00 am  • 

As spring returns to Northwest Indiana, many farmers markets are in final preparations for their opening festivities. Residents and visitors alike flock to these seasonal markets, which feature goods as varied as frozen organic meats, baked goods, gourmet coffee and homemade treats and crafts. Below is a quick guide to farmer’s markets in the area.

Lake County:

Crown Point Farmers Market

Main St., South of Courthouse Square

Crown Point

Saturdays, June 1 – Sept. 28

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

crownpoint.in.gov

WIC certified

Highland Community Street Market

Main Square, 3001 Ridge Road

Highland

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

highlandparks.org

Hobart Summer Market on the Lake

Festival Park—111 E Old Ridge Rd

Hobart

Thursdays, June 6 - Sept. 26

3 to 8 p.m.

city.hobart.in.us

Miller Beach Farmers' Market

667 S Lake St (NE corner of Rt 12 and Lake)

Gary

Sundays, May 5 – Sept. 29

8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

millerbeacharts.org

Munster Farmers Market

Centennial Park (North)

Munster

Sundays, May 5 – Oct. 20 (No market Sept. 29)

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

munster.org

St. John Farmers Market

Community Outpatient Centre Parking lot

St. John

Sundays, May 5 - Oct. 27

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

stjohnin.com

Schererville International Farmers Market

South parking lot at Redar Park

Schererville

Thursdays, June – October

3 to 8 p.m.

schererville.org

Porter County:

Chesterton's European Market

Thomas Centennial Park (Broadway at Third Street)

Chesterton

Saturdays, May 4 - Oct. 26

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

ChestertonsEuropeanMarket.com

Portage Community Market

University Center on Central Avenue

Portage

Sundays, June 2 – Sept. 29

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

ci.portage.in.us/parks

Valparaiso's Central Park Plaza Market

Central Park Plaza (Lafayette at Indiana)

Valparaiso

Tuesdays and Saturdays, June 4 - Oct. 29

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

valparaisoevents.com

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