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
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.

WIC certified

Highland Community Street Market

Main Square, 3001 Ridge Road


9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Hobart Summer Market on the Lake

Festival Park—111 E Old Ridge Rd


Thursdays, June 6 - Sept. 26

3 to 8 p.m.

Miller Beach Farmers' Market

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


Sundays, May 5 – Sept. 29

8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Munster Farmers Market

Centennial Park (North)


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

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

St. John Farmers Market

Community Outpatient Centre Parking lot

St. John

Sundays, May 5 - Oct. 27

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Schererville International Farmers Market

South parking lot at Redar Park


Thursdays, June – October

3 to 8 p.m.

Porter County:

Chesterton's European Market

Thomas Centennial Park (Broadway at Third Street)


Saturdays, May 4 - Oct. 26

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Portage Community Market

University Center on Central Avenue


Sundays, June 2 – Sept. 29

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Valparaiso's Central Park Plaza Market

Central Park Plaza (Lafayette at Indiana)


Tuesdays and Saturdays, June 4 - Oct. 29

8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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