If you're looking for a place to buy fresh fruits and vegetables, Washington, D.C. has many farmers markets large and small that offer a huge selection of fresh produce—as well as numerous other locally-crafted products. While most farmers markets are open seasonally, some of the larger ones are open year-round.
No matter which market you choose, though, you will find items such as local fruits and vegetables, grass-fed beef and pastured eggs, honey, sweet and savory baked goods, locally roasted coffee, and much more. Each market features something different, so check out a variety of them as you are in the area.
Farmers Markets in Washington, D.C.
- 14th and U Farmers Market: Located at 14th and U streets in the thriving U Street Neighborhood of northwest Washington, D.C., the 14th and U market is open each year from May through November on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Adams Morgan Farmers Market: Located at 18th Street and Columbia Road in northwest D.C., the Adams Morgan market is open from May through December on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Capital Harvest on the Plaza Farm Market: Located at Woodrow Wilson Plaza in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (1300 Pennsylvania Avenue), the Capital Harvest on the Plaza market is open on Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. from May through September.
- Chevy Chase Farmers Market: On Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from May through November each year, the Chevy Chase Farmers Market comes to Lafayette Elementary School on Broad Branch and Northampton streets in northwest Washington, D.C.
- CityCenterDC FRESHFARM Market: 1098 New York Ave, NW Washington DC. Open April-October, Tuesday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
- Columbia Heights Community Marketplace: Columbia Heights Civic Plaza, 14th Street and Park Road. Open April-December, Saturday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
- Dupont FRESHFARM Market: 20th St. NW between Massachusetts Ave. and Connecticut Avenue in the adjacent parking of PNC Bank. Open April-December, Sunday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. January-March: Sunday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. SNAP (EBT/Food Stamps) accepted here.
- Eastern Market: 7th St. between C St. & North Carolina Ave. SE Washington, DC. Open Year Round. Tuesday-Friday 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday 7 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Closed Monday.
- Foggy Bottom FRESHFARM Market: 23rd and I streets. Open April-November, Wednesday, 3-7 p.m. SNAP (EBT/Food Stamps) accepted here.
- Georgetown Market in Rose Park: 26th and O streets. Open April-October, Wednesday, 3-7 p.m.
- H Street NE FRESHFARM Market: 625 H Street in northeast Washington, D.C. Open Late April through December on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon. SNAP (EBT/Food Stamps) accepted here.
- Monroe Street Market - Brookland Farmers Market: Plaza and Arts Walk of the Brookland Works Development at 716 Monroe Street in northeast Washington, D.C. Open April through December on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- Mount Vernon Triangle FreshFarm Market: 5th and Eye streets from May through October on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
- New Morning Farm Markets: Sheridan School at 36th Street and Alton Place on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. from June through November and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from December through April. Closed in May.
- Open Air Farmers Markets: At Oklahoma Avenue and Benning Road in the RFK Parkling Lot No.6. Open May through December on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Penn Quarter FRESHFARM Market: Open from April through December on Thursdays from 3 to 7 p.m. at the north end of Eigth Street between D and E streets.
- Union Market: 1309 5th Street on Tuesdays through Fridays from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. year-round.
- U.S. Dept. of Transportation Farmers Market: From late April through November, this weekly market takes place on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the intersection of Third and M streets.
- Ward 8 Farmer's Market: Located at 1901 Mississippi Avenue in southeast D.C., this weekly market is open from June through November and takes place on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.