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Visit these Farmers Markets in Central New York to Support Local Growers & Makers

Last updated on August 26, 2023.

Did you know that the United States celebrates National Farmers Market Week every summer? The Farmers Market Coalition has established the “holiday” during the first full week of August. But there’s no reason not to celebrate farmers all year long! Lucky for us, there are several farmers markets in Central New York. So whatever day it is, there is somewhere local to go for fresh produce and locally-made goods. Here’s your schedule to all of the farmers markets within an hour drive of Syracuse.

Scroll to the bottom for a map of all the mentioned farmers markets.

Farmers Markets on Mondays

Whitesboro Farmers Market

Village Green
2pm – 7pm
June 5 through September 25.

The only farmers market in Central New York open on Mondays, the Whitesboro Farmers Market boasta a wide variety of local goods. Shoppers can browse through stalls of cheese, honey, flowers, popcorn, produce, meats, crafts, and more.

Farmers Markets on Tuesdays

Auburn Farmers Co-Op Market

Curley’s Restaurant
7am – 2pm
June 5 through fall.

This year the Auburn Farmers Co-Op Market is bigger and better than ever. Set at the parking lot of Curley’s Italian restaurant, the market is open thrice a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Families receiving SNAP benefits will be happy to know that the market accepts them, and even gives double dollars toward fruits and vegetables.

Downtown Syracuse Farmers Market

Clinton Square
8am – 2pm
June 13 through October 10.

The Downtown Syracuse Farmers Market has been something downtown employees have looked forward to every summer for several years. Kicking off each year in June, local vendors take over Clinton Square on Tuesdays. Add in live music, and it becomes the perfect place to spend your lunch break in the city. Or, if you work remotely these days, the perfect excuse to leave your house. Take a lunch break, stretch your legs, and support local. The downtown market is heavily food focused, with both fresh produce and hot meals from local food trucks.

Baldwinsville Farmer’s Market

Baldwin Square — 16 W Genesee St, Baldwinsville
3pm – 7pm
Beginning June 13 through the fall.

Moravia Farmers Market

130 Main Street, Moravia
4pm – 7pm
Summer through the fall.

In addition to the typical fresh produce, meats, and dairy, at the Moravia Farmers Market you can also find homemade bread, soaps, woodworking, and more. The market also takes place on Thursdays.

Farmers Markets on Wednesdays

Bayberry Plaza Farmer’s Market

Bayberry Plaza — 7608 Oswego Rd, Liverpool
8am – 2pm
May through October.

If you’re driving around Liverpool on a Summer Wednesday, you’ve got to stop at the Bayberry Plaza Farmer’s Market. Visitors can browse a wide variety of plants, locally-grown fruits and vegetables, fresh lemonade, homemade donuts and more.

DeWitt Market

Carrier Park — 1033 Kinne St, East Syracuse
2pm – 6pm
Spring through Fall.

New this year, the Town of DeWitt hosts the DeWitt Market every Wednesday afternoon at the baseball park. Vendors include farmers, bakers, crafters, and more. Plus, the market adds live concerts from July 5 through August 16.

Oriskany Farmers Market

Trinkaus Park
2pm – 7pm

June 7 through the end of September.

The Oriskany Farmers Market kicked off in 2022 and is back for its second year. Held every Wednesday afternoon-evening at Trinkaus Park. In addition to the expected vendors, the market also hosts live music and food trucks.

New Hartford Farmers Market

New Hartford Village Green
2:30pm – 7pm
June 14 through August 30.

Held every Wednesday afternoon, the New Hartford Farmers Market hosts a variety of vendors. Additionally, there are appearances from the local library, food trucks, and live music. The market ends its season sooner than most in August.

Owasco Farmers Market

Owasco Town Shelter
3pm – 7pm
June 14 through Fall.

Peanut butter pie. Polished pottery. Peonies and pansies… and lots of things that don’t begin with “p”! Located at the Town Shelter, the Owasco Farmers Market claims to be the biggest and best in Cayuga County. Check it out for yourself and decide.

Chestnut Street Farmers Market

St. John’s Lutheran Church — 502 W Chestnut Street, Rome
3:30pm – 6:30pm
May 24 through September 13.

Fresh roasted coffee, soap made from goat milk, and wood-fired pizzas are just a few of the things you’ll find at the Chestnut Street Farmers’ Market.

Farmers Markets on Thursdays

CNY Thursday Farmers Market

CNY Regional Market — 2100 Park Street, Syracuse
7am – 2pm
May through November.

A smaller version of the popular Saturday Farmers Market, the Thursday market is still one of the largest around. Unlike other markets, here they are able to be indoors in inclement weather. The market features a wide variety of local vendors selling fresh produce, dairy, meat, baked goods, and more.

Auburn Farmers Co-Op Market

Curley’s Restaurant
7am – 2pm
June 7 through fall.

This year the Auburn Farmers Co-Op Market is bigger and better than ever. Set at the parking lot of Curley’s Italian restaurant, the market is open thrice a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Families receiving SNAP benefits will be happy to know that the market accepts them, and even gives double dollars toward fruits and vegetables.

Clinton Farmers Market

Clinton Village Green
10am – 4pm
June 1 through October 5

The quaint village of Clinton lights up every Thursday with the Clinton Farmers Market. Set in the Clinton Village Green, chamber members fill the park with tents and tables of fresh, local goods. Some of the more unique vendors include small-batch bagels, fresh-cut bagels, gourmet bacon, creamy gelato, succulents, and more. Many of the vendors accept SNAP benefits.

Plus there are several great Clinton shops worth visiting.

Moravia Farmers Market

130 Main Street, Moravia
10am – 2pm
Summer through the fall.

In addition to the typical fresh produce, meats, and dairy, at the Moravia Farmers Market you can also find homemade bread, soaps, woodworking, and more. The market also takes place on Tuesday afternoons.

Fayetteville Farmers Market

Fayetteville Town Center
12pm – 6pm
May 4 through October 19

Every week the Fayetteville Farmers Market takes over the massive parking lot at the corner of Route 5 and North Burdick Street. Shoppers can find fresh produce, meat, dairy items, baked goods, and more.

Boonville Farmers Market

Erwin Park
12pm – 5pm
June through December

Boonville Farmers Market is every Thursday at Erwin Park, selling your typical market goods. The market continues in the winter indoors. The market is also open Friday afternoons.

Skaneateles Farmers Market

Austin Park
3pm – 6pm
May 25 through October 12

Thursday is a popular day for farmers markets, as Skaneateles also hosts their market on Thursday afternoons. For a few short hours, visitors can browse produce and creations from local vendors at Austin Park. A similar version of the market is also held on Saturday mornings. (If you’re looking for fresh garlic, Thursday is the day to go.)

Vienna Farmers Market

2740 Route 49, Blossvale
3pm – 6:30pm

May 25 through October 19.

Fresh fruit and vegetables. Baked goods – both regular and gluten-free. Soaps. Fresh eggs. Candles. Crafts. Jams and jellies. All that and more are waiting for you at the Vienna Farmers Market in Blossvale.

Oswego Farmers Market

West First Street
4:30pm – 8:30pm
End of May through October

One of the only local markets open in the evening, the Oswego Farmers Market showcases both local growers and makers as well as live music. Each week features over 40 vendors and food trucks. It’s a great way to spend a Thursday evening.

Farmers Markets on Fridays

Boonville Farmers Market

Erwin Park
2pm – 7pm
June through December

Boonville Farmers Market is also open every Friday at Erwin Park, selling your typical market goods. The market continues in the winter indoors, and is also open on Thursdays.

Farmers Markets on Saturdays

CNY Saturday Farmers Market

CNY Regional Market — 2100 Park Street, Syracuse
7am – 2pm
Year-round.

By far the biggest (and arguably the best) farmers market in Central New York is every Saturday at the CNY Regional Market. With over 300 unique vendors (some rotational/seasonal), there is something for everyone. Fresh meat. Hand-picked fruits and vegetables. Plants, flowers, bushes, trees. Clothing. Baked goods. Jewelry. Locally-made maple syrup and honey. Hot donuts. Locally roasted coffee. Hand-crafted beer, wine, and liquor. Crafts and collectibles. And so much more.

If you’re in the Syracuse area on a Saturday, there is no better way to start your day than by strolling through the many buildings of the regional market. I dare you to visit and not buy something beautiful or delicious!

Auburn Farmers Co-Op Market

Curley’s Restaurant
7am – 2pm
June 2 through fall.

This year the Auburn Farmers Co-Op Market is bigger and better than ever. Set at the parking lot of Curley’s Italian restaurant, the market is open thrice a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Families receiving SNAP benefits will be happy to know that the market accepts them, and even gives double dollars toward fruits and vegetables.

Fulton Farmers Market

Canalview Mall
8am – 12pm
Summer season.

While on the smaller side of local markets, the Fulton Farmers Market has hyper-local plants, produce, and baked goods for shoppers to enjoy.

Hamilton Farmers Market

Village Park
8am – 1pm
May through October

Held at the park in the center of Hamilton, the farmers market is a hit every Saturday morning. With 50+ vendors, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Cazenovia Farmers Market

Memorial Park
9am – 2pm
May through October, with bi-monthly indoor markets during the winter.

Right in the heart of the village you’ll find the Cazenovia Farmers Market every Saturday. Started over 25 years ago, the market only features vendors and growers from within a 25-mile radius. There you’ll find fresh lavender, oils & vinegars, baked goods, art, produce, and more. In the winter, the market moves indoors to the local American Legion twice each month.

Oneida County Public Market

Union Station
9am – 1pm
Year-round.

Established in 2011, Oneida County’s largest farmers market is held every Saturday at Union Station in Utica. During the summer and fall months (May through October), the market is held outside. In the colder seasons, the market moves inside the station. No matter the season, there is plenty of greatly locally-made and locally-grown products to peruse.

Skaneateles Farmers Market

Austin Park
9:30am – 12:30pm
May 27 through October 14

Another popular Saturday stop is the Skaneateles Farmers Market. For a few short hours, visitors can browse produce and creations from local vendors at Austin Park. A similar version of the market is also held on Thursday afternoons.

Holland Patent Farmers Market

Agway
10am – 1pm
June 3 through September 30

This year the Remsen Farmers Market was absorbed into the Holland Patent Farmers Market. Held every Saturday morning at the local Agway, the market has grown to include a wide variety of vendors.

Farmers Markets on Sundays

Alas, Sundays are not popular for farmers markets in Central New York. Although you can find some weekly flea markets! It’s also the perfect time to spend the day tending to your vegetable garden at home. Or make a delicious meal with all the goodies you’ve picked up throughout the week.

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