Farmers Market Favorites in Rochester, NY

The harvest is in full swing at your local farmers market in Rochester. There is nothing better than indulging in fresh produce that comes straight from your local farmer's field. Not only do their veggies and other edibles taste delicious, but you are also supporting those in your area. Here are some favorite farm markets that our Rochester neighbors love to visit.

Rochester Public Market

Not only does the Rochester Public Market feature fresh produce from area farmers, but many other local and independent businesses partake in selling here as well. You will find delicious food, including specialty items, florists, coffee stands, general merchandise, and more. Special events throughout the year gather an even bigger crowd. There is so much to see at the Rochester Public Market that it has become a tradition for many people to stop by and see what is new several times a year. For a list of special events, you can browse their site for details.

Brighton Farmers Market

Every Sunday from May to October, the Brighton Farmers Market sets up their healthy food items in the Brighton High School parking lot. A list of vendors is available on their website, as well as the special events that they feature several times a year. Musicians are encouraged to perform during open hours and information is available on the site for all who are interested. While you are visiting the Brighton Farmers Market be sure to sign your kids up for the "Good Grub Club". This special club for kids encourages them to eat healthier.

Fairport Farmers Market

Stop by the Fairport Farmers Market for homegrown fruits and vegetables, as well as other goodies. The Fairport Farmers Market also sells homemade jams, jellies, jewelry, syrups, honey, pies, pastries, and more. Food vendors are also ready to serve you with a quick bite to eat if you get hungry while you are browsing. For more information, a list of vendors and frequently asked questions are available on the site.

Sarah Jonae-Ryan has lived in Rochester for more than 30 years. She has several blogs written on a variety of topics.