Don’t Miss Any of the Fresh Produce at Your Local Farmers Market This SummerDelaware Fresh Farmers Markets

There’s nothing better than fresh food grown locally and brought directly to your local farm stand — unless you grow it yourself.  We at NorthDelaWHEREHappening thought we’d spotlight some of the great, open-air, fresh, and LOCAL markets with bountiful harvests.  These “Super 17” Farmers Markets in North Delaware will easily enable you to eat fresh, local, and DElicious foods everyday!




De Ave Farmers MarketDelaware Avenue Farmers’ Market

1727 Delaware Avenue (corner of Delaware Avenue & Scott Street), Wilmington, DE 19806

  • 4 to 7:30 p.m.
  • May 3 through October 25, 2016
  • Website/Facebook: Website | Facebook

Delaware Avenue Farmers’ Market offers fresh produce, herbs, flowers, plants, baked goods and more.  For more information or to obtain a vendor application, contact Mandy Lamborn at (610)329-3936 or [email protected].


Wilmington Farmers MarketsWilmington Farmers Market

Rodney Square, 10th and Market Streets, Wilmington, DE 19801

  • 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • May 4 through October 22, 2016
  • Website/Facebook: Website

For more info or to obtain a vendor application, contact Tucker Casey: (302)425-0196 or [email protected].

Route 9 Farmers’ MarketFarmers Market

Bowlerama Parking Lot, 3031 New Castle Avenue, New Castle, DE  19720

  • 3 to 7 p.m.
  • May 4 – October 26, 2016
  • Website/Facebook: Website | Facebook

Contact: Michael Begatto at (302)395-5624 or [email protected].  This market accepts EBT cards (SNAP benefits) this season.


Cool Spring Park Farmers Market

Coolspring Park Farmers MarketCool Spring Park (West 10th & North Jackson Streets), Wilmington, DE 19806

  • 4 to 8 p.m.
  • June 23 through October 6, 2016
  • Website/Facebook: WebsiteFacebook

Cool Springs Park Farmers Market features live music and kids’ entertainment.  Contact: Michael Begatto at (302)395-5624 or [email protected].  This market accepts EBT cards (SNAP benefits) this season.

Planting Hope Campus Market

Herman Holloway Campus, Sr.,1901 N. Dupont Hwy, New Castle, DE 19720

  • 12 to 2 p.m.
  • June 16 through September 22, 2016
  • Website/Facebook: Facebook

Contact Gail Hermenau at [email protected].

Rockwood Park Farmers Market

Farmers MarketRockwood Park, 610 Shipley Road (entrance of Washington St. Ext., near Shipley), Wilmington, DE 19809

  • 3 to 7 p.m.
  • May 5 through October 27, 2016
  • Website/Facebook: Website | Facebook

For more information on the Rockwood Park Farmers Market or to obtain a vendor application, contact Michael Begatto: (302)395-5624 or [email protected].  This market accepts EBT cards (SNAP benefits).

Winterthur Museum Farm Stand

5105 Kennett Pike.  In front of the Winterthur Museum Store at the Cottage.

  • 1:30 to 5:30 p.m.
  • July through September
  • Website/Facebook: Website

No ticket is required for the Farm Stand or Gift Shop.  Parking available behind the cottage near the Winterthur Post Office.  Call (800)448-3883 or (302)888-4600 for information.

University of DelawareUniversity of Delaware Farmers Market

Mentors’ Circle next to Morris Library (181 S College Ave, Newark, DE 19717)

  • 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • June 30 through September 15
  • Website/Facebook: Website

The Farmers Market is generally held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Thursdays through the summer at Mentors’ Circle.  It offers a wide variety of locally grown produce, spices, baked goods, and more.  Run by the UD Dining Services with most foods from the College of Agriculture & Natural Resources.


Carousel Park Farmers MarketCarousel Park & Equestrian Center

3700 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE  19808

  • 2 to 7 p.m.
  • May 6 through October 28, 2016
  • Website/Facebook: Website | Facebook

For more information or to obtain a vendor application, contact Michael Begatto: (302)395-5624 or [email protected].  This market accepts EBT cards (SNAP benefits).

Fresh Friday Farmers’ Market

Nemours Plaza, 10th & Tatnall Streets, Wilmington, DE 19802

  • 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • April 29 – October 28, 2016
  • Website/Facebook: NONE

Contact Tucker Casey at (302)425-0196 or [email protected].

Kennett Square Farmers MarketFresh Local Food

101 E. State St., Kennett Square, Pa.

Located on State Street between Union and Broad Streets, this market often features live local musicians.  Updated recipes can be found at the Kennett Square Farmers Market Blog.  Contact Mary Hutchins at (610)444-8188 or [email protected] for information.

Southbridge Youth Garden Farm Stand

Neighborhood House Inc., 1218 B Street, Wilmington, DE 19801

  • Fridays (last Friday of month only), 3 to 7 p.m. (June – August); 4 to 5 p.m. (September – October)
  • June 24, July 29, August 26, September 30, October 28, 2016
  • Website/Facebook: Facebook

Contact Randi Novakoff at [email protected] or (302)737-6205 ext. 111.  This market accepts EBT cards (SNAP benefits).

Farmers MarketGlasgow Park Farmers Market

Glasgow Park, 2275 Pulaski Highway (near intersection of Rt. 40 & Rt. 896), Newark, DE  19702

  • Fridays, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • May 6 – October 28, 2016
  • Website/Facebook: Website | Facebook

Glasgow Park features Music at the Market every week.  Contact Michael Begatto at (302)395-5624 or [email protected].  This market accepts EBT cards (SNAP benefits).

Bellefonte Farmers’ MarketFarmers Market

510 Duncan Road (Bellevue Community Center Garden), Wilmington, DE  19809

  • 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • June 3 through September 9, 2016
  • Website/Facebook: Website | Facebook

Contact: Jessica Graham at (304)962-2435 or [email protected]


Centerville Farmers’ Market

live healthy new castle county52 Twaddell Mill Road, Centerville, DE 19807

  • 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Saturdays only; closed 2nd & 4th Saturdays from June 18 through October 15, 2016
  • Website/Facebook: NONE

Contact: Connor Callahan at (302)367-9404 or [email protected].

New Garden Growers’ Market

8943 Newport Gap Pike (Rt. 41) in Avondale, Pennsylvania, in front of the New Garden Township Maintenance Garage

  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • May 7 through November 19, 2016
  • Website/Facebook: Website | Facebook

This is a “growers market” because all the farmers who sell their produce at the market must grow it themselves.  For information, please contact [email protected].

SUNDAYCo-op farmers market
Co-Op Farmers’ Market

Newark Natural Foods Co-Op, 280 E. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711

  • 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • May 1 through November 20, 2016
  • Website/Facebook: Facebook

For more info or to obtain a vendor application, contact Alison DePaola at (302)368-5894 or [email protected].  This market accepts EBT cards (SNAP benefits).


Tell Us About YOUR Favorite Local Summer Food Stand!


Historic Penn Farm

Historic Penn Farm is being transformed into a community resource for sustainable urban agriculture, environmental conservation, and healthy lifestyles, all through the collaborative efforts of our community.

The Farm Stand is currently undergoing a renovation including a large, freestanding pavilion with a green roof as well as a new roof on the existing structure.

Fifer’s Farm Stand at Historic Penn Farm

791 Frenchtown Road New Castle, DE 19720

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Monday through Saturday
  • Website/Facebook: Website | Facebook

Call (302)359-1530 for information

Historic Penn Farm Farm Stand