Best Summer Farm Markets in Boston

From choosing your own crisp greens to refreshing fruits, there’s something special about visiting your local farm market during the summer. We encourage residents of Forest Properties apartments in the Boston area to support local farmers while adding some fresh nutrients into summer recipes! Grab your market bag and head over to one of these five popular summer farm markets.

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Boston Public Market

Fresh dairy, baked treats, and crisp produce… Where is one to begin!? The Boston Public Market is one of the best places to stop and pick up a variety of goods that will cross of a majority of your grocery list. You’ll be cooking up a storm in your Cloverleaf Apartment kitchen in no time!

This year-round, indoor marketplace offers patrons a variety of goods sources from 40+ farmers, fishers, and bakers alike. Located between Sudbury Street and Hanover Street, the market provides bike parking directly outside, opposite of the Greenway. Shopping hours are Monday-Saturday from 8am-8pm, and Sunday from 10am-6pm.

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Dewey Square Farmers Market

As a supplement market of the iconic Boston Public Market, the fresh finds of Dewey Square Farmers Market is perfect for those on-the-go commuters! The pace of Boston is upbeat, but there’s always time to stop by this outdoor arrangement on the Rose Kennedy Greenway from 11:30am to 6:30 pm, every Tuesday and Thursday. Here are some ideas that will encourage you to check it out:

  • Pick up lunch on-the-go
  • Fresh picnic fare and flowers
  • Tackle grocery shopping
  • Grab fresh ingredients on the way home to Landing53

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Copley Square Farmers Market

If the thrill of a bustling farmers market is your idea of an exciting shopping spree, be sure to check out the selection of Copley Square Farmers Market. Operating as Boston’s oldest and largest local market, Copley Square is open on Tuesdays and Fridays from 11am to 6pm in the heart of Back Bay’s commercial and cultural hub. With over two dozen Massachusetts farmers, you’re sure to find something fresh, vibrant, and delicious!

Good to Know: Copley Square is a 20 minute walk for residents of The Parkside!

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Harvard Farmers Market

It’s a smart move to check out the crispiest greens and juiciest veggies of Boston. If you appreciate the historic charm and elegance of Harvard University, then you’ll love pairing your grocery shopping with such views at Harvard Farmers Market!

Bring your burlap bag along and get excited for the perfect opportunity to gather late summer harvests and early autumn treats. This outdoor market is open every Saturday from August 18th through October 27th, between 10am to 1pm.

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Kendall Square Farmers Market

Local fare is coming to residents of Cambridge, and the Kendall Square Farmers Market is among the list of farm markets! Whether you’re looking for artisanal snacks or seasonal spreads, the lush collection of local farmers, bakers, and chefs will help you discover unbeatable goods. Sounds like the perfect way to spend your lunch hour (and fit in a few tasty snacks, too!).

Other Events: Keep your eyes open for one of Kendall Square’s free pop-up cooking demos, yoga classes, and live art galleries.

What fresh goodies are you looking forward to picking up at your local farm market? Share your favorite finds and seasonal recipes with us on Facebook!

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