Somerville is a city known for its strong artist community and residents that think globally, act locally. The city has your run of the mill Massachusetts grocery stores, but it also has several farmers markets that run year-round.
1. Union Square Farmers Market - Union Square. This is a wildly popular farmers market, the largest in the state. Extremely accessible location right in Union Square. It's sure to meet all your local produce needs. Saturdays 9am-1pm
2. Davis Square Farmers Market - Davis Square. The Davis Square Market may not be the biggest in the city, but this midweek market offers locally grown produce, eggs, meats, fish, and honey. Everything you could ever need for a delicious home cooked meal. Wednesdays 12-6pm
3. Somerville Winter Farmers Market - Central Hill. This market is open December to March inside The Armory on Highland Avenue. It's a wide array of New England farms and specialty vendors. It's a great outing during winter weekends. Open Saturdays 9:30am- 2pm.
4. Somerville Mobile Farmers Market - Four locations. Spread over multiple locations during 4 weekly time slots, the Somerville Mobile Market is a great option for local produce. The market also accepts many state assistance programs. Fridays & Saturdays
5. The Somerville Flea - Davis Square. This is a flea market BUT Dick's Market Garden is a vendor. You can take in local art, vintage clothing, and still leave with fresh green beans. Sundays 10am-4pm
If you want to show your support Massachusetts offers a Choose Fresh & Local license plate that supports our state farm projects and farmers markets.
There's a lot to like - and learn - about Somerville, Massachusetts.