‘Tis The Season for Farmer’s Markets

What’s better than having fresh produce readily available to buy? Over the last few years, farmers markets have been popping up all over the city and in the outlying suburbs.  Now, we have more access to fresher, local produce.

The great thing about farmers markets is that you get to see what multiple farms have to offer and when you find a farm that has the produce and products you like, you don’t have to worry about traveling too far to get them. Make a day of it or an evening with the family and enjoy picking out that night’s dinner.

Below is a list of farmers markets within the Pittsburgh and surrounding areas.

Within the Pittsburgh area:

Citiparks Farmers Market – Pittsburgh Locations

  • Squirrel Hill
  • East Liberty
  • South Side
  • Carrick Dairy District
  • Beechview
  • Mellon Square
  • North Side

Farmers at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

  • Schenley Park Drive, Oakland
  • Wednesdays 2:30 – 6:30pm
  • June through October

Lawrenceville Farmers Market

  • 250 40th Street, in Arsenal Park
  • Saturdays 1 – 4pm
  • June 5 – October 29

Market Square Farmers Market

  • 23 Market Place
  • Thursdays 10am – 2pm
  • Until October 27

Shadyside Farmers Market

  • Liberty School Lot, on the corner of Ellsworth and Filbert Street
  • Saturdays 9am – Noon
  • June 4 – September 24

Farmers Markets in the surrounding Pittsburgh areas:

Dillner Family Farmpictured above

  • 4140 Sandy Hill Road, Gibsonia
  • Daily 10AM – 6PM
  • Until October

Fox Chapel Farmers Market at Shadyside Academy

  • 423 Fox Chapel Road
  • Wednesdays 3 – 6pm
  • June 15 – October 26

Mt. Lebanon Uptown Farmers Market

  • 600-750 Washington Road
  • Saturdays 9am – Noon
  • April 23 – November 19

Ross Farmers Market, North Hills

  • 920 Perry Highway , St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • Wednesdays 3 – 7pm
  • Until the last Wednesday in October

The St. James Farmers Market, Sewickley

  • 200 Walnut Street in Sewickley, St, James parking lot
  • Saturdays 9am – 1pm
  • 1st Saturday in April – the last Saturday before Thanksgiving

For a fun-filled day out with the family, check out Soergel’s Orchards in Wexford.

Soergel Orchards Farm Market & Garden

  • 2573 Brandt School Road, Wexford
  • Monday-Friday, 8AM – 6:30PM; Saturday & Sunday 8AM – 6PM
  • All year
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