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Farmer’s Markets in Northern Indiana

There’s nothing quite like home grown produce, made my the local farmer, fresh off the field. Farmer’s markets are becoming more and more popular as people prefer to get locally grown produce.

Here’s a breakdown of the Farmer’s Markets in Northern Indiana that I know about. If you know of a market not on the list, please feel free to lets us know about it in the comments.

Valparaiso Farmer’s Market

Where: Downtown Valparaiso, Park Plaza

When: Tuesday 9-5, Saturday 9-3 (June through October)

More Information: Valparaiso Events

Michigan City Main Street Farmer’s Market

Where: Downtown Michigan City – 8th and Washington Streets

When: Saturdays 8am – Noon (May through October)

More information: Michigan City Main Street

Chesterton European Market

Where: Downtown Chesterton, Indiana

When: Every Saturday May Through October – 8am-2pm

More Information: Chesterton European Market

Farmer’s Market at the Schoolhouse Shop

Where: Schoolhouse Shop in the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

When: Every Friday and Saturday 10am – 4pm

More Information: Schoolhouse Shop Website


Looking for information on even more Farmer’s Markets and other “agritourism” attractions in Indiana? Check out the Indiana State Department of Agriculture’s (ISDA) new 2010 Agritourism & Farmer’s Market Online Directory.

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Written by : Jonathan Thomas is a blogger based in Northwest Indiana. He's passionate about the Indiana Dunes and Lake Michigan and wants to share all the fun possible in the area with the rest of the world. When not blogging for Travel Indiana, he hangs his hat at his Anglophile blog - Anglotopia and Niche Blogger Today. If you want to connect with him, you can contact him on Twitter @jonathanwthomas Jonathan receives compensation from the Indiana Office of Tourism Development in exchange for blogging. For more information, please see our FTC Disclosure page.