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The Ultimate Guide to Northern Colorado Farmers Markets [Updated 2018]

This post was updated April 11, 2018 to include current information and recommendations.

The Northern Colorado region hosts two extremes; on one side we have towering mountains and on the other, we have flat farmland which provides a unique combination of rocky areas to explore and fertile land to grow. This means we get to peruse plenty of farms and markets after long days of recreation. And what better way to appreciate the fruits (and vegetables!) of your local farmers’ labor? 

Use our interactive map to find the market nearest you and check out the descriptions below to explore markets in your town and find out when you can stop by.

Whatever you do, make it a point to shop local this summer. Whether you’ve lived in Northern Colorado your whole life or just moved to the area, the local farmers’ market is the best place to get in tune with the heartbeat of our community.

 

 

The Berthoud Local Farmers’ Market | Berthoud

Saturdays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

June 23 – September 29

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This local market in downtown Berthoud‘s Fickel Park offers all locally-made and locally-based foods and goods alongside a full line-up of entertainment. Shop the market, meet your local makers, then stick around from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to enjoy the music! 

 

Drake Road Farmers’ Market | Fort Collins

Saturdays 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

April 21 – September 29

On the northwest corner of West Drake and Worthington every Saturday through September, this popular Fort Collins market sprouts up. Each week, you’ll find a fresh selection of bread, pasta, honey, salsa, tamales, soaps, creams, handmade clothing, coffee, sausages, cookies, pies, goat milk and cheeses, jams, eggs and so much more! In addition to market goods, you can also enjoy live music. For a full list of vendors and to see who’s playing at this week’s market, check out the website

 

Estes Park Farmers Market | Estes Park

Thursdays 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

June 7 – September 27

Featuring all Colorado grown and produced products, the Estes Park market occurs every Thursday in Bond Park. Stop by to buy groceries, meet your local producers and mingle with the community!

 

Farmers’ Market at Fairgrounds Park | Loveland

Sundays 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

June 24 – September 30

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Voted one of the ten best markets in Colorado, this beloved Loveland event occurs every Sunday throughout the summer. Their lengthy list of vendors means there is never a short supply of fresh produce, dairy, meats, baked goods, beverages and even pet supplies! Follow the team on Facebook for market updates, contests and more. 

 

Fort Collins Farmers’ Market | Fort Collins

Sundays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

May 6 – November 11

Wednesdays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

June 14 – September 26

Possibly the most well-known market in NoCo, the Fort Collins Farmers’ Market occurs twice each week throughout the summer. The event draws shoppers, vendors and farmers from all over the region to meet and shop on the south end of Fort Collins. Join the fun Sundays and Wednesdays at Harmony and Lemay in front of Ace Hardware. 

 

Greeley Farmers’ Market | Greeley

Saturdays 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

May – September 

Now over 25 years old, this annual market offers a wide variety of locally grown and produced food products year after year in addition to authentic artwork, crafts, gifts and delicious scones, burritos and pastries to enjoy while you’re there. While shopping, you’ll find in-season produce, meats, cheeses, honey, bread and more. Head to the Union Pacific Depot every Saturday morning to visit with local vendors, hear live music, pick up new recipes and receive information from community groups!

 

Larimer County Farmers’ Market | Fort Collins

Saturdays 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

May 19 – October 28

Farmers Markets in Fort Collins Loveland Windsor Wellington Estes Park Colorado

Larimer County Farmers’ Market opens shop every Saturday morning in the Larimer County Courthouse parking lot in Old Town Fort Collins. They are the oldest farmers’ market in the region, having served the community with local products since 1975. In addition to being a volunteer-run, dog-friendly market, they offer live music every week! 

 

Wellington Farmers’ Market | Wellington

Saturdays 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

June – October

The Wellington Farmers’ Market takes over Centennial Park each Saturday from early June through October, providing healthy, fresh foods and horticultural products to Wellington and the surrounding areas. For more information upcoming market days, check out the website or follow the team on Facebook.

 

Windsor Farmers Market | Windsor

Saturdays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

June 23 – September 29

At Boardwalk Park in Windsor every Saturday, you can expect to find local produce, meats, cheeses, eggs and dairy as well as homemade baked goods and jams, body and pet care, and even information on local nonprofits!

 

Happy shopping!

Do you have a favorite market in Northern Colorado? Let us know in the comments!


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