It's May~the flowers are blooming, the birds are singing and the farmer's markets are returning to the Cape!
Cape Cod has become quite the food destination in the past couple of years and there are now many farms and local producers that come to weekly farmer's markets across the Cape. Here are some of our favorites that are just opening up now:
Orleans Farmers Market 21 Old Colony Way Orleans, MA Phone: 508-237-9492
Here shoppers can expect to find Cape Cod grown vegetables, plants, honey, lobsters, soap, worms, flowers, bread and other local products.
Dates and Hours: Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon; May 28-November 26
Wellfleet Farmers Market Behind Wellfleet Preservation Hall, 335 Main Street Wellfleet, MA Phone:
This market is full of fun and food -- vendors gather to offer you their best products for growing a garden, coffee, spices, dairy products, meat, handmade crafts, and much more.
Dates and Hours: Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-noon; May 20 to mid-October 15,
Farmers Market at Cape Cod Beer 336 Phinney’s Lane MA Hyannis, MA Phone:
Come to the brewery weekly to buy a large variety of organic meats and produce, kettle corn, foccia and other breads, cookies, whoopie pies, cold pressed juices from fruits and vegetables, wine, eggs, smoothies, ice cream pops.
Dates and Hours: Fridays, 3-6 p.m. May 22-October 9
Provincetown Farmers Market Commercial and Ryder streets, across from Town Hall Provincetown, MA Phone:
Shoppers at this Provincetown community market will find organic vegetables, fresh blueberries, artisan cheeses, greens, baked goods, olive oil, and fresh fruit.
Dates and Hours: Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; mid-May - mid-October
Bass River Farmers Market 311 Old Main Street South Yarmouth, MA Phone:
Come to this open-air market in the heart of Cape Cod and spend the morning perusing vendor tables offering up fresh fruit, vegetables, baked goods, and so much more. Markets are open rain or shine.
Dates and Hours: Thursdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; Thursday market runs June 16 to September 15; Saturday market runs June 18 through September 17.
Sandwich Farmers Market The Village Green, Old Main Street (164 Route 6A) Sandwich, MA Phone: 617-347-5192
Vendors at this summer-fall market include Oakdale Farms, J.H. Beaulieu meat and produce, Honey I'm Home, and Thyme After Thyme. Get fresh Atlantic lobster, flowers, soaps, crafts, gifts, and so much more.
Dates and Hours: May-October on Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
(Thanks to visitnewengland.com for the listings)
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