The Best Foods to Try at the Farmers Market in Brooklyn

If you’re searching for fresh, local produce on your next trip to Brooklyn, New York, look no further than the Park Slope Down to Earth Farmers Market. Every Wednesday and Sunday, guests can visit The Old Stone House in Park Slope and peruse a wide variety of products, including specialty food items, gourmet meats and cheeses, farm-fresh produce, and much more. Just steps from At Home In Brooklyn, a trip to the market is one of the best ways to get to know the community and will make you feel like a local! Here’s what you’ll find at a farmers market in Brooklyn. 

Spend an Afternoon at the Farmers Market in Brooklyn

At the Park Slope Farmers Market, you’ll find everything from fresh seafood, fruits, and vegetables to artisanal baked goods, as well as homemade personal care products like soaps and body lotions. They also carry specialty items like local olive oil, honey, wine, pickles, and more, and a variety of food vendors offer up delicious treats for market-goers. The Sunday market is open year-round from 10 AM to 5 PM, and the Wednesday event is held from 3 to 7 PM, May through November. Before you head out, be sure to check their website to find out what’s in season!

Other Great Markets to Explore

Brooklyn Borough Hall Greenmarket: Open on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 8 AM to 5 PM, the Brooklyn Borough Hall market is a must-see when you’re in the area. Here, you’ll find everything from fresh produce and flowers to grass-fed meat, fresh-caught fish, free-range eggs, dairy products, and more. This market has been operating for over 25 years and is held on Court Street and Montague Street in Brooklyn.

Brooklyn Grand Army Plaza Greenmarket: Founded in 1989, the Grand Army Plaza Market is situated in the northwest corner of Prospect Park and is open on Saturdays from 8 AM to 4 PM, year-round. Foodies can enjoy a huge array of farm-fresh eats as well as educational programs like book signings, family-friendly activities, cooking demonstrations, and more.

Rossman Farms: Located on the corner of 26th Street and 3rd Avenue in Brooklyn, Rossman Farms has been a neighborhood institution for almost 20 years. They offer a huge selection of local fruits and veggies, as well as a variety of homemade salads, hummus, and gourmet cheeses. Plus, they’re open 24/7 all year long, so you can feed your craving no matter the hour!

Plan Your Stay with At Home In Brooklyn!

A trip to a farmers market in Brooklyn is a wonderful way to spend a summer day, and all of the locations listed above are just a short drive or walk from our Park Slope bed and breakfast! After your visit, come back to one of our beautiful rooms or suites where you can relax and enjoy some of the delicious goodies you’ve picked up. We can’t wait to hear about your day!

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