Three local farmers markets run from May though end of October. Each operate various hours, one day per week and in different locations.
HISTORIC LAFAYETTE FARMERS MARKET
100 N. 5th Street, Lafayette, Indiana 47901 [map
The Lafayette Farmers Market has been around for over 165 years! On Saturdays, the air in downtown Lafayette is filled with the smell of fresh garden flowers, baked goods, vegetables, fruits, plus honey, jams and jellies. Open from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM, Saturdays, May through October.
PURDUE UNIVERSITY FARMERS MARKET
Memorial Mall, West Lafayette, IN 47907 [map
Local Indiana growers and merchants will be on hand at the market, sponsored by University Sustainability, located at Memorial Mall. Items expected at the market include fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, jams and jellies, fresh kettle-popped corn, homemade crafts, and annual and perennial plants. The number of growers and amount of produce on a given day depends on the natural progression of the growing season. Thursdays, May through July, from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM and Thursdays, August through October, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
WEST LAFAYETTE FARMERS MARKET
Cumberland Park, corner of Salisbury and Cumberland streets, West Lafayette, IN 47906 [map
May through October on Wednesdays from in the parking lot at
Cumberland Park. Vendors grow fresh produce, raise local eggs, pork, beef and lamb, sell all sorts of fresh baked goods plus handmade soaps, childrens clothing, one-of-a-kind glass jewelry and locally raised cut flowers. Musicians perform, wines are tasted, area restaurants provide take-out options. Lovely seating areas allow market-goers to relax and enjoy a perfect Indiana evening. Open
Wednesdays from 3:30 PM to 7PM, May through October.
YWCA COLD WEATHER INDOOR MARKET
605 N. 6th Street, Lafayette, IN 47901 [map
The YWCA hosts Cold Weather Indoor Markets one Saturday a month, December through April. This market features local and regional vendors, baked goods, handmade crafts, clothing antiques, jewelry, candles, accessories, and more!