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The Best Farmers Markets in Denver and Boulder 2021

Denver and Boulder Farmers Market Etiquette

Spring has arrived and summer is just around the corner which means it's time to visit the best farmers markets in Denver, Boulder and beyond. This is your opportunity to continue to support local farmers, artisans and makers who have certainly struggled throughout the pandemic. They need our support now more than ever!

Before we get to our list of Boulder and Denver farmers markets 2021, let's cover a few tips for your health and safety, as well as the vendors and other market patrons you'll encounter.

  • It goes without saying that you should not attend if you have any symptoms of COVID-19.
  • Before going to a farmers market near you, visit the websites we've included to read up on their policies for attending safely. They may require reservations or not allow reusable bags. And they may offer order ahead with curbside pickup which is quite convenient.
  • Put together a shopping list. While you'll be out in the fresh air with less risk, it's not the time to meander or linger. Some markets may have time windows and capacity limits, so it's best to work from a list and keep things moving along.
  • When heading out, make sure you have your mask and hand sanitizer with you. Many markets will have sanitizer stations available, but it's better to come prepared.
  • While shopping, be aware of your surroundings and practice social distancing. Try to limit how much you handle produce and perhaps opt for pre-packaged items if available. 
  • Leave your pet at home, unless they're a service animal. While some markets do allow them right now, it will just be easier for you to find what you need and make your way through.
  • Use your hand sanitizer to disinfect your hands frequently, especially after handling any produce or coming in contact with other high-touch surfaces. 
  • Once you get home, dispose of non-reusable bags and wash your produce thoroughly.

The Best Farmers Markets in Denver and Boulder 2021

Fresh fruit and veggies meet fresh air. Here’s your complete guide to the best farmers markets near you and beyond. Again, COVID-19 policies, as well as times, dates and locations are subject to change, so always double-check each website before arriving. 
 

METRO DENVER FARMER'S MARKETS

Central Park Farmers Market
Sundays, 6/6-10/10, 9am-1pm
Founders’ Green, 29th Ave. & Roslyn St.
mca80238.com

Cherry Creek Fresh Market
Saturdays, 5/1-10/30, 9am-2pm
Wednesdays, 6/16-9/29, 9am-1pm
1st Ave. & University Blvd.
coloradofreshmarkets.com

City Park Farmers Market
Saturdays, 5/15-10/30, 8am-1pm
City Park Esplanade
E Colfax Ave. & Columbine St.
cityparkfarmersmarket.com

Edgewater Public Market
Thursdays, 6/17-9/16, 10am-2pm
Edgewater Public Market
5505 W 20th Ave.
boulters5280urbanmarket.com

Golden Triangle Farmers Market
Sundays, 6/7-9/27, 9am-1pm
1115 Acoma St. between Lincoln & Broadway
goldentrianglefm.com

Green Valley Ranch
Wednesdays, 6/30-9/1, 5pm-8pm
Green Valley Ranch Recreation Center
4890 Argonne Way
boulters5280urbanmarket.com

Highlands Square Farmers Market
Sundays, 6/2-10/10, 9am-1pm
32nd Ave. & Lowell St.
realfarmersmarketco.com

People+Produce
Sundays, 6/6-9/26, 9am-1pm
Belleview Station, 4910 S Newport St.
denverbazaar.com

Sloan’s Lake Farm & Flea
Saturdays, 6/5-9/25, 2pm-7pm
1565 N Raleigh St.
denverbazaar.com

South Pearl Street Farmers Market
Sundays, 5/9-11/14, 9am-1pm
South Pearl St. between Iowa & Florida Ave.
southpearlstreet.com

Stanley Farmers Market
Fridays, 5/29-8/30, 9am-2pm
Stanley Marketplace, 2501 N Dallas St.
thelocalcolorado.com

Union Station Farmers Market
Saturdays, 5/8-11/23, 9am-1pm
Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St.
bcfm.org

University Hills
Saturdays, 5/15-10/30, 9am-1pm
University Hills Plaza
2500 S Colorado Blvd
boulters5280urbanmarket.com

 

DENVER SUBURBS FARMERS MARKETS

Arvada Farmers Market
Sundays, 6/6-9/26, 9am-1:30pm
Olde Town Arvada
57th Ave. & Olde Wadsworth Ave.
arvadafarmersmarket.com

Aspen Grove Farmers Market
Wednesdays, 6/16-9/29, 10am-2pm
7301 S Santa Fe Dr., Littleton
denverfarmersmarket.com

Castle Rock Farmers Market
Sundays, 5/30-9/26, 8am-1pm
Festival Park, 300 2nd St.
thelocalcolorado.com

Evergreen Farmers Market
Tuesdays, 6/1-9/28, 10am-2pm
Boone Mountain Sports
2962 Evergreen Pkwy.
boulters5280urbanmarket.com

Golden Farmers Market
Saturdays, 6/5-10/2, 8am-1pm
Golden Public Library, 1019 10th St.
goldenfarmersmarket.org

Highlands Ranch Farmers Market
Sundays, 4/4-10/31, 10am-2pm
Highlands Ranch Town Center
9288 Dorchester St.
denverfarmersmarket.com

Lakewood Farmers Market
Saturdays, 6/12-9/25, 10am-2pm
Mile Hi Church, 9077 W Alameda Ave.
denverfarmersmarket.com

Parker Farmers Market
Sundays, 5/9-10/31, 8am-1pm
19565 Mainstreet
thelocalcolorado.com

Southlands Farmers Market
Saturdays, 5/8-9/25, 8am-1pm
Southlands Shopping Center
E470 & Smoky Hill Rd., Aurora
thelocalcolorado.com

Southwest Plaza Farmers Market
Saturdays, 5/3-10/30, 8am-2pm
Southeast Parking Lot
Wadsworth Blvd. & Bowles Ave., Littleton
denverfarmersmarket.com

Westminster Farmers Market
Saturdays, 6/5-9/25, 9am-1:30pm
Sheridan Blvd. & 98th Ave.
westminsterfarmersmarkets.com
 

NORTH METRO & BOULDER FARMERS MARKETS

Boulder Farmers Market
Saturdays, 4/3-11/20, 8am-2pm
Wednesdays, 5/5-10/6, 4pm-8pm
13th St. between Arapahoe & Canyon
bcfm.org

Broomfield Farmers Market
Tuesdays, 6/15-9/28, 4-7pm
Holy Comforter Episcopal Church
1700 W 10th Ave.
holycomforterchurch.net

Erie Farmers Market
Thursdays, 5/13-9/9, 5-8pm
Briggs St. between Wells & Moffat
realfarmersmarketco.com

Longmont Farmers Market
Saturdays, 4/3-11/20, 8am-1pm
Boulder County Fairgrounds
9595 Nelson Road
bcfm.org

Louisville Farmers Market
Saturdays, 5/15-10/9, 9am-1pm
Steinbaugh Pavilion, 824 Front St.
realfarmersmarketco.com

What to Buy at Denver and Boulder Farmers MarketsPorchLight Real Estate Seasonal Produce Chart Colorado

Unlike the grocery store, local farmers markets in Denver and Boulder will have the freshest produce and goods according to the season.

Since some of the markets featured here will be open from spring to summer and even fall, check out our quick chart showing when to buy your favorite produce in Colorado. 

While these can differ slightly, knowing what's in season will help you formulate a more accurate shopping list and menu for the week. 

Click on the image to view it larger and download a printable PDF here.

 

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