Farmers' Markets

The greater Cincinnati region is fortunate to have over 50 farmers markets operating every week during the summer! Farmers markets are great places to purchase local food, mingle with neighbors, meet your farmers, and more! Many of our region's markets offer cooking demonstrations, kids' activities, food trucks, and live music. In our communities, farmers markets serve many functions. 

    • A place to buy local food
    • A small business incubator for farmers, crafters, and artisan food producers
    • A community meeting place

Use the CORV Local Food Guide to find a farmers market near you, including winter markets! Keep in mind that some weekday markets could be convenient on your way home from work. Look up markets online or on Facebook to learn more about what they have to offer. 

Read our 10 Tips for Shopping your Farmers Market to be prepared for your market visit.

Watch a webinar EBT At Farmers' Markets: What's the Big Deal? Kim Chelf (Hamilton County Public Health) and Marian Dickinson (Green Umbrella) give a presentation on EBT at Farmers Markets via webinar on October 25, 2016.

Ohio Farmers' Market Development - Project of The Ohio State University South Centers Business Development Network

Provides resources, education, training, and technical assistance to help all Ohio farmers markets succeed in capturing a greater share of the growing demand by consumers for access to locally produced foods. Training focuses on business marketing, management, and money. Toolkits are available for accepting EBT at farmers' markets. 

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