Washington County Farmers’ Market Opening Day is May 11th

Washington County Farmers’ Market Opening Day is May 11th

The Washington County Farmers’ Market will open with local goods raised and produced within Washington and adjacent counties on Saturday, May 11, 2024.  The market will continue on Saturdays from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm at the Washington County Justice Center parking lot at 801 Jackson St. in Salem through October.  When produce is more plentiful later in the growing season, the market will also open on Tuesday evenings from 4:00-6:00 pm.    

New vendors are encouraged to participate in the market.  Items for prospective vendors to consider are: fruits, vegetables, dried/fresh herbs, plants, cut flowers, honey, eggs, unpopped popcorn, meats, etc.  Some minimally processed food items can also be sold and include: maple syrup, jellies/jams/preserves/butters, sorghum, frozen persimmon pulp, dried fruits/vegetables, cider, etc.  Baked goods such as breads, cakes, and cookies as well as wood, natural and homemade crafts can also be sold at the Farmers’ Market.  All products must meet state and local regulations.  If a prospective vendor has questions about product requirements, contact the Washington County Health Department at 812-883-5603.

Vendors are required to sign a Washington County Farmers’ Market contract.  The contract is available on the Purdue Extension – Washington County website at https://extension.purdue.edu/Washington or by contacting the Extension office at 812-883-4601.

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