Farmers Markets in Columbus
One of the many things that makes Columbus such a unique urban destination is the abundant farmland, including an expansive Amish Country, that surrounds the country’s 14th largest city, making for some spectacular farmer’s markets in the warmer months. Check out any of the spots below for a taste of central Ohio’s high-quality meats, grains, cheeses, vegetables, fruits and so much more.
When: Saturday | April 30 – November 19 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: N High St + W Dunedin Rd
This market offers everything from the tastiest heirloom tomatoes and ears of sweet corn, to artisan breads, cheese and jams, cut flowers, ripe berries, fresh pasta, and a rotating selection of food trucks
When: Saturday | May – September | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: The streets of Bridge Park in Dublin (try using the North Market Bridge Park address as a maps destination!)
Enjoy Saturdays in the Bridge Park district in Dublin. Streets are lined with vendors hocking fresh produce, sweet treats and food, innovative retail items, and other artisan products.
When: Saturday | May – October | 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: High Street in Worthington
Since 1987, vendors have lined the sidewalks of Old Worthington, selling everything from fresh produce, flowers, baked goods, meats, cheeses, and other homemade goods. Local shops often run specials as well.
When: Saturday | Season begins May 14 | 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: 3444 Park Street, Grove City
For more than 30 years, area farmers and the Grove City Area Chamber of Commerce (GCACC) have partnered to bring the best of spring and summer’s harvest to the streets of the Grove City, including peaches, homemade jellies, baked goods, tomatoes, sweet corn on the cob and more.
When: Wednesday | May 18 – October 26 | 4 – 7 p.m.
Where: Tremont Pool Parking Lot | 2850 Tremont Rd
Enjoy a mid-week treat and grab all the whole uncut fresh produce, pre-packaged food and plants your heart desires at the Get Fresh Upper Arlington Farmers Market. Taking place rain or shine, the 2021 market is piloting a "Neighbor Foods" program in which patrons have the opportunity to "buy another" for a neighbor in need during the first market of the month, and all contributions will be distributed the following day at the First Community Church Heart to Heart Food Pantry.
When: Wednesday | May 19 – October 27 | 4 – 7 p.m.
Where: Dawson Ave at E Main St
Embarking on its 12th season, the Bexley Farmers Market is where farms meet Main Street. With strong support from the community, they've grown into a Thursday tradition for many shoppers that enjoy the laid-back neighborhood feel of the market. Bring the family or a friend to enjoy live music, grab a bite to eat, and stock up on fresh-from-the-farm fruits, flowers and vegetables, artisan jams, baked goods and more.
Pearl Market (the Downtown Columbus market)
When: Every Tuesday and Friday | May 20 – October 28 | 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Where: Pearl Alley in Downtown Columbus
Originally established in the 1990s by local farmers as a way to allow transit users and downtown workers with easy access to fresh, affordable produce, Pearl Market expanded in the early 2000s to also welcome local artisans to the mix. The historic Pearl Alley now takes on an almost festival-like feel, allowing residents and visitors to shop local from a mix of healthy, farm-fresh foods and innovative foods.
When: Saturday | May 21 – Oct. 8 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: Behind Westerville City Hall | 21 S. State St.
The market brings locally grown food and farm products from area bakeries, nurseries, and homesteads to the Westerville community.
When: Tuesday | May 24 – Sept. 6 | 4 – 7 p.m.
Where: Hilliard United Methodist Church parking lot | 5445 Scioto Darby Rd.
Vendors offer a variety of goods, varying slightly each week, you can expect to find anything from cakes, sauces and root beer floats to flowers and garden plants, to honey, fish, and cheese. Visit the Farm Market Info tent to swipe your EBT card and receive tokens that you can then redeem at specified vendors. There will be a list of vendors and products that are eligible with SNAP available.
When: Thursday | May 28 – September 24 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: 100 N High St, Canal Winchester
Whether it's delicious fresh vegetables, fruits & herbs, mouth-watering home-baked goods, or something pretty to display, the list is always changing at the Canal Winchester Farmers' Market.
When: Wednesday | June 1 – Sept. 21 | 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Where: Wells Barn Parking Lot
This free public market offers a mix of local produce, baked goods, specialty foods, handmade items and health and beauty products. The market accepts EBT for all qualifying purchases and offers incentive dollars through Produce Perks Columbus.
When: Saturday | June 4 – October 29 | 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: North Market Outdoor Pavilion | 59 Spruce St.
One of the oldest and largest markets in the area with nearly 30 vendors, the North Market Farmers’ Market allows customers to buy fresh-picked produce directly from local farmers. Additionally, local entrepreneurs are on site selling hand-made and vintage items such as art and jewelry.
When: Thursday | June 23 – September 15 | 4 – 7 p.m.
Where: Market Square | 200 Market St.
The Healthy New Albany Farmers Market is a staple on the community events calendar. You can find seasonal offerings, an inviting array of produce, fresh baked goods, savory pastries, and locally made honey, coffee, and beautifully hand-crafted products, all located in scenic downtown New Albany.