Buying local produce has plenty of benefits, and supporting your neighbors is just one of them. At times, it can be difficult to find produce and goods that are local, but during the summer, you have plenty of opportunities to buy local goods!
Hancock County Farmers’ Market
Hancock County Fairgrounds, 1017 E. Sandusky St., Findlay
Thursdays, 4 – 6 p.m.
The Hancock County Farmers’ Market is located under cover at the Hancock County Fairgrounds, so no need to worry about weather when shopping! In addition to local farmers, many of your favorite Findlay businesses also set up booths and sell fresh goods. Not only can you pick from local produce, but you can also pick up maple syrup, honey, sauces, baked goods, soaps, lotions, and much more! Facebook.com
Arlington Farmers’ Market
Good Hope Church, 300 S. Main St., Arlington
Fridays, 4 – 6 p.m.
The Arlington Farmers’ Market is more than a place to purchase your produce for the week, it is a place to bring the whole family! Frequently the Arlington Farmers’ Market features different themes with activities for the whole family. So, whether you are looking for train rides, a dunk tank, entertainment, and more, the Arlington Farmers’ Market is the place to shop local and have fun. In case of inclement weather, the Farmers’ Market will set up inside the church, so don’t let the rain keep you away! Facebook.com
Bluffton Farmers’ Market
Citizens National Bank, 102 S. Main St., Bluffton
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – Noon
“If you can eat it, drink it or plant and grow it and it has a local connection” then you can find it at the Bluffton Farmers’ Market. Arguably one of the largest farmers’ markets in the area, the Bluffton Farmers’ Market is not to be missed! Our favorite thing to pick up there is the fresh flowers, but you can surely pick up all the produce you need to make your summer BBQ perfect. Facebook.com
We hope to see you out and shopping local this summer! If you miss one of these Farmers’ Markets, consider picking up your fresh produce at the Metzger’s Farm Market, located near Alvada, or one of the two Suter’s Red Barn Markets located in Findlay. If you are looking for other activities to do this summer, see what is happening this weekend in Hancock County, take advantage of these family friendly activities to do outdoors, or complete our Hancock County Bucket List! Don’t forget to use #VisitFindlay to chronicle all of your summer fun.