Information for Maryland Farmers Markets

*​*COVID-19 Update (3/19/20)** Farmers Markets Should Continue Operations During State of Emergency​ (more info​)

NEW: FAQs for Farmers Market Managers and Vendors during COVID-19 Response (4/7/2020)

Farmers market 

Note: Information on this page is for farmers market managers, farmers and vendors. If you are a consumer looking for a farmers market near you, visit Maryland's Best. Once on the page, see instructions below. 

  • At the top of the page, select your City or County in the "Locations" section
  • Select "Farmers Market" from the " Category" section
  • For a more detailed search, use the "Advanced Search" on the right side of the home page to find markets where federal nutrition programs benefits like the Farmers Market Nutrition Program are accepted by authorized farmers.
  • Maryland Department of Agriculture Offers Virtual Farmers Market Trainings
    The Maryland Department of Agriculture (MDA) is hosting two virtual training sessions on January 29 and March 17 for farmers selling at Maryland farmers markets in 2021. These online trainings, held by MDA, the Maryland Department of Health (MDH), and the University of Maryland Extension - Maryland SNAP-Ed, are required for farmers participating in MDA’s Farmers Market Nutrition Program. Additional virtual meetings for Farmers Market Managers will be held in February and March. More information on trainings/meetings and how to register can be found here​.

  • Maryland Farmers Market Directory 2020​
    Note: This is the current listing of the Farmers Market Directory. As new information becomes available we will continue to update the directory throughout the season. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. (Updated March 2020)

  • University of Maryland Extension - Eat Smart, Be Fit Maryland
    • WATCH: YouTube - "Safe Shopping is a SNAP at the Farmers' Market" in English AND Spanish​

  • Maryland WIC Farmers' Market Cookbook 2020​

Maryland Farmers Market Directory Map

​View Maryland Farmers Markets & Federal Benefit Programs in a full screen map​​.

Maryland Farmers Market Conference​ 2021

​MDA and MDH hosted the annual Maryland Farmers Market Conference virtually on Wednesday, March 3, 2021. See below for details and presentations from the conference.