Fall Guide

Farm Fresh for Fall

Celebrate the harvest of the season at these 10 fall farmers markets


Downtown Providence Farmers Market
Where: Burnside Park, 2 Kennedy Plaza
When: Tuesday 3–6pm until October 31
What’s there: Stop by Ellie’s Bakery and treat yourself to a delectable pastry as a reward for getting through the start of the week. Their rotating variety of pastries, cookies and cakes are irresistible.

Hope Street Farmers Market
Where: Lippitt Park, 1059 Hope Street, Providence
When: Wednesday 3–6pm until October 25; Saturday 9am–1pm until October 28
What’s there: Ride your bike to the market and leave it with the Recycle-a-Bike valet while you shop the abundant produce and plethora of prepared food. They also offer tune-ups if your bike is in need of some love.

Pawtucket Farmers Market
Where: Slater Park
When: Sunday 12–3pm until October 29
What’s there: Artisan producers like The Backyard Food Company and Terry’s Tasty Treasures offer jams, jellies, apple butter, relishes and more. The great spreads will last you through every holiday party.

Coastal Growers Farmers Market
Where: Casey Farm, Saunderstown
When: Saturday 8:30am-12:30pm until October 28
What’s there: Find local favorites Olga’s Cup and Saucer, Seven Stars Bakery, Tallulah’s Tacos, Providence Granola Project and Narragansett Creamery setting up shop at this market while you discover goat milk soaps from Reynolds Barn or pesto from Zephyr Farm.

Goddard State Park Farmers Market
Where: Goddard Park, East Greenwich
When: Friday 9am–1pm until October 27
What’s there: Stock up on Poblano Farm’s salsa for tailgate season and enjoy their variety of flavors, all made from the tomatoes, peppers and cilantro grown at their South Kingstown farm.

URI Farmers Market
Where: URI East Farm, South Kingstown
When: Saturday 8:30am–12pm until October 28
What’s there: It wouldn’t be a RI farmer market without some tasty local fare, so check out Uncle Jeff’s Homemade, serving up homemade chowder, clamcakes, stuffies and quahog calzones.

Wickford Village Farmers Market
Where: Town Parking Lot, Wickford
When: Thursday 1–5pm until October 5
What’s there: Visit Our Kids Farm to find a selection of annual bedding plants to help get your garden ready for next spring, or grab a sweet and juicy peach from Narrow Lane Orchard to munch on as you browse the selection.

Aquidneck Growers Saturday Market
Where: Newport Vineyards, Middletown
When: Saturday 9am–1pm year-round
What’s there: Held at Newport Vineyards, this market is the place to go for fresh and local seafood, baked goods and exotic mushrooms. Enjoy live music while you shop and if you’re feeling cheeky, sneak in a quick wine tasting at the vineyard.

Haines State Park Farmers Market
Where: Haines Park Road, Barrington
When: Wednesday 2–6pm until October 25
What’s there: Sample a few creative cookie flavors from the local cookie and biscotti shop, Dizzie Lizzie’s Cookies. At the end of the summer you can catch sea salt and lime cookies, and their fall lineup wouldn’t be complete without pumpkin treats.

Mount Hope Farmers Market
Where: Mount Hope Farm, Bristol
When: Saturday 9am–1pm, year-round
What’s there: Pick up everything from Aquidneck Honey to coffee from The Coffee Guy, to artisan soap from Cathryn Violet, in addition to local produce and dairy. And don’t forget to take the kids to visit the sheep, goats and chickens at Mount Hope Farm.