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Free Farmers Market Events in and near Provo Utah 2024

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Summer is almost here; you know what that means — it’s farmers’ markets season!

There’s nothing better than strolling through these markets and discovering all kinds of delicious treats. The best part? Farmers’ markets in and around Provo, Utah, make indulging in some fantastic goodies super convenient.

Get your tote bags ready because you’re about to load them up with the freshest and tastiest treats you can find!


What are the Free Farmers Market Events in and around Provo Utah?

1. Provo Farmers Market

Photo showing berries and other fresh produce sold at the Provo Farmers Market at Pioneer Park Provo Utah. Image created by Katerina Gasset, owner and author of the Move to Provo Utah website…

Location: Pioneer Park, 500 West Center Street, Provo, Utah

Map showing the location Pioneer Park- venue of the Provo Farmers Market event 2024 in Provo Utah…

Date: June 1 to October 26, 2024

The Provo Farmers Market was started by a thoughtful resident in the Franklin neighborhood in 2003. The aim was to provide a platform for neighbors to showcase their talents and share their homegrown produce.

Fast forward to today, and the Provo Farmers Market has become a beloved tradition and an excellent destination for locals and visitors alike.

You’ll find the freshest locally grown veggies and berries, homemade jams, salsa, and sourdough bread that are so flavorful. The donuts, caramels, and bakery treats will make your day if you have a sweet tooth!

But that’s not all! The Provo Farmers Market also delight art enthusiast with its selection of stunning pottery, art pieces, trendy clothing, and unique jewelry — all made by our talented local artisans.

Follow the Provo Farmers Market on Facebook and Instagram to stay up-to-date on the latest news and events. Check out their website for a list of vendors at the market.

You can use accessible parking locations in Downtown Provo for your visit to the Provo Farmers Market. You can find the parking map here.

2. Orem’s Farmers Market and Food Fest Wednesdays

Photo showing one of the stalls at the Orem Farmers Market and Food Fest Wednesdays located near Provo Utah. Image created by Katerina Gasset of the Gasset Group Real Estate Team brokered by eXp Realty in Utah…

Location: Orem City Center Park, Orem, Utah 84057, United States

Map showing the location of Orem City Center Park in Orem Utah- venue of the Orem Farmers Market event near Provo Utah…

Date: May 1 — October 31, 2024 5pm — 9pm

Orem’s Farmers Market happens every Wednesday from July through October. What’s great about this market is it brings together 100 small local businesses with their range of products.

You can find everything from fresh vegetables, fruits, eggs, honey, locally made salsa, milk, meat, flowers, baked goods, handcrafted soap, art, and more!

The food truck lineup is simply impressive. It’s like a mini food festival. We call it “Food Fest Wednesday” — the largest weekly food truck roundup in Utah County!

Even better, the market creates a vibe by having local musicians play live tunes for you while you shop and explore.

YogaSix is offering a Free Community Outdoor Yoga Class right here at the Market for those who love to care for their mind and body. This class is suitable for everyone, whether you’re new to yoga or an experienced one. Come as you are, wear comfy clothes, and bring your yoga mat and some water to stay hydrated.

Follow Orem’s Sunset Farmers Market on Facebook (@oremfarmersmarket) and Instagram (@oremfarmersmarket) to stay in the loop about all the events and updates.

3. Springville’s Sunset Farmers Market

Image showing some of the vegetables sold at Springville Sunset Farmers Market held every summer near Provo Utah. Image by Katerina Gasset, owner and author of the Move to Provo Utah website…

Location: Springville Civic Center, 110 South Main Street, Springville, Utah 84663, United States

Map showing the location of Springville Civic Center — venue of the Springville Sunset Farmers Market event 2024 near Provo Utah…

Date: June 10 — October 31, 2024 5pm-9pm

The Springville Farmers Market happens every Monday from July through October. When you do come, don’t forget to bring your appetite. You’ll find all kinds of food trucks serving everything from mini donuts to freshly squeezed lemonade.

But the show’s real stars are the local farmers bringing in the freshest produce and meat. We’re talking about Fred Openshaw Farms, Stubbs Farm, Hatfield’s Farm, Sunset Florals, and much more! They work hard to bring the best from the fields to your table.

The Springville Farmers Market also has an Arts & Crafts section. Here, you’ll find one-of-a-kind pieces you won’t find anywhere else. You’ll fall in love with all the creativity and talent, from Honua Oils to Wax on Wax Off Creations and everything in between.

Follow Springville Sunset Farmers Market on Facebook and Instagram to keep up with the latest news and updates.

4. Lindon’s Sunset Farmers Market

Image showing some of the businesses showcased at the Lindon Farmers Market- one of the free farmers market events you can attend to when you move to Provo Utah…

Location: Lindon City Center Park, 200 N State St, Lindon, UT 84042

Map showing the location of Lindon City Park — venue of the Lindon Farmers Market 2024 event near Provo Utah…

Date: July 18 to October 10, 2024 5pm — 9pm

Lindon’s Sunset Farmers Market is filled with over 60 small local businesses every Thursday from July through October. Can you imagine? The variety is impressive, and there is something for everyone!

You can listen to some great local musicians while you stroll around and shop for all your favorite essentials. This market has everything you need, from local veggies to fruits, honey, milk, and even mouthwatering cinnamon bread!

The market is also loaded with handcrafted treasures and artisanal crafts. The local artisans here are incredible; you’ll find beautiful jewelry, ceramics, textiles, and more. It’s like a treasure hunt that will keep you coming back week after week!

Make sure to follow Lindon’s Farmers Market on Facebook and Instagram for updates on what’s fresh and new at the market.

5. Evermore Farmers Market

These are fresh produce you can buy when in Evermore’s Farmers Market Event in Evermore Park Utah. Photo created by Katerina Gasset, restaurant reviewer and author of the Move to Provo Utah website…

Location: Evermore Park, 382 S Evermore Lane, Pleasant Grove, UT, United States

Map showing the location of Evermore Park — venue of the Farmers Market event 2024 in Pleasant Grove Utah…

Date: June 3 — October 29, 2024 9am — 2pm

Have you ever been to Evermore Park? It’s an enchanting and scenic place for a leisurely Saturday morning stroll.

Walking through these picturesque grounds with a basket full of fresh produce and handcrafted goodies is a dream come true. The scenery alone is worth the trip!

The selection of fresh produce is incredible, from the juiciest fruits to vegetables! And the handcrafted goodies? You’ll have a hard time choosing what to take home. You’ll find something you love, from artisanal bread to handmade jewelry.

But it’s not just about shopping. You’ll also be entertained by talented artists and musicians while you shop at Evermore Farmers Market.

One of the best things about attending a Farmers Market is you’re supporting local businesses and entrepreneurs. So why not make a day of it, bring your friends and family, and explore Evermore’s Farmers Market?

Follow Evermore’s Farmers Market on Facebook to stay current on events, vendor information, and more.


What are the Benefits of Shopping at a Local Farmer’s Market?

1. Fresh Produce

When it comes to fruits and veggies, the fresher they are, the better they taste. There’s no better place to get your hands on the freshest produce than at a local farmer’s market.

Local growers are committed to delivering produce at its peak of ripeness (Klavinski, 2013). They don’t have to worry about packing and shipping, so the produce doesn’t have to endure days in transit.

Instead, they pick the produce in the morning and bring it to the market. That means you get to enjoy the most flavorful fruits and vegetables.

2. Supporting Local Farmers

When you shop at a farmer’s market, you do more than buy fresh produce. You’re supporting local farmers and small businesses in your community (Dunker, n.d).

These farmers work hard to grow their produce. You’re helping them to sustain their livelihoods and keep their operations running by purchasing directly from them.

3. Sustainable Agriculture

I’m all about being eco-friendly, so seeing local farmers at these markets using more sustainable methods is excellent. Not only is this great for the environment, but it also benefits your health and the health of your community.

What exactly is sustainable agriculture?

It’s a way of growing food that doesn’t harm the environment and prioritizes the long-term health of the ecosystem.

This means reducing harmful pesticides and fertilizers and instead opting for natural methods such as crop rotation (“What is Sustainable Agriculture,” 2022).

4. Know Your Food and Farmers

I don’t know about you, but knowing where my food comes from is essential. It gives me peace of mind knowing that I am supporting local farmers and eating fresh and locally sourced food.

When you visit a local farmer’s market, you can meet the farmers who grow your food and ask them questions about their farming methods.

You also get to know what’s in season by shopping at a local farmer’s market. It is usually more abundant and less expensive when a particular crop is in season. You can stock up on fresh produce while getting the most bang for your buck.

5. Health Benefits

The produce available at the farmer’s market is usually harvested just a day or two before it is sold. This means it’s fresher than anything at a grocery store.

The longer produce sits on a shelf, the more nutrients it loses. So, buying your produce at a farmer’s market gives you the most nutritious fruits and veggies possible.

Another great thing about farmer’s market produce is it’s often organic. That means it’s free from harmful pesticides and chemicals (Bramble, n.d.).

By buying organic produce at a farmer’s market, you’re choosing to avoid these harmful substances and protect your health.

6. Unique and Artisanal Products

I always check out the stalls offering unique and artisanal products when I visit my local farmer’s market. I’m never disappointed.

Something always catches my eye, from handmade crafts to jams and baked goods. Knowing that these products are locally-made makes me feel good about supporting small businesses in my community.

I’m always surprised at the range of unique and artisanal products available at my local farmer’s market. My favorites include candles, beautiful pottery, and even handmade jewelry. The best part is they’re all affordable!

7. Community Engagement and Events

I have to say, I absolutely love the energy and spirit of farmer’s markets. You get to meet and interact with people from your community, and the events there are always fun and engaging.

One of my favorite things about farmer’s markets is the cooking demos. Local chefs, passionate about fresh and locally grown produce, host these demos to showcase their skills and share recipes.

These demos are fun to watch and an excellent opportunity to learn how to incorporate more fresh produce into your diet.

At the same time, you can meet new people who share the same passion for food and cooking. You can discover new recipes and cooking hacks you can try at home!

Let’s not forget about the live music! Who doesn’t love listening to some local talent while shopping for fresh produce?

Many farmer’s markets feature local musicians who bring energy and excitement to the market. It’s a great way to relax and enjoy the atmosphere while supporting local artists.

8. Reduced Packaging and Waste

Have you ever gone to the grocery store and felt overwhelmed by all the plastic packaging? It’s insane! But when you shop at a farmer’s market, you’ll notice that things are different.

Many local farmers use minimal packaging or opt for biodegradable materials, like compostable bags or paper wrapping. This is not only great for the environment, but it also shows the commitment of these farmers to sustainable practices.

You can also do your part! Farmer’s markets often encourage shoppers to bring reusable bags or containers. You can help to reduce the amount of waste going into landfills by doing this.

It’s shocking that the average American generates around 4.9 pounds of trash daily. That’s a lot of waste! You can help reduce that number by shopping at your local farmer’s market, even once a week.

9. Negotiation

Some farmer’s markets allow you to negotiate prices with the farmers. How cool is that? This means you can get even fresh produce at a discounted price.

Not all vendors may be open to negotiating prices, but it never hurts to ask. But be cautious. Negotiation should always be done respectfully and with kindness.

Remember, farmers spend much time and effort growing their crops, so respecting their hard work is essential.


Original article is on MovetoProvoUtah.com — https://movetoprovoutah.com/farmers-market-events-in-and-near-provo-utah/

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Comments(6)

George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Katerina Gasset our Farmer's Markets will be starting up again very soon.  I love the fresh fruits and vegetables.

May 27, 2024 02:39 PM
Katerina Gasset

George Souto great! 😊

May 27, 2024 05:50 PM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

That's a lot of places to get fresh produce. They are attractive just for being able to buy fruits and vegetables not already packaged.

May 27, 2024 02:58 PM
Katerina Gasset

Ed Silva, 203-206-0754 true. 🙂

May 27, 2024 05:50 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

We have Farmer's Markets all year around and sadly I take them for granted, I find it is always inconvenient because seldom do I have cash more than $20 in my wallet... hence I sacrifice on the fresh vegetables, Endre

May 27, 2024 08:21 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Oswego, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Katerina. Downtown Chicago offers a plethora of Farmers Markets within a small geographic area with all types of things. My favorite are bakery goods and fresh produce. Enjoy your day.

May 28, 2024 04:41 AM
Katerina Gasset

Thanks, Wayne Martin! 🙂 

May 31, 2024 05:37 PM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Excellent post about Provo Utah Farmer's Markets. Our Farmers Market started in early May and includes crafts as well - so you never know what might be in the next booth!

May 28, 2024 05:16 AM
Katerina Gasset

Thanks, Kat Palmiotti! 🙂 

May 31, 2024 05:29 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Great post, Katerina. I recently updated my annual post on my website blog on Charlotte area farmers markets, as well. We are fortunate to have some three dozen in the metro area.

May 28, 2024 05:37 AM
Katerina Gasset

Thank you, Nina Hollander, Broker! 🙂 

May 31, 2024 05:30 PM