Pittsburgh Farmers Markets
Saturday is June 1st, which means that summer – and farmers market season – are in full swing! Pittsburgh has over 50 farmers markets in and around the city. You can check out the Pittsburgh Food Policy Council’s website for links to find out more information, but here are a few markets that you will definitely not want to miss!
CitiParks Farmers Markets
There are seven markets run by the city of Pittsburgh, scattered around a variety of neighborhoods. This year, the East Liberty (Monday) and North Side (Friday) markets are accepting food stamps and debit or credit cards. More CitiParks markets are expected to also have this capacity by the end of summer, so stay tuned for more information!
Five of the markets are currently up and running; two more will open in mid-June. You can find specifics about the dates, times and locations at the CitiParks Farmers Market website.
Located in the historic Strip District, the Farmers@Firehouse market started accepting food stamps and debit/credit cards last year. Open on Saturday mornings, you can check out the market, and then explore the rest of the Strip for any other shopping needs you have! While you’re there, don’t forget to check out the Pittsburgh Public Market, an indoor market in the produce terminal that has a variety of foods and ready-to-eat meals.
Lawrenceville Farmers Market
Opening this Saturday, June 1, the Lawrenceville Farmers Market will have a variety of food trucks to celebrate their first market of the season!
Farmers Market at Phipps
Starting in June, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens hosts a farmers market every Wednesday afternoon on their historic lawn.