Delaware's farmers’ market season kicks off next month featuring new markets in Dover and Bellefonte.
The Delaware Department of Agriculture will oversee 25 farmers' markets this year, offering fresh Delaware produce and other products as they come into season.
The Milton Farmers' Market will kick off the season on April 19; 13 other markets will open in May; nine more will open in June and one market will open in July.
2013 is the eighth year of Delaware’s farmers’ market program. Last year saw explosive growth in the number of markets, growing from 16 locations to 29. Last year, farmers’ markets sold $1.96 million worth of goods. The 2011 season featured 16 market sites and brought in $1.8 million, while the 2010 season had 14 sites and $1.3 million in sales.
For a complete list of farmers’ markets and on-the-farm markets, along with opening dates and hours, visit dda.delaware.gov.
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