We may be biased, but we think food grown in Southern Maryland is the best. We’re lucky to have regular farmers’ markets in all three counties that offer locally grown produce and flowers and locally raised meat and eggs. Some markets even offer fresh baked goods and handmade crafts and art.
Here’s a county-by-county guide.
Calvert County Farmers’ Market-Barstow
Location: Calvert County Fairgrounds, 140 Calvert Fair Drive, Barstow
When: Saturdays, 7 a.m. to noon, May to October
Calvert County Farmers’ Market-Prince Frederick
Location: Calvert Memorial Hospital, 130 Hospital Drive, Lot D, Prince Frederick
When: Tuesdays, 3 to 7 p.m., May to November
Calvert County Farmers’ Market-Solomons
Location: Solomons Riverwalk, north Pavilion
When: Thursdays, 4 to 8 p.m., May to November
North Beach Friday Night Farmers’ Market
Location: 5th Street and Bay Avenue, North Beach
When: Fridays, 6 to 9 p.m., May to October
La Plata Farmers’ Market
Location: Count Courthouse parking lot, off Washington Avenue and Charles Street, La Plata
When: Wednesdays, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Year round.
Waldorf Farmers’ Market
Location: 10400 O’Donnell Place, Waldorf
When: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., May to December
St. Mary’s County
California Farmers’ Market
Location: BAE Systems parking lot, 22810 Three Notch Road, California
When: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., May to October
Home Grown Market
Location: 21078 Three Notch Road, Lexington Park
When: Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., March to December; Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., June to August
North St. Mary’s Farmers’ Market
Location: Charlotte Hall Library parking lot, 37600 New Market Road, Charlotte Hall
When: Wednesdays and Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in April; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. most days in May; 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. most days in June, July, and August; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. most days in September and October; Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in November. Closed Sundays.
St. Mary’s County Health Department Farmers’ Market
Location: County Health Department parking lot, 21580 Peabody St., Leonardtown
When: Tuesdays, Noon to 6 p.m.
MedStar St. Mary’s Hospital Farmers’ Market
Location: Near Outpatient Pavilion, 25500 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown
When: Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Did we miss your favorite market? Please let us know so we can add it to our list!
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