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It’s harvest season, and fresh produce and homemade artisanal treats are in vogue. Skip the major grocers for your culinary needs and check out these famous farmers markets around America.

Charleston Farmers Market: Charleston, SC

Charleston, South Carolina is known for having one of the best restaurant scenes in the South, and its Saturday farmers market definitely plays a part. In addition to produce, regular vendors include a goat milk skincare business named Dancin’ Goat. We also love the garden art producers at Rainbow House and at Stone Mermaid Garden Stones & Mosaics.

Eastern Market: Washington, DC

Eastern Market is a wildly popular food and arts market in historic Capitol Hill, Washington, DC. Guests at the Independent Collection’s Capitol Hill Hotel can mosey over for sandwiches, seafood, paintings, sculptures and of course veggies!

Crescent City Farmers Market: New Orleans, LA

Cajun spices and crawfish in large part define New Orleans’s wildly celebrated culinary flavor. Visit the Crescent City Farmers Market to dig deeper into local ingredients and treats. Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, there’s plenty of opportunity to check out what makes NOLA’s food scene so impressive.

Santa Monica Wednesday Market: Los Angeles, CA

Located right on the water in gorgeous Santa Monica, this Wednesday farmers market has been a Los Angeles favorite for over thirty years. The produce is super fresh, and fun take aways like bags of almonds and jars of honey make this a fun stop on your Santa Monica travels.

Union Square Farmers Market, New York, NY

A major crossing point for New Yorkers and travelers alike, Union Square is an interesting place to have a farmers market. Bringing vegetables, fruits, cheeses and other groceries in from farms upstate and on Long Island, this market demonstrates an extraordinary ability to bring mom and pop quality to the masses. Guests of IC’s Duane Street Hotel and Nu Hotel should be sure to try some Tipping Cow Ice Cream and Brookford Farm cheese when stopping by this celebrated market.