POP club at the market!

We are happy to announce that the POP club (power of produce) will now be at the Bennington farmers market starting this Saturday Dec. 7th.  Rise Vermont will be hosting the club. Kids are welcome to come and sign up, receive a bag and coupons for purchasing produce at the market. The club encourages children to explore the world of produce and the healthy benefits of eating them every day.  Stop by this Saturday, Dec. 7th and find out what it’s all about!

Dec. 7th market at the Baptist Church

The market runs the first and third Saturday of every month Dec. through April.

Hours are 10-1 and we have a wide selection of offerings including produce, maple syrup, honey, baked goods, jewelry, coffee, condiments, soaps, crafts, ready to eat foods and meat. Something for everyone. The McCullough library is at every market with their cookbook swap table. Bring a cookbook, take a cookbook.  We always have local musicians so come and enjoy,  meet your friends and support local!

We are located at the Baptist Church on East Main St.

Nov 23 market at St. Peters church Pleasant St

We are having a special market this coming Saturday at St. Peters church 10-1    Plenty of parking and all your favorite vendors will be there. Music is by the Hale Mtn Pickers. Honey, maple syrup, meats, produce, baked goods, jewelry, crafts, prepared foods, roasted coffee beans, pies and everything else you need for your Thanksgiving plans.

We are now indoors at the Baptist Church

Come see us at our winter home at the Baptist Church East Main St.  10-1 the first and third Saturday of every month. You will find produce, honey, maple syrup, meats, breads and baked goods, fresh roasted coffee and coffee beans, ready to eat food, jewelry, handmade bags, crafts, soaps and lotions.

7th apple pie contest winners

We had a dozen entries this year. Lots of fun! Lovely weather.

First prize went to Mary Heffron – 

Second went to Pat Main –

Third was Shelly Colson –

Thanks to the Bennington Potters who donated the first prize pie dish and to Henrys market for the cheddar cheese and Bucky Broomhall for a beautiful cutting board.

The 3 judges were Amy Buckley, Marianne Zwicklbauer and Scott Sanfilippo of DiBuono Pasta.


November and December musicians

November 2: Matthew Runciman –  November 16th: Butchers and Thieves – Nov. 23rd at St Peters church for our special third market this month is the The Hale Mtn. Pickers. – —


December 7 – Deena Smith,     December 21 – Jared Polens (hammer dulcimer)

The indoor winter market begins Nov. 2nd

We move into the Baptist Church November 2nd.  All markets run 10-1 and are held the first and third Saturday of every month through April 2020. All your favorite vendors will be there, meats, veggies, baked goods, coffee and roasted beans, honey, maple syrup, crafts.

This year we will be having a special third market in November. Since Thanksgiving is very late this year, we will be holding a market Nov. 23rd at St Peters church on Pleasant St.  All the vendors will be there and there’s plenty of great parking.  Shop for your Thanksgiving needs by supporting your local farmers. And get a jump start on the holidays. Hours: 10-1

7th annual apple pie contest

Shoppers gather at the stand where the pies are judged

Do you have what it takes to make a blue ribbon apple pie? Enter your pie for the contest Oct. 12th! Sign up at the market this Saturday or email your entry. Pies must be made with apples, no canned products allowed. Homemade only. At least one crust. Drop pies off by 11. Judging at 11am and winner announced at noon. Prizes!