Are you looking for fresh, local produce in Somerset County, MD? There’s nothing better than locally grown fruits and vegetables and with summer in full swing, there are plenty around town with delicious harvests to share!
At Somerset County Tourism, we love getting to know our small businesses and supporting them in any way we can, like visiting their farmer’s markets and shopping local. Check out some of the terrific produce spots around town for the freshest food and to help support the community!
Somerset County Farmer’s Markets
Shore Fresh visits the local Princess Anne Farmer’s Market on Thursdays from 3 PM to 6 PM. You’ll find a variety of fruit and vegetable produce as well as handcrafted goodies like jams, jellies, and natural soap. Shop for summer flowers, bedding plants, and perennials while you pick up farm-fresh eggs for breakfast! The market is located on Somerset Avenue across from Manokin River Park.
Coops to Co-Ops hosts a community farmer’s market in Princess Anne off of Peggy Neck Road every Saturday from May 7th to October 29th. Every Saturday they open at 9 AM and close at 1 PM, except the first Saturday of the month when they close at 3 PM. The repurposed chicken coop is now a fun community spot to shop for local produce, plant-based products, and other handcrafted items from vendors. Check out the other events offered including yoga classes, and meditation workshops.
Victory Garden Apiary has all of your fresh local honey and beeswax needs covered. Their products include honey, comb honey, beeswax, bee pollen, and propolis. You can also contact them for bee removal services around your home!
If you’re looking for a fun family outing or looking to find fresh fruits and plants, this is the perfect spot for you right off Rt. 667. Visit the seasonal orchard with over 15 acres and 1300 fruit trees. Enjoy picking fruit like apples or peaches and shop for already picked produce like delicious melons and sweet corn. Plus, the farm sells a large variety of plants including herbs and aloe.
The Butler’s Farm Market is a popular family-owned farm and orchard in Marion that offers an abundance of fresh produce since the 1970s. Some of their popular products include flat string beans, melon, corn, tomatoes, peaches, squash, berries, peppers, and many more. Find them on the corner of Route 667 and 413!
The Hideaway Farm sells its produce in a few different spots around town. During the summer you can find their farm stand on Crisfield-Marion Road, and at the City Dock in Crisfield on Saturday mornings. The farm uses organic methods to grow its vegetables and operates a greenhouse to host lots of plants.
Crisfield Farmer’s Market
The Crisfield Farmer’s Market is new in town with awesome things to shop for from local farmers, watermen, and crafters. Pick up sweets like baked goods, jams, jellies, honey, and candies. Plus fresh eggs, fresh-squeezed lemonade, and tons of other local vendors. Check it out the first and third Saturdays of the month from 9 AM to 12 PM at 1300 West Main Street.
Splash Loft Farm and Apiary in Crisfield is another convenient location for local honey. Their honey can also be found at other local farmer's markets nearby including Cannonball Produce and M&C Vessey Farm.
Cannonball Produce sells its variety of fruits and vegetables at the 114 Maple Street location in Crisfield and at a farm stand off of Route 413 at 4501 Crisfield Highway as you’re heading out of town. Stop by to pick up the perfect additions to your meal like sweet corn, yellow squash, zucchini, creamer potatoes, strawberries, and much more.
Shopping for fresh, locally grown produce is not only better for you, but it helps the whole community excel! Keep an eye out as you drive around the backroads of Somerset County for more farm stands where you can pick up some goodies. Whether local or visiting, check out all things Somerset County here with us!