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  • Writer's pictureJenna King

Farmers Market season has arrived in Boise

With the sun out and the warmer temperatures looking like they are here to stay for a while, the farmer's markets are also kicking off. 


Boise Farmers Market


The Boise Farmers Market started its season on April 6 and runs through October 26, every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The market is located at 1500 Shoreline Drive in Boise and has a ton of vendors to check out, including Huckleberry Hut Lemonade, Next Generation Organics, Williams Fruit Ranch and Potter Wines. 


This market is agriculture-focused featuring locally grown and produced products. You can expect seasonal local produce and herbs, locally raised meats and garden plants a little later in the season. 


There are three different ways to shop, you can walk through the market, place your order online and do a drive-through pick up, or place your order online and have it delivered to your door. 


Capital City Market


If you are looking for more of an artisan market, the Capital City Public Market in downtown Boise is the one for you. Located on the Grove Plaza, this market features everything from wine to handmade glass and jewelry. The market opens on April 13 and runs every Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. until December 21. 


There is also fresh food and drinks like coffee made at the market, so you can easily pick up something to eat there or head to one of the nearby restaurants on 8th Street. 


The Capital City Public Market is celebrating its 30th year this year and there will be over 150 rotating vendors throughout the season. 


Nampa Farmers Market


Heading out to Nampa, their farmers market has been happening since 1989 and will feature 240 vendors this year. For the first time, you’ll be able to order your produce and other items online and pick them up for free at the market. 


Items available for purchase range from produce, eggs, baked goods, ready-to-eat food items, plant starts and more. 


The official opening of the market is on April 20 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The season comes to a close in November. It’s located in Lloyd Square Park.


Eagle Saturday Market

The Eagle Saturday Market takes place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Eagle City Hall. The season opens for them on May 4 and closes on October 5, and there will be no Market on July 6 & 13. 


Now in its 22nd year, there will be fresh produce, handmade goods, artisan goods and live music. 


These are just a few of the larger markets available to check out every weekend around the Treasure Valley. You can also find the Meridian Main Street Market, 36th Street Sunday Market and the Caldwell Farm to Fork Market.  


If you ever have any questions about the ever-changing marketplace or know someone looking to buy or sell, please do not hesitate to reach out!

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