Best Treasure Valley Farmer’s Markets

Best Treasure Valley Farmer’s Markets

by Aaron McFarland

As the sun shines brighter and the days grow longer, the Treasure Valley comes alive with local farmers’ markets.

From Boise to Meridian, Eagle to Nampa, and beyond, these markets offer a bounty of fresh produce, artisanal goods, and a taste of Idaho. Whether you’re a seasoned market-goer or a first-time visitor, our guide to the best farmer’s markets of the Treasure Valley will help you explore these local gems.

I recommend verifying the open times and availability listed below before you go.

Boise and Treasure Valley Outdoor Farmers Markets

Boise Farmer’s Market

The Boise Farmers Market is a vibrant marketplace that supports a regenerative, healthy food and agricultural system, with 95% of the market dedicated to local agriculture or food vendors. The market offers fresh local seasonal vegetables and fruit, many types of locally raised protein, breads and pastries, honey, jams and sauces, fresh-roasted coffee, and a delicious selection of ready-to-eat foods. The Boise Farmers Market is a place where you can find farmers you can trust and food you can trace.

The market operates on Saturdays from April to December, from 9 am to 1 pm. Be sure to arrive early, as many vendors sell out quickly!

The market is located at 1500 Shoreline Drive, Boise, ID 83702.

Visit the Boise Farmer’s Market

Capital City Public Market

The Capital City Public Market is Idaho’s largest outdoor farmers market, happening every Saturday in Downtown Boise from April to December. Operating since 1994, the market provides a platform for producers to sell products made in Idaho. Open from mid-April to mid-December, the market offers a chance to eat fresh, shop small, and experience the local side of Boise, Idaho.

The market takes place in The Grove Plaza in downtown Boise, running from from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm.

The market is located at 150 N 8th St, Boise, ID 83702.

Visit the Capital City Public Market

Meridian Main Street Market

Held in the Meridian City Hall Plaza, the Meridian Main Street Market offers a variety of locally grown produce, homemade goodies, and handmade arts and crafts. The market operates on Saturdays from April to October, from 9 am to 2 pm.

The market is located at 33 E Broadway Ave, Meridian, ID 83642.

Visit the Meridian Main Street Market

Eagle Saturday Market

Established in 2002, the Eagle Saturday Market is a handmade market located in downtown Eagle, Idaho in Heritage Park. You’ll find an array of arts and crafts along with local produce, herbs and flowers, woodwork, specialty food items, and fresh food. The market operates on Saturdays from May 6th to October 7th, from 9 am to 2 pm.

The market is located at 185 E State St, Eagle, ID 83616.

Visit the Eagle Saturday Market

Nampa Farmers Market

The Nampa Farmers Market in Downtown Nampa’s Lloyd Square Park provides a venue where local farmers, producers, crafters, and artisans come together to offer a variety of fresh produce and locally crafted products. The market operates on Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm.

The market is located at 13th Ave S, Nampa, ID 83651.

Visit the Nampa Farmers Market

Goat Yard Wednesday Market

The Goat Yard Wednesday Market is a unique gathering open every Wednesday from 7:30pm to 11pm. This lively market caters to those who can’t make it to the daytime farmer’s market and features local farmers, food trucks, and ag-artisan crafters, offering a wide range of items to explore. The standout attraction is the opportunity for visitors to interact with adorable goats, adding a fun and unique twist to the market experience.

In addition to the goat encounters, The Goat Yard hosts local food crafters and food trucks serving up delicious treats, live music to keep the atmosphere lively, and plenty of shopping opportunities. Whether you’re in the market for fresh produce, a tasty treat, or even goat soap, The Goat Yard Wednesday Market is a great place to find that perfect item.

The market is located at 3878 Pioneer Rd in Homedale, ID.

Visit their page on the Idaho Preferred website.

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