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Westchester’s favorite farmers’ markets are gearing up for a sensational season of selling, serving, and bringing communities together.

With COVID-19 restrictions relaxing and world of opportunity waiting in the great outdoors, Westchester’s favorite farmer’s markets are gearing up for a sensational season of selling, serving, and bringing communities together — albeit with masks and distancing guidelines still in place.

Chappaqua Farmers’ Market

Chappaqua Train Station Parking Area, Chappaqua
Grand opening May 8
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Specialty Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. (frontline workers, elderly, immunocompromised)

Safety Protocol: Maintain social distancing of at least six feet inside the market and out; vendors and shoppers must wear masks at all times; all vendors must wear gloves; there is one entrance and one exit; only one to two members per family are allowed in the market at a time; shoppers are not allowed to touch any produce, bread, or other items that are not sealed or packaged; credit cards and Venmo are strongly recommended as payment methods; children encouraged to be kept at home; no dogs are allowed at the market at this time; shoppers must bring their own bags; no music, children’s activities or demos will take place; locals who are feeling ill are asked to not attend the market.
Preregistration Required: No, but some vendors do offer preorder services

Hastings Farmers’ Market

Commuter Parking Lot across from Hastings-on-Hudson Metro-North Station
Grand opening May 22 (Sneak peek May 15, 9:30a.m. to 1p.m.)
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Specialty Hours: First hour is reserved for shoppers who are over 65+ and/or immunocompromised
Safety Protocol: The wearing of masks is mandatory for both vendors and shoppers; only one member per family at a time; shoppers cannot touch any produce, bread, or other items that are not sealed or packaged; all vendors must wear gloves and accept credit card payments to minimize handling of cash; shoppers should pre-order and pre-pay as much as possible to cut down their time spent at the market; shoppers must stand six feet apart if a vendor line forms; shoppers must keep their dogs and, if possible, children at home; shoppers waiting online to get into the market stand on the markers spaced seven feet apart.
Preregistration Required: No, but offers three ways to shop (express table, timed entry, and standby)

Irvington Farmer’s Market

Dows Lane School Parking Lot (6 Dows Lane, Irvington)
Grand opening June 6 (Sneak peak May 9 & May 23; 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
Sundays, 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Safety Protocol: Masks required. Pre-ordering is encouraged. Express pickup available.
Preregistration Required: Yes

John Jay Homestead

400 Jay St, Katonah
Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
New this Year: Member-only first pick 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Safety Protocol: While most of the buildings are still closed due to safety protocols, the Carriage Barn Education & Visitor Center will be open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. A 62-acre park is open to hike the perimeter trail, fish in the ice pond, take a self-guided landscape tour, and enjoy the beauty of various gardens.
Preregistration Required: Yes; Pre-registration opens Mondays at 9 a.m. for the following Saturday. 

Larchmont Farmers’ Market

Metro-North parking deck off Chatsworth, Larchmont
Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Safety Protocol: Masks must be worn in the market area at all times. Customers must abide by social distancing rules.
Preregistration Required: No, but you can pre-order from vendors using the website or app from WhatsGood. Look for Down to Earth Rye Farmers Market after you login.

Muscoot Farm Market

51 Route 100, Katonah
Opening day on Sunday, May 9 (until the Sunday before Thanksgiving)
Sundays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Safety Protocol: By appointment only; 45-minute appointments; one person per family can register; mask and gloves mandatory; verification of registration required (printout or phone) and must be shown upon arrival; one-way circulation; shopping time is limited to 30 minutes, though 20 minutes is encouraged (leave enough time for payment); credit/debit card or contactless form of payment is preferred, though cash is acceptable as an alternative; arrive no earlier than 10 minutes before your scheduled time.

New Rochelle Farmers’ Market

Thomas Paine Cottage Museum
Opening June 11 (running until November 19)
Fridays, 9 a.m – 2 p.m.
Safety Protocol: Masks mandatory; leave six feet of space between you and others; send just one person to the farmers market to shop; social conversations must take place outside the market area; do not touch or lean over displays; food is prepackaged by vendors; no food sampling or cooking in the markets; bikes and dogs must be outside the market area; bring pre-order summaries to speed up pickup.
Preregistration Required: No, but available through the app WhatsGood Marketplace.

Ossining Farmers’ Market

Parking lot on the corner of Spring St & Main St
Saturdays, year-round, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Safety Protocol: Masks mandatory; leave six feet of space between you and others; send just one person to the farmers market to shop; social conversations must take place outside the market area; do not touch or lean over displays; food is prepackaged by vendors; no food sampling or cooking in the markets; bikes and dogs must be outside the market area; bring pre-order summaries to speed up pickup.
Preregistration Required: No, but available through the app WhatsGood Marketplace.

Peekskill Farmers’ Market

Bank St, Peekskill
Open June 5 (running until November 20)
Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Specialty Hours:
Seniors 60+, people with disabilities, and individuals with compromised immune systems are encouraged to come during the less crowded early hours of 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Safety Protocol:Face masks will not be required at the market but we still recommend wearing a proper face covering if you have not been vaccinated (provided upon entry if needed); maintain six feet between yourself, other market-goers, and vendors; no food sampling permitted; contactless payment methods will be offered if available; those who feel ill are encouraged to stay home; some vendors will allow customers to make their own selections this year while others may not allow customers to touch items.
Preregistration Required: No, but some vendors are encouraging preorder (check Facebook for updates)

Pelham Market

Harmon Avenue at Fifth Avenue next to Gazebo Park
Sundays, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Safety Protocal: Social distancing is still in effect.
Preregistration required: No.

Pleasantville Farmers’ Market

Metro-North Parking Lot (10 Memorial Plaza, Pleasantville)
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Safety Protocol: Single entrance to the market; well-spaced line forms at the south end of the Memorial Plaza for visitors seeking entry; cash accepted, card accepted by some vendors; Market Bucks service paused until further notice; masks mandatory; no-touch shopping; portable handwashing stations; contactless shopping options (online); no social events; no tables and chairs.
Shop online at Pleasantville Farmers Market Online Tuesday 7 p.m. to Thursday 7 p.m. and pick up at the Market on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Preregistration Required: Only for online ordering

Ridge Hill’s Market on Market

Market St, One Ridge Hill Blvd, Yonkers
Friday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Safety Protocols: Distancing, masks for the unvaccinated
Preregistration Required: No.

Rye Farmers’ Market

Parking lot off Theodore Fremd Avenue, Rye
Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Safety Protocol: Masks must be worn in the market area. Customers must abide by social distancing rules.
Preregistration Required: No, but you can pre-order from vendors using the website or app from WhatsGood. Look for Down to Earth Rye Farmers Market after you login.

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St. John’s Church Farmers Market

Getty Square, Yonkers
Thursdays through October, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Preregistration Required: No

The TaSH

Patriots Park, Tarrytown
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Safety Protocol: Masks and social distancing are required. Contactless payment available at all vendors. No eating in the immediate market area. Preordering is available for many vendors at tashfarmersmarket.org.

White Plains Farmers’ Market

Court St. Between Martine Ave and Main St, White Plains
Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Safety Protocol: Follow signs for entry and exit points; mask required, gloves encouraged; contactless shopping; social-distanced barrier between vendors and customers; one family member at the market to shop at a time; controlled capacity with line at entrance to await entry; single use bags encouraged.


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