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The Best Winter Farmers’ Markets to Visit in Westchester

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When the mercury drops, here are the Westchester County farmers’ markets you can still shop at all winter long.

Additional reporting by Anisa Williams

In Westchester, it isn’t an exaggeration to say that farmers’ markets often serve as the beating heart of our communities, so it’s a good thing the market spirit doesn’t go into hibernation when the weather grows cold. Here are eight of our favorite markets that are open and stocked all winter long.

Hastings Farmers Market

131 Southside Ave, Hastings-on-Hudson
Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Masks are no longer required for fully vaccinated individuals.

Can’t-Miss Vendors:

Di Riso
Riccardo Befi used to bake lasagna on weekends for pleasure. After opening a gourmet cafe, his lasagna, fresh mozzarella sandwiches, and risotto balls have become fixtures in Hastings.

Luxx Chocolat
Luxx has been voted one of America’s best chocolatiers for five years running, and it certainly lives up to the hype: you’ll find pre-packaged artisan s’mores, chocolate bark, and the famous “Hot Choxx” chocolate on a straw. Everything is organic and made using local ingredients.

Meredith’s Bread
These handmade, preservative-free breads, rolls, cakes, cookies, pies, and preserves are made entirely from scratch. The business is family-owned and -operated, with gluten-free, wheat-free, sugar-free, and organic lines to accommodate everyone.


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Irvington Farmers’ Market

Main Street School Lot; 101 Main St, Irvington
Sundays, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Masks are no longer required for fully vaccinated individuals.

Can’t-Miss Vendors:

Pizza Vitale
Fresh pizza = healthy pizza. This “little silver box” on wheels holds a wood-burning pizza oven from Italy that turns out heavenly artisanal Neapolitan pizzas.

Hudson Valley Fisheries
This fishery has earned a cult following, and for good reason: Not only is its steelhead trout delicious, but it’s sustainably farmed. The farm boasts an agriculture system that converts fish waste into organic fertilizer, ensuring zero impact on the ocean and wild fish populations.

Madura Farms
Madura’s famous selection of mushrooms is the brainchild of Dan Jr., a fourth-generation Polish farmer who began cultivating fungi in 1977. You’ll also find necessities like cauliflower, potatoes, ginger, and a variety of greens, all grown in Madura’s signature rich black soil.

Raw Chocolate Love
A small bar with a big effect, Raw Chocolate Love is chocolate as it should be: 100% pure, raw, organic, and packed with antioxidants that nourish the mind, body, and soul. Chocolate lovers beware.

Larchmont Farmers’ Market

Metro-North Upper Lot; Chatsworth Ave/Myrtle Blvd, Larchmont
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. year round
Masks are not required for vaccinated individuals.

Can’t-Miss Vendors:

Arlotta Food Studio
The Arlotta family grows their olives on a small farm in California using traditional Italian methods. Customers can’t get enough of their organic olive oils and barrel-aged balsamic, the perfect complement to many items found at the market.

Eggcellent Quiche
Founders Charles and Linda have a love for cooking that began in childhood. Their range of quiches are loaded with fresh vegetables and rich custard in a delectable crust. Be sure to try the barbecue quiche, which is one of their most popular varieties.

La Trafila Pasta
Owners Jiselle and Luigi Speranza are culinary geniuses with impressive resumés. Together, they have become a leading producer of fresh pasta for homes and restaurants, using ingredients imported from Italy in their handcrafted pasta, stuffed gnocchi, sauces, tiramisu, and cannoli.

Ossining Farmers’ Market

Corner of Main & Spring St, Ossining
Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., year-round
Masks are not required for vaccinated individuals.

Can’t-Miss Vendors:

Moondrop Gardens
Every artisan soap from Moondrop Gardens is creatively designed, uniquely fragranced, and specifically formulated with a conditioning recipe of butters and oils that leave your skin feeling nourished. Every bar is silky, bubbly and creamy. Enjoy a practical work of art every time you lather up!

Pickle Licious
Need something sweet but sour? The Pickle Lady from New Jersey pickles of all different kinds of flavors: hot and spicy, horseradish, kosher dill, sour, and sweet pickle chips. Voted the creator of the “Best Pickles” for eight years in a row, Pickle Licious founder Robyn Brown Samra (known as “The Pickle Lady”) sells pickles at farmer’s markets all over the state, with daughters Alex and Taylor by her side.

Nana’s Home Kitchen
Serop and Jasmin Mandjian, a.k.a. Coco and Nana, were high school sweethearts in Armenia who married a few years later. They’re serving up Middle Eastern classics including hummus and other spreads, chicken kababs grilled onsite, empanadas, and traditional desserts.

Pura Vida Fisheries
Captain Rick Lofstadt sources his fish from the Hampton Bays; this includes fresh hake, cod, sea bass, and porgy. You’ll also find smoked scallops, salmon, and blue fish, as well as prepared foods like ceviche and chowder all made with the weekly catch.

Pleasantville Farmers’ Market

Memorial Plaza, Pleasantville
Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., through March 25 (closed Christmas and New Year’s Day)
Order online to save yourself and your produce from spending too long out in the cold.


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Can’t-Miss Vendors:

Dutch Desserts
Marjan Beebe, who moved to Kinderhook from the Netherlands in 1989, is serving up genuine Dutch tarts using a unique crust recipe and locally sourced fruits. You won’t find preservatives or additives of any kind, and all treats sold at the market are made the day prior.

Pikas Farm Table
Everything at Pikas is Belgian-inspired, from classic sugar waffles to quiches to rustic pot pies. Each item is made with local ingredients, all from scratch. Fresh ingredients arrive in the kitchen and are baked into meals on the same day.

Founder Preston Powell was inspired by tea’s significance in Asian cultures and karate training. His appreciation for the drink, as well as its medicinal and healthful properties, sparked the creation of Teagevity. This stand always boasts winding lines and is known for its delicious brews.


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John Paulding School (154 Broadway), Tarrytown & Sleepy Hollow
Every 2nd and 4th Saturday from January through April from 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The TaSH farmers’ market is making its winter debut inside the John Paulding School. This is its first year offering vendor goodies during the winter months.


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Chappaqua Farmers Market 

Chappaqua train station
December Market: December 3 & 10. Holiday Market: December 17;
9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Can’t-Miss Vendors:

3×3 Provisions
3×3 is the perfect fusion of purpose, wellness, and world-class fare. This gluten-free kitchen creates family-friendly cuisine crafted with local seasonal ingredients from Hudson Valley farmers. Gluten-free baked goods both savory and sweet (such as fermented squash muffins, zucchini bread, and chickpea flour empanadas filled with porcini mushrooms) from an award-winning chef.

Bohemian Baked
Bohemian Baked creates delicious gluten-free, dairy-free, and vegan baked goods from breads to cupcakes and everything in between using plant-based and natural ingredients.


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Eltee’s Goods
Eltee’s first offering, Tommy Jam, is a perfect example, utilizing tomatoes from local farms, all produced by Brooklyn chef Lindsey Thalheimer, founder of Eltee’s Goods.

Muscoot Farm Farmers Market

Muscoot Farm, Katonah
Three days only!
Saturdays, December 3, 10, and 17 from 5-8 p.m.

Get into the holiday spirit at Muscoot Farm and see the farm decked out in lights at night for Holiday Lights on the Farm. In addition to the dazzling decorations, participate in a variety of activities including cookie decorating, crafts, treats, and more. On Saturdays, the event will include a holiday market. The animals will be accessible to view during the event. $25 per family of four; $5 per additional family member available as an add-on.

Can’t-Miss Vendors:

Fi-Dough biscuits are made with no preservatives and 100% wholesome organic ingredients that are slow-baked to maintain the vitamins and minerals necessary to keep your dog strong, healthy. and happy.

Prospector Gourmet Popcorn
With every morsel and every munch, Gourmet Popcorn is popped daily at the Prospector Theater, a nonprofit dedicated to competitive and integrated employment for people with disabilities through the operation of a first-run movie theater in Connecticut.

Collier’s Candle Co.
Amanda, the owner, strives to always use ingredients and components made in the U.S. in all parts of the process and finished product. Two percent of sales are donated to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation to support our nation’s military and first responders.

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