Date: Jun 04, 2018

Guide to LaGrange County Area Farmer's Markets

By Anna Camburn

There are few things better than a summer morning at a farmer's market.


I just love looking at the colorful produce, the fresh baked goods and  handmade crafts unique to the area. Plus, it's so much fun to actually meet the people who grow the food!


Here's a list of some great summertime Farmer's Markets to check out the next time you're in LaGrange County, Indiana.


1. Howe Farmer's Market

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Photo: Howe Indiana Farmer's Market Facebook 2018


This is one of the best farmer's markets in the Northern Indiana area! The Howe, Indiana Farmer's market offers locally grown fruits, vegetables and eggs. Also cookies, baked goods, crafts and coffee.


Every Saturday, May to October, 7AM - Noon

Town Park in Howe

Corner of 3rd Street & Defiance Street


2. Lagrange Farmer's Market



The town of Lagrange, Indiana also hosts a farmer's market every Tuesday from 1-5pm and Saturday from 8am - 1pm, May to October.


The Lagrange farmer's market offers produce, baked goods, wooden items and plants. Also, they normally host a Strawberry Festival in June!


Every Tuesday 1pm-5pm and Saturday 8am-1pm, May to October

Downtown LaGrange 
101 N High St. LaGrange, IN


3. Shipshewana Flea Market

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Did you know that the Midwest's Largest Flea Market in Shipshewana, Indiana has a huge farmer's market aisle? It's complete with all kinds of plants, fruits, vegetables, honey, olive oils, baked goods, and more. Plus, you can shop the rest of the huge market for local goods and deals on decor, clothes and more!


Want some recipe ideas for the produce you've bought at the flea market? Check out our pinterest board.


After the flea market ends for the season, you can still get some fall produce and mums through October at the pavilion across the street for the Shipshewana Across the Road Indoor Market.


Every Tuesday & Wednesday, May through September, 8am - 5pm

345 S Van Buren St, Shipshewana, IN


4. Newbury Square Swap Meet



This swap meet, held on select Saturdays, April through October, would be a farmer's market like you've never seen before.


In addition to plants, produce and baked goods, the Newbury Square Swap Meet also has dogs, cats, poultry, rabbits, hunting / fishing supplies and garage sale type items.


Select Saturdays, April - October, Daylight to 1 pm Click Here for Dates

345 S Van Buren St

Shipshewana, IN 


And of course, if you can't make it to one of these markets, there are always plenty of roadside produce and egg stands out and about (this is Amish country after all). Simply take a drive through the scenic countryside and you may come across a few!


For a list of all Northern Indiana Farmer's Markets, visit Edible Michiana.


Want more ideas on things to do or places to eat in Shipshewana? Download our free Shipshewana Amish Country Trip Planner PDF.


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