It's time to get back to your local farmers markets to not only get fresh items for your home but to support local growers and see friends.

Whether you're looking for fresh tomatoes to make your grandmother's famous 'Mama Marinara,' honey for the cupboard, or potatoes for that recipe you saw on 'British Baking Show', farmers markets are great to stop in at.

There's really something special about farmers markets; the way they make any city or town feel like Mayberry: Small, easy-going, and friendly. Kids play on the edges of the market, careful shoppers examine the vendors' goods, maybe there's a guy with a guitar playing at one end. Sounds like a pretty nice little Saturday. Or a Sunday. Or... a Wednesday.

There is a great variety of farmers markets to choose from, even here in 2021. Let's take a look at ten that you can check out around Fort Collins and the Northern Colorado area.

There may be restrictions, and times are subject to change, as always, with the pandemic.

LARIMER COUNTY FARMERS MARKET - May 22, 2021, through October 30, 2021.

Saturdays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Larimer County Courthouse parking lot (200 West Oak.)

FORT COLLINS 1 (DRAKE) - Begins Saturday, June 19, 2021.

Saturdays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. off of Drake and Worthington (802 West Drake.)

FORT COLLINS 2 (HARMONY) - Begins Sunday, May 2, 2021.

Sundays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Harmony and Lemay near the UPS Store.

FORT COLLINS 3 (The Wednesday One) - Begins Sunday, June 16, 2021.

Wednesdays 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Haromy and Lemay near the UPS Store.


Sundays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Fairgrounds Park. Through September 26 (excluding July 4.)

GREELEY FARMERS MARKET - Begins Saturday, May 15, 2021.

Saturdays 8 a.m. - Noon. Through July 3, 2021, at the Union Pacific Depot (902 7th Ave.)

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Fridays 4 p.m - 8 p.m. at Parish and Charlotte. Through October 2021.

WINDSOR FARMERS MARKET - Begins June 12, 2021.

Saturdays 9 a.m. - Noon at Boardwalk Park. Through September 11, 2021.

TIMNATH FARMERS MARKET - Begins Sunday, May 9, 2021.

Every 2nd Sunday at Colorado Feed & Grain. Through October 2021.

BERTHOUD FARMERS MARKET - Begins Saturday, June 19, 2021.

Saturdays 9 a.m - Noon at Fickel Park. Through September 25, 2021.

ESTES VALLEY FARMERS MARKET - Begins Thursday, June 3, 2021.

Thursdays 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Estes Park Visitors Center. Through October 2021.

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