FOOD AND DRINK

10 Best Farmers Markets

We've gone a pick'n and came back with a healthy list of 10 Best Farmers Markets. Take a gander at some of the best places to get homegrown goodness and have a bit of fun.

Farmers markets are coming back in a big way. Maybe it's the popularity of cooking shows or a growing trend toward sustainability, but more and more people are seeking out the fresh fruits, vegetables and other produce that can be found in local farmers markets. Sustainability and the availability of local food are some of the key factors in the livability of a region. That's why our editors have dug in to unearth some of the best farmers markets from around the country.

Whether you're a locavore who already knows the importance and environmental impact of buying locally or just someone who loves fresh food, it's time to satiate your appetite for info about farmers markets.

Ranking Criteria

Large offering of food • Community supported agriculture • Organic choices

10. Tucson, AZ Population 528,374
9. Santa Cruz, CA Population 62,752
8. Santa Fe, NM Population 83,008
7. Greensboro, NC Population 279,427
6. Boulder, CO Population 103,919
5. Burlington, VT Population 42,570
4. Portland, OR Population 612,206
3. Ocala, FL Population 57,209
2. Chattanooga, TN Population 174,483
1. Kansas City, MO Population 467,990