Fresh, local produce is available November through March at the Bloomington Winter Farmers’ Market (BWFM), a local non-profit organization. The BWFM is the oldest winter market in Indiana as it enters its 17th year serving the community of Bloomington. The Winter Market has a diversity of vendors and products including fresh produce, local meat and poultry, dairy products, eggs, maple syrup, honey products, breads, baked goods, jams and sauces, prepared foods, locally roasted coffee, cut flowers, seeds and plants and many other items. You can find everything you need for nourishing winter meals
along with local crafts.
The Bloomington Winter Farmers’ Market provides Monroe and surrounding counties with a farmers’ market year round. The BWFM is located at the Switchyard Park Pavilion on South Rogers Street. You’ll find free parking, a spacious venue, and 30 incredible vendors. The market runs every Saturday morning from November through March (with the exception of 11/28 & 12/26), from 9am to 12:30pm. Monroe County Health Department regulations regarding COVID 19 will be followed.
The BWFM is offering an online market platform so customers can shop and purchase products online to be picked up directly from vendors at the market.
Customers can use their food stamp cards to purchase as many tokens as they’d like. Tokens are available in $1 increments and can be used like cash to buy farm products from market vendors. Farm to Family Fund will double the value of your SNAP (food stamp) purchase, up to $27/week. For every $1 in SNAP benefits you exchange, you will receive $2 in tokens! Draw up to $27 in SNAP benefits and receive up to $54 in tokens to buy fresh from the farm, healthy, locally grown food at the Winter Farmers’ Market.
For a list of vendors and to learn more about the Bloomington Winter Farmers’ Market visit our website http://www.bloomingtonwinterfarmersmarket.com or our Facebook page or contact Addison Lively, the market manager, at 812-870-3484 or firstname.lastname@example.org.