Whether you are looking to stock up on seasonal apples, purchase decorations for your front porch, shop for thanksgiving, or fulfill your yearly fall tradition of family pumpkin picking, we’ve got the perfect market recommendation for you! We have centered this list around local family owned businesses that provide high quality local products! This is not an exhaustive list, but we tried to compile options from just about every area of Maryland.
Pleasant Valley Produce (Laytonsville, MD )
Pleasant Valley Produce is a family owned and operated market that stocks the best local and seasonal products. They sell beef that they raise on their farm as well as other meats provided by friends in the area. They stock multiple kinds of baked goods, canned goodies, pumpkins, corn stalks, and apples; everything you could ever need for the fall season. Plus, they have great prices! You will not be disappointed when you go and support a great, hardworking family like this one!
Loudounberry Farm Garden (Leesburg, VA)
From their gorgeous plants to their freakiest pumpkins, this place is a go to for all things fall! They stock local canned goods, poultry, eggs, dairy products, produce, and home décor! You cannot afford to miss this stop on your fall market tour this year!
Cronise Market Place and Mountainside Gardeners (Boonsboro, MD)
Just outside of downtown Boonsboro there sits two small farm markets across the street from each other. Mountainside Gardeners has a variety of plants and pumpkins and also a deli where you can enjoy a delicious sandwich (hot or cold) and some ice cream! Across the way at Cronise Market, they feature plants and pumpkins as well. They also carry local produce and some meat and dairy products.
Butler’s orchard (Germantown, MD)
Look no further than Butler’s Orchard for the BEST FRESH apple cider donuts around! They alone are worth the trip, but you can definitely make an entire day of fall fun out of this stop. Browse the cute décor and local produce to be found in the shop, enjoy the seasonal pick-your-own that they have to offer, and find the biggest and wackiest pumpkins in their pumpkin patch! Make sure to plan for crowds and traffic, because this place is popular to those traveling from near and far!
Lewis Orchard (Dickerson, MD)
This local market grows just about everything themselves! They are also a wholesaler to many other markets, probably some you have visited. You simply can’t beat their delicious white and yellow peaches when they’re in season. They also bake pies and stock a great selection of canned goods.
Larriland Farm (Woodbine, MD)
Larriland is most well know for their pick-you-own. . . well, everything! Flowers, pumpkins, berries, apples, peaches, tomatoes, and the list goes on! They also have fun activities for kids, making this a wonderful place for families of all ages to join in the fall fun.
Greensburg Farm Market (Hagerstown, MD)
This local market has wonderful displays of all kinds of fall favorites, such as pumpkins, corn stalks, and mums! They also feature a variety of local produce within the store. The plants are definitely the main event at this stop, but take a look inside for all things local and stock up on essential produce while you’re there!
Local Homestead Products LLC (New Windsor, MD)
Local Homestead Products is committed to providing its customers with quality, home raised products that come from nearby farms. The market is home to all the fall favorites you could want in addition to products like local honey, Maryland Maple Syrup, an exclusive line of jams and jellies, glass bottled milk, beef jerky and a long list of the freshest produce! The farm offers a 5acre playground for the kids so you can let them have a great time while you have fun shopping local.
Misty Valley Farms (Cockeysville)
This lovely market is staged in a tent nestled in some really beautiful countryside. It holds just about all the produce and pumpkins you could need. Stop by and check out their vast array of pumpkins from small to large, to enormous! You can also find beautiful mums and local produce to choose from.
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