A Guide to the Farmers Markets of Pittsburgh

February 19, 2019
Food & Drink
jason wolfe

Farmers markets are the heart of America, and you’re going to need to hunt them down once the weather warms up.

You don’t want to be one of those sad people who miss the market. Could you imagine?!

The fresh produce, the friendly people, the swarms of bees, you can smell it in the air: farmers market season is coming. And when it gets here you don’t want to be scrambling to find the best of the best. Have no fear, we’ve got you.

We put together this guide to farmers markets in Pittsburgh just so you can get the best and freshest because what else are you supposed to eat? Grocery store apples? Don’t be ridiculous.

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Monday

Robinson Farmer's Market
On Mondays, you can check out the Robinson Farmer's Market, or one of the other market options below. Image courtesy of Robinson Farmers Market at Holy Trinity
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CitiParks East Liberty

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3PM - 7PM

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Opening Date 2019: TBA
Opening Date 2018: May 14

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Station St. & N. Euclid Ave. parking lot

Held and operated by the City of Pittsburgh, the CitiParks Farmers Markets can be found every day of the week all across the city. Offering fresh produce, farm fresh meats and cheeses as well as baked goods, it doesn’t get much better than CitiParks. For more information be sure to follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter.

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Zelienople-Harmony Farmers Market

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3:30PM - 7PM

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Opening Date 2019: TBA
Opening Date 2018: June 4

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Zelienople Community Park
Beaver Street

A classic farmers market sourced by the good people of Zelienople. With farm fresh produce and great food. It’s a must this coming farmers market season. Be sure to follow their Facebook page for updates  

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Robinson Farmers Market

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3PM - 7PM

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Opening Date 2019: May 13

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Robinson
5718 Steubenville Pike

A community farmers market in the heart of Robinson township. Be sure to check out the local food trucks that also frequent the event! Check out their Facebook page for a list of vendors.

“This market just keeps getting better and better! Always something new!!!!!!” - Facebook Review

Tuesday

Bethel Park Farmer's Market
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CitiParks Shady Side

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3PM - 7PM

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Opening Date 2019: TBA
Opening Date 2018: May 14

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18th St. & Carson St. parking lot

Held and operated by the City of Pittsburgh, the CitiParks Farmers Markets can be found every day of the week all across the city. Offering fresh produce, farm fresh meats and cheeses as well as baked goods, it doesn’t get much better than CitiParks. For more information be sure to follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter.

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Bethel Park Farmers Market

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3PM - 7PM

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Opening Date 2019: May 1

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South Park
Just off Corrigan Drive

Offering fresh produce and weekly deals, the Bethel Park Farmers Market has to be on your list this farmers market season. Check out their Farm Fans page for specials, events and calendar details!

“great vendor selection! nice people” - Facebook Review

Wednesday

Mt. Lebonan Farmer's Market
Nothing beats fresh produce, and there’s no better place to find it than at the local farmers market. Keep an eye out for beauties like this in the upcoming season. Image courtesy of Mt. Lebanon Lions Farmers Market
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CitiParks Carrick

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3PM - 7PM

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Opening Date 2019: TBA
Opening Date 2018: May 14

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Carrick Dairy District
1529 Brownsville Rd.

Held and operated by the City of Pittsburgh, the CitiParks Farmers Markets can be found every day of the week all across the city. Offering fresh produce, farm fresh meats and cheeses as well as baked goods, it doesn’t get much better than CitiParks. For more information be sure to follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter.

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Mt. Lebanon Lions Farmers Market

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4PM - 7PM

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Opening Date 2019: TBA
Opening Date 2018: June 6

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Mt Lebanon United Lutheran Church  
975 Washington Rd

Started over 30 years ago by the Mt. Lebanon lions club, people in the Mt. Lebanon area have been looking forward to the Mt. Lebanon Lions Farmer Market every year since. Be sure to check out their Facebook page for any upcoming details for this farmers market season including events and vendors.

“Wonderful farmers market!! Great variety and wonderful people” - Facebook Review

Thursday

Farmer's Market in Market Square Downtown
If you’re looking for quality, in season fruits in the summer be sure to check the local farmers market first. There’s no better place to find the stuff. Image courtesy of Pittsburgh Produce
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CitiParks Beechview

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3PM - 7PM

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Opening Date 2019: TBA
Opening Date 2018: May 14

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Broadway Ave. & Beechview Ave. parking lot

Held and operated by the City of Pittsburgh, the CitiParks Farmers Markets can be found every day of the week all across the city. Offering fresh produce, farm fresh meats and cheeses as well as baked goods, it doesn’t get much better than CitiParks. For more information be sure to follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter.

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Market Square Farmers Market

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10AM - 2PM

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Opening Date 2019: May
Opening Date 2018: May 10

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Downtown
Market Square

The 15th annual Market Square Farmers Market is almost here, and we’re just as excited as you are. With over 30 weekly vendors, the downtown event is the farmers market of the season in Pittsburgh. Be sure to check their website for exact dates and vendor details, and be sure you don’t miss it!

“They do a great job keeping downtown events fresh and they support local business owners!” - Facebook Review

Friday

The Original Farmers Market
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CitiParks Downtown

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10:30AM - 1:30PM

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Opening Date 2019: TBA
Opening Date 2018: May 14

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Mellon Square
Smithfield St. & Sixth Ave.

Held and operated by the City of Pittsburgh, the CitiParks Farmers Markets can be found every day of the week all across the city. Offering fresh produce, farm fresh meats and cheeses as well as baked goods, it doesn’t get much better than CitiParks. For more information be sure to follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter.

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CitiParks NorthSide

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3PM - 7PM

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Opening Date 2019: TBA
Opening Date 2018: May 14

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Allegheny Commons Park
East Ohio St. & Cedar Ave.

Held and operated by the City of Pittsburgh, the CitiParks Farmers Markets can be found every day of the week all across the city. Offering fresh produce, farm fresh meats and cheeses as well as baked goods, it doesn’t get much better than CitiParks. For more information be sure to follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter.

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The Original Farmers Market

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May Hours: Fridays 5:30
June - September Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 5:30
October - November Hours: Mondays & Fridays 5:30

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Opening Date 2019: May 3

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Bridgeville
151 Parks Road

The Original Farmers Market offers a rotating list of vendors all summer that reach into the fall with seasonal produce and baked goods making way for more cold weather treats like potatoes, honey, pine and and apples. Be sure to check out their webpage for event details and dates.

“Great time with family. Excellent selections. This was my second time there. Will be back!” - Facebook Review

Saturday

Shadyside Farmer's Market
Buying fresh and local is a big part of the farmers market culture and it’s the best part of the summer. Taste the difference of locally grown produce. Image courtesy of Fitt Pittsburgh via Shadyside Farmers Market Facebook
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Shadyside Farmers Market

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10AM - 2PM

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Opening Date 2019: June
Opening Date 2018: June 2

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Liberty School lot, corner of Ellsworth & Ivy Streets
635 Filbert Street

Put on by the ShadySide Chamber of Commerce, the Shadyside Farmers Market features vendors representing local businesses and producers to bring you the very best of Pittsburgh. Be sure to keep an eye on the Shadyside Events Calendar to see official dates and announcements.

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Mars Farmers Market

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9AM - 12PM

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Opening Date 2019: May
Opening Date 2018: May 1

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Woodland Valley Church
225 Crowe Avenue

With a wide selection of local vendors selling freshly grown and locally produced goods along with delicious food and a charming atmosphere, this summer time farmers market simply has to be on your list of stops this farmers market season.

Sunday

Farmers market Pittsburgh
Image courtesy of the Pittsburgh-Post Gazette
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CitiParks Squirrel Hill

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9AM - 1PM

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Opening Date 2019: TBA
Opening Date 2018: May 14

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Beacon/Bartlett parking lot

Held and operated by the City of Pittsburgh, the CitiParks Farmers Markets can be found every day of the week all across the city. Offering fresh produce, farm fresh meats and cheeses as well as baked goods, it doesn’t get much better than CitiParks. For more information be sure to follow @PghEventsOffice on Twitter.

Farmer's Market in Pittsburgh

Be sure to mark your calendars and get your lists together now! You don’t want to head into farmers market season unprepared. Be sure to check out local events pages and individual market calendars for updates and announcements. And be sure to check out GiftYa electronic gift cards to get your farmers market fanatic this season.

Don’t see a market that you know is fantastic? Let us know so we can bring you the best of the best!

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