From the fresh, naturally produced fruits and vegetables to the vibrant rhythms of the live music, the Hope Street Farmers Market is a local gem. Located not far from River House, at Lippitt Park at the corner of Hope Street and Blackstone Boulevard, the market is a one-stop shop for produce, dairy, meats and even breads and pastries. There are even harder-to-find items like kombucha, fresh herbs and dog food.
The Hope Street Farmers Market gets an additional touch of flavor on Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. thanks to the Providence Artisans Market. This is hosted at the southern end of Lippitt Park and goes through the end of October.
Patrons are treated to some nice little extras that make the shopping experience even more enjoyable. The Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition provides bicycle valet service. Shoppers can drop off their bike, and they will keep an eye on it for you while you peruse the market. Your favorite knife no longer cutting it? You can get your knives professionally sharpened for a small fee and walk out with fresh edges for your fresh veggies.
More than a mere outdoor grocery stop, the Hope Street Farmers Market offers live music every Saturday and on some Wednesdays. You can pack a picnic and make it an outing for the family. Feel the vibe as local musicians set the ideal atmosphere for shopping, chatting or just chilling.
With over 50 vendors, market goers are sure to find delicacies for the taste buds, eyes and ears. The Hope Street Farmers Market harkens to a simpler time but weaves in modern conveniences and thoughtful touches. Every Saturday, the market runs from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. On Wednesdays, it goes from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. If you want the freshest foods in a refreshing atmosphere, swing on by one of the best experiences on the East Side of Providence.
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