There are many ways to get to know a town that you are visiting. Of course, exploring the charming city streets and the beautiful areas that surround them are some of the most fundamental in these endeavors. But nothing shows the true spirit of a community quite like a farmers’ market. This is when you get to see the community come together to celebrate things that the people of the town create. Killington, Vermont is home to some amazing Killington farmers markets that you simply need to visit when you are in town.
Vermont Farmers’ Market
This is the only farmers’ market in the state that runs every week of the year. They run multiple markets, but the most popular one is in the downtown area of the nearby town of Rutland. Farm fresh veggies are a staple here, but there are many treats unique to Vermont, like artisan cheeses, made from scratch bread, maple syrup, and much more. There are also many local eateries whipping up amazing foods, like Ana’s Empanadas, who make delicious Argentine cuisine using only locally sourced meats. You can enjoy this and so much more on Saturdays from 9 am to 2 pm and Wednesday’s from 3 pm to 6 pm all at Rutland’s Downtown Depot Park.
Killington Farmer’s Markets: Woodstock Farmers’ Market
The amazing thing about this Killington farmers’ markets in the nearby town of Woodstock is it is open Tuesday through Sunday. This leaves visitors with ample opportunity to enjoy local foods from both the kitchen and the market. The most popular way to take advantage is to get one of their “farmers’ boxes.” There are endless varieties of combinations, but you can be sure to find some local cheese, nuts, chocolate, and much more. On top of the market, this place is a restaurant, so you can satisfy the cravings that you will undoubtedly develop while exploring the delicious wares of the market. Find it at 979 Woodstock Road.
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No matter what time of year you visit Killington, you can count on one special constant: the Woodstock Farmers Market. Open year-round, the Woodstock Farmers Market is a community hub, and the staff, farmers, and other shoppers will welcome you! This lively market offers everything you need to stock your vacation pantry, with the added bonus of a one-of-a-kind atmosphere.
You can learn more about incredible dining and shopping experiences, including those at the Woodstock Farmers Market, when you download our free Killington Vacation Guide. It has our top recommendations for things to do and see during your stay with GetAway Vacations.
All About the Woodstock Farmers Market
Located about 30 minutes away at the most, depending on which rental you choose, the Woodstock Farmers Market is worth the jaunt. What you’ll discover when you arrive is the philosophy of the Woodstock Farmers Market is obvious. They have a serious mission: bringing great food to the people, at fair costs for everyone from farmer to buyer to the environment. But the simple passion for good food is evident everywhere.
Taste of Vermont
One of the most satisfying things about stocking up at the Farmers Market is how connected you’ll instantly be with the region. You can experience the mountain by skiing or hiking, but you can actually taste Vermont by buying from our farmers.
At the Market, great signage and staff lets you know where everything came from, and who grew it for you. The self-proclaimed “local food junkies” who work at the Market are full of knowledge as well as award-winning purveyors of really good food.
Prepared Foods and Bakery
When you’re on vacation, you probably don’t want to cook every single meal for yourself. But with the on-site Kitchen and Bakery you can purchase ready-made breakfast and lunch sandwiches, incredible hot entrée lunch and dinner selections and mouth-watering desserts, cakes and pies.
Get Your Groceries
The Market grocery department sells a wide array of specialty and everyday groceries so you can stock your vacation rental cabinets with good eats for yummy meals. But you’ll also find unique food products like olive oils, marinades, chocolates and jams from Vermont and the world all over.
For an easy-to-prep snack or light lunch when you get back to your digs, stock up on some of the Market’s impressive range of international and local cheeses, huge olive selection, sliced deli meats and cheeses. Local, artisanal breads and dairy products are always available—including outstanding ice creams and gelatos!
Or if you’re preparing for a special dinner in, you can choose from local meats, poultry, and fresh seafood for your main course.
Need to Know
Woodstock Farmers Market is located at 979 Woodstock Road.
TUE – SAT: 7:30am-7pm
Enjoy All Killington Has to Offer with GetAway Vacations
We’re sure that in our range of rentals, you’ll find the perfect accommodations for your tastes and needs. All of our properties, including Bridgewater Country Cottage (sleeps 10) and Hakuna Matata (sleeps 6), are set in convenient locations that allow you to enjoy the best Killington has to offer, including the Woodstock Farmers Market! They also offer all of the comforts of home with cozy living areas, well-equipped kitchens, comfortable bedding, and some of the most beautiful natural surroundings in Vermont.
Whether you’re planning your Killington summer vacation or getting a jump on next winter’s ski trip, don’t forget to download our free area vacation guide. It will take all the guesswork out of vacation planning.