Goddard State Park, 345 Ives RoadWarwick, RIPhone: 401-222-2781
This community market is held on Fridays at beautiful Goddard State Park and features local producers like Barden Family Orchard, Dizzie Lizzie's Cookies, and two dog bakeries. Pay with cash or credit card. Dates and Hours: Early May 5 to late October; Fridays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Lippitt Park, Providence, between Hope Street and Blackstone Blvd.Providence, RIPhone:
The Hope Street Farmers Market sells locally grown and raised fruits, veggies, meats, dairy products, and seafood -- Yum! A delicious variety menu of foods, live music, and a city atmosphere make this market a quintessential Providence pit stop. Dates and Hours: Early May through late ; Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Wednesdays, 3-6 p.m..
Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main StreetPawtucket, RIPhone:
This market is located inside a historic former mill building that is being restored and used a bit at a time by designers, artists, a restaurant/bar, fitness and dance studios, a violin maker. The market has a big range of food products, including shellfish straight from Maine, soaps and skin care, and cool extras like knife sharpening and recycling. Worth a trip to just brighten up a winter day. Dates and Hours: Early November to late April; Saturdays; 9 a.m.-1 p.m.