Community Food & Farm Celebration | Hardwick Farmers Market at Atkins Field


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Atkins Field | 140 Junction Road, Hardwick, Vermont

Head to Atkins Field from 3:00pm - 6:00pm on Friday, August 12th for an afternoon of summer fun to celebrate Open Farm Week and the NEK's vibrant agricultural community!
There will be:

  • Traditional craft demonstrations
  • Horse drawn carriage rides
  • Farm animal viewings
  • Heirloom tomato tasting
  • Live music by Michael Perry
  • Family friendly activities, including herbal foot baths
  • Farmers market vendors
  • Drinks by Caledonia Spirits
  • DIY screen printing - bring your own shirt or bag

Come celebrate the role agriculture has and continues to play in the community.

This event is put on by the Center for an Agricultural Economy and the Hardwick Farmers Market and is part of Open Farm Week and National Farmers Market Week. 

Visitors enjoy the tomato tasting at the 2021 Community Farm & Food Celebration
Visitors enjoy the tomato tasting at the 2021 Community Farm & Food Celebration. Photo by Kent Shaw

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The Hardwick Farmers market has been a local favorite for over 20 years. The market has a variety of vendors whose offerings include veggies, meat, honey, maple, prepared food, baked goods, and crafts. The market is located at Atkins Field, 15 acres of land stewarded by the Center for an Agricultural Economy and home to the Hardwick community gardens, a covered pavilion, bicycle pump track, trails, and community orchard.

Visit the market: Fridays | May 20th - October 7th| 3 - 6 pm

Learn more about the vendors, musical guest, and special events for the 2022 season! 


Music and Event Lineup: 

6/17 - Pollinatorfest - Honeybee Steelband

6/24 - Joe Cool 

7/1 - How To

7/8 - Coast 2 Coast

7/15 - Local Grain Day Celebration - Bread and Puppet Brass Band

7/22 - Olivia Milholland

7/29 - Denny Shute & the Folk Rockers 

8/5 - TBD 

8/12 - Community Food & Farm Celebration

8/19 - Lewis Franco 

8/26 - TBD 

9/2 - TBD

9/9 - Youth Market  - Piper Hall

9/16 - Stella Price 

9/23 - Silas McPrior

9/30 - TBD

10/7 - Final Market & HARVESTFEST