Bellows Falls Farmers Market Bellows Falls Farmers Market

The Market: Directions & FAQ's

                             

Coming From the South: Take Exit 5, off of I-91. At bottom of ramp, turn right. Go 1/2 mile - and at "T", turn left onto Route 5 North for about 2.5 miles. As you come into town, you'll see our only traffic light. Take the right fork onto Westminster Street.  On the lefthand side, you will soon see the Rockingham Library and Fenton & Hennessey Funeral Home, and a TD Bank.  Turn left as if you are going to TD Bank and you will see a parking lot where Vendors and local residents park.  The Farmers' Market will be held in the Hetty Green Park beside the Bank, and Vendors will set up around the Park and parking area.

Coming From the North: Take Exit 6, off of I-91. At bottom of ramp, turn right onto 103/Rte 5 South. Go about three miles (Rockingham Road) and, as you come into downtown Bellows Falls the road forks: stay to the right - Atkinson Street, going all the way to the traffic light at the intersection of Atkinson Street and Westminster Street. Take a left at the light, toward downtown.  On the lefthand side, you will soon see the Rockingham Library and Fenton & Hennessey Funeral Home, and a TD Bank.  Turn left as if you are going to TD Bank and you will see a parking lot where Vendors and local residents park.  The Farmers' Market will be held in the Hetty Green Park beside the Bank, and Vendors will set up around the Park and parking area.

Coming by Train: Bellows Falls is served by Amtrak's reserved-seat VERMONTER (trains #54, 56 northbound; #55, 57 southbound), with the station mere steps away from the BFFM. Northern Vermonters can make a one-day trip to visit Bellows Falls and the market for only $12 each way (arrive BF 12:03 pm, depart 5:40 pm; reserve at least 3 days in advance by using the link below). If you're traveling from Washington, DC, Philly, New York, etc., the train arrives 5:40 pm and departs at 12:03 pm. There is a 20% off published fares promotion offered by Amtrak for travel booked more than three days in advance. Use this link to access these discounts: http://www.vermontvacation.com/travel%20resources/vermont%20by%20rail.aspx . Bike racks are slated to return to the Vermonter in the future - so you can bring your own ride!


FAQ's

Q: When does the Market run?
A: The Summer Market runs Fridays from 4 pm to 7 pm -- starting in June, with the final market on the 3rd  Friday in September (Winter markets are on BF3F [3rd Fridays only] and run 4 pm to 6:30 pm, October to April.)

Q: Do you accept EBT and Debit?
A: Yes, stop in at the Market Manager's table on Market Days.

Q: How do I find out if I'm eligible for an EBT Card?
A: Visit http://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/Default.htm.