Want to spend even more time wandering among the delightful sights, smells and sounds of your local market?
Discover more about the foods grown near your hometown with a fun farmers’ market treasure hunt.
Don’t just buy fresh fruits and vegetables. Learn where they come from and how they grow, and support local farmers in the process.
In this article I’ll show you how to make the most of your trip to the local farmers’ market by having a treasure hunt with your kids.
Why Have a Farmers’ Market Treasure Hunt?
Whether you regularly go to the farmers’ market with your family or as a special event, a treasure hunt will help you make the most out of your experience.
A farmers’ market is the perfect backdrop for a unique learning quest, where the treasure is the bounty of colorful produce.
Don’t just breeze past the vendors to pick up a few groceries—learn about them.
With the treasure hunt sheet as a guide, use this adventure to get to know those vendors by name, discover how the farmers get the food from the field to the market, and learn how to recognize the local produce that’s in season and more.