I love to browse around at one of the farmers markets in Amsterdam and check out all the market stalls. Especially on the weekends it’s just so nice to shop seasonal groceries. For me that’s the start of a typical perfect Saturday in Amsterdam with the family! Wheter I’m shopping for the best (local) organic produce for a dinner at home with friends or just or for a nice cheese board to enjoy during a movie. The local farmers markets in Amsterdam are my go to places for the best ingredients. Where I shop? In this blog I will share my favourite farmers market in Amsterdam so you can shop there too.
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these are the 10 best farmers markets in Amsterdam
Organic & farmers market Noordermarkt
One of the first farmers markets in Amsterdam! And still one of my favourites since it’s located in the heart of the cosy Jordaan. Go to Café Winkel after shopping your produce and try the delicious homemade apple-pie.
Noordermarkt, Amsterdam, every Saturday 9 am – 4 pm – boerenmarktamsterdam.nl
Zuidermrkt in Amsterdam old south
A great organic neighbourhood market in the Amsterdam Old South district. Every Saturday with more than 20 market stalls with veggies, fruit, and more produce fresh from local farmers.
Jacob Obrechtstraat, Amsterdam, every Saturday 9 am – 4 pm – zuidermrkt.nl
farmers market Buikslotermeerplein
This is the number one market to shop organic produce in Amsterdam North. At this farmers market at the Buikslotermeerplein in Amsterdam North you can get your daily veggies, fruit, cheese and meat from framers around Amsterdam.
Buikslotermeerplein, Amsterdam, every Saturday 9.30 am – 5 pm – boerenmarktnoord.nl
farmers market Nieuwmarkt
Close to Amsterdam Central Station you find the weekly farmers market at the Nieuwmarkt. Every Saturday producers from all over The Netherlands sell their organic produce at this small farmers market in Amsterdam. This is for sure one of the best farmers markets in Amsterdam.
Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam, every Saturday 9 am – 4 pm – amsterdamnieuwmarkt.nl
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This nice and unique farmers market in Amsterdam is held every 1st Saturday of the month. Local entrepreneurs and sustainable craftsmen offer their products at the always fun Buitenmarkt of NoordOogst, at Meteorenweg 280 in Amsterdam North. In addition to tasty food, you will also find many natural products and recycled materials that all carry a special story. The entrepreneurs at the Buitenmarkt want to share these stories with you so that you go home with lots of inspiration and goodies afterwards. Take a tour of the entire NoordOogst site and discover this special place on Saturday from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. There is also an organic restaurant on site (Pof) for coffee or lunch and there is a nature playground for kids.
Meteorenweg 280, Amsterdam Noord, every 1st Saturday of the month – Check the agenda here >>
organic market amsterdam east
At this farmers market in Amsterdam Zeeburg you can buy vegetables, fruit, bread, cheese and other delicacies. This one, unlike many other markets, is not on Saturday but on Wednesday.
Van Eesterenlaan (at Borneo-eiland), Amsterdam – every Wednesday 11.00 – 17.00
organic market Haarlemmerplein in amsterdam
This market can be found every Wednesday. Often the market vendors here are also the makers of the product they sell and are therefore closely involved in the production. Nice!
Haarlemmerplein, Amsterdam – every Wednesday 10.00 – 17.00
This is not a large organic market, as there are only about ten stalls. But you will find plenty of products there and if you are in the area, be sure to check it out.
Minervaplein, Amsterdam – every Friday 08.00 – 19.00
more farmers and organic markets in amsterdam just a short ride from the city
urban farm Almere
Every Saturday there is an organic market at the Stadsboerderij in Almere. First get the groceries, then a quick tour of the yard. Look in the stables, or have a drink in the grass. I thought this was one of the nicest discoveries when we stayed at De Kemphaan last year!
Kemphaanpad 14, Almere – every Saturday morning – stadsboerderijalmere.nl
the Lindenhoff Marché
This remains so much fun to do, because the little roadtrip to De Lindenoff is already such a joy. First some shopping, afterwards a drink and small bite in the cafe or garden. With kids it’s also nice to look around in the stables. if you’re not having a car you can always go by e-bike! And did you know they also deliver at home throughout the Netherlands?
Rijksstraatweg 21, Baambrugge – Thursday: 12.00 – 17.30, Friday: 09.30 – 17.30, Saturday: 09.30 – 16.30 – lindenhoff.nl
Enjoy shopping at our favourite farmers markets in Amsterdam!
THINGS TO DO:
⋙ Canal Cruise by day or in the evening
⋙ A bike tour through Amsterdam OR Rent a bike by yourself
⋙ The best view over Amsterdam from the A’DAM Lookout
⋙ Visit Artis Royal Zoo
⋙ Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
⋙ Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
⋙ Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
⋙ MOCO Museum for street art
⋙ Photography museum FOAM
⋙ Amsterdam Light Festival (during winter months)
⋙ Cruise like a local with your own boat (great with good weather!)
ONE OF A KIND:
⋙ Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
⋙ Red Light District tour
⋙ Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
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Our favourite hotels:
AFFORDABLE // €
☾ Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
☾ The Student Hotel: budget proof in trendy East.
☾ Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
☾ CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
☾ Motel One: budget design hotel with locations at
VERY VERY NICE // €€
☾ Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
☾ Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam.
☾ Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
☾ Park Plaza Vondelpark: located next to Vondelpark and beautifully renovated.
☾ Hotel Dwars: small scale around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
☾ Pillows Anna van den Vondel: great hotel close to Vondelpark.
☾ Hotel Mercier: new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
☾ INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city.
☾ The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals.
☾ Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel in Amsterdam West.
☾ Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
☾ QO Amsterdam: eco design hotel with a great skybar.
TOP LUXURY // €€€
☾ Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
☾ Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
☾ L’Europe: this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
☾ Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
☾ W Amsterdam: with great restaurants and a rooftop bar with swimming pool.
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I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.
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