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We’ve all witnessed the power of the local community this past year. Despite the uncertainty that has surfaced, one thing has remained constant: When we come together, we can make a huge impact.


Who is The Common Market?

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The Common Market is a mission-driven distributor of regional farm products. We partner with farmer and grower networks and handle the distribution of their local products — ensuring you get easy access to some of the best foods our regions have to offer.

We serve customers in the Mid-Atlantic, the Southeast and the Texas area through wholesale local food distribution, The Common Market Farm Share and local initiatives. Choose your location to learn more about our services.

Check out our locations!

Introducing: The Farm-Fresh Box Program

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The Common Market launched the Farm-Fresh Box program in partnership with their farmer networks and in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Our Farm-Fresh Boxes are packed with care by our teams and contain fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables. We deliver these individualized, food-safe boxes with minimal handling and maximum efficiency to our most convenient, community-based aggregation points — hospitals, community centers, childcare facilities, churches, etc.

Learn more here!

WEBINAR: The Role of Cities

On August 6, 2021, the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future’s Food Policy Networks project and The Common Market hosted a virtual conversation with food policy directors and city leaders from Atlanta, Baltimore, and New York City to reflect on their food access programming; key learnings coming out of the pandemic; future crisis planning and approach; and policy recommendations in support of fair, vibrant regional food systems.


  • Luisa F. Cardona de Vence, Deputy Director of Welcoming Atlanta
  • Holly Freishtat, Food Policy Director and Chief of Food Policy & Planning Division with the City of Baltimore
  • Kate MacKenzie, Executive Director of New York City’s Mayor’s Office of Food Policy

Watch the recording here!

WEBINAR: Farm to School

Get ready for back to school and Farm to School Month this October with our fun, informational webinar! Our Farm to School Specialist and Outreach Coordinator Margo Robertson explores ways to introduce students to the stories and farmers behind their food, and much more!

  • Go Local: Learn what it means to work with a local food vendor.
  • Understand options and innovative solutions: from feeding remote learners to Harvest of the Month programs.
  • Engage with Farm to School players, and hear their experiences!
  • Get ready for Farm to School Month with fun marketing ideas.
  • Connect with local farmers!

Watch the recording here!

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