The Farmers Market at Hofplaats in The Hague occurs every Wednesday from 8:00-18:00 and provides great quality fruits, vegetables, meat, and cheese. Many of these products are produced organically. The vendors are in close contact with the farmers and provide locally sourced items.
The produce that is sold on the Farmers Market comes from local farms, thereby reducing the amount of energy and fossil fuels that would be used during transportation (food-miles). The market is also plastic-free, which eliminates another source of waste regarding food consumption and production.
Good Health and Well-Being: By promoting healthy and organic vegetables, the Farmers Market can inspire people to eat healthy foods that have a positive impact on their well-being.
Responsible Consumption and Production: The Farmers Market does not use plastic for packaging.
Climate Action: The Farmers Market provides locals with an easy and accessible way to purchase local and seasonal products, which minimize food-miles.