Good-quality food is one of the things that Italians love most: cured meats and cheeses, along with vegetables and typical local products, are the mainstay of this food excellence. So, why not buy into this lifestyle by purchasing direct from the farmer, the grower or the maker to benefit our own health and that of the planet? 

Opting for a sustainable diet means choosing fresh and healthy produce sourced from local environmentally-minded growers selling ‘zero-miles’ produce that respects food biodiversity and available resources. Check out our tips on markets where you can buy typical and sustainable products to take home a piece of Milan ... or taste it on the spot!

1. Campagna amica di Coldiretti Farmers’ Market

via Friuli 10/A

The Porta Romana covered market in Milan is the largest indoor farmers’ market in Lombardy with over 30 local producers.

Opening hours are Wednesdays and Saturdays from 08:00 to 14:00 and Fridays from 16:00 to 21:00.

It’s a popular point of reference for all those who are attentive to the fate of the environment and the land, along with the quality of the food we consume and our long-term wellbeing.

2. Navigli Agricultural market

Alzaia Naviglio Grande 116

The Navigli Agricultural Market is a great place to buy cured meats, cheeses, oil, fresh fruit and vegetables, artisan bread and many more delicious food items directly from the producers, all from proven short food supply chains, comprising organic and/or integrated pest management.

Open every Saturday from 07.30 - 14.00

3. Cascina Cuccagna Farmers’ Market

“In Cuccagna con gusto”

Via Cuccagna 2/4 corner of Via Muratori 

Every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month, from 09:00 to 14:00, the ‘In Cuccagna con gusto’ farmer's market is set up at Cascina Cuccagna, a wonderful chance to invest in your well-being with fresh seasonal produce.

4. San Siro Farmers’ Market

via Giuseppe Gabetti 15


Cascina Torrette di Trenno hosts the San Siro farmers’ market. Every Saturday morning from 08.30 to 13.30 you can shop directly from the local producers selling fresh, genuine and organic products.

5. Mercato della Terra Farmers’ Market in Milan

Fabbrica del Vapore

Via Procaccini 4

Every first and third Saturday of the month, August excluded, from 09:00 to 14:00

You can buy the products from the local farmers and shepherds residing in the Sud MilanoAgricultural Park, one of the largest agricultural parks in Europe and also enjoy a range of other activities such as taste workshops with a low environmental impact and a high rate of sustainability. A Click & Collect service is available.

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