04/17/2013 08:11 am ET Updated Jun 17, 2013

The 10 Best Farmers' Markets In The U.S. (PHOTOS)

Through our many travels we've learned that April showers don't just bring May flowers -- they bring delicious May produce! Everything from zucchini to asparagus, spring peas to corn, and watermelon to strawberries begin sprouting up during the spring and summer. And if you're not quite ready to put on the overalls and bring in the harvest yourself, the next best thing is to visit a local farmers' market, where fresh produce abounds. We've picked out our 10 favorite farmers' markets across the states, so no matter where your spring and summer vacations take you, you'll have plenty of tasty treats to bring home. And we've even found a great hotel near each spot so you can be sure to beat the crowds.

-- Jane Reynolds,