The 9 Best Markets in Indiana!

There’s nothing better than a small town, independent market store. Great customer service combined with great selections that you won’t find at one of the bigger box stores. From farm fresh produce to homemade gifts, find it all at the nine best markets in Indiana!

1. Heartland Markets, Greentown, IN

Heartland Markets is located in the small town of Greentown, Indiana. Just 15 minutes north of Kokomo, one of its most popular locations is Heartland Markets. The team at Heartland Markets has a combined 75 years of experience in the grocery retail business, and they are dedicated to providing their customers with a hometown grocery store that values community, customer service and quality products. They offer fresh, delicious produce and farm raised, USDA approved meats.

2. Waddell’s IGA, Russiaville, IN

Waddell’s IGA has been in business since the mid 1940s, founded by two brothers returning home from World War II. Located off State Road 26, it’s been a staple in the community ever since. A true family owned and operated establishment, Waddell’s has a variety of options and products to choose from. They also offer personal carryout to your car, home delivery, catering and other services such as DVD rentals and postage stamps! Not only that, they also offer a ‘Delectable Deli’ section, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner every day! Come for the groceries, stay for the food!  

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3. Kaiser’s Food Center, Butler, IN

Small town feel, big time service is the motto of Kaiser’s Food Center in Butler, Indiana. Kaiser’s has been in business since 1948 and is the area’s only supermarket. Each customer is made to feel like family, their prices are unbeatable and they have amazing specials! It’s the best place for getting quality products on a budget.

4. Harvest Supermarket, Elwood, IN

With eight stores throughout Indiana, Harvest Supermarkets is another great, locally owned and operated market in Indiana. They are a full service, hometown store offering a full-service meat department, fresh produce, a bakery and the market offers bulk savings on meat bundles and fresh fruits and vegetables. Buy seasonal and save big on fruits such as peaches, apples, blueberries, strawberries, etc. 

5. Baesler’s Market, Terre Haute, IN

Baesler’s Market has been in business for over 120 years and prides themselves on providing superior products at reasonable prices. The Terre Haute location underwent an extensive remodel and now features donut cases and bakery displays, a self-serve hot bar in the deli, expanded salad bars and a full-service meat and seafood counter. They strive to serve and provide the highest level of customer service and items, and it’s easy to see why they have so many repeat customers. 

6. Mac’s Market, Plymouth, IN

Mac’s Market in northern Plymouth, Indiana, is the area’s best location to satisfy all your fruits and vegetables cravings! They’ve been in business since 1925, and offer a large selection of flowers and ready to plan seeds for your upcoming garden. Most of the fruit and produce that is offered is grown locally throughout Indiana, or imported from the state’s northern neighbor, Michigan. Here visitors will find blueberries, sweet corn, watermelon, cantaloupe, green beans, grapes, tomatoes and more! 

7. Saraga International Grocery, Indianapolis, IN

It started with two young brothers, selling products out of their truck to people in the surrounding states and remote villages. Saraga, which means ‘living’ in Korean, is on a mission to provide food and goods necessary for peoples’ lives. The store offers food from around the world, making it one of few international markets throughout Indiana. Good price. Good products. Good people. They offer Japanese, Korean, Chinese, South Asian, Indian and so many other cultural ingredients at low prices. 

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8. The Market District, Carmel, IN

If you’ve never been to the Market District, prepare to be amazed as you stare in awe at all the fresh produce and organic, quality products available at affordable prices. Though they have other locations throughout the U.S., they are completely opposite of your traditional grocery stores. It’s a place where you find exciting new items you’ve never seen before, learn about cooking and it’s the ultimate place for food lovers and those who wish to dive into the culinary world. At the Carmel location, you’ll also find a separate area towards the back of the store that is rustic to the core and contains a wall to wall selection of the finest wines and beer. 

9. Lucky’s Market, Bloomington, IN

Here at Lucky’s Market, the belief is that good food shouldn’t be a luxury, it should be a right. Natural and organic food shouldn’t be outrageously priced and is a store for those trying to eat healthier on a budget. They pride themselves on being knowledgeable in all things food and if you aren’t sure where to start, the incredible staff at Lucky’s are more than happy to assist you! They definitely know their stuff! And not only does the store pride itself on their food, they also focus on donating to local non-profits and making an impact. 

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