Growing Local at the Longmont Farmers’ Market. The Longmont Farmers’ Market is a vital part of our community. It is an enjoyable activity that brings the people of the community together for food and friendship. It is an educational opportunity for many, in that young and old alike can learn directly from farmers and other experts about growing practices, crop seasons, and cooking tips. And finally, it is a statement that consumers make with their dollars that local agriculture and family farms are an important part of our past, present, and future.