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Day at the Market

Day at the Market is an outreach and engagement program launched in 2016 at the Northeast Market.

2022 Day at the Market Calendar

We recognize that the Market venue may be a high-risk area for acquiring COVID-19 [and the highly transmissible Omicron variant], it is important that we all follow the most current safety guidelines.

Our infrastructure plans will follow the Johns Hopkins guidelines. For more information, visit

Please visit frequently for the most up-to-date guidelines from Johns Hopkins that we will be following:

  • If you have COVID-19 symptoms (fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, acute loss of taste or smell, headache, diarrhea/vomiting, new fatigue/muscle aches or runny nose/congestion) that began in the last 72 hours, please do not come to the Day at the Market program open session(s).
  • You are required to be COVID-19 vaccinated including having received the Booster Dose per the Center for Disease and Control guidelines.
  • You are required to wear a facemask (if possible, N-95 and KN95 mask) and eye protection (face-shield) for increased protection (we will also provide these at the Market).

Thank you for your continued support and interest in the Day at the Market program.

A Day At The Market Program is a collaboration of: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Institute for Clinical and Translational Research; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health and Engineering; Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology; Johns Hopkins Medicine Office of Government and Community Affairs; Baltimore Public Market Corporation (BPMC) and Lexington Market, Inc. (LMI).


Northeast Market  |  2101 E. Monument Street
2nd and Last Wednesday  |  10 am- 2:00 pm

Baltimore is home to the oldest operating public market system in the United States. The Northeast Market, located 2101 E. Monument Street, was established in 1885 and sits adjacent to the East Baltimore campus. The market is home to over 30 vendors and serves hundreds of people daily, making it the perfect venue to bridge the gap between the local community and Johns Hopkins University.

Faculty, staff, students and researchers from the Schools of Nursing, Public Health and Medicine, gather twice a month to share health and wellness information with those that may lack access to resources. Market visitors have an opportunity to receive free health screenings, speak to physicians and learn about various topics, including nutrition and healthy eating. Through this program, we hope to be a better partner with the east Baltimore community.

Our collaboration with the University of Maryland Baltimore, enabled us to expand the program to Lexington Market (located within one block of the University) where we continue to bring health, nutrition, and exercise resources to the patrons and visitors. Our hope is that the individuals we interact with will receive pertinent educational materials, answers to questions from experts, and services or resources that will help them make positive behavioral changes for their health.

If you are interested in participating in the program, please contact Barbara Bates-Hopkins at or 410-502-5651.