Looking for a farmers market near you? Well search no more ! The article you are about to read has a list of the best farmers markets in Houston.
Enjoy a wide range of products that these markets offer e.g fresh locally grown food to dairy products, artisanal items to deliciously prepared healthy foods and much more.
And the live entertainment at these markets leaves you speechless.
Here are the 7 best farmers markets in Houston in the United States that will cater to almost if not all your needs.
1. Rice University Farmers Market
The Rice University Farmers Market is open every Tuesday, rain or shine, from 3:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. at Entrance 16 off of Rice Blvd (5600 Greenbriar Dr, Houston, TX 77005).
Parking is free!
The Rice Farmers Market supports activities, goods and services that promote community education about the benefits of eating fresh, locally produced food.
No cash? Not a problem. The market has tokens that can be purchased with a check and used for purchases with the vendors.
2. Urban Harvest Farmers Market
In 2004, Urban Harvest Farmers Market started with just seven vendors.
All the seven vendors aimed at providing an outlet for community and backyard gardeners to sell fresh produce harvested directly from their own soils.
The seasonal City Hall Local Lunch Market on Wednesdays provides fresh produce and hot, local lunch fare to the downtown area.
All farmers and producers in the Urban Harvest Farmers Market come from within 180 miles of Houston.
So you get the freshest, local produce and meats available.
3. Memorial Villages Farmers Market
The goal of the Memorial Villages Farmers Market is to build a quality relationship between farmers, artisans and the community at large. Hosted by First Congregational Church in cooperation with the City of Hunters Creek Village, MVFM has quickly done just that, establishing itself as one of Houston’s premier farmers markets.
4. Houston Farmers Market
The Houston Farmers Market on Airline Drive traces its beginnings back to the early 1940’s.
Unique circumstances characterized the beginning of the market.
During that time the farmers from the agricultural areas surrounding Houston experienced difficulties finding venues to sell their produce.
The farmers took action and launched a campaign to acquire commitments from 500 of their own to exclusively utilize a proposed cooperative market for the sale of their goods.
5. Westchase District Farmers Market
Westchase District Farmers Market features high quality, locally-grown seasonal fresh foods.
The market also provides a vibrant community gathering place for the Westchase community.
More than two dozen vendors sell agricultural products, including pork, beef, eggs, produce, and cheeses.
Westchase market also features value-added products such as locally-made jams and jellies, honey, specialty soaps, artisan breads and olive oils.
6. Eleanoras Market
Established in 2017, the popular Artisan Market named Eleanoras Market pops up every Saturday at Cavatore Italian Restaurant, 2120 Ella Blvd. in the Heights.
Come rain or shine, the market showcases over 30 vendors selling the most high quality produce, cheeses, meats, baked goods, art, textiles, flowers and more.
Come by every Saturday 9:00am-1:00pm to support local Texas purveyors.
7. East End Farmers Market
Brought to you by the East End District, the East End Farmers Market is open every Sunday from 10am – 2pm on the Navigation Esplanade (2800 Navigation Blvd.) in front of the historic original Ninfa’s Restaurant.
Unique among Houston’s farmers markets, the East End Market blends sights and sounds, cuisine and culture to create an experience that is rooted in one of Houston’s most historic communities.
Visit the market to sample fresh garden fruits and vegetables, locally produced farm and dairy products, prepared foods, and unique handcrafted wares.
There you go! Your search for best farmers markets in Houston is over!
It’s now time for you to shop for fresh locally produced foods at your nearest local farmers market.
Also sell your home grown foods as well as artisanal products in any of the 7 best farmers markets listed above.