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.
Would like to become a vendor? Please check out for Rice Farmers Market Rules and Rice Farmers Market Online Application.
Throughout the years, the goal of the market is the same: to make locally grown food available to as many consumers as possible.
Thereby providing a growing marketplace for local farmers and producers as well as a thriving meeting place for the community.
Almost all of the food selling at the Rice University Farmers Market is done in a sustainable manner.
Thus maintaining all the nutritional benefits (not to mention the flavor) without the health and environmental costs of artificial fertilizers and pesticides.
There are many reasons that comples you to shop at the farmers market including; Local food tastes better, is better for you and also it preserves bio- diversity.
Moreover, local food has a smaller food carbon and buying local food supports local families.