If you’re looking for a fresh and fun way to spend your Saturday mornings, the Dallas-Fort Worth Texas area has plenty of Farmers Markets to entertain, inform and offer great food choices.
Besides fresh fruits and vegetables, many offer classes, fresh baked goods, delicious prepared foods and coffees.
The friendly vendors are glad to give you tips and advice on how to enjoy the local produce.
Upgrade your produce choices, experience the simple pleasures of being in the open air and choosing interesting and garden-fresh produce to enjoy all week.
Dallas Farmers Market
1010 S. Pearl Expressway, Dallas, TX 75201.
214 939-2808 www.Dallasfarmersmarket.org
Sunday through Saturday 8a.m. to 6p.m. Open 362 days per year since 1941.
One of largest public markets of its type in the country, with free parking.
Visit their informative website for the upcoming events, festivals, workshops and classes. Cooking classes are held by local chefs preparing the fresh foods from the market.
4 sheds full of vendors with fresh fruit, vegetable, floral, garden and prepared foods.
Cowtown Farmers Market
3821 Southwest Blvd., Fort Worth, Texas 76116
817 462-1426 www.Cowtownfarmersmarket.com
Open every Saturday, 8 a.m. till noon year round. Also open on Wednesdays from June to November. North Texas Farmers Market Association.
Producers-only farmers market, everything sold is either grown raised or produced within 150 miles of Fort Worth.
Baked goods, coffee, ground and whole bean. Cut flowers, granola, plants, soap and bath products, tamales, firewood and hardwoods for smoking.
Farmers Market Grapevine
Historic Downtown Grapevine
817 410-3185 www.farmersmarketofgrapevine.com
Thursday through Saturday 8a.m. to sell out. Open April through October,
Locally grown produce from north central Texas, Farmers Market Co-Op and other Texas products, as well as massages and charity events.
You can sign up for emails so you know what produce and events to expect each weekend. Plus get 10% discount coupon off your entire purchase.
Grand Prairie Farmers Market
120 W. Main St. Grand Prairie, Texas At the Market square
972 273- 4599. www.gptx.org/farmersmarket/.
Saturday 8a.m. to 1 p.m.. Open March through December.
Check the website for the calendar of events.
Crawfish boil, gardening classes, breads, coffee, plants, candles, jellies, grass fed beef, honey, vinegar, soaps and more.
McKinney Farmers Market at Adriatica.
6851 Virginia Parkway.
972 562-8780 www.chestnutsquare.org/programs/farmers_market.asp
Open Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. From March to November.
Many varieties of fresh fruits and vegetables from friendly vendors.
Downtown Farmers Market in Arlington
215 E. Front Street, Arlington, Texas
817 449-4255 www.downtownarlingtonfarmersmarket.com
Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open March through November.
Local community market, featuring fresh fruits and vegetables.
Coppell Farmers Market
455 Bethel Rd., Coppell, Texas, in Old Town.
972 304-7043 www.coppellfarmersmarket.org
Open Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon. April through December.
Shaded seating, coffee service, main walkway with vendors on both sides.
Keller Farmers Market
1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller, Texas 76248. Located around Keller Town Hall Fountain.
817 709-9411 www.kellersfarmersmarket.com
Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon, from April to October.
Fresh produce, cheese, baked goods, roasted coffee and teas, prepared foods, with walking trails, and art galleries near by.
Come early for the best selection and ask about bargains, bruised produce can often be discounted.
Bring your own reusable bags, and a cart if you plan on buying a large amount.
Most vendors only take cash, bringing small bills will ensure you won’t have to wait while the vendor runs off to break larger bills.
By supporting your local farmers markets, you buy directly from the people that grow it, raise it or make it. And more of your grocery dollars are staying right here in our Texas communities.