Consider these memphis markets where you can trade in your grocery-store produce for locally grown fruits and vegetables.
Our area offers many farmers markets across the city, with a variety days and times to fit your daily schedule.
The Cooper Young Farmers Market is one of the few farmers markets in this area that is open to the public year round, featuring an array of vendors including Dave’s Bagels, My Cup of Tea, Bluff City Fungi, Rhodes Farm, and more. It is located in Midtown, in the parking lot of First Congo (1000 S. Cooper), and operates between the hours of 8AM-1PM on Saturdays.
Memphis Farmers Market
The Memphis Farmers Market, located at 567 South Front Street, opens for the season on Saturday, April 1st. You’ll find fresh produce, fish, homemade pasta and sauces, coffee, pastries and more at this city favorite.
They asks that, if possible, visitors use a cashless app for their method of payment. Many vendors will accept Venmo, Cash App, and Paypal.
Jones Orchard, a family-owned farm and market, is located in Millington, TN. Unlike other farmers markets, Jones Orchard has two locations (7170 Highway 51 N. and 6850 Singleton Pkwy.) where customers can purchase a variety of fresh produce and handmade products.
Between the two locations, the market sells a variety of fresh foods and goods like cantaloupe, squash, okra, watermelon, jams, relishes, and more. Each location offers different products, so make sure to check out their site before you go.
Jones Orchard products are also available for purchase at other markets, including Memphis, Cooper-Young Community, and Hernando farmers markets.
Bartlett Station farmers market
Beginning Saturday, May 20th, the Bartlett Station Farmers Market will be open to the public for the summer. Here, locals can purchase fresh produce, baked goods, and more from vendors like Donna’s Kettle Corn, Deer Creek Farms, Wake the Hell Up: Bartlett Coffee, and more.
The market will be located at The A. Keith Mcdonald Pavilion in Freeman Park (2629 Bartlett Blvd.) with operating hours from 8AM-noon on Saturdays until September 23rd.
agricenter farmers market
The Agricenter Farmers Market, located at Agricenter International (7777 Walnut Grove Road) will reopen on May 1st for the spring and summer season. The mission of their market is to provide access to fresh produce and farm raised products for their community. Past vendors have included Paradise Seafood, Peach World, Winchester Farms and Ly’s Homegrown Produce.
Certain vendors within the market accept senior vouchers, but EBT is not accepted.
The Millington Farmer’s Market will be located at 5152 Easley Street every Saturday beginning in May, and will run through the summer with operating hours between 8AM and 1PM. The mission of this market is to provide economic opportunities and promote a “green lifestyle” for the community. Many local vendors will be present, and programming such as arts and crafts and gardening seminars will be offered.
The Germantown Farmers Market, located at C.O Franklin Park (7725 Poplar Pike), will be open Thursdays starting June 16 through August 25th. Guests are allowed to visit the market between the hours of 4PM and 7PM, where they will be able to shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, and handcrafted goods while also enjoying live music and cooking demonstrations at their leisure.
The South Memphis Farmers Market is located at 1440 Mississippi Blvd., and will be open to the public on Thursdays beginning in June and ending in September. Their mission is to rebuild the South Memphis community by providing healthy, fresh food at an affordable price. SMFF is in partnership with The Grocer, a year round grocery store within the farmers market. Here, guests are able to purchase milk, bread, eggs, cereal, canned and frozen goods, and more.
A few of SMFF vendors include Lockard Produce, Ripley Produce, Green Leaf Learning Farm, etc. The market accepts multiple payment options including cash, credit and debit cards, EBT, and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Vouchers (SFMNP).
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The Collierville Farmers Market will be open starting May 25th through September 28th on Thursdays from 8AM-noon. It will be held in the parking lot of Christ United Methodist Church (454 W. Poplar Avenue). The market’s mission is to provide fresh produce, a sense of community, and a location for local farmers and producers to sell their products.
whitehaven farmers market
Celebrating 12 years in the Whitehaven community, Methodist South Hospital hosts its annual Whitehaven Farmers Market at 1300 Wesley Drive. A variety of local and nearby farmers are bringing in fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables for purchase.