Farmer's markets in East Texas are a big, important deal. We love our farmers and we can't get enough of their homegrown tomatoes, corn, greens, squash, berries, and every other thing they will sell us. Here are some places across East Texas where you can get your hands on that delicious bounty this spring and summer:
Athens Farmers Market is a year-round open air market featuring fresh bread, fruits, veggies, and homemade crafts. 212 N. Palestine. Saturdays 8 am-noon, May - October. First Mondays, 8 am - noon, November - April.
East Texas State Fair Farmer's Market: May 3- July 26 at the fairgrounds in Tyler. Saturdays and Tuesdays from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. 2112 West Front Street.
Rose City Farmers Market (southside) - Opens May 3 in the parking lot of Jul's, 7212 Old Jacksonville Highway. Tuesdays and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Rose City Farmers Market (northside) -Thursday afternoons. Opens Thursday, May 8 from 8 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. - In front of the Salvation Army at 723 N. Broadway. Tyler Farmer's Market: Located on Old Bullard Road in the Sears parking lot. May 18- Aug. 31. Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Nacogdoches Farmers Market - 107 W. Pearl Street at the Old Hitch Lot. Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon, year 'round. Beginning on April 16, they add a Wednesday market, too, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.
Lufkin Farmers Market - 2107 S. Medford Drive. Monday - Friday 9 am-5:30 pm. Saturday from 9 am - 5pm, and Sunday from 10 am - 4pm.
Rusk Co. Farmers Market - Fair Park at South High - Saturday morning 7 a.m. until sell out and and Tuesday evening from 3pm-7pm. May through October.
Winnsboro Farmer's Market -April 5 through October 25, Every Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon. Located downtown on Market Street.
Mount Vernon Farmers Market, 100 Main Street (903)537-4365 - (waiting for more information)
East Texas Farmer's Market: at Sadlers, 101 S. Bonner. Opens May 1, every Thursday at 5 p.m. until sellout or 7 p.m., whichever comes first.
Historic Longview Farmers Market: a project of Preservation Longview. Located on the site of the former Kelly Plow Works, at the corner of Cotton and High Streets. April 5, 2014 opening date. Saturdays from 7:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Longview Farmer's Market - Opening May 26 - Under the shed at the Maude Cobb Activity Center at the fairgrounds pavilion. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 7 a.m. until noon. 1123 Jaycee Drive. This market also has a location at the Good Shepherd for Healthy Living on Wednesdays from 7:30am-10:30am.
City of Lindale Farmers Market in Blackberry Square. 120 East North Street. Tuesdays and Saturdays from 7am to 1pm. Opens in April.
Beth's Little Farm Market: Opening April 26. Saturdays downtown at the Fatt Apple on Main Street, across from Pink Pistol Texas. 8am-1pm or until sellout, whichever comes first.
Harrison County Farmers Market - Wellington Street, one block south of the Harrison County Courthouse and town square in Marshall. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays 7 a.m. until sellout. May through August.
Jefferson Farmers' Market - Opening May 24 - Located on Pope Street in front of Jefferson National Bank. Hours: 8am-noon every Saturday until fall.
Mineola Farmers Market - at the pavilion west of the train depot on Front Street. Every Saturday May through July. 7 a.m. - 11 a.m. rain or shine.
NTCC Farmer's Market at the Elizabeth Hoggatt Whatley Ag Complex at Northeast Texas Community College. 2886 FM 1735. 903-434-8267. Opening May 2. 9am-2pm. Open Dates are: May 2, May 16, June 6, June 20 (closed in July and August) September 19, October 17 and November 7 holiday market.
Downtown Square park in Sulphur Springs - 125 Davis Street - Saturdays 6 pm- 10 pm May through October.
Greenville Farmers Market is located downtown, corner of 4th and Broadway, and will run from June 7 to October 11 from 9am until 1pm each Saturday.
If we missed one, let us know! WebStaff@kltv.com.
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