The Pecan Grove Farmers and Artisan Market promises a great time outdoors for all its visitors every Sunday, through its family and pet-friendly market. They have established a “great synergy for both the vendor and the guests alike” by building a “quality relationship between the dedicated farmers, artists, and the community they love to serve.” Fresh produce, yummy dishes and meals, tasty treats and snacks, delectable breads and pastries, as well as artisan and handicraft goods, plants, and many more, made available weekly at the Pecan Grove Farmers and Artisan Market by vendors that are “handpicked for quality and are highly rated by their customers.”
Harvest Green is a master planned community intended to “get you a fresh start on life”. As an “agri-hood”, residents of Harvest Green have access to the “Farm Club” and “Village Farm”. Here the residents learn, among others, how to grow their own organic produce. The Village Farm is a working farm where the garden plots of Harvest Green residents are located , and the HG Farmer’s Market is where the Village Farm’s products are sold.Open every Saturday year round, the market becomes a local and sustainable outlet for the master planned community's produce.“Living in an agri-hood with a back-to-nature concept brings together the best people and freshest produce. The farm was one of the many amenities that drew us here.” - Harvest Green resident
The Imperial Farmers Market is the longest running farmers market in Sugar Land – now on its 8th year in 2019. Still hosted by the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, the market was almost closed down in early 2018 to give way to construction work at its old location. After the outpouring of concern by residents, the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce and city officials came into an agreement and transferred the market to its new location – the parking lot outside the Imperial Park Recreation Center.At the market, expect to find the following items:
Fresh seasonal produce from local farmers
Free-range chickens and eggs
Small-batch foods and bakery items
Art from local artisans
Ready-to-eat food from local chefs and popular food trucks
Live music from the best local musicians
The market is open year-round on Saturdays from 9am to 1pm.
The founder of Forever Fulshear Farmers' Market, Ramona Ridge figuratively jumped through 15 hoops before she could realize her dream of having a farmers’ market that can serve the Fulshear community. For years, she had been trying to figure out how to have one. With help from other passionate members of the community, a little bit of luck, much hard work and persistence, and some tears, she finally "opened the doors” of the market on August 2, 2014. Since then, the market has become a consistent top 10 Farmers’ Markets in the Houston area and well-known for its top quality at reasonable prices.Open year-round every Saturday, items sold at the market come from within a 200-mile radius of Fulshear. The first Saturdays of each month includes selections from local artists and craftspeople.
The Farmers Market at LaCenterra is a monthly farmers market at one of Katy, Texas' premier lifestyle destination. Organized by Your Neighborhood Farmers Market (YNFM), it operates every 4th Sunday of the month from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. The local vendors and artisans have a wide variety of products including seasonal vegetables, honey, cheese, fresh eggs, and more.YNFM is a group that operates and hosts events in different neighborhoods to help build neighborhoods, brands, and relationships. The market at LaCenterra is one way to encourage the community to buy fresh and buy local. The market becomes a gathering spot to bring together a stronger community while supporting local farms and food producers.
The Farmers Market On Grand Parkway was Voted in 2018 by the Senior Resource Guide as the Reader Choice Best Farmers’ Market for 2018. Farmers Market On Grand Parkway used to be the original La Centerra Farmers Market. They operate close to where they started, and continue to offer fresh produce, eggs, grass-fed meats, local honey, baked goods, coffee, spices, baked goods, and so much more.The market is now hosted by and located at The Church of the Holy Apostles. Market hours are every Saturday from 8:00am to 12:00pm, rain or shine. The market's mission is to give the community access to fresh foods and artisanal items while giving local farmers and producers a venue for their products.An updated list of vendors who will participate in the next upcoming market is posted on their website and Facebook page.
Farmers Market Partners, which is located in Missouri City, Texas, is a great place to find local farmers, vendors, and fresh products. The market is open from 10 AM to 2 PM every Saturday, rain or shine. What to expect when you come here? There are a lot of great buys here - organic and locally-grown vegetables and fruits, baked goods, honey, artisan food, natural products, custom crafts, food trucks, specialty foods, prepared foods, and many more. But this is not just a place for selling, but community service as well. An example is the mobile blood drive set up here for blood donors ready to give blood.
Starting September 2019, the Energy Corridor Farmers Market comes under new management. The new managers, Farmers Market Partners LLC, add to the group’s growing portfolio of farmers markets that includes one in Missouri City.The market continues to be an important project for the Energy Corridor District®, a special district and political subdivision of the State of Texas. They aim to provide residents and visitors of the Energy Corridor District and West Houston with access to locally grown and seasonal fresh foods. Only food vendors within 200 miles of Houston are eligible to become sellers. The market is also producers-only and resellers are not allowed.
Katy Market Day features over 65 vendors gathering at the heart of Historic Downtown Katy during market days. There’s a little bit of everything plus more – produce, arts and crafts, bath and body products, antiques, hard-to-find items, and delicious treats. They also have live performances, play areas for the kids, food trucks, and other attractions.Market days are every 3rd Saturday from March to November. An amped up version, their Christmas Festival, is on the 1st Saturday of December. It’s listed as one of the recommended things to do in Katy! On review and social media sites, their vendors are vocal in their appreciation for the organizers.
A trip to the Cane Island Farmers Market is always worth it. Located at the Cane Island Community Center in Katy, Texas, this farmers market has it all. It has your basic needs like farm-fresh produce and eggs. They also have vendors selling organic onions and fresh microgreens. If you love to cook meat, Sugar Land Spice Company is there selling their famous rubs and seasonings. For the sweet tooth, there are vendors here that sell delicious, homemade cookies, honey and honey products, and locally-made chocolate products. There's more! Cane Island Farmers Market sells crafts, charcuterie, even flowers, and detox juice too!
The Westchase District Farmers Market is a year-round, rain-or-shine farmers market. Held every Thursday starting at 3:00pm to 7:00pm, it’s an ideal midweek market for employees tied down to an 8-to-5 job or for carpool parents and residents needing locally grown produce.The market first opened in 2013 through a $65,000 grant from the USDA's Farmers Market Promotion Program (FMPP.) These days, it features over two dozen vendors during its weekly markets. Popular items include fresh fruits and vegetables, pork, beef, eggs, and cheeses. Value-added products such as jams and jellies, honey, popcorn, specialty soaps, artisan breads, and olive oils are also regularly available.Some reviews from recent visitors:
“It's not the biggest farmers market around, but they always have everything I'd be looking for.”
“Extremely convenient for me, too. I pick up a friend at work just across the street so we always stop by.”
Braeswood Farmers Market is found in the heart of Meyerland. This is a Texas of Agriculture Certified Farmers Market. Their goal is to bring fresh produce, delicious prepared foods, and a variety of food trucks weekly Rain or Shine. It is a "wonderful location and the vendors are very helpful and knowledgeable". It is "right next to the Braeswood Food Trucks!" You will "love wandering over to this little market - the vendors and owner have always been so kind". There are "fair prices and safe to bring the kids". It is a "great neighborhood market with a variety of offerings, including fantastic tortilla chips and creamy avocado sauce!" You can enjoy "delicious coffee, sweet treats, fresh pita and zhug". There is a "great selection of produce, prepared foods, honey and coffee all grown or made with love". There are also "fresh paella, amazing salsa, empanadas, great coffee - all the good things in life basically!" You can even have "fresh mango, green tea with turmeric, and authentic pad Thai". Finally,"always a great selection, breakfast and lunch choices, fresh eggs, produce, pastries, you name it!" Don't forget to check out their Facebook page too.
"Get Moving Houston Farmers Market season" also has a spot "at the Southwest Multi-Service Center". This is found at 6400 High Star Drive. The center also houses multiple services for the community such as the Houston Public Express Library. As for the market, they "have music, activities, and most importantly fresh fruits and vegetables". This market event is also "the perfect time to meet and greet your local Texan Farmers while picking up fresh produce for the family!" The market also accepts cash, credit, debit and SNAP/Lonestar EBT. Operated by the Houston Health Department, you can check out their website for more updates and information.
The Get Moving Houston Farmers Markets offer a variety of food incentives and vouchers to increase the purchasing power of participants while supplies last. This is just one of their convenient markets. This market is also located in a "beautiful easily accessible facility", in "a well-thought-out center. And also, "Vision Neighbourhood Public Library is located there" too. They also accept cash, credit/debit cards, WIC FMNP Vouchers, and Lone Star Card (SNAP). Check out their website for more updates. This is also sponsored by the Houston Health Department. When you visit the market, just look for them with their bright orange tents!
A survey of several lifestyle, news, and review websites call the Memorial Villages Farmers Market a hidden gem. Apparently, those who said this and similar other comments have not visited this past winner of a popular Houston magazine’s Local Hero Award for Best Farmers Market in Houston.The First Congregational Church's picturesque grounds act as backdrop for the market. Open on Saturday mornings year-round, rain or shine, the market usually has 40-50 “high quality” vendors. It also features live music, and has ample parking. There are food demonstrations and guest lectures on some days, too.The market is very family friendly with a playground for children nearby, and pet friendly, too. Ultimately, the organizers hope to support local farmers and have a place for the community to bring the family on a Saturday morning. Most important of all, they hope the community’s members are able to build quality relationships with one another.
The vision of the people behind The Market at River Oaks District is a great project. They want to transform the River Oaks District, and central to is the picturesque open-air market. Right now, this open-air market features a curated assortment of the city's finest. It has local farmers, artisans, and chefs, and they are all treating customers to fresh and quality fare, for your provisions, pantry supply, everything else that you need. This is located in Houston, Texas, as part of the activities of Your Neighborhood Farmers Market (YNFM).
Pearland Farmers Market is hosted by Pearland Town Center. Pearland Town Center is an open-air mall located at the corner of Hwy 288 and FM 518. This place offers Class-A office space, as well as premium retail, residential, and hotel space in an open-air, pedestrian-friendly environment. You can "shop for locally grown fruits and veggies" at this market. There is also "a great mix of veggies to bakery and bath accessories to homemade dog treats". It is really a "fun place to shop and have fun doing it". "This is only held once a month" so it is better to check their social media page for the updated schedule of the market.
Rice Village Farmers Market is a bi-monthly farmers market located in Houston, Texas featuring local farmers and small business owners. This open-air market is an excellent destination for friends and families who would like to enjoy a leisurely stroll. They can relax, catch up, have a casual conversation, and buy fresh produce, homemade food, and locally-produced artisanal items. Rice Village Farmers Market sells fresh fruits, vegetables, poultry, and eggs. There are stalls selling breads and baked goods too! Here, you can also find chef-made plates, coffee, even margaritas!
Urban Harvest started in 1994 as a single urban community garden project that bloomed into many other projects. Its farmers markets – the Urban Harvest Saturday Farmers Market, the Northeast Community Farmers Market, and the City Hall Local Lunch Market – is just one of the many undertakings this 501(c)3 nonprofit organization has initiated. With the intent to “(enrich) the Houston community by providing community garden programming, farmers markets, gardening classes, and youth education", the first garden project planted the seeds for “a more interconnected local food system”.The Saturday Farmers Market started in 2004 and grew into one of Texas’ largest farmers markets with over 70 producers and vendors attending the market year-round, rain or shine. The Northeast Community Farmers Market provides added accessibility to fresh produce with a seasonal market every 1st and 3rd Saturday during summer.The City Hall Local Lunch Market, meanwhile, is a newer venture that takes advantage of the weekday traffic in the area. This Fall/Spring market focuses on prepared and hot foods, and brings Urban Harvest’s efforts full circle. The vendors at this location source their ingredients mostly from the local farms and growers also present at the Saturday markets.
The Rice University Farmers market is open Tuesdays from 3:30pm to 6:30pm. It continues its original mission of providing locally grown food to consumers and supporting local farmers and producers.The first market at Rice University was a second location operated by the organizers of the original Houston Farmers Market at Onion Creek. The operation of the market eventually became part of the university. In 2010, it was renamed the Rice University Farmers Market.It also supports and promotes activities that educate the community on the benefits of eating fresh, locally produced food. To facilitate market transactions for those short on cash, shoppers can purchase tokens using checks, which they can then use to buy goods at the market.