There's nothing cooler than meeting the hands that grow your food! It can make you feel a step closer to the whole "farm to table" process.
Here's a list of places to snag fresh produce and artisanal items throughout the week at Mid-South farmers markets.
Open Most Days
Monday – Saturday, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Agricenter International
Agricenter Farmer’s Market, established in 1986, is the oldest continuously-run seasonal market in Tennessee. All vendors offer items that they personally farm raise, home grow or handcraft.
Monday-Sunday, 8:30 a.m. – 9 p.m., 6616 Winchester Rd.
The market is an indoor grocery store featuring fresh produce, herbs, seafood and Latin American food items.
Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. and Saturday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 2489 Carnes Avenue
This small market manufactures wellness products and provides organically grown fresh produce, teas and raw honey. This market accepts EBT benefits.
(Click here for hours, 7170 US Highway 51 N, Millington, Tenn. )
Located just 10 miles north of Memphis, the orchard features pick-your-own fruits and vegetable, jams, jellies, preserves, relishes, and homemade pies. You can enjoy the venue’s corn maze, hayrides, and pumpkin patch during the Fall.
Mondays, Noon – 5 p.m., Methodist South Hospital (in front of the Medical Office Complex)
Shop at the Whitehaven Farmers Market at Methodist South Hospital for fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables. Enjoy the straight-from-the-farm, garden fresh produce that you just can’t get at your local grocery store. While you’re there, visit the University of Tennessee Extension booth, Farmers’ Market Fresh, for children’s activities, food demonstrations, recipes and more
Wednesdays, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., Court Square
This is the Memphis Farmers Market’s second location. It offers fresh fruits and vegetables, handmade pottery, floral arrangements, meat products, baked goods, soaps, and more.
Thursdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., Collierville United Methodist Church
Founded in 2009 by community volunteers, the Collierville Farmers Market continues to operate entirely by volunteers who believe local markets build community. Pick up locally grown fruits, veggies, honey, beeswax products, baked goods, milk, and so much more.
Thursdays, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., 1400 Mississippi Blvd.
The seasonal farmers market and year-round greengrocer is dedicated to providing access to healthy and affordable foods in one of the city’s biggest food deserts. This market accepts EBT benefits.
Thursdays, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m., East Parkway Pavilion
You can enjoy fresh produce and arts/crafts every Thursday from April to October in the Pavilion at East Parkway. Rhodes College Students help organize the market. EBT benefits are accepted.
Thursdays, 4 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Bobby Lanier Farm Park
Germantown’s farmers market runs from June to early August, rain or shine. It features dozens of produce, meat, homemade goods, flower vendors, plus food trucks, arts, kids’ activities, chef demos, and live music.
Open on Saturday
Saturdays, 7 a.m. – 1 p.m., Central Station Pavilion
From April to October, the pavilion is packed with a variety of fresh produce, flowers, coffee, seafood, prepared foods and handmade goods. Enjoy live music, food trucks, kids’ activities and free dog sitting.
Saturdays, 8 a.m. – noon, 2629 Bartlett Blvd., Bartlett
The Bartlett Station Farmers Market operates during the summer, offering fresh fruits and veggies, baked goods, cooking demonstrations and more from May to October.
Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., First Congo parking lot
Browse this year-round weekly market for a locally-sourced selection of fresh produce, grass-fed meat, homegrown herbs, warm baked goods, all-natural soaps, artisan gifts, fresh cut flowers, hot coffee, and live acoustic music.
Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., 2535 Highway 51 South
The Hernando Farmers Market is located on the quaint historic Town Square. The market features local produce, knife sharpening, natural soaps and lotions, nursery plants, baked goods, cut flowers, seasoned wood and more.
Saturdays, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., 5152 Easley St., Millington
Shop for local produce and goods, enjoy live music, and learn something new at gardening seminars, Saturdays from May to October.
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