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Jun 21, 2007 05:31 PM

Farmers Market in Houston?

I know of several small ones around the area but I am looking for one that has alot of fresh veges and fruit... not just locally made sauces, jams, etc

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  1. I have never personally been, but these places were recommended to me by a houston friend, if you go, keep me posted on how it is!

    Houston's Farmers Market

    Location 1: 3106 White Oak between Studewood and
    Heights Blvd. This Saturday Market is located behind
    Onion Creek Coffee House.
    Saturdays, from 8 AM to noon.

    Location 2: 2353 Rice Blvd. at Greenbriar in Rice
    Village. This Tuesday Market is located in the parking
    lot of Christ the King Lutheran Church.
    Tuesdays, from 4 to 7 PM.

    Midtown Farmers Market
    3701 Travis Street. This Saturday Market is located
    one block North of W. Alabama @ T'afia Restaurant.
    Saturdays, 8 AM to noon.

    Central City Co-op
    2115 Taft Street in ECCLESIA. Two blocks North of
    Fairview, east of Montrose, between Westheimer and W.
    Wednesdays, 9 AM to 6:30 PM and Saturdays, 9AM to 2PM.

    Bayou City Farmers' Market
    3000 Richmond Ave.(back parking lot
    )Wednesday - 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
    Saturday - 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

    1. I went to the Midtown one about a month ago, and they had fresh veggies, mushrooms, garlic, eggs, greens, etc. You need to get there early for the best selection!

      The main reason I went was the Houston Dairymaids booth. They have fresh cheese that is made in Texas. You can get a sample and see what you like before you buy. I bought more cheese than anything else. Yum!

      If you get on the mailing lists of the places you get a weekly update of what is going to be there.

      1. A great large farmer's market is Canino's. It is just north of the Heights at 2520 Airline (which is close to 610 North). They have a great selection and in the back are many small vendors, mainly hispanic, with fresh grown produce and many other products. At the moment, I no longer live in Houston but used to make it a weekly trip when I lived in town.

        1. I have been to the Farmer's Markets at Onion Creek and at Tafia restaurant. I used to live in Southern California and both were disappointing in comparison.

          1. There's also one in the Rice University parking lot by the football stadium on Tuesdays from about 3:30 to 7pm. It's small but has a good variety. Baked goods, prepared meals, meats, veggies, cheese, eggs, milk, soap, etc... Several organic vendors.