Shop Locally! Dallas Area Farmers Markets
There is almost no better way to celebrate the season than with fresh, seasonal food. The Dallas – Ft. Worth area has a number of great farmer’s market where local farmers, artisans and vendors sell their wares. Nothing says fall like a pumpkin patch, but fall brings lots of gorgeous fruits and veggies to enjoy like apples, pears, cranberries, squash, turnips and sweet potatoes.
At Green Scene Home Inspections, we support local farmers markets. It’s good for our local economy, good for the environment and good for your health. Here are a few of our favorite markets around town.
1. Dallas Farmers Market 1010 S. Pearl Expwy. Dallas, TX 75201
Market Days and Hours: Monday 8AM – 5PM | Produce Re-sell Stands Only Thursday 10PM – 8AM (Friday) | Wholesale Night Market Friday 10AM – 5PM | The Shed Saturday 8AM – 5PM | The Shed Sunday 10AM – 5PM | The Shed Sunday 10PM – 8AM (Friday) | Wholesale Night Market
Don’t Miss: • The Shed, which features all local farmers and their representatives as well as flower vendors. • Fresh pecans from Providence Ranch. • Free-range eggs from JuHa Ranch. • The What’s in Season guide to fresh produce. • Bring your dog! Leashed dogs are welcome everywhere at the market. • Overnight wholesale market each Thursday.
2. Good Local Market’s White Rock Market 702 N. Buckner Boulevard Dallas, TX 75218
Market Days and Hours: Saturday 8AM – 1PM 2nd and 4th Saturday of every month
Don’t Miss: • Farm to Market workshops held periodically through the year. • Yummy, hard-to-find mushrooms from Kitchen Pride Mushrooms. • Eagle Mountain Farmhouse Cheese – try the Gouda! • Pick up some Noble Coyote Cold Brew Coffee.
3. McKinney Farmers Market at Chesnut Square 315 S. Chestnut Street McKinney, TX 75069
Market Days and Hours: Saturdays, 8 AM – 12 PM
Don’t Miss: • Handmade goat milk soap! • The annual Taste of the McKinney Farmer’s Market event. • Live music and lots of arts & crafts each week. • Local and organic meat, dairy, honey and produce vendors
4. Downtown Grand Prairie Farmer’s Market 120 W Main Street Grand Prairie, TX 75050
Market Days and Hours: Saturdays, 8 am to 1 pm Dates open: March 29 to November 24; holiday market runs from December 6 to December 20
Don’t Miss: • Scheduled sustainable workshops like Rain Barrel Class. • Homemade tamales! • Annual Holiday Gift Market.
5. Cowtown Farmer’s Market 3821 Southwest Blvd. Fort Worth, TX
Market Days and Hours: Wenesdays & Saturdays, 8 am to noon
Don’t Miss: • Prairie Oasis Farm’s pastured chicken. • Strawberries from Turley Farms. • Latte Da Dairy’s artisanal goat cheese.