One of our favorite parts of the changing of the season is the chance to get outside and enjoy the local farmers markets. Being The Natural State has its perks, and the array of fresh food at our fingertips is definitely one of them.

If you’ve been busy sketching out a game plan for your future sunny weekends, we’re right there with you and we’ve scoped it all out. Here’s a rundown of the metro’s best farmers markets.


Bernice Garden Farmers Market

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Sundays

Where: 1402 S. Main in SoMa

Info: (501) 617-2511, or find them on Facebook


Dogtown Farmers' Market

Opening day: April 22

When: 8 a.m-noon on Saturdays (7 a.m.-noon during July & August)

Where: 420 N. Main St next to the William F. Laman Argenta Branch Library

Info:, visit the website or find them on Facebook


Hillcrest Farmers Market

Opening day: It’s year-round!

When: 8 a.m.-noon October-April; 7 a.m.-noon May-September on Saturdays

Where: 2200 block of Kavanaugh in front of Pulaski Heights Baptist

Info: (501) 661-1129, or find them on Facebook


Little Rock Farmers' Market

Opening day: May 6

When: 7 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturdays

Where: River Market Pavilions

Info: (501) 375-2552, or find them on Facebook


Market on Merrill

Opening Day: May 4

When: 7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Thursdays through mid-September

Where: 1525 Merrill Dr.

Info: (501) 351-4131, or find them on Facebook 


University District Farmers Market

Opening Day: June 15

When: 3 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays

Where: 5820 Asher Ave.

Info: (501) 683-7356, or find them on Facebook


Westover Hills Farmers Market

Opening day: May 2

When: 4-7 p.m. on Tuesdays

Where: 6400 Kavanaugh in The Heights

Info: (501) 663-6383, or find them on Facebook