One of our favorite parts of the warmer seasons 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.
After the past few years of delays, cancellations and safety modifications, market season is back in full force this year. Keep reading to find out where you can enjoy the freshest eats around.
Some seasonal and some year-round, these are the markets you know and love.
Bernice Garden Farmers Market
When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Sundays March through October, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. November through February
Where: The Bernice Garden, 1402 S. Main St.
501.410.3938 | firstname.lastname@example.org
thebernicegarden.org | Facebook | Instagram
Ferndale Farmers Market
Opening day: May 6
When: 9 a.m. - noon on Saturdays, May through October
Where: Ferndale Extension Building, 27021 Kanis Road
501.838.5792 | email@example.com
Hillcrest Farmers Market
When: 7-11 a.m. on Saturdays May through September, 8-11 a.m. October through April
Where: Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, 2200 Kavanaugh Blvd.
501.661.1129 | firstname.lastname@example.org
phbclr.com/farmers-market | Facebook
Little Rock Farmers Market
Opening day: May 6
When: 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Saturdays through Sept. 2
Where: River Market Pavilions, 400 President Clinton Ave.
501.376.4781 | email@example.com
St. Joseph Farm Stand
When: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Saturdays
Where: 6800 Camp Robinson Road, North Little Rock
501.482.1908 | firstname.lastname@example.org
farmstand.stjosephcenter.org | Facebook | Instagram
University District Farmers Market
Opening day: May 6
When: 8 a.m. - noon on Saturdays through Oct. 14
Where: Oak Forest Community Garden, 2600 S. Monroe St.
501.916.3536 | email@example.com
ualr.edu/universitydistrict | Facebook | Instagram
Shops & Services Offering Local Produce:
Busy schedule? These folks have more regular operating hours and even some ordering/delivery options.
Arkansas Local Food Network Online Market
501.396.9952 | firstname.lastname@example.org
littlerock.localfoodmarketplace.com | Facebook | Instagram
The Bramble Market
9325 Ferndale Cut Off Road
501.350.7430 | email@example.com
thebramblemarket.com | Facebook | Instagram
The Bramble will close permanently at the end of May. Watch the announcement video here.
501.914.8188 | firstname.lastname@example.org
The Filling Station
3623 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock
501.246.9750 | email@example.com
the-filling-station-nlr.business.site | Facebook | Instagram
Me & McGee Market
10409 US-70, North Little Rock
501.355.6222 | firstname.lastname@example.org
meandmcgeemarket.com | Facebook | Instagram
The Nurserie Farm & Garden Market
7901 Stagecoach Road
501.438.0808 | email@example.com
thenurserie.com | Facebook | Instagram
2400 Kerrie Drive
501.366.9817 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook | Twitter | Instagram
The following markets have yet to confirm a 2023 season, but keep an eye on their socials for updates.
Dunbar Garden Market
When: traditionally 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Wednesdays through October/November, and 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Sundays through September
Where: Dunbar Garden, 1720 S. Chester St.
501.244.9200 | email@example.com
dunbargarden.org | Facebook | Instagram
Market on Merrill
When: traditionally 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Thursdays through September
Where: 1525 Merrill Drive
501.954.7771 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Westover Hills Farmers Market
When: traditionally 3-6 p.m. on Tuesdays, May through September
Where: Westover Hills Presbyterian Church, 6400 Kavanaugh Blvd.
501.663.6383 | email@example.com
And closing out with some sad news, the Argenta Farmers Market (formerly Dogtown Farmers Market) is closing up shop for good. Read the announcement here.
Have updates to any of our info? Let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.