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

Opening day: April 14

When: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Sundays through Nov. 3

Where: 1402 S. Main in SoMa

Info: (501) 410-3938, visit the website or find them on Facebook

 

Dunbar Garden Market

Opening day: June 5

When: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., Wednesday-Saturday

Where: 1720 S. Chester St.

Info: (501) 244-9200, visit the website or find them on Facebook

 

Hillcrest Farmers Market

Opening day: It’s year-round!

When: 8 a.m. - noon Oct.-April; 7 a.m. - noon May-Sept. 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 11

When: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturdays through late Sept.

Where: River Market Pavilions

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

 

Market on Merrill

Opening Day: May 2

When: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Thursdays through fall

Where: 1525 Merrill Dr.

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

 

Southwest Farmers Market

When: 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturdays through Sept. 14

Where: Life Line Baptist Church

Info: Find them on Facebook

 

Westover Hills Farmers Market

Opening day: May 7

When: 3:30 - 6 p.m. on Tuesdays through September

Where: 6400 Kavanaugh in The Heights

Info: (501) 663-6383, westoverhillsfarmersmarket@gmail.com or find them on Facebook