We know what you’re thinking: Isn’t farmers market season behind us? That’s where you’re mistaken and doing your refrigerator a disservice. While many of the city’s markets have closed up shop until spring, a handful are still in the game.

Here’s where you can still get your fresh fix:


Bernice Garden Farmers Market

Closing day: Nov. 3

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

Where: 1402 S. Main in SoMa

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


Hillcrest Farmers Market

Closing day: It’s year-round!

When: 8 a.m.-noon on Saturdays

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

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


Market on Merrill

Opening Day: Through fall

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

Where: 1525 Merrill Dr.

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


But whether you're making a trip to the market or even your local grocery store, it's important to do a little planning first. To get the freshest produce in the next few months, fill your bags with these in-season items.


Fall Seasonal Produce:

  • apples*
  • black-eyed peas*
  • broccoli
  • cabbage
  • cantaloupe*
  • carrots
  • chard
  • collard greens
  • eggplant*
  • green beans*
  • green peas
  • kale
  • leafy greens*
  • lima beans
  • okra*
  • peppers*
  • pumpkin*
  • radish
  • spinach
  • sweet potatoes*
  • tomatoes*
  • winter squash

*through October


For more information on all things fresh, visit the Arkansas Grown website.