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The Local Farmers Market Scene

The Local Farmers Market Scene

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Lubbock and the surrounding area boasts several great Farmers Markets. We’ve organized all the information you’ll need about each right here in one handy spot! We’ll share their hours of operation, their location, their typical vendors, links to their websites, and other information you’ll need to plan a successful trip to the Farmers Market!

According to the Farmers Market Coalition, a Farmers Market is “a public and recurring assembly of farmers or their representatives selling the food that they produced directly to consumers.” Farmers Markets benefit everyone. Farmers make more profit off their produce, consumers get fresher product, and the community comes together. In addition to locally grown produce, meat, and eggs, most Farmers Markets offer fresh baked goods, other food vendors, and craft items, as well.

 

Wolfforth Farmers Market

Photo of the wooden "Wolfforth Farmers Market" sign with banners and an "OPEN" sign on it.

The Wolfforth Famers Market is an indoor/outdoor market open year-round on Saturdays. Their hours are from 10am-2pm. Find them at 8924 CR 7100 in Wolfforth, Texas (1/2 mile west of Frenship high school). Their primary focus is foods grown, baked, or produced locally, and they also offer a selection of handmade crafts, jewelry, and woodwork by local artisans. The indoor market accepts credit/debit cards, and many outdoor vendors accept credit/debit cards at their individual booths, as well.

The property is three acres and provides plenty of parking, indoor and outdoor booth space, and a covered food court with seating for guests. Well-behaved pets on a leash are welcome.

They are a Texas Department of Agriculture certified Farmers Market, Go Texan members, a WIC voucher distribution site, and a Double Up Food Bucks participating market. Their website is updated every Thursday with that week’s vendor list. They also send out a weekly email to their subscribers with each week’s vendor list. You can sign up for that list here.

The Wolfforth Farmers Market posts regularly on their Facebook and Instagram pages. It’s another great way to keep up with market news and see pictures of all the fun customers and vendors have every weekend at the market.

 

Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market

The logo for the Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market on a white background, outlined in green. The logo is a green vintage farm truck with wooden bed full of oversized vegetables, cheese, steak, and bread.

The Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market brings Lubbock’s local food producers and consumers together every Saturday from May 28, 2022 through October 15, 2022. They’re open from 9am until 1pm and are an outdoor market. Find them at LHUCA Plaza (5th Street & Avenue J) in Lubbock.

You’ll find fresh local produce and fruit; fresh, humanely-raised beef, pork, and chicken products; a wide assortment of delicious baked goods, sauces, canned goods and other locally prepared food products; and a variety of fine arts, jewelry, arts & crafts, and other unique products that express the creative spirits found in our community.

The Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market welcomes well-behaved pets on a leash. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram for market updates. Visit their website for regular updates to their vendor directory.

 

Juicy Lucy Farms (Idalou Harvest Company)

Logo for Juicy Lucy Farms, aka Idalou Harvest Company.

Juicy Lucy Farms (also known as Idalou Harvest Co.) is a Farmers Market located at 12206 East Hwy 62 in Idalou, Texas. They sell home grown vegetables, orchard grown fruits, farm fresh eggs, local honey, garlic products, & more. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram, email them at: [email protected], or call 806-773-7084. 

Idalou Farmers Market

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The Idalou Farmers Market meets at 2nd and Main Street in Idalou every 2nd and 4th Saturday, 10am-1pm, from June through October. It is an outdoor market that includes local growers, food trucks, flowers, crafts, baked goods, coffee, wine, and more!

Follow them on Facebook for market info.

 

Frontier Market

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Frontier Market is a Farmers Market located at 520 Ash Street in Plainview, Texas. They specialize in locally grown seasonal produce and home grown beef. They’re open 
Wednesday-Saturday from 10:00am-6:00pm. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram, visit their website, email them at: [email protected], or call 806-685-8278.

Prairie Blossom Marketplace

Logo for the Prairie Blossom Marketplace. Images of cactuses, succulents, and roses are in muted hues of pinks and greens at the bottom. "Prairie Blossom Marketplace" is in a western font in pink. "Artisan, Boutique & Farmer's Market" is below the title. The website: www.prairieblossomindooroutdoormarket.com is at the bottom.

The Prairie Blossom Marketplace is an indoor/outdoor Farmer’s Marketplace with multiple merchants.

  • Fresh Produce
  • Baked Goods
  • Local Honey
  • Spices & Meat Rubs
  • Jams
  • Specialty Drinks
  • Oils & Vinegars
  • Sauces
  • Gourmet Pet Products
  • Junktiques
  • Apparel
  • Jewelry
  • Bath & Body
  • Candles
  • Furniture
  • Faux Floras
  • Home Decor
  • Metal Art
  • Plants
  • Pottery

All this is located at 13105 FM 179 in Lubbock, Texas. Enjoy the courtyard shopping district that features colorfully painted and chandeliered cottages plus outdoor pavilions. They’re open on the 1st & 3rd weekends of every month: Saturday 10am to 4pm, and Sunday 1pm to 4pm. This market is pet friendly and provides ample parking.

Visit their website or follow them on Facebook and Instagram to keep up with marketplace news.

 

LBK Grown Virtual Farmers Market

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LBK Grown is an online farmers market for locally grown and produced food. They make it possible for farmers to work together to meet the growing demand for local, sustainable food in the Lubbock, Texas area. They bring fresh, healthy, locally-grown food to buyers in a cost-effective manner on a weekly basis.

Visit their website or follow them on Facebook and Instagram.

 

Faith2Farm Market Garden

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Faith2Farm Market Garden (formerly Sunburst Market) is a Farmers Market located at 1511 E CR 7140 in Lubbock, Texas. They’re open Thursdays and Fridays from noon until 5:30pm, and on Saturdays from 10am until 5:30pm. Follow them on Facebook, email them at: [email protected], or call 806-632-6488.

 

Fanatical Farmers Market

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Fanatical Farmers Market is out of Slaton, Texas. Follow them on Facebook and Instagram to know exactly when and where they’ll be open.

Farmers Market Vendors

Are you a vendor, or are you thinking about becoming one? You may want to check out our post Everything You Need to Know About the Texas Cottage Food Law.

Big Plate sells lots of items that can make a vendor’s life easier and increase sales! Browse our website or come in the store to see all we have to offer. If we don’t carry what you need, we can probably order it for you.

Whether you’re a shopper or a vendor, Farmers Markets are such a benefit to our community and are so much fun! Visit one near you; you’ll be glad you did.

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