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Houston’s farmers markets offer a vibrant showcase of the region’s chefs, growers, and makers.
Egidio Narvaez

17 Farmers Markets to Explore in Houston

From fresh produce, eggs, and prepared meals to pet goods and supplies, shop ‘til you drop at these bountiful markets

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Houston’s farmers markets offer a vibrant showcase of the region’s chefs, growers, and makers.
| Egidio Narvaez

Houston’s farmers markets have long been a place to peruse the bountiful offerings brought forth from nearby farms. With dedicated stalls showcasing colorful fruits and vegetables, country eggs, local honey, freshly baked bread, homemade condiments and jams, and even pet foods, the markets serve as a welcomed alternative to the city’s big chain grocers. With new vendors, lauded chefs serving up hard-to-resist prepared meals, and full-service restaurants popping up on-site, there are plenty of reasons to keep up with these worthy markets.

Skip the supermarket next time your fridge or pantry is looking bare, and head to one of these essential farmers markets, spread far and wide across the greater Houston area.

This map has been updated to include the Market Square Park Farmers Market and M-K-T Sunset Market.

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The Woodlands Farmers' Market

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Every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or until noon during the summer), the Woodlands Farmers Market features local vendors showcasing fruits and vegetables, artisan goods, health products, and prepared foods within the Grogan Mill Center. Find goodies from Breezy Hill Sustainable Farms, Whitman Farm and Gold Ring Wagyu, among others. As far as on-site snacking is concerned, the market hosts a food truck every week. 

Tomball Farmers Market

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The Tomball Farmers Market in Old Town Tomball showcases bounty from over 65 vendors from around town, including exotic meats from Katerra Exotics, produce from Rain Song Farm, and filled croissants and other fresh baked goods from Manzioni Italian Bakery. The market is open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., but also offers Sunset Markets for weekend workers who want to stock up on fresh ingredients.

Kingwood Farmers Market

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The Kingwood Farmers Market, located within Town Center Park, is open every Thursday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., with a Sunday pop-up once a month from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Check out meat and eggs staples from Walden Eggs or Law Cattle Ranch, and international treats from the British Bake Shop or Filipino Eats.

The Houston Farmers Market

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Open daily from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., this sprawling, decades-old open-air market saw a huge refresh in 2021. Longtime farmers like Digna Bonilla Produce and Allied Produce still sell fresh fruits, vegetables, and spices, and there’s plenty of live entertainment and food trucks for snacking, but the new space has made way for popular Houston restaurants and retailers to move in as well. Underbelly Hospitality’s Underbelly Burger serves juicy burgers, RC Ranch Texas Craft Meats offers a perfect place to get quality cuts, and establishments like taqueria Comalito and a new outpost of Henderson & Kane are coming soon.

Eleanora's Market

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This Heights-area market, set up in the Cavatore Italian Restaurant lot, pops up every Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. With more than 30 vendors, it’s a one-stop shop for produce, meats, and cheeses from vendors like Spring Hill Farms and Gundermann Acres, fresh and dried mushrooms from TKF Mushrooms, and baked goods from Harris and Essex.

Heights Mercantile

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Heights Mercantile is an all-around destination for dining and retail, but it hosts a farmers market during the second and fourth Sunday of the month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shoppers can expect locally-grown and made goods, like garlic from Texas Black Gold Garlic or vegan yogurt from Acajú Yogurt, and enjoy live music as they shop.

M-K-T Sunset Farmers Market

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From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, Heights’ M-K-T activates, bringing produce, entertainment, and even more eats to the mixed-use space. The farmers market brings a host of chefs and restaurants to M-K-T, including cookies by Pudgy’s Fine Cookies, kombucha by Cranky Carrot Juice Co., freshly baked cheesecake from Sugar Bubs, and Nigerian cuisine by private chef Shade Eats. The market also features fun for all ages, with giant chess, arts and crafts, face-painting, performances by jugglers and stilt walkers, and a DJ that performs on top of a Scooby Doo van.

Memorial Villages Farmers Market

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It’s always a family affair at the pet-friendly Memorial Villages Farmers Market, where on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine, visitors can enjoy live music while shopping small at vendors like Johnson’s Backyard Garden and Plant It Forward.

Azteca Farmers Market

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Azteca Farmers Market, held every day from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., serves as a huge hub for vendors offering Latin American food, artisan crafts, and other goods. Besides fresh produce, the market has prepared foods, like taco plates and soups, as well as a range of snacks like fruit, popcorn, and street corn.

Market Square Park Farmers Market

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Make Saturday a fun outing with a stroll through Downtown’s Market Square Park Farmers Market. The new open-air farmers market has partnered with Central City Co-Op, the city’s oldest organic, sustainable food co-op to bring dozens of growers, makers, and merchants from the region each week. Find pastries from Love Croissants, homegrown raw and unfiltered honey from Uncommon Bees, and fresh meat from Jolly Farms Chicken, plus live entertainment and plenty of activities for the kiddos. The market, hosted on Saturdays through November 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. also accepts various forms of payment, including SNAP-EBT.

A man buys fruits from a stand at Market Square Park’s farmers market.
Market Square Park Farmers Market makes for a fun Downtown activity on Saturdays.
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East End Farmers Market

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Instead of popping up in a parking lot or park, the East End Farmers Market is located on the Navigation Esplanade, a large, grassy, and lively median in front of The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation. The market offers produce, meat and dairy, handcrafted meals, and goods every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Urban Harvest Farmers Market

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From 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday, rain or shine, the Urban Harvest Farmers Market hosts vendors of all kinds showcasing the bounty of the season. Score seasonal from Wood Duck Farm, freshly baked breads from Cake and Bacon, eggs from Three Sister Farms, and so much more. Thanks to on-site eateries like El Topo, Street to Kitchen, and Dumpling Haus, there’s plenty of prepared food to snack on while shopping. 

Westchase District Farmers Market

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When your weekend is booked, there is the Westchase District Farmers Market, which happens every Thursday afternoon from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Find raw honey and hot sauce, plus a selection of seasonal produce from Peas Farm in Conroe and meats from Hibiscus Hill Farm & Ranch in Waller.

Rice Village Farmers Market

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The Rice Village Farmers Market pops up at the shopping district on the first and third Sundays of each month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a lengthy list of local favorites for shopping and dining. Power up with a juice or smoothie from Cranky Carrot Juice Co. while shopping produce from Plant It Forward or Verdegreens, and pick up fresh-baked bread from MMH Provisions and specialty coffees from District Roasters.

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Rice Village Farmer’s Market is the perfect place to peruse fresh bounty.
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Fulshear Farmers Market

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From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays, the Fulshear Farmers Market spotlights food and other products sourced from within a 200-mile radius of the city. There’s a lot to explore here, ranging from Ole Boy Brazos Bottom Farm’s organic produce and free-range eggs to decadent baked goods from Mrs. Richardson’s Kitchen.

Braeswood Farmers Market

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The Braeswood Farmers Market is open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and boasts more than 50 vendors. Find local honey, pasture-raised eggs, and fruits and veggies from Atkinson’s Farms. There are also vendors slinging tons of savory eats, like pad Thai at Blue Orange World Cuisine, tacos from 610 Smokehouse, and indulgent seafood paella via Avila Flavors and Experiences. 

Farmers Market at Imperial

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Sugar Land shoppers can stop by the Farmers Market at Imperial on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and find homemade salsa and jam from Brenham Kitchens or a treat for your dog at Bones on the Go, and other vendors. Check out their artisan vendors, too, who sell a wide range of handmade goods other than food, like bath bombs, lip balm and crocheted gifts.

The Woodlands Farmers' Market

Every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (or until noon during the summer), the Woodlands Farmers Market features local vendors showcasing fruits and vegetables, artisan goods, health products, and prepared foods within the Grogan Mill Center. Find goodies from Breezy Hill Sustainable Farms, Whitman Farm and Gold Ring Wagyu, among others. As far as on-site snacking is concerned, the market hosts a food truck every week. 

Tomball Farmers Market

The Tomball Farmers Market in Old Town Tomball showcases bounty from over 65 vendors from around town, including exotic meats from Katerra Exotics, produce from Rain Song Farm, and filled croissants and other fresh baked goods from Manzioni Italian Bakery. The market is open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., but also offers Sunset Markets for weekend workers who want to stock up on fresh ingredients.

Kingwood Farmers Market

The Kingwood Farmers Market, located within Town Center Park, is open every Thursday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., with a Sunday pop-up once a month from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Check out meat and eggs staples from Walden Eggs or Law Cattle Ranch, and international treats from the British Bake Shop or Filipino Eats.

The Houston Farmers Market

Open daily from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., this sprawling, decades-old open-air market saw a huge refresh in 2021. Longtime farmers like Digna Bonilla Produce and Allied Produce still sell fresh fruits, vegetables, and spices, and there’s plenty of live entertainment and food trucks for snacking, but the new space has made way for popular Houston restaurants and retailers to move in as well. Underbelly Hospitality’s Underbelly Burger serves juicy burgers, RC Ranch Texas Craft Meats offers a perfect place to get quality cuts, and establishments like taqueria Comalito and a new outpost of Henderson & Kane are coming soon.

Eleanora's Market

This Heights-area market, set up in the Cavatore Italian Restaurant lot, pops up every Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. With more than 30 vendors, it’s a one-stop shop for produce, meats, and cheeses from vendors like Spring Hill Farms and Gundermann Acres, fresh and dried mushrooms from TKF Mushrooms, and baked goods from Harris and Essex.

Heights Mercantile

Heights Mercantile is an all-around destination for dining and retail, but it hosts a farmers market during the second and fourth Sunday of the month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shoppers can expect locally-grown and made goods, like garlic from Texas Black Gold Garlic or vegan yogurt from Acajú Yogurt, and enjoy live music as they shop.

M-K-T Sunset Farmers Market

From 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month, Heights’ M-K-T activates, bringing produce, entertainment, and even more eats to the mixed-use space. The farmers market brings a host of chefs and restaurants to M-K-T, including cookies by Pudgy’s Fine Cookies, kombucha by Cranky Carrot Juice Co., freshly baked cheesecake from Sugar Bubs, and Nigerian cuisine by private chef Shade Eats. The market also features fun for all ages, with giant chess, arts and crafts, face-painting, performances by jugglers and stilt walkers, and a DJ that performs on top of a Scooby Doo van.

Memorial Villages Farmers Market

It’s always a family affair at the pet-friendly Memorial Villages Farmers Market, where on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine, visitors can enjoy live music while shopping small at vendors like Johnson’s Backyard Garden and Plant It Forward.

Azteca Farmers Market

Azteca Farmers Market, held every day from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., serves as a huge hub for vendors offering Latin American food, artisan crafts, and other goods. Besides fresh produce, the market has prepared foods, like taco plates and soups, as well as a range of snacks like fruit, popcorn, and street corn.

Market Square Park Farmers Market

Make Saturday a fun outing with a stroll through Downtown’s Market Square Park Farmers Market. The new open-air farmers market has partnered with Central City Co-Op, the city’s oldest organic, sustainable food co-op to bring dozens of growers, makers, and merchants from the region each week. Find pastries from Love Croissants, homegrown raw and unfiltered honey from Uncommon Bees, and fresh meat from Jolly Farms Chicken, plus live entertainment and plenty of activities for the kiddos. The market, hosted on Saturdays through November 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. also accepts various forms of payment, including SNAP-EBT.

A man buys fruits from a stand at Market Square Park’s farmers market.
Market Square Park Farmers Market makes for a fun Downtown activity on Saturdays.
Egidio Narvaez

East End Farmers Market

Instead of popping up in a parking lot or park, the East End Farmers Market is located on the Navigation Esplanade, a large, grassy, and lively median in front of The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation. The market offers produce, meat and dairy, handcrafted meals, and goods every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Urban Harvest Farmers Market

From 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday, rain or shine, the Urban Harvest Farmers Market hosts vendors of all kinds showcasing the bounty of the season. Score seasonal from Wood Duck Farm, freshly baked breads from Cake and Bacon, eggs from Three Sister Farms, and so much more. Thanks to on-site eateries like El Topo, Street to Kitchen, and Dumpling Haus, there’s plenty of prepared food to snack on while shopping. 

Westchase District Farmers Market

When your weekend is booked, there is the Westchase District Farmers Market, which happens every Thursday afternoon from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Find raw honey and hot sauce, plus a selection of seasonal produce from Peas Farm in Conroe and meats from Hibiscus Hill Farm & Ranch in Waller.

Rice Village Farmers Market

The Rice Village Farmers Market pops up at the shopping district on the first and third Sundays of each month from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a lengthy list of local favorites for shopping and dining. Power up with a juice or smoothie from Cranky Carrot Juice Co. while shopping produce from Plant It Forward or Verdegreens, and pick up fresh-baked bread from MMH Provisions and specialty coffees from District Roasters.

People shopping for produce at a farmer’s market booth.
Rice Village Farmer’s Market is the perfect place to peruse fresh bounty.
Rice Village Farmer’s Market/Facebook

Fulshear Farmers Market

From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays, the Fulshear Farmers Market spotlights food and other products sourced from within a 200-mile radius of the city. There’s a lot to explore here, ranging from Ole Boy Brazos Bottom Farm’s organic produce and free-range eggs to decadent baked goods from Mrs. Richardson’s Kitchen.

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Braeswood Farmers Market

The Braeswood Farmers Market is open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and boasts more than 50 vendors. Find local honey, pasture-raised eggs, and fruits and veggies from Atkinson’s Farms. There are also vendors slinging tons of savory eats, like pad Thai at Blue Orange World Cuisine, tacos from 610 Smokehouse, and indulgent seafood paella via Avila Flavors and Experiences. 

Farmers Market at Imperial

Sugar Land shoppers can stop by the Farmers Market at Imperial on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and find homemade salsa and jam from Brenham Kitchens or a treat for your dog at Bones on the Go, and other vendors. Check out their artisan vendors, too, who sell a wide range of handmade goods other than food, like bath bombs, lip balm and crocheted gifts.

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