Best Pick Farmers’ Markets ARKANSAS COUNTY North Market, Pat West, Main & Sixth Street, Stuttgart; (870) 282-3384. Open Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday from 7:00-11:30 a.m. May thru September. During peak harvest, the market may be open Monday thru Saturday. Produce, Baked Goods and Crafts grown or produced in Arkansas County. South Market, Pat West, The Triangle, 13th and Jefferson, DeWitt; (870) 282- 3384. Open Monday, Wednesday & Friday from 7:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. May thru September. During peak harvest, the market may be open Monday thru Saturday. Produce, Baked Goods and Crafts grown or produced in Arkansas County. ASHLEY COUNTY Ashley County Farmers’ Market, Highway 82 in Crossett. Seasonal market, open Monday & Saturday. For more info contact Crossett Chamber of Commerce (870) 364-6591. BAXTER COUNTY Cotter Farmers’ Market, Jane Flowers, Cotter Roadside Park, Cotter, 72626; (870) 435-6524. Open every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – noon, June through October. Located on Highway 62 next to Cotter Water Tower. Mountain Home Farmers’ Market, Courthouse Square, Mountain Home, 72653; Mountain Home City Hall, (870) 425-5116. Open every Wednesday and Saturday from 6 a.m.-Noon, May thru November. Norfork Open Air Market, (870) 499-5514, Norfork, 72658. Friday, 9:00 a.m. to Noon, May – October; first Saturday of each month 9:00a.m. – 4:00 p.m., January - December. Baked goods, landscaping plants, homemade jams, jellies and preserves, crafts and handmade jewelry. Located at Highway 5 South &Andy Lane in Downtown Norfork (across from Post Office). BENTON COUNTY Downtown Bentonville Farmers’ Market, on the historical square in downtown Bentonville, located at Main and Central. Open every Saturday, 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., April 28 through November 3, 2007. Produce, baked goods, and crafts. For information contact Brenda Compton at (479) 254-0254. Downtown Bentonville, Inc., 412 South Main Street, Bentonville, AR 72712. -1- This information is provided to you in a joint venture from Farm Bureau, Cooperative Extension Service, and the University of Arkansas Horticulture Department. Best Pick Farmers’ Markets The Gentry Main Street Market, Mandy Senese, West Main Street, Gentry, 72734; (479) 721-2798. Saturday 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and Wednesday 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. May thru October. Fresh fruit and vegetables, plant items, cut flowers and an assortment of locally produced crafts. The 2006 season will be free to all vendors, so hurry and sign up. The Market is located on West Main Street, between Smith and Byers streets. Rogers Farmers’ Market, Sara Adams, Rogers, 72756; (479) 381-2055. Wednesday & Saturday, 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. May thru October. Mondays, 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. between Memorial Day and Labor Day. The Rogers Farmers’ Market is located next to Frisco Park in Historic Downtown Rogers. Since 1988, local farmers have been offering fresh Vegetables, Fruit, Herbs, Bedding Plants, Cut Flowers and Crafts for sale. Farmers Market WIC coupons are accepted. Membership is available to new vendors. We hope to see you there! We are located one block south of Walnut, next to the railroad tracks. firstname.lastname@example.org BOONE COUNTY Boone County Farmers’ Market, Park Square, Harrison. Open only on Tuesday and Saturday from 7:00 a.m.—Noon. June thru October. Crafts and Flowers. For more info contact Kay Steffen at Main Street Harrison, (870) 741- 4889. CARROLL COUNTY Berryville Farmers’ Market, Linda Jones, Historic Downtown Square, Berryville, 72616; (870) 423-4530. Saturday 7:30 a.m.-Noon & Tuesday 2:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Locally grown Seasonal Produce, Fresh Cut Flowers, Herbs and Value-added Products. Eureka Springs Farmers’ Market at Pine Mountain Village, Heather Quinney, Eureka Springs, 72632; (479) 253-5749. Tuesday morning and Thursday morning. April thru November. Variety of locally grown Produce, Plants and Flowers. Eureka Springs Sunday Market, Charlotte Buchanan, glamOrama productions, 6 Hillsdale Ave, Eureka Springs, 72632; (479) 363-9528 or (479) 981-1135. Open from 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. May 7 thru October 8. A place where neighbors meet in an open air treasure hunt in the historic downtown featuring: Fresh Produce, Flowers, Plants, Collectibles, Antiques, Arts & Crafts, Music and the Unexpected. Gates reopen at 7:00 p.m. for the Lucky 13 Starlight Outdoor Cinema featuring: live music, costume contests, shopping sprees – classic movies roll at dusk. Located at the 1 North Main parking lot under the movie mural on the Basin Spring Bath House. -2- This information is provided to you in a joint venture from Farm Bureau, Cooperative Extension Service, and the University of Arkansas Horticulture Department. Best Pick Farmers’ Markets CLEBURNE COUNTY Cleburne County Growers Market, Spring Park, Heber Springs; Year round, 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Produce, Foods and Crafts. COLUMBIA COUNTY Columbia County Homegrown Market Association, Mark Sharpley, 2031 Highway 371 South, Magnolia, 71753; (870) 234-2303. Central Baptist Church parking lot. Seasonal. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Call for more information. CROSS COUNTY Cross County Farmers’ Market, Richard Klerk, Cross County Court House lawn, Wynne, 72396; (870) 238-5745. Open 7:00 a.m.– Noon on Saturday, 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday. May thru October. Various Fruits and Vegetables in season. Highway 40 to Highway 1 north to Wynne, Courthouse on the right. FAULKNER COUNTY Faulkner County Farmers’ Market, Lionel Smith, Faulkner County Fairgrounds, Conway, 72032; (501) 679-2220. Call for directions. Produce and Honey. Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, 6:00 a.m.– Noon. Opening May 28th – mid-September. GARLAND COUNTY Historic Downtown Farmers’ Market, Transportation Plaza at Orange Street, Hot Springs. Open 6:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. May thru October. Located at 100 Broadway Terrace. Produce grown in Garland, Saline, Hot Springs, Perry or Montgomery counties and offered for sale by the grower. Also some Baked Goods and Crafts. For more information contact Hot Springs Public Information Department at (501) 321- 6806. GRANT COUNTY Grant County Farmers’ Market, Kevin Jones, 101 West Center Street, Sheridan, 72150; (870) 942-2231. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays – Call for more information. -3- This information is provided to you in a joint venture from Farm Bureau, Cooperative Extension Service, and the University of Arkansas Horticulture Department. Best Pick Farmers’ Markets GREENE COUNTY The Farmers’ Market, Larry Cupp, 100 East Court Street, Paragould, 72450; (870) 239-3013 or (870) 215-1325 or Gina Jarrett with Main Street Paragould, (870) 240-0544 .Fresh Garden Produce in Season. Located at the 100 block of East Court Street. May 15th through October. JEFFERSON COUNTY Arkansas Vegetable Growers & Marketing Cooperative Association (Farmers’ Market) - Lawrence Mayer, 315 Walnut St., Pine Bluff, 71603; (870) 535-0423 or (870) 534-5127. Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, 6:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. Fresh Fruits and Vegetables. Located in downtown Pine Bluff, 3 blocks from Martha Mitchell Expressway, across from Bluff City Furniture. JOHNSON COUNTY Clarksville Farmers’ Market. Every morning during growing season. Market held in Clarksville Chamber of Commerce parking lot, West Main in Clarksville. Produce only. For more information contact the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce at (479) 754-2340. LAFAYETTE COUNTY Lafayette County Farmers’ Market, Doyle Smith, Lot E of C&C Packing Company in Stamps, 71860; (870) 921-4744. Open May through October on Mondays from 8:00 a.m. until Noon. Located ¼ mile west of Stamps city limits on south side of U.S. Highway 82. Fresh Vegetables, Fruits, and Nuts. MADISON COUNTY Madison County Farmers’ Market, Susan Siegele, 1521 Madison 2410, Huntsville, 72740; (479) 738-1018. Open Tuesday, 7:00 a.m.-Noon. Huntsville Square. Produce, Plants and Selected Crafts. This is a producer market, vendors must grow or make what they offer for sale. MILLER COUNTY Farmers’ Market of Texarkana, Jean Jones, market located at 4323 Jefferson Avenue, Texarkana, (870) 772-4558. Open Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday from 7:00 a.m.-Noon or sold out. Open air market year round. Market located on Jefferson Ave., half way between Arkansas Boulevard and Interstate 30. Market has 25 plus registered producers and growers bringing you fresh fruits, fresh vegetables, honey, fresh eggs, fresh cut flowers, occasional plants, homemade lye soap, fresh lavender, culinary lavender and much more. -4- This information is provided to you in a joint venture from Farm Bureau, Cooperative Extension Service, and the University of Arkansas Horticulture Department. Best Pick Farmers’ Markets MONTGOMERY COUNTY Montgomery County Farmers’ Market, Lisa Martin, Mt. Ida, 71957; (870) 867-2311. Monday, Wednesday, Friday – 7:00 a.m. until Noon. April thru October. Peas, Beans, Potatoes, Tomatoes, Okra, Squash, Watermelon, Cantaloupes, and a little of everything in season. Located on the Mount Ida Courthouse Square. NEVADA COUNTY Nevada County Farmers’ Market, located on Highway 67 at Prescott- Depot Museum, Prescott, 71857; (870) 887- 2101. Located on the loading dock of the Historic Prescott/Nevada County Dept Museum. Peas, Corn, Sweet Potatoes, Tomatoes, Squash, Cucumbers, Watermelons, Honey. For more information, contact Mary Godwin at the Chamber of Commerce or Melissa Beck at the County Farm Bureau Office. NEWTON COUNTY Newton County Farmers’ Market, Jack Boles, Highway 7 South, Jasper, 72641; (870) 446-2240. Open mid-May thru Mid November on Wednesdays 7:00 a.m. – Noon. All Types of Fruits and Vegetables. OUACHITA COUNTY Ouachita County Farmers’ Market, Ryan Francis, Corner of Cash Road and California, Camden, 71701; (870) 231-1160. May through September. Monday, Wednesday and Saturday from 7:00 a.m.-Noon. Produce availability depends on season. A variety of Fruits and Vegetables that are grown within Ouachita County. From the North: take Hwy 79 S to Camden, take exit for Magnolia (still Hwy 79) go right off exit. At first light, market is on the left. From the South: take Hwy 7 North to Camden, then Hwy 79 South to Magnolia, turn right off exit and market is on the left at the first light. PERRY COUNTY Perry County Farmers’ Market, Chuck Crimmins, 55 Heifer Road, Perryville, 72126; (501) 889-5124. Opens May 1, Wednesday and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Brand new central Arkansas farmers’ market featuring locally grown in-season fresh Vegetables, Fruits, Nuts, Herbs, Flowers, Meats, Eggs, Baked and Canned Goods, Honey, Potted and Bedding Plants. Located by the Perryville City Park in Perry County. All local growers striving to help our local economy. -5- This information is provided to you in a joint venture from Farm Bureau, Cooperative Extension Service, and the University of Arkansas Horticulture Department. Best Pick Farmers’ Markets POLK COUNTY Polk County Farmers’ Market, Kim Hughes, Highway 71 and Sherwood, Mena, 71953; (479) 394-6018. Open Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 7:00 a.m. until sold out (usually around 10:00 a.m.). June thru October. Local Crops, Fruits, Honey, Homemade Breads, Goatmilk Cheeses, Local Crafts, Relishes. POPE COUNTY Pope County Farmers’ Market, Rick Holland, 320 West “C” Street, Russellville, 72801. Opens last Saturday in May and closes first Saturday in November. Open Saturday 7:00 a.m. – noon, Monday 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Fresh Fruit and Vegetables. Located in historic downtown Russellville at the Depot. Exit 81 off I-40, 2 miles south on Hwy 7 (South Arkansas Avenue.) Turn right just across the tracks on “C” Street beside Peter’s Family Living. PULASKI COUNTY River Market Farmers’ Market, 400 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock, 72201; (501) 375-2552. Open every Tuesday and Saturday from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. May thru October. The River Market’s two outdoor, open air pavilions overlooking Riverfront Park are filled with farmers selling farm-fresh produce straight to you from the back of their trucks. Peaches, Eggplant, Strawberries, Watermelon, Beans, Peas, Corn, Herbs, Plants, Greens, Tomatoes, Plums, Berries, Goat Cheese, Beets, Cucumbers, Peppers, Potatoes, Squash, Asparagus, Eggs, Cabbage, Broccoli, Zucchini, Cherries, Lettuce, Onions, Spinach and Radishes. WIC coupons accepted. SALINE COUNTY Benton Farmers’ Market I, Lisa Baldwin, Main Street Benton, Benton, 72015; (501) 315-7712. Market Street side of Courthouse. Open on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9:00 a.m.-Noon. May thru August. Produce grown in Saline County. Benton Farmers’ Market II, Market Street football field parking lot, Benton. Wednesday and Saturday- May thru September. Contact Mark Gillis, Benton Chamber of Commerce, (501) 315-8272 for more information. -6- This information is provided to you in a joint venture from Farm Bureau, Cooperative Extension Service, and the University of Arkansas Horticulture Department. Best Pick Farmers’ Markets SCOTT COUNTY Scott County Farmers’ Market, James Forbes, 100 West 1st Street, Waldron, 72958; (479) 637-2173. Open on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings at the Scott County Courthouse. June thru September. All garden products such as, Tomatoes, Potatoes, Melons, Peppers, Fruits and Berries are available. SEBASTIAN COUNTY Brunwick Place Farmers’ Market, Paul Giuffre, 115 North 10th Street (Brunwick Place), Fort Smith, 72901; (479) 785-4651. Open April through October on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Produce, Herbs, Flowers, Crafts and Baked Goods. STONE COUNTY Stone County Farmers’ Market, Libby Appley, Courthouse Square, Mountain View, 72560; (870) 269-4524. Wednesday and Saturday. Call for more information. UNION COUNTY Farmers’ Market, Elizabeth Eggleston, Main Street, El Dorado, 71731; (870) 862-4747. Open on Wednesday and Saturday from 7:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. May thru October. Produce, Jelly, Pickles, Relish. All grown or produced in Union County. Can Call for Availability. WASHINGTON COUNTY Fayetteville Farmers’ Market, Roger Hill, P.O. Box 3076, Fayetteville, 72702; (479) 236-2910. email@example.com. Located in the Fayetteville Square. April through November, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays- 7:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. And in Fayetteville Mill District, South School & 6th Street, Thursday’s only 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. June – September. WIC coupons accepted. Produce, Flowers, Plants, Eggs, Meat, Arts, Crafts.www.fayettevillefarmersmarket.org WHITE COUNTY Strawberry Fields Farmers’ Market, J.P. Saunders, 1112 Highway 16 N ( Maple Street), Searcy, 72143; (501) 268-0725. April – October, Tuesday – Saturday; 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. -7- This information is provided to you in a joint venture from Farm Bureau, Cooperative Extension Service, and the University of Arkansas Horticulture Department.