Farmers’ Markets in Our Area

This listing has been updated April 24, 2013.  Some of the new information was found in the Houston Chronicle article, Guide to Houston’s Best Farmers Markets, by Syd Kearney.

The markets are organized by the day of the market.

Tuesdays

  • Rice University, South Stadium Lot, 2100 University.  Over 30 vendors including local produce, meat from pastured animals, eggs, and breads.

Wednesdays

  • City Hall Farmers Market, 901 Bagby, Wednesday, 11 AM – 1:30 PM, through June 26 (resumes in the fall). An Urban Harvest farmers market.
  • Eco-Farmers’ market at CityCentre, I-10 at Beltway 8, 800 Town and Country Blvd, 4 PM – 8 PM federicom@rugglesgreen.com
  • Feast of Artisans Farmers Market, Woodlands Mall, 1201 Lake Woodlands, 4 – 8 PM. Fresh produce, pickles, jams, wines, coffee, cheeses, and chocolates.
  • Central City Co-op, Houston’s original organic co-op, Wednesdays, Grace Lutheran Church, 2515 Waugh St.  There are partner co-ops that deliver to other locations around Houston.  Shares can be ordered online.

Thursdays

  • Spring Branch Farmers Market, Unitarian Fellowship of Houston, 1504 Wirt, 2:30 – 6:30 PM.  New market opens April 25, 2013.
  • Kingwood Farmers Market, Town Center Park, 8 North Main Street, Kingwood, TX, Thursday, 3 to 7 PM.  Facebook link.  Two dozen vendors including local produce, cheese, bread, jams and jellies.
  • Sugar Land Town Square, 2711 Town Center Boulevard, 4 – 7 PM.  An Urban Harvest farmers market.

Fridays

  • HCC Southwest College, 5601 West Loop South Freeway, 3 – 7 PM.  An Urban Harvest farmers market.

Saturdays

  • Eastside Farmers Market, Parking lot behind 3000 Richmond at Eastside, Houston, 3000 Richmond, Saturday 8 AM to Noon.  Huge market with over 50 vendors offering produce, breads, grassfed beef, and eggs.  Local chefs provide hot breakfast.  An Urban Harvest farmers market.
  • Nassau Bay Farmers’ Market at Erma’s Nutrition Center, 281-326-2509, Saturday 10 AM – 2 PM. This farmers’ market features all local, organic produce, Law Ranch grass-fed beef, soaps, kombucha, and gardening plants.
  • The Farm Stand at Petrol Station, 985 Wakefield, 9 AM – 1 PM.  A small market with a dozen vendors selling produce, local honey, chicken, and eggs.
  • White Oak Farmers Market, Onion Creek Cafe, 3106 White Oak, 8 AM – Noon. A small market looking for more vendors.
  • Pearland Farmers’ Market,  Zylinski Park, 2243 Grand Blvd, Pearland, TX, 2nd and 4th Saturday, 8 AM – Noon. Link has a map to the location. Vendors include Allen’s Farm produce, Secret Garden produce, some ready to eat food vendors, and non-food vendors. It’s unclear if any of the produce is organic although much of it does appear to be locally grown.
  • Grogan’s Mill Village Farmers Market, Grogan’s Mill Center, 7 Switchbud Place in the Woodlands, 8 AM – Noon.   Over 20 vendors offering baked goods, chicken, cheeses, produce, and crafts.
  • Farmers’ Market at LaCenterra, 23501 Cinco Ranch Blvd (LaCenterra at Cinco Ranch), Saturday, summer 8 AM – Noon, 281-395-5533.
  • Sugar Land Farmers Market at Imperial, 198 Kempner St., Sugar Land, Saturday, 9 AM to 1 PM.  Over 50 vendors including Gundermann Acres produce and Law Ranch beef.
  • Sugar Land Saturday Farmers Market, 4350 Austin Parkway, Sugar Land, Saturday 8 AM to Noon, 281-634-9557.
  • Clear Lake Shores Farmers’ Market – Saturday, 8 AM to Noon, on FM 2094 just west of Clear Lake Rd.  Highlights here include booths for Froberg’s Farm and Wateroaks Farms, a registered raw goat milk dairy. Organic produce is limited; however, fresh produce is available from several local area farms. Most booths are for arts and crafts and ready-to-eat foods.
  • Tomball Farmers’ Market, Corner of 2920 (Main St) and Cherry St, downtown Tomball, 9 AM – 1 PM.  A small market offering produce, prepared foods, and crafts.
  • Kemah Farmers & Open Air Market, 204 FM 2094 at Texas 146, 8 AM – 4 PM.  Some fresh produce, baked goods, and lots of flea-market goods.
  • Locavore Farmers Market, Lakewood UMC Church, 11330 Louetta in Spring, 9 AM – 1 PM every third Saturday.  A small market offering produce, honey, coffee, and crafts.
  • Galveston Farmers Market, Saengerfest Park, 23rd and Strand, Galveston, 8 AM – 2 PM, every second Saturday.

Sundays

  • Urban Harvest Farmers Market, Parking lot behind 3000 Richmond at Eastside, Noon – 4 PM.  Huge market with over 50 vendors offering produce, breads, grassfed beef, and eggs.  Local chefs provide hot breakfast.  Over two dozen vendors offering organic produce, meat from pastured animals, breads, and cheeses. (Relocated from Highland Village Farmers Market)
  • Galveston’s Own Farmers Market, Sundays, 9 AM – Noon, 2508 Postoffice, Galveston, TX. This farmers market opened October 14, 2012, and has local, organic produce; local prepared foods; and local farm products, including goat cheese and honey.  This market is a food only market!
  • Farmers Market at Bridgeland, Activity Center, 16902 Bridgeland Landing in Cypress, 12:30 – 3:30 PM.   Thirty vendors.
  • Magnolia Farmers Market, Intersection of FM 1488 and FM 1774 in Magnolia, 11 AM – 3 PM, every first and third Sunday.  Vendors offer produce, eggs, soaps, prepared foods, and crafts.
  • Wabash’s Urban Pickin’s Farmers’ Market, 5701 Washington, First & Third Sundays 11 AM – 3 PM, 713-863-8322.

Other Farmers Markets

  • The Third Day Market Co-op, Rosenberg/New Territory/Sugarland area, 281-797-8908.  The produce is certified organic and local and organic when available. Current share selection is available online.
  • Theiss Farms Market, 2008 Rayford Rd, Spring, Mon – Sat 10 AM – 6:30 PM, Sunday 11 AM – 5 PM, 281-419-3276.
  • Theiss Farms Market, 17045 Steubner Airline, Klein, Mon – Sat 9 AM – 6 PM, Sunday 10 AM – 5 PM, 281-370-3276.
  • Froberg’s Vegetable Farm Store, Alvin, 281-585-3531, daily, 9 AM – 6 PM
  • Animated map of Houston area farmers’ markets from HoustonPress.

Please contact WAPF Houston-Galveston Chapter or leave a comment if you have information about any of the listed farmers’ markets or if you know of others in the area.

16 Responses to Farmers’ Markets in Our Area

  1. Just learned of WAPF 2-27-2012 from a NextWorldTV posting on internet, There is another like-minded co-op in the Rosenberg/New Territory/SugarLand TX area to list:
    The Third Day Market Co-op
    Vanesa Clark, Founder/Proprietor
    281 797 8908
    http://www.thethirddaymarket.com
    http://www.splattersoaps.com

    • Carolyn says:

      Thanks for the information about the Third Day Market Co-op. I’ve added the listing and link to the Farmers’ Market page. I have not added the co-op information to the Local Food & Milk page for beef and chicken because the forms say the beef is not grassfed. It’s unclear if the chickens and eggs are pastured and GMO and soy-free.

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  3. Thanks for including Central City in your listing! We’d love to have you come visit us and consider doing a feature for your readers on the ins and outs of co-ops and CSAs for folks who are looking for alternative shopping models to the constant label reading at Whole Foods and other places. We find that many people who come through our doors are interested in eating better, and confused about how to shop, especially on a budget.

    Both the CSA and the cooperative models can be great options for people who want to take the guess work out of shopping for real food. For us at the co-op, a big part of it is also around providing local farmers a viable economic model that allows them to grow their businesses and prove that you don’t have to use Roundup-ready anything or synthetic fertilizer to make a go of farming.

    We’d love to hear from you and answer any questions you might have about how we do what we do!

    Tiffany Tyler
    Chair, Board of Directors
    Central City Co-op

  4. The Sugarland Imperial Farmers Market is located at Hwy 90 and Brooks Rd.
    9am to 1pm Saturdays
    Address: 198 Kempner St.
    Sugarland Texas

    website: http://www.imperialsugarland.com/farmers_market

  5. The Kingwood Farmers Market is located at
    8 N Main Street, Kingwood Texas
    Lake Houston Parkway and Kingwood Drive
    The market is located in Town Center
    3pm to 7pm
    http://www.facebook.com/kingwoodfarmersmarket
    http://www.towncenterevents.com/farmersmarket

    • Carolyn says:

      Thanks for the information. I’ve added both Kingwood Farmers Market and Sugar Land Farmers Market at Imperial to our list. It’s good to know there are so many farmers markets around Houston.

  6. Mike says:

    Any markets on Saturday or Sunday in Galleria or Galveston? Looks like the Sunday Market in Highland Village is gone.

  7. nan wilson says:

    it’s on sundays, 9-1, 2508 Postoffice, Galveston, TX.

  8. Dan Sebesta says:

    I grow a lot of organic citrus and currently sell to some of the top restaurants in Houston. I am looking for addtional markets to sell some of the juice and navel type oranges. Who would be a could contact to see if someone is looking to purchase such. Will also have peaches in the future.

  9. tejas says:

    looking for grass fed cow’s raw milk near sugarland area.

    • The licensed raw milk dairies in the Houston area are listed on the Local Food & Milk page. The closest to Sugarland might be Healthyway Dairy in Santa Fe, Gramen in Tomball, or Stryk’s in Schulenberg. You might find other sources of raw milk at RealMilk.com.

      Most grassfed dairies feed their cows some grain at milking time. If this is a concern, you should ask the dairy about what the cows are fed.

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