This listing is continually being updated. Some of the 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.
- Rice University, South Stadium Lot, 2100 University. Over 30 vendors including local produce, meat from pastured animals, eggs, and breads.
- 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 email@example.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.
- 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.
- Westchase District Farmers Market, St. Cyril of Alexandria Catholic Church, 10503 Westheimer Road (at Rogerdale Road, one block west of Beltway 8), 3 to 7 PM.
- HCC Southwest College, 5601 West Loop South Freeway, 3 – 7 PM. An Urban Harvest farmers market.
- Natural Living Organic Food Co-op, League City, 3 – 7 PM. For more information about the available foods, read Real Food Houston’s review of the co-op.
- 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. Facebook page.
- Coastal Community Farmers Market, 515 6th Ave. N., Texas City, Saturday 9 AM to 2 PM. The market opened September 6, 2014. Vendors include Proverbs Farm, Bella Rose Farm, Gulf Coast Honey Bee, Lucky Cluck Farm, and others. Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- 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.
- Friendswood Farmers Market, 1st Saturday of each month, 8 AM – Noon, at Stevenson Park in front of the Chamber of Commerce-1100 S. Friendswood Dr. Friendswood, Tx. 77546. No list of vendors is available. Facebook page. (Update 4/2/16: this market doesn’t have many fruits and veggies but they do have Brazos Valley cheeses, which are delicious.)
- Mt. Belvieu Farmers Market, 10900 Eagle Dr., Mt. Belvieu, the first Saturday of each month all year, 8 to 11 AM. Phone 713-452-9480.
- 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.
- Lone Star first Saturday, FM 149 and College Street at the old Community Center, Montgomery, the first Saturday of each month, 9 AM to 2 PM.
- 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.
- 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.
- Galveston’s Own Farmers Market, Sundays, 9 AM – Noon (June through September) and Sundays, 9 AM – 1 PM (October through May), 2508 Post Office St., Galveston, TX. This farmers market 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.
- Farmers Market at MainStreet, 18750 I-45 North, in Spring, TX, every second and fourth Sunday each month beginning August 10, 2014, from 8:30 to 11:30 am. Vendors will offer fresh, local and organic produce.
- 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.
- 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)
- 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.
Urban Farming Projects
- City Hall Victory Garden and Farmer’s Market
- The Feast of Artisans Farmer’s Market
- The Grove Rooftop Garden and Restaurant
- The Gulf Coast Food Project
- Home Sweet Farm
- The Last Organic Outpost
- Moon Dog Farms
- The Parks and Recreation Department’s Urban Gardener Program
- The Rawfully Organic Co-op
- Rice University Farmer’s Market
- Urban Harvest
Edible Houston has compiled an updated (6/30/15) list of Houston area farmers markets.
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.