Local Farmer's Markets

Local Farmer's Markets

I don’t know about you, but I love fall! I love the cooler weather (it’s coming I hope), the changing colors, the sports, and the gardening. Fall is arguably the best growing season in Central Texas and this makes it the perfect time to check out some of the Austin area farmer’s markets.

In Austin, we have so many options when it comes to fresh, and local food. Austin is a city known for the places to eat, drink, and hang out. Did you know that many of these farmers markets provide the food served at some of your favorite Austin restaurants?

When you shop at farmers’ markets, the food you are buying comes from within 150 miles of where you live. The fruits and vegetables are able to ripen naturally before being picked, which allows them to keep more of their vitality and nutrients. You are able to select products that are fresher and better tasting then what you will find in the supermarket. In addition to all of those benefits, your money stays right here in Central Texas to support hard working local farmers and their families.

Money may not be something you have to worry about, but if you count every dollar like many people do, it is important to note that farmers market accept SNAP and WIC. The Farmers Markets even offer a program that doubles your dollar if you participate in these programs making fresh fruit and vegetable more attainable for people who may not have them otherwise.

Below, are a several places you might want to check out next time you are in need of groceries. Click on the links to learn more about the vendors, schedules, and events available at each market. Many markets offer live music and have food available to eat as you shop. So this can easily become a nice outing for the whole family or even a creative date.

Edible Austin has an extensive list of Central Texas markets listed by days of the week that you might like to check out as well.

Barton Creek Farmers’ Market at Barton Creek Mall
2901 S Capitol of Texas Hwy, Austin, TX 78746
Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm

Boggy Creek Farm Stand
3414 Lyons Road, Austin, TX 78702
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturdays from 8 am to 1 pm

Green Gate Farms and New Farm Institute Education Center
8310 Canoga Avenue, Austin, TX 78724
Tuesday, Friday, and Saturdays 10 am to 2 pm

Texas Farmers’ Market at Lakeline Mall
11200 Lakeline Drive, Cedar Park, TX 78613
Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm

Texas Farmers’ Market at Mueller
Sundays from 9 am to 1 pm

Texas Farmers’ Market at The Domain
Sundays from 3-6 pm

SFC Farmer’s Market in Downtown Austin
422 Guadalupe Street, Austin, TX 78701
Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm

SFC Farmers’ Market in Sunset Valley
3200 Jones Road, Austin, TX 78745
Saturdays from 9 am to 1 pm

My mouth is watering just thinking about all the delicious options waiting to come home to my kitchen. We hope you enjoy visiting some of these local markets this fall. Remember to keep 1st Home and Commercial Services in mind as we prepare for weather changes and company over the holiday season. It is always a good idea to make sure all your home plumbing is in tip-top shape before entertaining guests. Call us today to schedule a routine check up.

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