Springtime in Kansas City means baseball, patios + the return of Farmers’ Market season. With more locations springing up in the coming weeks, here’s our guide to where + when to shop for fresh, local produce in the metro.
Brookside Farmers’ Market, 6425 Wornall Rd., Kansas City, MO
Located in HJ’s Youth & Community Center, these vendors source everything “within 100 miles of Kansas City.” It officially opens this Sat., April 16 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. and will be open every Saturday this spring + summer. Here’s its sustainability report.
Overland Park Farmers’ Market, 7950 Marty St., Overland Park, KS
Celebrating 40 years of “farm to fork,” this market opens Sat., April 16. Operation includes every Saturday this spring + summer from 7:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., with Wednesday hours starting on June 1. Here’s a full list of vendors.
City Market Farmers’ Market, 20 E. 5th St., Kansas City, MO
Open year-round, this Farmers’ Market contributes to the charm of the River Market neighborhood. Hours are Sat. + Sun. from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.. With a map of vendors’ locations for both days, the shopping experience should be peachy.
Parkville Farmers’ Market, S. East St., Parkville, MO
The early bird catches the worm. This Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday from 7 a.m.-12 p.m., with an opening date of April 30. If you like sleeping in, don’t worry. Wednesday hours, which are 12-4 p.m., begin on June 8.
Park Place Farmers’ Market, W. 116th Pl., Leawood, KS
Starting from May 7, get your greens + more every Sat. from 7:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Children programming days are on the last Saturday of every month, with events such as free crafts + lawn games. Vendor applications are still open.
The abundance of Farmers’ Market — and fresh produce — in the metro is plentiful. For more spots to do your local shopping in cities like Gladstone, Lee’s Summit + Liberty, check out this resource.