Not all farmers markets are created equal. Each region of Texas offers unique culture, scenery and locally-grown food, and stopping by a farmers market can give you a little taste of each!
We’ve put together a list of the best farmers markets around Texas—one in each region—so no matter where you’re looking to travel this weekend, there will be a spot for you to stop and enjoy local flavors. Taste Texas in a new way this weekend!
Panhandle Plains: Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market
The Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market was established just this year in hopes of fostering a sense of community, educating locals on the importance of eating fresh, and strengthening the local economy. One of their special offerings is apples from the Apple County Orchards in nearby Idalou, Texas.
19th Street and Buddy Holly Avenue, Lubbock
Big Bend Country: Alpine Farmers Market
Fresh vegetables, baked goodies, and more can be found at Alpine’s ever-growing farmers market. Consider staying after visiting the market for live music at Railroad Blues, Alpine’s self-proclaimed “world famous beer and wine tourist trap.”
Courtyard of Hotel Ritchey, 5th Street and Murphy Street
Hill Country: HOPE Farmers Market
Voted “Best Farmers Market” by the Austin Chronicle in 2012, the HOPE farmers market answers a higher calling by supporting overseas artisans and bringing healthy food to the East Austin Community. With live music, it’s an afternoon-long event with Austin Flavor!
412 Comal St, Austin
South Texas Plains: Pearl Farmers Market
Located in the revamped and trendy Pearl District, the Pearl Farmers Market harmonizes rural and urban with its weekly farmers market. Enjoy views of the Riverwalk and downtown San Antonio while tasting yummy local foods.
312 Pearl Pkwy, San Antonio
Gulf Coast: Galveston’s Own Farmers Market
Wander just a few blocks from the charming Strand and peruse Galveston’s Own! This farmers market has something for everyone, from fresh produce to kombucha to a kids’ corner. Bring the kids and the family dog and enjoy the seaside breeze.
2508 Postoffice Street, Galveston
Prairies and Lakes: Brazos Valley Farmers Market
Make your plate a rainbow! Come to the Brazos Valley to find colorful produce, high-quality olive oils, and other crafts.
Corner of Texas Ave. and William J. Bryan Pkwy, Bryan
Piney Woods: Nacogdoches Farmers Market
In addition to standard farmers market offerings, the Nacogdoches Farmers Market carries local wines! They will be holding their Fall Fling next Saturday, September 20th, which will feature live performances and even a petting zoo.
107 W Pearl St.