Here is a guide to Little Rock’s Farmers’ Markets. You can buy local almost any day of the week!
The Argenta Farmers’ Market (Certified Arkansas Farmers’ Market): @ Argenta Market, across Main St. Saturdays, 7am – 12 Noon. An all-Arkansas certified market, with a wide variety of local products. Tokens available for EBT, debit, and credit cards. Live music and community events. Lots of regular, local vendors.
Bernice Garden Farmers’ Market: @ the Bernice Sculpture Garden. Sundays, 10-2pm. All-Arkansas producers, with plenty of urban farms and community gardens. Lots of veggies, pasture-raised meat, treats, artisan cheese, coffee & pastries, live plants, dog treats. Live music and special events frequent. Root Cafe, Boulevard, and Loblolly Soda Fountain open for brunch.
Farmers’ Market at Shoppes on Woodlawn: @ the Shoppes on Woodlawn lawn. Thursdays, 4:30-7pm. Another Arkansas producers certified market in its first season, in the heart of Hillcrest. Organic produce, organic apparel, pasture-raised meats, and fresh pastries. Perfect for after-work shoppers and happy hours.
Farmers’ Market at The Village: @ the Village Shopping Center, in the Whole Foods parking lot. Wednesdays, 4-7pm. A first season market, featuring certified Arkansas producers, with a focus on natural and organic. Fruits, veggies, and pasture-raised meats!
Hillcrest Farmers’ Market: in front of Pulaski Heights Baptist Church, 2200 Kavanaugh Blvd., year-round. Summer hours: 7-12 Noon. Winter hours: 8-12 Noon. All-Arkansas vendors: organic fruits and veggies, pasture-raised meat, baked goods & coffee, live plants, food trucks.
The Little Rock Farmers’ Market: in the River Market’s two open-air pavilions, 7 AM – 3 PM every Tuesday and Saturday, April 30th , 2013 through October 26th, 2013. Lots of crafts, value-added products, fruits, and vegetables! River Market’s food purveyors open. Space to walk along the river & access to the Trolley.
Little Rock Local Food Club: Saturdays, 10-12pm & Mondays, 4:30-6pm, @ Christ Episcopal Church. Little Rock’s online farmers’ market. All Arkansas producers, open year-round. Loaded with pasture-raised beef, chicken, pork, duck, elk, lamb, & goat. Lots of fruits, vegetables, artisan bread, artisan cheese, fresh eggs, live plants, herbs & spices, and value-added products. Order online between Sunday 12:30pm – Wednesday, 7:30am, @ littlerock.locallygrown.net.
Westover Hills Farmers’ Market: adjacent to Westover Hills Presbyterian Church, 6400 Kavanaugh Blvd. Tuesdays, 4-7pm. Fruit and vegetables, cut flowers, crafts, and art. A good midweek market for the Heights’ business district.