There’s no better way to support your health, the environment, and local farmers than a visit to Houston’s best farmers markets. When you support local agriculture, you not only gain access to cheaper organic fruits and vegetables, but you eat seasonal foods that are ripe, fresh, and locally grown. By eating foods grown in your own environment, you cut down on the fossils fuels necessary to ship food, and treat yourself to the nutrients grown and cultivated in your specific climate. Plus, you can choose from a greater variety of produce and even talk to the farmer who cultivated it.
Ideally located along Eleanor Tinsley Park in downtown Houston, Marquis Lofts on Sabine offers convenient access to three of the city’s best farmers markets. After a trip to your favorite farmers market, prepare the ingredients for a picture-perfect dinner on the gorgeous granite countertops in your gourmet kitchen. What are you waiting for?
Located within walking distance of Marquis Lofts on Sabine, City Hall Farmers Market is an urban oasis of local foods and agriculture. With more than 30 vendors, the City Hall Farmers Market is one of the city’s most popular weekend destinations. In addition to farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, this farmers market also features a variety of locally prepared and ready-to-eat meals. You can even stop by for cheese, bread, and coffee, or treat yourself to lunch at one of the local food trucks.
Open every Tuesday from 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., the Rice University Farmers Market is another local favorite. Parking is always free so stopping by after work is convenient. From local fruits and vegetables to gorgeous bouquets of cut flowers, fresh-baked breads to bottles of homemade balsamic, the Rice University Farmers Market offers a gourmet touch to the traditional farmers market.
Experience the local bounty of farm-fresh goodness at Urban Harvest Farmers Market. Open on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. throughout the year, Urban Harvest Farmers Market offers locally grown fruits and veggies, cheese and dairy products, prepared foods, as well as plants and flowers. To support your health, the region, and the livelihood of Houston’s local farmers, there’s no better place to shop than Urban Harvest Farmers Market.
Whether you’re a health-conscious mama, an aspiring foodie, a family committed to green living, or anyone in between, you’ll find everything you need to live well at Houston’s best local farmers markets.