Being the hip hippie town that it is, Austin boasts a plethora of farmers markets within the city limits—so many, in fact, that picking just one to visit on a weekend can be daunting.
Even with all of the rain we have been having lately, the farmers markets around town are back in full swing with produce, meats, poultry, dairy products, breads, live music, entertainment, jewelry and much more each weekend! They are open rain or shine!!
Every market is unique in its own way and has their own list of vendors, but they are all local farmers with many delicious items to sell!
Lone Star Farmers Market
Sundays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
12611 Shops Pkwy, Located in the Galleria at 12611 Shops Pkwy in Bee Cave.
Texas Farmers Market
Texas Farmers Market at Mueller (10-2) on Sundays. Located at 4550 Mueller Blvd., Mueller’s historic Browning Hangar off Airport Boulevard.
Texas Farmers Market at Lakeline (9-1) on Saturdays, Located at 11200 Lakeline Mall Drive, Lakeline Mall in Cedar Park.
Listed by the Austin Chronicle as the top farmers market in Austin the last two years, Texas Farmers Market features dozens of local favorites. You can find everything you need to throw a legendary dinner party here. Grab a baguette from Easy Tiger, dried pasta from Gourmet Texas Pasta, olive oil from Texas Hill Country Olive Company, some Texas Gulf shrimp from K&S Seafood, and get those dull knives sharpened by Assured Sharp. It’s a one-stop shop.
755 Springdale Rd., Located in East Austin.
Wednesdays and Saturdays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Formed in 2009, this family operated farm in East Austin grows more than 75 vegetables. The indoor farm stand is currently featuring chicken and duck eggs, fennel, and collared greens, plus handmade spa products, like soap, body butter, and scrubs, made right on the farm.
Boggy Creek Farm
3414 Lyons Rd., Located in East Austin.
Wednesday thru Saturday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Opened in 1992, Boggy Creek is the first urban farm in East Austin. The market stand, in addition to featuring farm-fresh pink beauty radishes, sugar snap peas, and French sorrel, also sells one-of-a-kind products like fermented cowboy kimchi, wild mustang green grape jam, and smoke-dried tomato bean dip, all from Larry’s Commercial Kitchen.
Sustainable Food Center
SFC Farmers Markets at Downtown (9-1) on Saturdays. Located at Republic Square Park, 422 Guadalupe St, 78701
SFC Farmers Markets at Sunset Valley (9-1) on Saturdays. Located at Toney Burger Center, 3200 Jones Road, 78745
SFC Farmers Markets at The Triangle (3-7) on Wednesdays. Located at Triangle Park, 4660 Triangle Ave, 78751
SFC Community Farm Stand East (3-7) on Tuesdays, Located at MLK Metro Rail Stop, 2921 East 17th St, 78702
The main draw of this farmers market is Johnson’s Backyard Garden, a 1,000-member community supported agriculture (CSA) operation. On Tuesdays, you can pick from some of the freshest vegetables you’ll ever eat, from bok choy and rainbow chard to golden beets and daikon radishes. JBG even has an extensive veggie guide, with storage and culinary tips for every product.
Green Gate Farms
8310 Canoga Avenue, Located 8 miles east of downtown Austin, near Decker Lane and E. MLK/183
Tuesdays, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, 10 am. – 2 p.m.
Sustainability is key at Green Gate Farms, they have a farm stand built entirely from found items in and around an old shed in East Austin. Located in what is considered a food desert, Green Gate Farms provides some of the only organic food in the neighborhood, including seasonal vegetables like heirloom tomatoes and a wide variety of meat, from chicken and beef to bison and mutton.
Other great farmers markets:
SFC Farmers Markets Downtown (9-1) on Saturdays. Located at Republic Square Park.
Barton Creek Farmers Market (9-1) on Saturdays. Located in the parking lot of Barton Creek Mall.
Hope Farmers Market (11-3) on Sundays. Located at East 5th and Comal.
6701 Burnet Road Market (9-1) on Saturdays. Located at 6701 Burnet Road. The flea market is open on Saturdays from 9-3.
We encourage you to take advantage of the farmers markets around town! You’ll get to be outside all the while trying fresh and local fare from some of the best farms in central Texas!
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