KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The weather is warming up, and for many people that means it’s farmer’s market season.
Luckily, the Kansas City area is spoiled for choice, with many open spring through fall and a few even open year-round. They all offer a variety of local produce, baked goods, flowers, crafts and more for anyone who wants to shop local.
No matter which part of the metro you live in, here are 10 Kansas City-area farmers’ markets worth checking out.
Blue Springs Farmers Market
This suburban farmer’s market specializes in local produce, meat, flowers, and more home-made or home-grown items. Enjoy a Saturday morning in the heart of downtown Blue Springs.
When: Open from May to October, Saturday from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Or: 11th and Main Streets, Blue Springs
Bonner Springs Farmers Market
Bonner Springs Market is in a new location this year, but you’ll still find plenty of favorites
There is also frequent live music, yoga and activities for children at the market.
When: From May to October, Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Or: K-32 (Cedar Street) and 2nd Street, Bonner Springs
Brookside Farmer’s Market
Brookside Market is entirely local and organic with over 60 vendors under one roof. You can enjoy local musicians, free kids activities and even grab a free cup of coffee at the community center. See the full list of providers here.
When: Open Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Or: HJ Community Center, 6425 Wornall Road, Kansas City
Kansas City’s Largest Farmer’s Market operates every weekend all year round, with dozens of vendors. Producers and makers throughout the region sell a wide range of products, from fresh bread, jams, flowers, handicrafts and more.
When: From April to October, Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; November and December, Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; From January to March, Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Or: 5th and Walnut Streets, Kansas City
Lee’s Summit Downtown Farmer’s Market
In the summer, buyers can visit this farmers market twice a week for locally grown produce, baked goods and more in downtown Lee’s Summit.
When: From April to mid-November, Saturdays and Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Or: 2nd and Douglas Street, Lee’s Summit
Historic Downtown Liberty Farmer’s Market
Find a variety of produce, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and more when you shop local in downtown Liberty.
When: From May to October, Saturday from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Or: Historic Liberty Square, 1 Place du Palais de Justice, Liberty
St. Lawrence Farmers Market
When: from April to mid-November, Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; From May to October, Tuesdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Or: Saturdays: 824 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence; Tuesdays: 1141 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence
Lenexa Farmer’s Market
When: From April 30 to October, Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon; From May 31 to August, Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Or: 17201 W. 87th St. Parkway, Lenexa
Overland Park Farmers Market
When: from April to September, Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; October to mid-November, Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon; From June to early September, Wednesdays from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Or: 7950 Marty Street, Overland Park
Parkville Farmer’s Market
When: From April 30 to October, Saturdays from 7 a.m. to noon; mid-June to mid-September, Wednesdays from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Or: English Landing Park, Parkville
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