Fresh home grown fruits and vegetables are an important source of food in this day and time. There is less likely to be harmful pesticides on the product. It was not shipped from far away so it is fresh. It is a much better product and the price is going to vary based on item and area you are making your purchase. This article will discuss farmers markets in Northwest Arkansas.
Rogers, Arkansas is a growing community within a blossoming metropolis. Rogers has kept its original old town and calls it downtown Rogers. It is an area where the streets are made with cobblestones. It has streets lined with old style shops and a train car caboose park area towards the ends of the commerce area of downtown. Rogers is growing fast because of all the retail markets that are in the area however it still has a Farmer’s Market. Rogers Farmer’s Market is open May through October. It is open Wednesdays 7:00-1:00 and Saturdays 7:00-1:00. June through August it is also open on Monday from 4:00- 7:00. The Farmer’s Market is located behind Frisco Park in downtown Rogers. A myriad of items are sold at the Farmer’s Market such as woodwork, honey, handcrafts, wildflowers, container gardens, baked goods, locally grown seasonal fruits and vegetables and more. For additional information call Sara Adams 479-381-2055 or firstname.lastname@example.org or P.O. Box 2021 Rogers AR
Fayetteville is a wonderful town. Its a college town so there are always a love of homemade and homegrown items as well as natural products. The Fayetteville Farmer’s Market has been in place for 35 years on the Fayetteville Square. Fayetteville has a downtown area which is a square and contains shops and city administration buildings, much like most old city squares do. The Fayetteville Farmer’s Market’s Grand opening is April 4, 2009. The Farmer’s Market will be open Saturdays 7:00-1:00 from April 4 through November 21. Additionally, it is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-1 starting April 7 through October 29. Rain or shine the Fayetteville Farmers Market will be open. There is an additional area of the Farmer’s Market called the Mill District Market located a hop, skip, and a jump away from the main Farmer’s Market and it is open on Thursdays from 4-7 from April 9 through October 29. At the Fayetteville Farmer’s Market you will find a large variety of plants. Lamb, Beef Chicken, Eggs, and Honey are available as well. Other handmade items are for sale also such as baskets, candles, quilts, rugs, decorative items. While you are there your child can have their face painted which is sure to be a hit. An additional benefit to the Fayetteville Farmer’s Market is that there are local musicians that come and play all sorts of genres of music. The Fayetteville Farmer’s Market also offers special events such as Flower arranging, Asian Cooking, and Kids days.
The vendors at each Farmer’s Market vary and there is no roster of vendors which is the beauty of a Farmer’s Market, you never know what you will find. Prices also will vary based on what products are in season and the amount of product available. It’s worth going just to see what is available on any given day. Perhaps everything will be in abundance and then really affordable. The Farmer’s Market is a much better source for purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables as they are grown locally with no preservatives and ripe. Enjoy your time at the local Farmer’s Market you’ll never know what you’ll find.