Farmers’ Markets in Memphis Offer Healthy Alternatives

June 5, 2012


Shop in season at Memphis farmers’ markets!

Grocery shopping shouldn’t be a chore.

By shopping at farmers’ markets in Memphis, you can infuse your food-prep experience with a ton of local flavor.  Plus, buying locally is a great way to save money while lowering your carbon footprint and enjoying a day out of the apartment with friends and family.

These two markets operate once weekly during the summer.

South Memphis Farmers Market: The 2012 season is now in session, and runs every Thursday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. You can check out the market vendors beforehand to plan your afternoon.1400 Mississippi Boulevard – Memphis, TN – (901) 946-9675

Memphis Farmers Market:  Like to shop on the weekend?  Memphis’ most popular market runs every Saturday afternoon, rain or shine.  Free parking is available adjacent to the market.  All products are locally grown and produced, so you’ll get the freshest selection possible.  Check out the harvest calendar for more specifics about what produce is in stock each week.  566 South Front Street – Memphis, TN – (901) 575-0580

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