There’s no place like your neighborhood Farmers’ Market for the best in fresh, in-season, locally grown, often organic produce, meats, cheeses and other dairy products, honey and other foods as well as home-made craft items. Here’s a list of regional Missouri and Illinois farmers’ markets to explore!
New Haven Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. – to dusk, rain or shine. April – September. If there is inclement weather, the market is held inside the Riverfront Cultural Society.
Phone: 573 237-5100
Directions: From Washington drive west on Hwy 100 to New Haven – From Hermann drive east on Hwy 100 to New Haven. Turn south on Miller St and head down to the riverfront. When you reach the “T” at the levee along the riverfront, turn left (west) on Main St.
Route 66 Farmers Market (St. Clair)
Open Days: Saturdays 8:00a.m. -12:00p.m. May-October
Phone: 636-629-6000 ext. 3
Directions: On the green at St. Clair HealthMart Pharmacy – 855 N Commercial, St Clair MO
City of Union Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Wednesdays 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Saturdays 6 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Directions: 500 E. Locust Street (City Hall Parking Lot) Union, MO 63084
Washington Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
April – October Wednesdays, 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Contact market for winter hours and days.
Phone: 636-239-2715 x106
Directions: 317 W. Main Street
The Arnold Farmers Market
Open Days: Saturdays, 8:00am – Noon. May – October
Phone: 636-282-2380 x1403
Directions: Fox Middle School, 745 Jeffco Blvd., Arnold, MO 63010
Byrne’s Mill Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Alternating Friday’s starting on May 15 and ending October 16 From 3:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Directions: Northwest Jefferson County at the Byrnes Mill City Park on Lower Byrnes Mill Road. Lower Byrnes Mill Road is off highway 30 between the towns of House Springs and High Ridge.
Crystal City Farmers’ Market
Wednesdays, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. May – October
Phone: 636-937-0288 or 314-630-0280
Directions: 105 Bailey Rd, Grace Presbyterian Church in Crystal City, MO
DeSoto Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Saturday’s May – October 8:00 a.m – Noon
Directions: St. Louis: South on Highway 21 approximately 45 miles. Make left turn on Hiway H also known as Rock Road. Go approximately 3/4 of a mile to left turn into St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church. Market is located behind the church in back parking lot.
St. Charles County
Foristell Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
May 30 – October 30
Directions: Take I-70 to Exit 203 (Foristell Exit). Go North on Hwy W for 1 Mile and take Left on Dietrich Rd. Follow Dietrich Road for 2 Miles. Valley Farms will be on your Left just over small bridge.
Lake Saint Louis Farmers’ & Artists’ Market
Open Days: Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. – Noon April – October
Directions: The Meadows shopping center
St. Charles Lions Club Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Saturdays, 7:00 a.m. – Noon May 16 – October 31
Directions: Take Riverside Drive 1 block north of Frontier Park in downtown St. Charles, on the riverfront.
St. Francois County
Farmington Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Wednesdays 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., May – October; Saturdays, 7:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., April 11 – October
Directions: From Highway 67 take the Highway 32 East exit. Go about 1/2 mile past the fourth stoplight to the VFW parking lot on Karsch Blvd.
St. Louis County
Clayton Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. – Noon
May 23rd – October 24th
Phone: 636-779-8500 ext 246 or Cell. 314-566-6011
Directions: From Interstate 170, take the Ladue Rd exit, heading east. Market is in the employee parking lot of Straub’s Fine Grocers at 8282 Forsyth Blvd. Park in the Brown Shoe Company parking lot.
Ellisville Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. May 13 – October 28
Directions: Bluebird Park in Ellisville
Ferguson Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. – Noon May – end of October
Directions: 20 S. Florissant Road, Ferguson, Missouri 63135. From 270, go south on Florissant Road for 2.15 miles. After passing under the train bridge, turn left on Spot Drive. From 70, go north on Florissant Road for 1.75 miles, then turn right on Spot Drive. Look for the Victorian Clock and Gazebo. Visit the website for a map.
Kirkwood Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturdays. April – September. Contact market for winter hours and days. Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday hours vary by vendor.
Directions: Conveniently located between Highway 40 and I-44 in St. Louis County at the intersection of E. Argonne Drive and Taylor Avenue at 150 East Argonne Drive. Located in the heart of Downtown Kirkwood.
Maplewood Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Wednesdays, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. April – October
Directions: 7260 Southwest Boulevard, Schlafly Bottleworks parking lot
Old Towne Fenton Farmers Market
Open Days: Saturdays May to October, 8am-1pm rain or shine
Directions: Olde Towne Fenton Pavilion, 200 Gravois Rd., Fenton, MO
Overland Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Saturdays May – October
Directions: 2500 Block of Woodson Rd.
Sappington Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Monday-Saturday 7:00a.m.-9:00p.m. Sundays 7:00a.m.-8:00p.m., Yearly
Delmar Food and Farm Market
Directions: The Delmar Loop in St. Louis MO
Carondelet Farmers Market
Open Days: Saturdays 8:00a.m. – 12:00p.m. June-October
Directions: 7701 S. Broadway, St. Louis MO
Market in the Loop (University City)
Open Days: Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Year Round
Directions: From Highway 40, take Hanley north to Delmar, go east to 6655 Delmar.
Webster Groves Farmers’ Market
Open Days: May – October
Phone: (314) 963-5696 x888
Directions: The market is located on South Old Orchard Ave, near Gazebo Park at Big Bend & South Old Orchard Ave. From I-44E take Laclede Station Rd exit. Stay right, going back over the interstate. Turn left onto Big Bend Blvd. The market is the first left, at the light. From I-44W take Shrewsbury exit and turn right. Make another right onto Murdoch (4 blocks) going back over the interstate. Make a left onto Big Bend Blvd. The market is the first left at the light.
Wildwood Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. May – October
Directions: Location of market – 221 Plaza Drive, Wildwood Town Center off Hwy 100 in Wildwood, MO 63040
St. Louis City
Tower Grove Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Saturdays, 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. May through October
Directions: In the center of Tower Grove Park, just east of the Pool Pavilion.
St. Louis Community Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Second Saturday of the month, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
November – April
Phone: 314 856-5557
Directions: St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3664 Arsenal Street
Soulard Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Wednesdays through Fridays, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Saturdays, 6:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Year Round
Directions: Located 1 mile south of downtown St. Louis on 7th Street. From Interstates 55 and 44, take the Park Avenue/7th Street exit. From Highway 40, take the Broadway exit and follow signs to 7th Street. We are located at 7th and Lafayette.
South Hampton Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Saturdays, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm. May – October
Directions: Hwy 40 or 44 to South Hampton. East on Chippewa, south on Macklind. Corner of Nottingham and Macklind in the heart of Macklind Ave Business District.
North City Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. – noon. First Saturday in June to last Saturday in October
Directions: Located at 14th Street Mall at the corner of N 14th Street & St Louis Ave across the street from Crown Candy Kitchen.
Ste. Genevieve County
Ste. Genevieve Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Saturdays, 7:00 a.m. – Noon. May – October
Directions: 600 Market St. in Knights of Columbus Pavilion
Crown Valley Farmers Market (Ste. Genevieve)
Open Days: 7 days a week 8:00a.m. – 3:30p.m, Open until 5 on Fri & Sat in the fall
Directions: 23889 State Rt WW in Ste. Genevieve, MO
Warrenton Farmers’ Market
Open Days: Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
July – October 2012
Directions: Located behind City Hall, 200 West Booneslick; Warrenton MO 63383. Take I-70 to exit 193. Go south on Highway 47, turn right on Main Street. Main Street becomes Booneslick. Turn left on West Street. The Hometown Market is at the corner of West Street & Walton Street.
Warren County Farmers’ Market (Wright City)
Open Days: Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. May 20 – October 14
Directions: Market is located at Diekroeger Park
Washington County Farmers’ Market – Health Department (Potosi)
Open Days: Wednesdays, 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
July – October
Directions: Located in Potosi at the Washington County Health Department parking lot, at Purcell Drive off Highway 21 North.
Washington County Farmers’ Market – Courthouse (Potosi)
Open Days: Saturdays, 7:30 a.m. – Noon. June – October
Directions: Located in Potosi at the intersection of North Missouri and High Street at the Washington County Courthouse parking lot.
Carlyle Courthouse Square Farmers Market
Open days: 4-7 p.m. Thursdays, June 20-Sept. 26
Directions: Eighth Street between Fairfax and Franklin streets.
Jerseyville Farmers and Artisans Market
Open days: 4-7 p.m. Tuesdays, June 25-Sept.
Directions: Jerseyville Public Library parking lot, 105 North Liberty Street.
Alton Farmers and Artisans Market
Open Days: 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, June 1-Oct. 12; 4-7 p.m Wednesdays, June 5-Oct. 9
Directions: Piasa and West Ninth streets
Land of Goshen Community Market (Edwardsville)
Open days: 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, May 11-Oct. 19
Directions: Next to the courthouse, St. Louis and Main streets ,
Melting Pot Market(Granite City)
Open days: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. the second Saturday of each month, May 11-Oct. 12
Directions: Niedringhouse Avenue and 20th Street, ,
Highland Farmers Market
Open days: 4-8 p.m. Thursdays, June 13-Oct. 3
Directions: Downtown Square, 907 Main Street
Peacock Farmers Market (Highland)
Open days: 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays through October (ending date to be determined by harvest and weather)
Directions: 817 Ninth Street
Wood River Farmers Market
Open days: 4 p.m.-dusk Thursdays, July 11-October (ending date to be determined by harvest and weather)
Directions: Highway 143 and Ferguson Avenue
Monroe County Farmers Market (Columbia and Waterloo)
Open days: 3-7 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 24; 7:30-11 a.m. Saturdays through Oct. 26
Directions: Market Place parking lot, 1000 Columbia Center Drive, Columbia (Thursdays); Family Video parking lot, 100 Plaza Drive at North Market Street, Waterloo (Saturdays)
Belleville Old Town Market
Open Days: 7:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays, May 4-Nov. 16
Directions: West Main and First streets
Mascoutah Farmers Market
Open days: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturdays, May 11-Oct. 5
Directions: West Main and South Railway streets
Swansea Farmers Market
Open days: 11-3 p.m. Thursdays, May 2-Oct. 31
Directions:Rural King parking lot, 2801 North Illinois Street