EAT LOCAL: YOUR GUIDE TO SHOPPING FARMERS MARKETS IN PLANO
Love to shop local? The many farmers markets in Plano give you the chance to stock up on locally-sourced foods and products while connecting with your neighborhood community. From organic fruits and vegetables to handmade pastas and artisanal cheeses, there’s something for everyone. In the Dallas area many of the farmers markets are open year-round, so you can get the freshest fruits, veggies, and locally-made products whenever you want! Shop these area farmers markets and support local Texas farmers and small businesses.
Willow Bend Farmers Market
Take the family each Saturday to Willow Bend Farmers Market for a fun-filled shopping experience. This is one of the most diverse farmers markets in Plano, offering everything from cookies to popcorn, jewelry to handbags, and local honey to fresh, pesticide-free produce from around 20 vendors. The market is open every Saturday throughout the year from 9am-2pm at The Shops at Willow Bend.
Four Season Farmers Market
Head just south of Plano to Richardson and the Four Season Farmers Market every Saturday from 9am-12pm. Shop everything from market staples like produce, meat, eggs, honey, and breads to home goods and gifts made by local artisans. You won’t want to miss out on specialty items such as spices from Royal Roost Farm and hand-crafted aromatherapy candles from Lewisville Candle Co.
Georgia’s Farmer’s Market
Open every Sunday throughout the year from 10am-2pm, Georgia’s Farmer’s Market is a local family-owned produce market held in downtown Plano. Bring home locally-made jams, salsa, baked goods, homegrown produce, and much more. Some Sundays feature live music to entertain you while you browse.
Sprouts Farmers Market
Sprouts Farmers Market may be a supermarket chain but it’s one of the farmers markets in Plano you should visit. Sprouts offers all of the very best parts of a real farmers market under one roof, open every day of the week. You can find locally-sourced natural and organic foods, including fresh produce, bulk foods, as well as sushi, sandwiches, and deli meats and cheeses.
Lucky Layla Farms
Get your dairy fix at Lucky Layla Farms, one of the few farmers markets in Plano specializing in all-natural, rBGH-free dairy products. Shop their delicious drinkable yogurts, handcrafted cheeses, butter, milk, eggs and caramels at their quaint shop, located right on the farm in the Plano suburbs. The shop is open Monday thru Saturday, 9am-6pm. Grab a few high-quality groceries while enjoying a mini-escape to the country.
Collin County Farmer’s Market
Collin County Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday from 9am-1pm, April thru October. Plano’s Spring Creek Organic Farm supplies the market with most of its product, and everything else is organic and Texas-grown. Find and sample recipes using less-common vegetables that you can then take home and fix yourself!
When you’re done shopping at Plano’s farmers markets, stop by and say hello! We’re always more than happy to show you around our community. You can also schedule a tour online or give us a call at 972.423.3100.
Hope to see you soon!