KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The weather is warming up, and for many people that means it’s farmers market season.
Thankfully, the Kansas City area has plenty to chose from, many open from spring to fall, and a few even open year-round. They all offer a variety of local produce, baked goods, flowers, crafts and more for anyone hoping to shop local.
No matter what part of the metro you live in, here are 10 farmers markets in the Kansas City area worth checking out.
Blue Springs Farmers Market
This suburban farmers market specializes in local produce, meat, flowers and more homemade or homegrown items. Enjoy a Saturday morning in the heart of downtown Blue Springs.
When: Open May through October, Saturdays from 7 a.m. to noon
Where: 11th and Main streets, Blue Springs
Bonner Springs Farmers Market
Bonner Springs’ market is taking over a new location this year, but you’ll still find plenty of favorite
There’s frequently live music, yoga and kids activities going on at the market, too.
When: May through October, Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon
Where: K-32 (Cedar Street) and 2nd Street, Bonner Springs
Brookside Farmers Market
The Brookside market is all about local and organic with over 60 vendors under one roof. Guests can enjoy local musicians, free kids activities and even grab a free cup of coffee at the community center. See the full list of vendors here.
When: Open Saturdays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: HJ’s Community Center, 6425 Wornall Road, Kansas City
Kansas City’s largest farmers market operates every weekend year-round, featuring dozens of vendors. Growers and makers from across the region sell a wide range of produce, fresh breads, jams, flowers, crafts and more.
When: April through October, Saturdays and Sundays 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; November and December, Saturdays and Sundays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.; January through March, Saturdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: 5th and Walnut streets, Kansas City
Downtown Lee’s Summit Farmers Market
By summer, shoppers can visit this farmers market twice a week to get locally grown produce, baked goods and more in downtown Lee’s Summit.
When: April through mid-November, Saturdays and Wednesdays 8 a.m. to noon
Where: 2nd and Douglas streets, Lee’s Summit
Historic Downtown Liberty Farmers Market
Find a variety of produce, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and more when you shop local in downtown Liberty.
When: May through October, Saturdays 7 a.m. to noon
Where: Historic Liberty Square, 1 Courthouse Square, Liberty
Lawrence Farmers Market
When: April through mid-November, Saturdays 7:30-11:30 a.m.; May through October, Tuesdays 4-6 p.m.
Where: Saturdays: 824 New Hampshire St., Lawrence; Tuesdays: 1141 Massachusetts St., Lawrence
Lenexa Farmers Market
When: April 30 through October, Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon; May 31 through August, Tuesdays 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: 17201 W. 87th St. Parkway, Lenexa
Overland Park Farmers Market
When: April through September, Saturdays 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.; October through mid-November, Saturdays 8 a.m. to noon; June through early September, Wednesdays 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: 7950 Marty St., Overland Park
Parkville Farmers Market
When: April 30 through October, Saturdays 7 a.m. to noon; mid-June through mid-September, Wednesdays noon to 4 p.m.
Where: English Landing Park, Parkville
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