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Sunday, August 5, 2018

4 Ways to Celebrate National Farmers Market Week

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4 Ways to Celebrate National Farmers Market Week

 photo IMG_2214_zpsevrderxv.jpgAs you are busy getting your kids ready to head back to school, don't forget that there are at least three months left to buy locally grown produce at a Kentucky Farmers' markets.  Where you shop makes a difference to Kentucky Farmers!  In celebration of #FarmersMarketWeek, consider participating in one or more of the following ways. 

1) Plan to visit your local Farmers Market weekly.  Need help finding one?  Visit the Kentucky Proud Farmers Market Directory here or visit one of the following suggested Farmers' Markets by the day of the week.

Note that many of these farmers' markets are open on other days of the week too.  Check their hours for additional availablity.


Sundays

Chevy Chase Farmers' Market | 10am - 2pm | 316 Ashland Ave. Lexington

Lexington Farmers' Market | 10am - 2pm | Southland Dr. Lexington

Tuesdays 

Bowling Green's Original Farmers' Market | 6am - 1pm | Scottsville Rd. Bowling Green

Community Farmers' Market Bowling Green | 2pm - 6pm | 2319 Nashville Rd. Bowling Green

Lexington Farmers' Market | 7am - 4pm | Maxwell & Broadway Lexington

Wednesdays  

Franklin County Farmers' Market | 11am - 1pm | 275 East Main Street Frankfort

Hardin County Farmers' Market | 9am - 1pm | 200 Peterson Dr. Elizabethtown

Harrison County Farmers' Market | 9am - 1pm | Courthouse Square Cynthiana

Lexington Farmers' Market | 4pm - 7pm | The Summit Lexington

Thursdays

Allen County Scottsville Farmers' Market | 8am - 12pm | 106 W. Public Square Scottsville

Bowling Green's Original Farmers' Market | 6am - 1pm | Scottsville Rd.

Knox Farmers' Market | 5pm - 8pm | 215 Treuhaft Blvd. Barbourville

Lexington Farmers' Market | 7am - 4pm | Maxwell & Broadway Lexington

Saturdays 

Bardstown Road Farmers' Market | 8am - 12pm | 1722 Bardstown Rd. Louisville

Boyle County Farmers' Market | 9am - 1pm | 203 E. Lexington Ave. Danville

Covington Farmers' Market | 9am - 1pm | 3rd and Court Streets

Harvest 859 Farmers' Market | 8am - 12pm | 100 North First Street Richmond

Nicholasville Farmers' Market | 9am - 1pm | 717 Main St. Nicholasville

Westport Road Baptist Farmers' Market | 9am - 1pm | 9705 Westport Rd. Louisville

2) Buy merchandise to show your support for your local farmers market.
  • Purchase "I 💓 Farmers Markets" merchandise here and support the National Farmers Market Coalition.
3) Attend an upcoming Farmers' Market event and deepen your appreciation for Kentucky Agriculture.
4) Get your children involved in your local food system as a volunteer and help them appreciate the value of locally grown food.
Nicole




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