So you love local and fresh veggies and meats? Head to one of the many local farmers’ market around town. Yes, you can pick up eggs and butter too and if you’re lucky, a grilled Italian sausage and a fresh baked good too. Don’t miss out on the best time of year to shop local.
Our Favorite Farmers’ Markets in the Kansas City Metro
Kansas City, MO
This is the largest market in the city! Located at 5th & Walnut, Kansas City, MO 64106, this market is huge with over 140 vendors and you can purchase anything from crafts, fresh baked goods and produce. It even has special year-round events. Learn more
Saturdays 7 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sundays 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Saturdays & Sundays 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Kansas Farmers’ Markets
The Lenexa Farmers’ Market is hosted at the Lenexa Civic Campus Parking Garage, 17201 W. 87th Street Parkway Lenexa, KS. Vendors sell fresh vegetables, fruit, meat, eggs, baked goods, flowers and more — all raised, grown and made within 250 miles of the market. Also look for gourmet dog treats, cold-pressed juices, fresh salsa in small batches, and low-carb mini loaf cakes and cookies. Lots of vendors are there each week during the season, but check the weekly market map for changes before you go. Learn more
Free parking will be available on the upper floors of the garage.
Saturdays 8 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Tuesdays 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
(First hour reserved for at-risk shoppers)
Merriam Farmers’ Market is located at the Merriam Marketplace 5740 Merriam Drive, Merriam, KS 66203. The vendors set up shop in the Merriam Marketplace, a covered pavilion along the Turkey Creek Streamway Trail — four miles of paved trails through wooded areas, a butterfly garden and parks, from 75th Street to Antioch Road. A bridge along the trail serves as the access point to the market. Look for fresh produce, plants, herbs, baked goods, handmade arts and crafts and more. Learn more
Saturdays 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.
(7-8 a.m. reserved for at-risk shoppers)
The Olathe Farmers’ Market operates April through October to offer a variety of baked goods, flowers, fresh produce, plants and more. Most items are produced regionally within 250 miles of Olathe. Two locations: Stagecoach Park, 1205 E. Kansas City Rd. and Black Bob Park, 14500 W. 151st St., Field One. Learn more
Saturdays 7:30 a.m. – until items are sold
Wednesdays 7:30 a.m. – until items are sold
Overland Park, Kansas
The Overland Park Farmers’ Market will operate as a social distance walk-up market at the Matt Ross Community Center parking lots at 8101 Marty, Overland Park, KS. The Overland Park Farmers’ Market is a vibrant public gathering place that builds community pride and spirit by bringing together shoppers of all ages and interests. For more than 35 years, vendors have been providing farm-to-table food at the Downtown Overland Park Farmers’ Market.
Vendors offer customers a wide variety of products including fresh produce, local foods and unique specialty items. The Farmers’ Market helps you eat locally and in season while supporting your community. Pets other than service animals are not allowed under the Farmers’ Market pavilion during Market hours. Learn more
April 17 – Sept 25: 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Oct 2 – Nov 20: 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
June 2 – Sept 29: 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Mission Farm and Flower Market, located at 5635 Johnson Dr in Mission, KS, features locally grown produce, honey, unique specialty foods and baked goods, and arts and crafts from local makers. They have a beer/wine garden each week, with live music, food trucks, and fun. Learn more
Missouri Farmers Markets
Lees Summit, Missouri
The Downtown Lee’s Summit Farmers Market will open for the 2021 season on Wednesday, April 7.
The Wednesday Market will open on April 7 at Second Street and Douglas Street in Downtown Lee’s Summit. The Wednesday Market will be open every Wednesday from 8 am until 12 pm until November 17.
The Saturday Market will operate at Abundant Life Church again in 2021. The market will open on Saturday, April 10 from 8 am – 12 pm. The Saturday Market will be open every Saturday until November 20.
Historic Downtown Liberty Farmers Market Located at the Liberty Square, 117B N Main St, Liberty, MO 64068. Vendors carry a variety of produce, flowers, meat, eggs, baked goods, prepared foods and some craft items. Learn more
Saturdays 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Visit English Landing Park at 127 S. Main St., in Downtown Parkville, MO, where you’ll find friendly farmers. They have an assortment of fruits and vegetables, meats, farm fresh eggs, local honey & honey by-products, jams and jellies, homemade baked breads & sweet treats, plants and cut flowers, herbs, mushrooms and more. Learn more
Saturdays 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Wednesdays 12 p.m. – 4 p.m.