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Shop the Farmers Markets Around Kyle, TX

The summer months offer an abundance of delicious produce. It’s the season of heirloom tomatoes, perfectly ripe peaches, summer squash, eggplant and juicy watermelon. If you’re looking to fill your fridge with seasonal produce and goods take a trip to one of these Central Texas farmers markets, mere minutes away from Kyle. Farmers markets offer a variety of fresh, high quality, reasonably priced foods, and buying locally supports family farmers and your local economy. Time to get shopping!
 
Farmers' Market Produce
Photo courtesy of Wimberley Farmers’ Market
 

Buda Farmers’ Market

When? Every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., March-October.
Where? 121 North Main Street Buda, Texas 78610
 
The Buda Farmers’ Market takes place in downtown Buda, a quick trip from Plum Creek. Local vendors sell seasonal produce, meat, fresh eggs, baked goods, specialty foods and crafts every Saturday during market season from 9 a.m. until noon. The Buda Farmers’ Market encourages local pride, culture and economic development and aims to create more business opportunities and residential benefits for its community. The Buda Farmers’ Market has also been instrumental in helping Plum Creek spread the word about our second annual public art initiative, Rock the Porch. It’s run by great people who care about and are invested in their community, and we care about them!
 

San Marcos Farmers Market

When? Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Tuesdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where? Saturday: 155 E San Antonio St; Tuesday: 312 Hopkins St.
 
Less than 20 minutes south of Plum Creek, you’ll find the San Marcos Farmers Market. The market brings together local farmers, food artisans and artists every Saturday and Tuesday all year round. It is operated by the San Marcos Farmers Market Association, a non-profit dedicated to connecting Central Texas farmers with local customers. The market offers homegrown and homemade products including season fruits and vegetables, baked goods, honey, jams and jellies, eggs and select meats.
 

Wimberley Farmers’ Market

When? Every Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where? 14050 Ranch Road 12 Wimberley, Texas 78676
 
The Wimberley Farmers’ Market is a small gem for those who enjoy eating seasonally and locally. This growers only market operates year round and is only 20 minutes away from Kyle and Plum Creek. Although the vendor list is short, the quality of their products is exceptional. There is always something available that is worth visiting for – from natural meats and fresh produce to specialty goods like homemade cider.
 

Farmers’ Markets A-Plenty


Spring is in full swing in Central Texas and residents are rejoicing by getting outside, gardening and seeking out local markets. Farmers’ markets dot our Hill Country landscape and Plum Creek residents are perfectly situated to take advantage of this feast of riches.

Plum Creek, Kyle TX

Several markets in Buda, Austin and Dripping Springs lie just north of Kyle’s city limits. The Buda Farmers’ Market takes place every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Main Street, in the parking lot of City Hall. Drive a few more minutes north and you’ll find yourself with even more options. The SFC and Hope Farmers’ Markets cater to different areas of Austin, yet all provide locally sourced produce, artisan crafts and live music. SFC markets offer Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday market days north, south, east and west of central Austin. Hope has two east side markets open Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Just a bit west of Austin, Dripping Springs hosts a Thursday market from 3 to 6 p.m. Local bakers, ranchers, farmers, chefs and craftsmen provide visitors a chance to sample their wares and enjoy a bit of the western Hill Country scenery.

Plum Creek, Kyle TX

Shifting the focus to the east of Kyle, the Bastrop 1832 Farmers’ Market is open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Tuesdays from 2 to 6 p.m. This market functions as a business, with a legislative board, a target market and a charitable arm that donates to local nonprofits. Customers are even polled to gauge their experiences and to find areas that could use improvement. For a full experience that extends beyond the normal market, head to Bastrop to find a seamless operation. On the way back home, stop at the Lockhart Main Street Farmers’ Market, open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Along with browsing the fresh produce, baked goods and preserves, visitors can shop artisan crafts and enjoy live music.

Plum Creek, Kyle TX

Traveling south, people in search of locally-sourced produce and goods can find and abundance in San Marcos and Wimberley. The San Marcos Farmers’ Market hosts a Saturday and Tuesday market in two San Marcos locations. Every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., visitors can head to San Antonio St. for fresh vegetables, fruit, baked goods and more. Tuesdays, the market is located on Edward Gary St. from 3 to 6 p.m.

Plum Creek, Kyle TX

If a smaller town experience is preferred, simply head west on Rand Road 12 out of San Marcos until it hits Mill Race Lane in Wimberley, Texas.  The Wimberley Farmers’ Market is open every Wednesday from 3 to 6 p.m. and is a strictly produce-only market, so be ready to stock up on fruits and vegetables.

Plum Creek, Kyle TX

For residents who prefer to keep their money local, Kyle has a market closer to home. Just a few minutes north of Kyle, residents can head to the 150 Market located at Michaelis Ranch on FM 150 for a unique farmers’ market that rotates wares. The first Saturday of the month is dedicated to local artists and craftsman while the other Saturdays feature purveyors of fresh produce, garden plants and other foods.

Gather the reusable bags and containers, make sure you’ve got plenty of cash and fill up the tank for a fun farmers’ market road trip, near or far.