Saturday, July 11, 2009

{Spotlight on} LOUISVILLE, KY (There are TONS of Farmers Markets!!!)

So, this site (The Louisville Green Guide)has a lot of great info about things happening in Louisville in the next month or so. You can even sign up for weekly newsletters if you want to.
So far, I found this:
# July 9: Life on the Farm: Vegetable Gardening Month by Month
# July 10-12: Forecastle Festival :)
# July 11: Life on the Farm: Farm Feedings
# July 11: Explore Blackacre: Rocks & Stones
# July 11: EarthSave Potluck
# July 13: River Road Corridor Management public meeting
# July 14: Energy Pros efficiency seminar
# July 15: Air Pollution Control Board meeting
# July 16: EarthSave dining out
# July 18-19: Brightside / Coca-Cola Volleyball Classic
# July 18: Life on the Farm: Farm Feedings
# July 18: Explore Blackacre: Insect Crawl
# July 19: All about owls with Raptor Rehab


18th Street Farmers' Market
May - Dec. 24 . Wed - Sat. 10am-7pm
Fruit, vegetables, smoked meat, homemade ice cream.
1811 Standard Ave.

Phoenix Hill Farmers' Market
June 2- October 27, Tuesdays 3-6:30pm
Vegetables, fruits, meat, eggs, baked goods, plants, and cut flowers
829 E. Market St.
[updated 5-27-09]

Amerigo Farmers' Market
May - October, Sat. 8am-Noon
Fresh produce, heirloom fruits and vegetables, flowers, herbs, eggs, gourds, baked goods.
871 S. Hurstbourne Parkway
[updated 3-18-2009]

Rainbow Blossom Farmers' Market
May 20 - October, Sundays, Noon-4pm
Produce, herbs, locally-produced meat, eggs and native plants
3738 Lexington Rd.

Bardstown Rd Farmers' Market
April 5 - Dec. 20. Sat. 8am-Noon
June - Oct., Thurs. 4-6:30pm
Flowers, festivals, prepared foods, produce, meat, cheese, eggs.
1722 Bardstown Rd.
[updated 4-2-08]

Rowan Street Farmers' Market
June 1 - October 15, Monday - Friday, 8am-4pm
Fruits and vegetables
Corner of 18th and Rowan Street

Beechmont Open Air Market
June 14 - Sept. 27, Sat. 8am-Noon
Vegetables, fruits, cut flowers, herbs and more
Southern Parkway and Wellington Ave.

Russell Neighborhood Farmers' Market
June 6 - Oct. 24, Fridays 3-6:30pm
Meat, eggs, fruits, and vegetables

Community Gardens, 22nd & Cedar Streets

California Farmers' Market
June 7- Oct. 25, Saturdays Noon-4pm
Produce, meat, eggs, flowers, barbecue
Victory Park, 23rd and Kentucky St.

Smoketown Farmers' Market
June 9 - Oct. 25, Saturdays 9am-Noon
Vegetables, melons and flowers

Meyzeek Middle School (corner of Preston St. and Breckinridge St.)
Crescent Hill Farmers' Market
June - Oct. 31, Fridays, 7-10am
June 23 - Oct. 27, Mondays,7-10am
Fruits, vegetables, plants, cut flowers.
201 S. Peterson Ave. (Frankfort and Peterson)

Southwest Farmers' Market
June 7 - October, Saturdays 8am-Noon
Valley Station High School
10200 Dixie Highway
Contact: Barb Mercer,
[updated 5-20-08]

Gray Street Farmers' Market
June 4 - Oct. 29, Thursdays - 11am - 3pm.
400 E. Gray Street
[updated 4-28-09]

St. Francis in the Fields Episcopal Church Market
May 31 - Oct.28, Saturdays 10am-1pm, Tuesdays 4-6:30pm
Fruits, vegetables, plants and cut flowers, goat milk and honey products.
Wolf Pen Branch Road at US Hwy 42

Jeffersontown Farmers' Market
May - Nov. 4: Saturdays, 7:30am - Noon, Tuesdays, 2-5pm
Vegetables, fruits, starter and bedding plants.
Jeffersontown Pavilion, near the intersection of Watterson Trail and Taylorsville Road

St. Matthews Farmers' Market
May 16- Sept. 26, Saturdays 8am-Noon
Fruits, vegetables, plants, and flowers.

Beargrass Christian Church
4100 Shelbyville Rd.
[updated 04-28-09]

Meadowview / Hikes Point Farmers' Market
May 9 - October 31, Fridays 3-7pm
Meadowview Presbyterian Church, 2944 Breckinridge Lane.
Contact: Don Coffey,
[updated 5-20-08]

Suburban Christian Church Farmers' Market
June - Oct., Thursdays 4pm-8pm
Produce, meats, eggs, plants, herbs, honey.
7515 Westport Rd.

Middletown Farmers' Market
May 31 - Aug. 30, Saturdays 8:30am-Noon
Produce, bread, eggs
Village Square Shopping Center, 11800 Shelbyville Road.

Temple Farmers' Market
April - November, Tuesdays and Thursdays 3-7pm
Fruits, vegetables and flowers
5101 US Hwy 42 (corner of Lime Kiln Lane)
[updated 4-2-08]

Ninth Street Farmers' Market
May - Christmas Eve, Wednesdays-Saturdays 10am-7pm
Produce, smoked meats, homemade ice cream, flowers
912 W. Chestnut St.

Urban Fresh Market at Spalding
June 2-Oct. 27, Mondays 11am-2pm
Fruits, vegetables, meat, eggs
Spalding University, Fourth St. between York and Breckinridge

Norton Commons Farmers' Market
May 17th - , Saturdays 8:30am - Noon
June 7th - , Thursdays 4-7pm
Corner of Meeting St. and Norton Commons Blvd.
Contact: Sarah Fritschner,
[updated 5-20-08]

Whole Foods Farmers Market
Wednesdays 3-7pm
Fruits, vegetables, meat, eggs
Whole Foods parking lot, 4944 Shelbyville Rd.

Old Louisville Farmers' Market
June 4 - Oct. 22, Wednesdays 3-6pm
Vegetables, fruits, flowers
Walnut Street Baptist Church parking lot
(Third St. and St. Catherine)

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