Get to Know Your Rio Grande Valley Farmers Markets

You may think that finding locally-grown, fresh and delicious foods in our area is an impossible task. After all, you can only do this in places like Austin, right? Wrong. There’s a big demand for the freshest and tastiest items around and several farmers markets in the Rio Grande Valley are working hard to meet the need. If you’re not familiar with the location of our region’s farmers markets, has the information you need.

From East to West

So, what can you find at a farmers market? For starters, an assortment of locally-grown fruits and vegetables along with organic beef and eggs. Many markets, such as Pharr’s very own Pharrmers Market, have vendors who offer goods such as all-natural baby food, aluminum-free deodorant and freshly-squeezed juices.

It doesn’t matter which corner of the Valley you reside; there’s definitely a farmers market near you. The best thing is that you’ll be supporting family-owned vendors that stay true to their love for healthy living and fresh food. The following are locations and times when you can visit your nearest farmers market:

  • McAllen’s Farmers Market – 4001 N 23rd in McAllen, open every Saturday from 9 AM to 1 PM.
  • Pharrmers Market – 724 N Cage Blvd. in Pharr, open every Thursday from 4 PM to 7 PM.
  • Weslaco Farmers Market – 2319 W Business 83 in Weslaco, open every day from 9 AM to 6 PM.
  • Brownsville Farmers Market – Located in Linear Park across the Gladys Porter Zoo, open every Saturday from 9 AM to Noon.
  • South Padre Island Farmer’s Market – 8605 Padre Blvd at Shores at South Padre Island, open Sundays from 11 AM to 1 PM.

Go Local!

Are you ready to sink your teeth into the freshest and most delicious fruits, vegetables and meats in the Rio Grande Valley? Now is the perfect time to visit any of our area’s farmers markets to have a taste of some amazing flavors while supporting locally-grown food!