Farmers markets are an important part of any community. Not only do we benefit from the freshness of the produce, but we also benefit from knowing we’re supporting our local farmers. There are many farmers markets in Nevada. Some are seasonal, while others are year-round. Listed below are seven of the very best farmers markets in Nevada.
1. 3rd & Curry Street Farmers Market - Carson City, NV
The 3rd & Curry Street Farmers Market was voted #1 FARMERS MARKET in Nevada for the third year in a row. It's one of Carson City's top events, and some of the items offered here include fresh produce, honey, breads, soaps, etc. 3rd & Curry Street Farmers Market will take place on Saturday mornings (8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.), starting June 4, 2016 and ending September 24, 2016. The location will be in the parking lot at 3rd and Curry Street.
2. Connors Farmers Market - Henderson, NV
Connors Farmers Market takes place at The District shopping center in Green Valley every Thursday evening from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. There's a spring market and a fall market. The current market (spring market) will end on May 26, 2016. Connors Farmers Market sells fresh produce and many different types of specialty items.
3. Pahrump Farmer's Market
Pahrump Farmer's Market offers locally grown fruit and vegetables, local honey, handmade crafts, etc. It'll be open on Saturday mornings starting May 7, 2016 and will end September 24, 2016. Pahrump Farmer's Market will be located at the corner of 1101 S Hwy 160 and E Postal Dr.
4. On the Ranch Farmers and Artisan Market - Las Vegas, NV
On the Ranch Farmers and Artisan Market offers fresh produce, baked goods, artisan crafts, sweet treats, etc. It's open every Monday, 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at 4100 W Charleston Blvd, and every Sunday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. from October to May at 628 W Craig Rd.
5. 39 North Food & Artisan Marketplace - Sparks, NV
39 North Food & Artisan Marketplace will take place on Thursday evenings at 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., starting June 9, 2016 and ending August 18, 2016. A few things offered at this farmers market include fresh produce, artisan crafts and live music.
6. Las Vegas Farmers Market
Las Vegas Farmers Market is unique because it sets up at multiple locations. Every Thursday from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., it's set up at Gardens Park. Every Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., it's set up at Bruce Trent Park. On the first and third Saturday of each month, it's set up at Floyd Lamb Park from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Fresh produce, freshly baked breads and handmade crafts are just a few of the many different types of items available for purchase.
7. The Sands Farmers Market - Reno, NV
The Sands Farmers Market will take place in the Sands Regency Hotel & Casino parking lot on Thursday evenings from 4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., starting June 9, 2016 and ending August 25, 2016. Fresh produce, handmade gifts and live entertainment are just a few of the many things offered at this farmers market.
Have you been to any of these farmers markets? What other farmers markets can be added to this list?