Not Many People Know About This Remarkable Little Market In Small-Town Nebraska

We all know that Nebraskans share an indomitable spirit that persists through all kinds of hardships; we’re just hardwired to be resilient. You can see that spirit in small towns all across the state, where citizens pull together to keep these little places alive. One of the most heartwarming of these stories comes from the little community of St. James.

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This remarkable destination was born from the desire of five ladies to preserve their community, provide an additional revenue stream for local producers, and give residents a place to gather. It’s a very Nebraska kind of place, built on our shared ideals of togetherness, survival, and hard work.

You can visit the St. James Marketplace on Saturdays and Sundays from the first weekend in May to the first weekend in December. The official address is 89039 570 Ave, Wynot, NE 68792, though St. James is actually just east of Wynot. Visit the marketplace’s website and Facebook page for more information about opening dates, events, and lots more.

Learn about an interesting bit of Nebraska history that took place nearby in this article from the archives.