Come Meet Your Friends at the Atchison Farmers Market and Celebrate Our 25th Year!
This Season make Atchison Farmers Market your Saturday morning ritual and tell all your friends and family: Meet Me at The Market! for fresh produce, meats, homemade baked goods, jams, jellies, freshly brewed coffee, bedding plants and more! Atchison Farmers' Market has a variety of entertainment, including Market-to-Kitchen Meal Demos, musicians, and fun.
Why Shop the Atchison Farmers Market?
From savoring produce at the peak of freshness to meeting the people who grow your food, there are countless reasons to support farmers markets. Here are just a few!
1. Connect with Your Community - Visiting your friends at the Atchison Farmers Market makes shopping a pleasure rather than a chore. The Farmers Market is a community hub—a place to meet up with your friends, bring your children, or just get a taste of small-town life. Wouldn’t you rather stroll amidst outdoor stalls of fresh produce on a sunny day than roll your cart around a grocery store with artificial lights and piped in music?
2. Taste Real Flavors -Atchison Farmers Market fruits and vegetables are the freshest and tastiest available. Fruits are allowed to ripen fully in the field and are brought directly to you—no long-distance shipping and no gassing to simulate the ripening process. This food is fresh from the farm!
3. Enjoy the Season - Shopping and cooking from the farmers market helps you to reconnect with the cycles of nature in our region. As you look forward to asparagus in spring, savor sweet corn in summer, or bake pumpkins in autumn, you reconnect with the earth, the weather, and the turning of the year.
4. Learn Cooking Tips, Recipes, and Meal Ideas - Few grocery store cashiers or produce stockers will give you tips on how to cook the ingredients you buy, but farmers, ranchers, and artisans at the Atchison Farmers Market... [Read More]
Adapted from original CUESA article: https://cuesa.org/learn/10-reasons-support-farmers-markets
When and Where
Market opening day is Saturday, May 20, 2023. The last market day of the season is Saturday, October 28, 2023. The market is open on Wednesdays from 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to Noon.
-May 20th Opening Day Celebration for 25th Season
-June 3rd Juneteenth Group
-June 17th Children’s Scavenger Hunt
-August 12th- Tomato Festival to celebrate National Farmers’ Market Week
-October 14th- Market Pumpkin Painting
Fresh food for all
The market participates in the Kansas Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program coupons. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) card users are encouraged to use their cards to double their buying power under a grant, “Double-Up” program. The Market Manager has a card reader for all EBT transactions.
See you at the Market!