Farmers Markets in Wichita and surrounding communities abound with locally grown fresh food, plants, honey, handmade items, and more.
Note: This list has not been completely updated for 2021. Generally markets in the Wichita area open in spring or early summer, and we’ll be adding the open dates for each farmers market as we learn of them!
Please note: Since plans can change on short notice, be sure to use the links in each post to double-check all events before you go.
Some markets offer kids activities and live entertainment; all offer a great opportunity to meet your neighbors, learn more about local produce, and share in the fun of discovering things produced right here in our own state by talented Kansans!
Here I’ve compiled all the local Wichita-area Farmers Markets I know of so you can have them all in one place. (And it seems to be growing with new farmers markets every year!)
I’ve divided them up by day of the week, so as you scroll you’ll see Farmers Markets on Saturdays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
A few markets can be difficult to get information about so if you know something I don’t, please do share. I’ll update my list so that readers will know about all the wonderful local farmers markets available in our area!
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Saturday Farmers Markets
Old Town Farmers Market (Downtown)
Hours: Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon, April through October
Address: Farm & Art Market Square in Old Town, 1st and Rock Island
On a brick courtyard in the heart of Old Town, right next to the Museum of World Treasures, Old Town Farmers Market includes live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, a kid’s corner, and more. More info: www.oldtownfarmersmarket.com
Kansas Grown Farmer’s Market (West Wichita)
Hours: Saturdays, 8 a.m. to Noon until April when they start at 7 a.m.; open from February 27 through October 2021
Address: Sedgwick County Extension Center, 7001 W 21st Street North
The west location of Kansas Grown Farmers Market is situated in the parking lot of the Sedgwick County Extension Center and has all the home- and locally-grown produce you would hope to find, along with handmade items, local honey, plants, and lots more. More info: www.kansasgrownfarmersmarket.com
Haysville Hometown Market
Hours: Saturdays, 8- Noon, June through September
Address: 100 S. Main, intersection of S. Main and Grand Ave. in Haysville’s Historic District
You’ll find crafts, produce, baked goods, eggs, honey, and more. Plus, on the first Saturday of each month, the market hosts special activities like free horse rides and face painting. More info: Haysville Hometown Market
Derby Kansas Grown Farmer’s Market
Hours: Saturdays, 8 a.m. – Noon, May through September
Address: 512 E. Madison in Derby, Kansas
More info: www.kansasgrownfarmersmarket.com
Arb Market at Bartlett Arboretum
Hours: Saturdays, 9 a.m. until noon, or when they sell out. *Closed on July 4, 2020.
Address: 301 N Line St, Belle Plaine, KS 67013
Fresh produce grown at the arboretum as well as handmade goods and yoga under the trees. $10 suggested donation per person.
More info: www.bartlettarboretum.com or Bartlett Arboretum on Facebook
Harvey County Farmers Market
Hours: Saturdays, 8 a.m. to noon, May through October
Address: 320 N. Main St in Newton, Kansas
Fruits and vegetables, crafts, baked goods, homemade jellies and jams, and a variety of other things. During the summer, the market is also on Tuesday afternoons.
More info: https://harveycountyfm.wixsite.com/website
Reno County Farmers Market
Hours: Saturdays, 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. from May through October
Address: 115 W. 2nd Ave., Hutchinson, KS 67501
Fresh local fruits, veggies, flowers, honey, jams & jellies, baked goods, handcrafted items, live music, free coffee, chef demos, samples, and more.
More info: www.rcfmks.com
Farmers Markets farther out
These rural or small-town farmers markets offer handmade and homemade goods, local produce, and more. Before you make the drive from Wichita, it’s a good idea to check the link to make sure they’ll have vendors that day.
Whitewater NW Farm & Craft Market, every other Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon, late May through August, at 212 S. Main, Whitewater, KS 67154
Sterling Kansas Farmers Market, select Saturdays from June through around September from 8 a.m. until sold out. Next to Dillons on Broadway in Sterling, Kansas.
McPherson County Farmers Market, Saturday mornings from 7:30 a.m. until noon, late May through around October at 600 W. Woodside, McPherson, Kansas 67460.
Lindsborg Farmers Market, Saturday mornings from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., beginning May 30, 2020, at Swensson Park in Lindsborg, KS.
Tuesday Farmers Markets
Green Acres Market (East Wichita)
Hours: Tuesday evenings, 3-6 p.m., May through September
Address: Green Acres Market at Bradley Fair, 8141 E 21st Street North
You won’t have to wake with the roosters to shop at this market. Stop by on Tuesday evenings to pick up some produce and enjoy special events that are held from time to time by Green Acres.
Wednesday Farmers Markets
Union Station Farmers Market
Hours: Wednesday afternoons from 3-6 p.m. May through September
Address: 701 E. Douglas Ave.
A Kansas Grown farmers market held weekly on Wednesday at Union Station in downtown Wichita.
Reno County Farmers Market
Hours: Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. from June 10 through October 28, 2020
Address: 115 W. 2nd Ave., Hutchinson, KS 67501
Fresh local fruits, veggies, flowers, honey, jams & jellies, baked goods, handcrafted items, live music, free coffee, chef demos, samples, and more. Reno County Farmers Market on Facebook
Thursday Farmers Markets
Kechi Farmers Market
Opening day: June 4, 2020
Hours: Thursday afternoons, 4-6:30 p.m., usually June through September
Address: 4533 E. 61ST St N. Kechi, KS 67067
Held in the parking lot of the Kechi United Methodist Church. More info: facebook.com/kechifarmersmarket
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Unconfirmed or Closed Farmers Markets Around Wichita
These are markets that are either closed or we can’t find updated information about.
VA Farmers Market
Hours: (Still waiting for updated 2020 information) Usually every third Thursday morning, June through mid-October
Address: Dole VA Medical Center, 5500 E. Kellogg Drive, Wichita, KS 67218
Fresh produce and local food trucks onsite, healthy cooking demos, etc. The VA Farmers Market is free and open to the public.
Lincoln Heights Village Farmer’s Market (East Wichita)
The Lincoln Heights Village Farmers market announced on its Facebook page that they will be ending the market.
“With all that is going on right now and with the challenges over the last few years in finding and maintaining vendors for this little market, we have made the decision to end it. We will certainly miss seeing those who supported us over the years and thank you for this. We had a good run and enjoyed it tremendously and who knows, we may be back one day …”
Hours: Wednesday mornings from 7-11 a.m., usually May through October
Address: 4701-4737 E. Douglas, Wichita, KS 67218
In the parking lot of Lincoln Heights Village shopping center, on the southwest corner of Douglas and Oliver in College Hill. More info: https://www.facebook.com/LhvFarmersMarket/
NOMAR Market (Midtown)
(Still waiting for updated information)
Usually Saturday afternoons at the NOMAR International Plaza at 21st Street N. and Market. Events and entertainment vary. This is one I don’t have much information about, so if you know the market is still active, please leave us a comment or get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org
Whole Foods Farmers Market
The Whole Foods farmers market was held on Wednesday afternoons for the past couple of years will not continue. There is a new Wednesday afternoon market this year at Union Station in downtown Wichita.
Hours: Wednesday afternoons from 3-6 p.m., May through September
Address: 1423 N. Webb Rd.
This will be the second year for this Kansas Grown farmers market in at the Whole Foods on 13th and Webb in Wichita. For more information: www.kansasgrownfarmersmarket.com
El Dorado Farmers Market
Hours: Tuesday evenings, 5-7 p.m., usually opens in June
Address: 115 W. Ash, El Dorado, KS
Fresh produce, farmers’ goods, and canned goods.
For more info: eldoks.com/360/Farmers-Market
Goddard Farmers Market
Hours: Tuesday evenings, 5-8 p.m. May through October
Address: 108 N. Main, Goddard, Kansas 67052 New weekly farmers market at Linear Park in Goddard! There’s a free playground and splash pad there in the park, so kids can play before or after you shop.
Cheney Farmers’ Market
Hours: (Still waiting for updated 2020 information) Saturdays, 8-11 a.m., Usually mid- to late-May through October
Address: Downtown Cheney, across from Citizen’s Bank
More info: facebook.com/CheneyFarmersMarket
Fidelity Bank Farmers Market (Downtown)
Hours: (Still waiting for updated 2020 information) Every other Tuesday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Opening day: TBA
Address: 220 S. Main St. in the courtyard between Fidelity Bank and the Carnegie Library
This downtown market was new last year. Pick up fresh produce and handmade local goods during your lunch break. Walk from work or use metered parking on English Street or across the street in the Century II parking lot.
More info: www.facebook.com/ksfidelitybank
South Hutch Farmers Market
Hours: (Still waiting for updated 2020 information)
Tuesday evenings, 4-7 p.m., usually late May through October
Address: 401 North Main, South Hutchinson, Kansas 67505
For more info: facebook.com/South-Hutch-Farmers-Market-197995803888433/
Conway Springs Farmers Market, some Saturday mornings from 8 a.m. to noon beginning in June.
Colwich Farmers Market
Opening day: TBA for 2020
Hours: Wednesday evenings from 5-7 p.m. June through September.
Address: Veterans Park in Colwich
Homegrown foods plus arts/crafts from local vendors. Thanks to Mary Ann for letting us know about the Wednesday night Colwich Farmers Markets! She says there is no fee to participate – vendors just need to supply their own tables. Electricity is available. Located on the sidewalk of Veterans Park with abundant trees for natural shade. For more information: Mary Ann Morrison (316) 796-0416 or email@example.com