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A variety of locally grown plants and produce, as well as homemade jams, jellies and baked goods are offered on the north side of the historic Carthage square from dawn to mid afternoon on Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the growing season.
Rain or shine, the region's largest farmers' market is held every Saturday and Sunday year round at the City Market. In season, as many as 170 farmer stalls burst with locally grown produce, incomparable selection, flavor and value.
The Farm to Table Kitchen adds an educational component to the farmers' market covering topics such as food safety, preparation, and general nutrition as well as cooking demonstrations and sampling.
While at the farmers' market, entertainment will surround you! Strolling musicians, performers, and kids activities are found scattered throughout the square. The City Market event calendar is bursting with activities ranging from the Art of the Machine car series, the Community Yard Sale featuring unique used items and collectibles, cooking classes, festivals, and more. Come stroll, shop, and enjoy!
Meet the farmer and ask how your food was produced.
Offering, among other choices: produce; fruit; grass-finished beef; pork; lamb; chicken; pies; baked goods; candy; spices and seasonings; jams and jellies; chicken and duck eggs; flowers; organic mixed-grain feed; herbal preparations; handmade jewelry; plants; chickens; rabbits; crafts; funnel cakes; snow cones; nachos; and coffee.
The market is open mid-April through October. Located in the city parking lot on Jefferson Avenue at the railroad tracks.
The outdoor market offers such things as fresh Missouri-grown plants and produce; canned jellies, fruits, salsas and vegetables; baked breads and sweets; homemade soaps, candles and lotions; handmade quilts, hair ribbons and kitchen items; plus handcrafted jewelry, home décor and wood products.
Items sold are required to be grown, crafted or prepared only in Missouri.
The market operates from Apr. 1-Sep. 30 and is located in our Visitor Center parking lot. Guests are welcome to browse our indoor facilities for additional handcrafted items, visitor information or use of our ADA-compliant restrooms. Our walking trail is available for guest use.
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