* Axelrad SHOP LOCAL Tuesdays & Holiday Market in the month of December at Axelrad (1517 Alabama St) 5-9pm. Shop local artist & makers for unique & one of a kind gifts. Complimentary gift wrapping station! Free entry. (Optional Axelrad drinks or pizza from Luigi’s available for purchase.) Kids are welcome til 9pm. Pets are always welcome.
* Rice University Farmers Market (5600 Greenbriar) 3:30-6:30pm every Tuesday year-round, rain or shine. Free entry and free parking! With fresh food from local area farms and a variety of other products, this market “supports activities, goods and services that promote community education about the benefits of eating fresh, locally produced food.” If you’re interested in vending here are the rules, and here is the application.)
* Central City Co-Op, 2515 Waugh Dr. Open every Wednesday 9am-6:30pm. Membership in the co-op is not required to shop there but does get you lower prices. There are also volunteer options which will give you discounts toward food credit.
* Saturday Nights at the Blue Field Market – Downtown Houston (2619 Polk St) takes place every Saturday from 6-10pm. They have local vendors with a range including handmade jewelry, clothing, home goods, and gourmet foods. There are also food trucks, yard games, free open play sand volleyball, and free yoga! Live music as well. Fun for all ages! Vendor information here.
* DRINK LOCAL ART MARKET at Under the Radar Brewery, 1506 Truxillo St. First Saturday of the month, 4-10pm. Shop local artist & makers for one of a kind art, hand crafted jewelry & accessories, hand made & vegan products, succulent art, graphics & tees from local designers, and rare vintage pieces from local curators!
* First Saturday Arts Market, 530 W 19th St. 11am-6pm. Monthly outdoor fine arts event on the first Saturday of each month featuring the works of dozens of visual artists. Located in the Historic Houston Heights, the market showcases paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry and handcrafted items. On Dec 1st there will be Live Music from 11am-2pm with Black Water Roll, the vocal duo Ryan Tierney and Laura Stegall, performing original country, rock and Americana stylings.
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* Heights Epicurean Market (1245 Heights Blvd) 8:30am-1:30pm. Monthly market showcasing artisan food, sustainable, seasonal produce, plants, art, and live music with a block party, family-friendly atmosphere. Handmade, hand-sewn, crochet and knit items, natural soaps, skin care products, fine art, glass art, ceramics, paintings furniture, candles, home decor and more.
* Sawyer Flea, 2313 Edwards St. 10am-5pm every third Saturday of the month. A free curated monthly outdoor pop-up market in the Washington Avenue Arts District featuring artisan goods, artisan foods, jewelry, handmade accessories, original art, fair trade, vintage, home decor, candles, soaps and more! Kids welcome, leashed pets welcome, everyone’s welcome! Free to attend. Free parking. Adult beverages available at the bar. To be a vendor, apply here.
* The Market at Sawyer Yards, 1502 Sawyer St. 11am-5pm every second Saturday of the month. A curated market hosting a mix of artist mediums with a focus on folk art and artisan crafts in which the maker is the seller. There are also packaged specialty foods. Live Music and Food trucks as well.
* Chimney Rock Market, 3300 Chimney Rock. First and third Sunday of every month from 12pm-4pm. Organic produce fresh from Houston Organic Farm plus local vendors, artists, and artisans. Family and dog friendly.
* East End Farmers Market, 2800 Navigation Blvd, every Sunday 10 am till 2 pm with 7 local farms and plenty of local small businesses.
* 2nd Sunday Market with arts, crafts, food, yoga and more!!! at Dan Electros, 1031 E 24th St. 12pm-5pm.
* Finca Tres Robles, 257 257 N Greenwood. A startup urban farm that grows and sells food and also teaches classes. Their produce can be purchased directly at the farm select times. It is also available at Urban Harvest Farmers’ Market @ Eastside on Saturday mornings.
* Houston Organic Farm – Second generation farming family growing pesticide-free organic vegetables in the Houston area. You can purchase their organic fresh produce and eggs at various local markets (including Chimney Rock Market on the first and third Sunday of the month, noon to 4pm). You can also order online or over the phone. Here’s a link where you can order online from their store. Or you can call them to arrange delivery: (832) 901-2879.
* Plant It Forward Farms have a farm and stand in Westbury and another in Montrose. “Houston is a desert when it comes to fresh, locally grown food. We import almost all of the food we consume, even though eight out of ten Houstonians say locally grown food is important to them.”
* Urban Harvest has more than 100 community gardens including neighborhood and allotment gardens, school gardens, and donation gardens which go to feed the hungry. They also facilitate the Urban Harvest Farmers’ Market @ Eastside, which runs 8am-12pm every Saturday year round, rain or shine; as well as the City Hall Market which runs part of the year.