Farmer's Markets Bowling Green KY

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Southern Kentucky Regional Farmers Market
(270) 749-4600
Corner of 31W Bypass & Fairview Avenue; front of Riverside Building, Medica
Bowling Green, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-November Tuesday, 7:00a.m. - 1:00p.m. Saturday, 7:00a.m. - 12:00noon
County
Warren

Edmonson County Farmers Market
(270) 597-3628
Hwy 259/70/Main Street; Courthouse Square on Cross Street
Brownsville, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
October- Mon - Thu 4:45 pm - 7:30 pm Hwy 259/70/Main Street Courthouse Square on Cross Street Across from the Bank of Edmonson Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 4:45 pm - 7:30 pm Fri 7 am - 11:30 am AND 4:45 pm and 7:30

Allen County Farmers Market
(270) 622-8029
1138 Old Gallatin Road; Front Corner of Parnida's Parking Lot
Scottsville, KY
General Information
Covered : Yes
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
May-October Wednesday & Saturday, 8:00a.m. - 12noon

Lewis County Farmers Market
(606) 796-2732
AA Highway and Shelton Drive; Beside New Health Department
Vanceburg, KY
General Information
Covered : Yes
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, 8:00a.m. - Sell Out
County
Lewis

Smoketown Shelby Park Farmers Market
(502) 905-9200
Meeyzek Middle School
Louisville, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Saturday, 9:00a.m. - 12:00noon

Bowling Green Farmers Market
(270) 782-8465
1751 Scottsville Road; Parking Lot in Front of Hobby Lobby
Bowling Green, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-November Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday, 6:00a.m. - Sell Out
County
Warren

Edmonson County Farmers Market
108 Ferguson Street
Brownsville, KY
 
Owen County Farmers' Market
(502) 484-5236
100 Thomas St.; Courthouse square
Owenton, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Friday, 10:00a.m. - 2:00p.m.
County
Owen

Campbell County Farmers Market II
(859) 635-5668
Martha Layne Collins at Lakeside
Highland Heights, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-October Tuesday, 3:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.

Martin County Farmers Market
(606) 298-7742
Old Route 3; Across from the Inez Church of the Nazarene
Inez, KY
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-October Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 10:00a.m. - 1:00p.m.
County
Martin

Farmers' Markets Are for Families

School is out and our children are now on summer vacation – or are they? As a parent of three young girls, my wife and I find ourselves signing up the kids for various summer activities such as swimming, drama camp, dance classes and music, to name a few. However, beyond organized classes and camps, summer is also a great time to involve your kids in engaging outdoor activities in new learning environments to stimulate their growth.

One of my favorite summer activities is attending the local farmers’ market with my kids. Your local market provides an ideal environment where children can learn about their food and also practically apply skills and knowledge they have developed during the school year.

Experienced farmers and produce growers are the teachers in this informal classroom. If the market isn’t too busy, my children and I take advantage of their knowledge by asking a variety of questions. Farmers take a lot of pride in their work and always seem eager to explain the process by which they have cultivated their crops. From growing tips to advice on how to adapt to unfavorable weather conditions, there is always a great tale to share.

It is often challenging for my children to begin a conversation with the farmers, so I frequently pose the first question. Once dialogue is initiated, their hesitation fades and their natural curiosity leads to engaging conversations. Together we learn how long it takes to grow each vegetable, the best tool for the job and if ...

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