Media Release - National Farmers Market Week at Agricenter Farmer's Market

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 1, 2019

National Farmers Market Week at Agricenter Farmer's Market

MEMPHIS, TN --- Agricenter Farmer's Market, established in 1986, is the oldest continuously operated 6-day a week Farmer's Market in Tennessee. The vendors offer high quality fresh produce, beef, seafood, baked goods, and crafts! This is the only local market that is open six days each week during the peak growing season, May through October.

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Shop the Agricenter Farmer’s Market during National Farmers Market Week the first week of August (5th – 10th).  The Farmer’s Market is open each Monday - Friday 7:30 am to 5:30 pm and Saturdays (with added craft vendors) from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm. 

Mark Hoggard, Agricenter Farmer's Market Manager, says “This is peak season for delicious tomatoes, purple hull peas, and lady peas and others.  We have a great group of farmers who always have fresh produce for their customers.  Each Saturday we have an additional 30+ vendors that sell beef, pork, lamb, seafood, flowers, and handcrafted wares.”  Read about our farmer’s here:

 www.agricenter.org/meetyourfarmer.


Enjoy a look back at the early years of the market here:  www.agricenter.org/history.

For a complete list of farmer’s market vendors:  www.agricenter.org/farmersmarket.

 

Agricenter International, a 1,000-acre farm, is a non-profit dedicated to advancing knowledge and understanding of agriculture.  It has a $524 million annual economic impact on the region, hosts over 1.3 million visitors annually, and educates 10,000 students a year. For more information visit www.agricenter.org or call 901-757-7777.

 

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