The founders and organizers of the Sunday Quarry Farmers & Ranchers Market, Heather Hunter and F. David Lent, have announced they are starting a Saturday farmers market at Blue Star Arts Complex.
Beginning Saturday, June 15, the Southtown Farmers & Ranchers Market will debut with farm fresh local produce, grass-fed beef and pastured chickens, pastured eggs, baked goods and other fine edibles.
Like its sister market at the Quarry, this will be a year-round, rain or shine, producers-only market.
The Southtown Farmers & Ranchers Market is a collaborative venture between the Quarry Farmers & Ranchers Market organizers and the Blue Star Arts Complex. They recognize there is a definite need for a market in this part of the city as there is no major grocery store nearby.
They also believe it will be a great addition to the vibrant community, a fun place to meet, eat and gather on Saturday mornings along the San Antonio River and another way we can support the city’s local food movement.
The Quarry Farmers and Ranchers Market is in the parking lot adjacent to Whole Foods Market. It is open every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. year-round, rain or shine.