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5 Central Texas Farmer’s Markets You’ll Want to Visit

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Who doesn’t love a nice Saturday morning stroll through a farmer’s market? Fresh vegetables, baked goods, cold drinks, homemade food, fresh-cut flowers, crafts, and fun for the kids? The likelihood of discovering a new favorite dish is strong. Better yet, farmers markets are a wonderful way to support local businesses and learn more about businesses in your city.

Check out some of the central Texas farmer’s markets we like!

1. Dripping Springs Farmer’s Market

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This one actually takes place on Wednesday evenings. Since most farmer’s markets happen on the weekends, it is a nice mid-week treat to shop, eat, and listen to a local musician. Right off the highway, the Dripping Springs Farmer’s Market is easy to access and boasts a number of wonderful vendors.

2. Barton Creek Farmers Market

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The Barton Creek Farmers Market takes place every Saturday morning until 1 p.m. Located in the Barton Creek Mall parking lot, the sprawling market hosts a number of vendors perfect for picking out fresh vegetables and enjoying breakfast.

3. Texas Farmers’ Market at Mueller

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While you are in Austin on the weekend, check out the Texas Farmers’ Market at Mueller. Just steps away from the Thinkery and a park, this farmer’s market offers the shade of the old airport hanger, and vendors aplenty. There are often activities for the kids like face painting as well.

4. Fredericksburg Farmer’s Market

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In its 10th year, here’s one you can visit on Thursdays! The Fredericksburg Farmer’s Market is located in historic Fredericksburg and offers a wonderful beginning to the weekend.

5. Wimberley Farmer’s Market

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Finally, don’t miss out on this mid-week gem. Wimberley Farmer’s Market offers vendors galore. If you haven’t visited Wimberley, the farmer’s market is only one reason to make the drive!

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