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Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Louisville and West-central Kentucky?  Scroll down this page and you will see the farm markets, farm stands, roadside stands, produce markets, even garden fruit and vegetable stands and seasonal community farmer's markets in Louisville and West-central Kentucky, sorted by county. Markets offering organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

What's in season in July 2017, and other timely information:

July brings with it Spring and the ability to buy locally, especially in the deep South where fresh strawberries are available in Florida and Texas, followed by California. Cold weather crops, like spinach, some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks and early onions being harvested in all but the colder regions. Many markets still have fresh winter squash, stored from last Autumn.

Farmer's Market Listings, by county

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Breckinridge County

Bullitt County

  • Shady Lane Farm - Uses natural growing practices, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, Covered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Fresh eggs, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    340 C.e. Smith Road, Shepherdsville, KY 40165. Phone: 502-599-3024. Email: Shadylanefarm@insightbb.com. Open: Saturday and Sunday in September and October from 11 am to 6 pm for pumpkin picking, hay rides, corn maze, and other fall activities; Farmer's Market open Saturday at 8 am in spring and summer based on availability; Signs will be posted or you can call or email about a specific date; Eggs and beef sold anytime we are open or by calling or emailing. Directions: From I-65 take exit 117 (Mt. Washington/Shepherdsvile). Turn east on Highway 44 and travel 4.4 miles to C.E. Smith Road on the left. From Gene Snyder Freeway take exit 116 (Bardstown Road). Turn south towards Mt. Washington and travel 9 miles to Highway 44. Turn right on Highway 44 and travel 8 miles to C.E. Smith Road on the right. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: May 30, 2012)

Carroll County

Hardin County

  • Red Mill Farms - Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, pumpkins, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    1442 Red Mill Rd, Elizabethtown, KY 42701. Phone: 270 268 6691. Alternate Phone: 270 769 1001. Email: Cksherra@aol.com. Open: Monday through Friday open at 3:00 to the public; school tours booked daily; Saturdays open at 9:00 am close at 7:00 pm; Sundays open at 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Directions: Coming from Louisville take I 65 South to exit # 91 B Hodgenville Turn Left at red light you will be on Dixie Highway come to next red light turn right on highway 210 come out approximately 5 miles Red Mill is on left. After you turn on Red Mill Road come 1.4 miles patch is on right. From Hodgenville follow highway 210 to Hardin County line turn right after you come into Hardin County on to Red Mill Road come 1.4 miles patch on right. Click here for a map and directions. September 25 through October 31 all activities open. Payment: Cash, Check. Homemade fudge. (ADDED: August 25, 2009) (UPDATED: August 23, 2010)

Henry County

Jefferson County

  • Crescent Hill Farmers Market - Fruits, vegetables, plants, cut flowers.
    201 S. Peterson Ave, Crescent Hill, KY. Phone: (812) 968-3693. Open: Fridays, 6:30 a.m  or until sold out, through October 11; and Mondays, beginning June 16, 6:30 a. m. until sold out, through early October. Directions: Crescent Hill United Methodist Church parking lot.
  • Highland FarmWorks Market - Vegetables, fruits, fresh eggs, herbs, flowers, baked goods, honey, cheese, potted plants.
    1722 Bardstown Road, Highland, KY. Open: Saturdays, 8 am to 1 pm, through late December; Thursdays, 4 -6:30 pm , June 19 through early October. Bardstown Road Presbyterian Church parking lot.
  • Middletown Farmers Market - Cabbage, broccoli, kale, beans, onions, tomatoes, potatoes, flowers, summer squash, zucchini squash, sweet corn, eggplant, cucumber and others.
    Village Square Shopping Center, 11800 Shelbyville Road, Middletown, KY. Open May 31 through September. Saturdays, 8:30 am to noon.
  • Old Louisville FarmWorks Market - Market greens, tomatoes, flowers, wide variety of peppers, potatoes, pumpkins, apples, watermelon, green beans, blackberries and more.
    Walnut Street Baptist Church, Third and St. Catherine streets, Old Louisville, KY. Open: Wednesdays, 3-6 pm, June 4-October 16.
  • Preston Greenhouse - Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, beans, beets, broad beans, broccoli, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, herbs/spices, melons, onions, peas, peppers, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables,
    10613 Preston Hwy, Louisville, KY 40229. Phone: 502-969-5655. Email: smercer@iglou.com. Open: Monday thru Saturday 9 am to 7 pm; Sunday 12:00 to 6:00 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Annuals, Perennials, Trees, Shurbs, Groundcovers, Vegetable Plants (spring and fall), Mulch, Herbs as well as produce from our gardens. (ADDED: August 31, 2009)
  • Sunny Acres Farm - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, birthday parties, school tours
    6516 Echo Trail, Jeffersontown, KY 40299. Phone: 502 727-9536. Alternate Phone: 502 643-6584. Email: contact@sunnyacresfarmky.com. Open: Saturday from 1 pm to 5 pm and Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm. Directions: Take the Billtown Road exit from the Gene Snyder Freeway and go south to Seatonville Road. Turn left and go two miles to Echo Trail. Turn left and continue one mile. The farm is on the left. Click here for a map and directions. The Pumpkin Festival is on Saturday October 17, 2015 from 12pm-5pm; The Haunted corn maze is open Friday and Saturday nights in October from dusk to midnight. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: September 28, 2015) (UPDATED: October 04, 2014)  (UPDATED: August 19, 2010) (ADDED: September 26, 2009)

Larue County

Meade County

  • Roberts Family Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Indoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, blackberries, flowers, melons, pumpkins, winter squash, Honey from hives on the farm, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, school tours, group reservations
    125 Kennedy Rd, Guston, KY 40142. Phone: (270)422-2361. Email: rffarm@bbtel.com. Open: Monday to Friday, from 5:30 pm to dark; Saturday, from 1 pm to 10 pm, Sunday, from 1 pm to dark, September 15 to October 31. Directions: From Brandenburg take Highway 710 (Old State Road) approximately 4 miles toward Guston. At stop sign (Salem Church will be on your right), continue straight through exactly one mile to Kennedy Road. Turn right onto Kennedy Road. Turn left into first gravel driveway to enter Roberts Family Farm. Blackberries: July, Pumpkin Patch and Corn maze is open from September 15th through October 31st, Christmas trees: Three weekends starting Thanksgiving weekend. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. (UPDATED: February 02, 2014) (UPDATED: September 17, 2013)

Nelson County

Oldham County

  • Foxhollow Farm - Farm market, not located on the farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Fresh local eggs, Fresh eggs, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    8905 Highway 329, Crestwood, KY 40014. Phone: 502-241-9674. Email: info@foxhollow.com. Open: Douglass Loop Farmer's Market 2005 Douglass Loop, 40205; April - December, Saturdays 10am to 2pm St; Matthew's Farmer's Market 4100 Shelbyville Road Louisville KY 40207, Saturdays 8am to 12pm Whole Foods Farmer's Market 4944 Shelbyville Rd,Louisville, KY 40207, April - October, Wednesdays 3pm to 7pm. Directions: From highway 42: Turn onto highway 329 (Covered Bridge Rd). Travel 5.4 miles. Foxhollow Farm is on the left. From I-71: Take the Crestwood/Peewee Valley exit #14. From Louisville turn left on 329 towards the town of Brownsboro (away from Crestwood). Travel 2.2 miles. Foxhollow Farm is on your right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Annual Fall Festival the first Saturday of October. Featuring pick your own pumpkin patch, hay and pony rides, hay castle, farm fresh food, live music and good ol' family fun. 12-6pm. (UPDATED: September 26, 2011)

Shelby County

  • Kinderman Farm: Twelve greenhouses of market geraniums, marigolds, bedding plants and perennials.
    1815 Hinkle Lane, Shelbyville, KY 40065. Phone: (502) 633-6468. Open: Monday to Saturday, 8 am to 7 pm; Sunday, 10 am to 6 p.m. Directions: Take Ky. 53 north from Shelbyville. Pass through Chestnut Grove, turn left on Hinkle Lane and go two miles. Look for sign.
  • Mulberry Orchard - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, apples, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, figs, flowers, grapes, melons, onions, other berries, peas, peaches, pecans , pumpkins, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), raspberries (black), raspberries (Spring, black), summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, walnuts, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    1330 Mulberry Pike, Shelbyville, KY 40065. Phone: 502-655-2633. Email: amanda@MulberryOrchardKY.com. Open: Wednesday to Saturday, from 9am to 6pm; Sunday, from 1pm to 5pm, July 1st to October 31st. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. (ADDED: September 21, 2012)

Spencer County

Trimble County

  • Bray Fruits - Market peaches, apples, grapes, beans, tomatoes, corn, cucumbers, cantaloupe and peppers. Also, jams, jellies, honey and hanging baskets.
    Bedford, KY. Phone: 255-7296. Open: Daily, 8:30 am to 6 pm, middle of June through the middle of September. Directions: On U. S. 421, one mile north of Bedford, Ky.
  • Callis Orchards - Market peaches, tomatoes, beans, peppers, corn, cabbage, melons.
    US 421, Bedford, KY. Phone: 255-3576. Open: Daily, 7 am to 6 pm, late June through Labor Day. Directions: Take Interstate 71 to the Bedford-Campbellsburg exit, turn left and follow U. S. 421 three and one half miles north of Bedford.

 

 

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