Whether shopping for the freshest farm-to-table ingredients and unique handmade goods has always been your jam, or you’re in search of a special gift, there are all kinds of great finds at these three Spring-area markets.
The Woodlands Farmers Market
Open Saturdays year round from 9 AM to 1 PM at the Grogan’s Mill Center (7 Switchbud Place, The Woodlands), The Woodlands Farmers Market has operated since 2008. There’s an ever-changing cast of vendors who participate each week, and you can sign up for the market’s e-newsletter which is sent out each Friday with the list of participating vendors for the following day. You may find handcrafted goat cheeses from Dapper Goat Dairy, local honey and jams from Whitman Farm, free-range poultry from Tejas Heritage Farm, produce from Atkinson Farm, Jollisant Farm, and many more, plus numerous vendors selling prepared food, health and beauty products, beverages, plants, jewellry, and more. Your leashed dog is also welcome at the market, so you can make it a pet-friendly affair!
Tomball Farmers Market
The downtown Tomball Farmers Market (205 W. Main St., Tomball) operates every Saturday, rain or shine, from 9 AM to 1 PM. With more than 40 vendors each week, you’ll always find something delicious, exciting, or one-of-a-kind. Bring home fresh flowers from Buckets of Blooms or fine fungi from Lonestar Mushrooms. Browse the unique designs of Hope & Trust Jewelry and try to resist the baked goods from Manzioni Bakery, Flour House Bakers, or Breakroom Bagels. And of course, there’s acres of produce and farm-fresh goods from 3 Sisters Farm, BZ Honey, Olivero Farms, Stump Farms, Wagyu Beef, and many more. There’s plenty of free parking nearby, and real-time updates to the weekly vendor list are posted on the market updates page of the website.
Oak Ridge Pop Up Market
Launched in September, 2020,the new Oak Ridge Pop Up Market (27582 Interstate 45 North, Conroe) is held from 11 AM to 4 PM on the first Saturday each month. It offers visitors a little bit of everything – gourmet bakeries, produce, boutiques, home decor, crafts, and more. Satisfy your taste buds with fare from Bayou Beaux Beez, Beeyond Farm, Moco Barbeque, Granny’s Tamales, Arts & Crepes Bistro, and more. Trick out your man cave or office with a unique, upcycled piece from Car Part Art, or add some new decor to your home from Enjunco Chairs. There’s all kinds of merchandise and services to explore.
Happy shopping! Don’t forget to take a look at the Olympus Auburn Lakes blog for lots more dining, shopping, and entertainment recommendations near Spring, Texas.