- Ashland Farmers Market
The 2014 season will begin in May. Thursdays 3:30-7 p.m., Maple & Johnson. For more information, contact Zach Rippeto, 13301 South Bob Veach Rd., Ashland, Mo 65010, 573-657-6129.
- Boone County Farmers Market
Summer market located in the parking lot of the Health Department Building, 1005 W. Worley St., Columbia.
- Columbia Farmers Market
Summer market located in the parking lot behind the city’s ARC at 1701 W. Ash Street. Indoor winter market at the Parkade Center, 601 W. Business Loop.
- Fulton Farmers Market
Every Saturday 9-12 from May to October. Located on Fifth Street in front of the Callaway County Courthouse between Market and Court Streets.
- North Village Arts District Farmers & Artisans Market
Sundays 9 a.m.-2 p.m., open through early November. Located in the parking lot of Wabash Bus Station (126 North 10th Street, Columbia).
Buying & Eating Local Produce
- Find a Market – Missouri Dept. of Agriculture
Search for farmers markets by region or click on a county on the map of Missouri.
- Local Harvest
Search by zip-code or city for farmers markets and sustainably grown food producers in your local area.
- Pick Your Own
Missouri listing of “pick your own” farms and orchards.
- Slow Food
World-wide non-profit organization that promotes locally grown food as part of preserving food heritage and culture and supporting strong communities and the environment.
- Sustainable Table
Search the Eat Well Guide by zip-code to find local, sustainable & organic food markets, restaurants and retail stores.
Community Groups and Organizations
- Food Circles Networking Project – University of Missouri Extension
State-wide networking project connecting farmers, consumers and communities.
- Community Food Systems – UM & Lincoln Extension
Supports and educates producers and consumers on the efficacy of sustainable practices and participation in community food systems.
- Food Sleuth
Melinda Hemmelgarn's Food Sleuth radio program is on KOPN Community Radio every Thursday at 5pm.
- Show-Me Eats
Scott Rowson keeps a blog about his experiences traveling and dining around Missouri. Aptly named Show-Me Eats, the blog includes many articles from his Columbia Tribune column.
- Slow Food Katy Trail