- Boone County Farmers Market
Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon, April through October. Market located in the Columbia Mall parking lot (northeast of Sears and south of Wendy's).
- Columbia Farmers Market
Summer market is Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon, April through October. 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 a.m.-noon from May to October. Located on Fifth Street in front of the Callaway County Courthouse between Market and Court Streets.
- Orr Street Farmers & Artisans Market (Previously known as the North Village Farmers and Artisans Market)
Sundays 9 a.m.-1 p.m., open through late October. Located in the parking lot of Wabash Bus Station (126 North 10th Street, Columbia).
- Southern Boone Farmers Market
Thursdays, 3:30-6:30 p.m., from May to October. Located at Maple & Johnson in Ashland. For more information, contact Zach Rippeto, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
- 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