Farmers Markets & U-Pick Experiences in the Silver State.

Photo by Eric Cachinero

Photo by Eric Cachinero

 

By Jeri Singley

Summer in Nevada is a wonderful time to experience local farmers markets. Regardless of which city you find yourself in, you’re sure to find a market or two where you can buy fresh, locally sourced fruits, vegetables, herbs, flowers, and more. Here are just a few of the farmers markets you’ll find across the state:

 

FARMERS MARKETS

Carson City Saturday Farmers Market
3rd & Curry St.
June 7-Sept. 20
Saturdays, 8:30-1 p.m.
775-720-7789
Ely Farmers Market
400 Ely St.
Aug. 23-Sept. 20
Saturdays, 10-2 p.m.
775-283-7510
Fernley Farmers Market
150 E. Main St.
June 12-Aug. 21
Thursdays, 4-8 p.m.
775-287-2811
Gardnerville Farmers Market
1325 Waterloo Lane
May 21-Sept. 24
Wednesdays, 9-1 p.m.
775-339-1203
Incline Village Farmers Market
770 Mays Blvd., Ste. 2
June 13-Aug. 30
Fridays & Saturdays, 10-2 p.m.
775-831-5025
Las Vegas Downtown3rd Farmers Market
300 E. Stewart Ave.
Year-round
Fridays, 9-3 p.m.
541-941-0386
Reno Midtown Farmers Market
1311 S. Virginia St.
June 5-Aug. 28
Thursdays, 10-2 p.m.
775-815-8587
Sparks Tuesday Morning Farmers Market
1231 Pyramid Way
June 3-Sept. 30
Tuesdays, 8-1 p.m.
775-358-0925

Looking for a more hands-on experience? Why not visit one of Nevada’s many farms and ranches and pick some produce for yourself. These are a just a few of the places you can go to learn more about sustainable growing and hand-select some fresh fruit and vegetables to bring home to your own table. Call ahead for hours and up-to-date pricing.

PICK YOUR OWN

Apples in Washoe Valley
Agape Organics “The Apple Basket”
7425 Franktown Rd.
775-885-1988
Farm Tours in Reno
River School Farm
7777 White Fir St.
775-747-2222
Fruit & Veg in Las Vegas
Gilcrease Orchard
7810 N. Tenaya Way
702-409-0655
Sweet Corn in Fallon
DnD Ranch Produce
241 Clover Dr.
775-423-5769