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How to Find Branson's Freshest Produce

Date: 2019-06-10 12:00:00 am

How to Find Branson's Freshest Produce

 

Farmers Market Days in Branson provide all shoppers in the Ozark region an excellent opportunity to buy the best fruits and vegetables in the city.

Each Tuesday from 3 to 7 pm. from May to October is a good time to enjoy great shopping in Branson as it’s during this event where you can find the freshest produce in town. When the Farmers Market opens for the season in Branson, you will find tons of fresh plants and flowers, locally grown produce, baked items, hand-made goods, food trucks and so much more. Beautifully located at Branson Landing, the outdoor market will host 20 to 40 vendors each week displaying their produce.

This year 2019, Farmers Market Days will begin at 3 pm Tuesday, May 7, a good chance for every shopper to grab some fresh groceries or some items for spring or summer outfit that you can easily find at a nearby downtown retail shop. Buying local products is a good option for many people nowadays. This will show support to your local farmer and local economy, acquiring the freshest food, and knowing where they come from as they haven’t traveled thousands of miles to get to the market.

shopping in BransonIf you visit Branson Farmers Market, you will find local, farm-fresh produce, meats, preserves, florals, art, food vendors, and more. A free event located at the North Branson Landing Parking Lot, Farmers Market offers outdoor shopping in Branson where you will find a wide variety of locally-grown and handmade products. Locally grown products include peppers, strawberries, zucchini, carrots, tomatoes, cucumbers, peaches, apples, green beans, lettuces, and an array of other various fruits and vegetables.

Shopping in Branson with homegrown produce doesn’t end there. Visitors to the area can enjoy a balloon artist, henna tattoo artist, and song entertainment while they browse a wide selection of fall decorations such as pumpkins and mums, farm-fresh eggs, and seafood, as well as handmade soaps, jellies, candies, candles, and baked goods. Under a row of canopies in the parking lot, you’ll find local farmers that offer their fresh seasonal produce and meats. You can also sample yummy treats and shop for wares offered by local crafters.

Hollister Farm to Table Market is another market event to be held in Hollister from June to October during Saturdays from 9 am to 2 pm. Located in downtown Hollister, you will find every type of produce imaginable, from peppers and watermelons to potatoes, squash, okra, and even honey and eggs are good buys during the height of the growing season. You will also find high-quality products such as handmade soaps and hand-poured soy candles.

Formerly known as “The Tomato House,” Good Heart Soil Farm at Wilson Rd, Branson is open from Monday through Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm. This neighborhood produce stand is located in town off of Bee Creek Road. While this market stand is not certified organic, the owner follows organic growing practices and uses environmentally-friendly methods as possible. When you visit the place, you’ll likely find a wide variety of blackberries, tomatoes, okra, peppers, zucchini, and more.

The McKenna Family Farm located at 3265 Hwy F, Branson is open on May to November (extending store hours during pumpkin season) from 10 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday, and 10 am to 5 pm every Saturday. This family business is run by three generations of the McKenna family. During the fall season, this family farm is open for fun at the pumpkin patch, but from spring through autumn, the produce farm is always full of offerings. The family farm produces cucumbers, zucchini, green beans, tomatoes, onions and other veggies which are all grown without the use of synthetic pesticides.

Persimmon Hill Farm is another farm located in Persimmon Hill Lane in Lampe, Missouri where you can also find freshest farm produce. A family business runs for over 30 years; visitors who come to this place can have the chance to pick their berries or just buy some that are pre-picked. While visiting the farm, don’t miss to check out all the mouth-watering jams and berry syrups made on site. You can also stop by the restaurant/bakery where you will find it great to enjoy a delectable blueberry muffin or shiitake mushroom quesadilla, with mushrooms are grown right on the farm.

If you want to find a great way to enjoy shopping in Branson for fresh produce, be sure to visit Branson’s Market Day or at other farmer’s market events near Branson.

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