Downtown Greenwood Farmers Market
The Downtown Greenwood Farmers Market is open from mid-May through the end of October on Saturdays from 8am-Noon at the Railspike Park Pavilion, located at the corner of Johnson and Main Street. The Farmers Market is managed by the City of Greenwood and is a Mississippi Certified Farmers Market.
The 2018 Market will open at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 26 at the Railspike Park Pavilion on the corner of Johnson and Main Street.
Be a Grower or Vendor
The market is open to grower and vendors of the following items:
Food Items: baked goods, berries, bread, canned goods, cheese, coffee, dressings, dried fruits, eggs, fruit, honey, jams, jellies, meat, milk, nuts, pasta, sauces, seafood*, spices, tea, and vegetables.
Non-food Items: art, bird feeders, bird houses, candles, flowers, plants, pottery, seeds, soap, and
Vendor fees are offered on a weekly, monthly and seasonal basis and include a table and two chairs. The 2018 Vendor Form will be available March 15. If you are interested in being a vendor, please contact Market Co-Manager Beth Stevens ASAP to put your name on the vendor list. We anticipate a high vendor participation rate this year, and we want to make sure we can accommodate everyone. You can call her at 662.453.4152 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Farmers Market Core Values
The Core Values of the Downtown Greenwood Farmers Market are as follows:
- Sustainability: Operate the farmers market with a team of energetic and dedicated volunteers to ensure financial solvency, organizational efficiency, and long term viability.
- Economic Development: Attract a diverse and loyal clientele of customers, residents, and visitors to the farmers market and to other businesses in downtown Greenwood.
- Community Engagement: Create a vibrant community gathering place in downtown Greenwood by fostering interaction among all segments of Greenwood’s diverse community.
- Health & Wellness: Offer a diverse selection of healthy and nutritious foods and educate the community about active living, nutrition, and the importance of eating locally.
- Economic Vitality: Afford local food growers and producers a viable and profitable location to sell food, plants, and related items.
- Fairness & Authenticity: Instill trust in market customers by encouraging sustainable and organic methods of production and requiring vendors to produce and source what they sell with integrity.