Farmer's Markets and Roadside Fruit and Vegetable Stands in Arkansas

This page provides a detailed list of Arkansas's farmer's markets and roadside stands for everything from apples, berries, fruit, pumpkins, vegetables to cut-your-own Christmas trees!   There are loads of related resources here, too. If you want simple instructions how to make jam, how to easily make apple butter  or how to make applesauce, just click here.  To see the crop availability seasons click here.  Look at the bottom of the page for links to resources on home canning, picking tips, recipes, etc.

I'm always looking for suggestions of more farms and events to add and feedback about any you have visited, so if you encounter any, just click on the preceding link, as appropriate!  And if you have a farm and want to add it or correct the information, please click on the link to "add my farm".

Remember to ALWAYS either email, call or click the link to the farm's own website (if they have one) on the morning before you go, to confirm hours, conditions and availability of the specific crops you want!   


 

Baxter County

Benton County

Boone County

Calhoun County

Carroll County

Clark County

Clay County

Cleveland County

Craighead County

Crawford County

Cross County

Desha County

Faulkner County

Garland County

Grant County

Greene County

Howard County

Independence County

Izard County

Jackson County

Jefferson County

Johnson County

Lawrence County

Lee County

Lincoln County

Logan County

Lonoke County

Miller County

Montgomery County

Newton County

Phillips County

Perry County

Poinsett County

Pope County

Pulaski County

Sebastian County

Sharp County

Stone County

Van Buren County

Washington County

White County

Woodruff County


Harvest Seasons for Arkansas
Fruits and Vegetables

Commodity

Dates*

Apples

August 30-October 31

Asparagus

March 15-May 5

Beans

June 1-July 15

 

October 1-October 31

Blackberries

June 15-July 31

Blueberries

 

   Highbush

June-July

   Rabbiteye

July-August

Cabbage

May 1-June 15

 

November 1- December . 5

Cantaloupes

June 25-August 20

Corn—Sweet

June 10-July 15

 

October 1-October 20

Cucumbers

May 15-October 20

 

August 20-October 20

Eggplant

July 5-September 5

Grapes—Bunch

July 10-August 15

Muscadines

September 1-October 15

Nectarines

June 15-August 30

Okra

June 25-October 15

Peaches

June 15-August 30

So. Peas

July 1-Oct. 5 

Peppers

July 5-October 31

Plums

June-July

Potatoes

 

     Irish

May 15-June 15

     Sweet

August 15-October 31

Pumpkins

September 15-October 31

Raspberries       

June 25-July 25

Squash

 

     Summer

May 15-July 15

 

August 1-October 15

     Winter

June 15-October 31

Strawberries

May 15-June 15

Tomatoes

June 15-July 31

 

October 1-October 31

Watermelons

July 5-September 15

*Dates may vary due to geographical location.


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Picking Tips

[General picking tips and a guide to each fruit and vegetable] [How much do I need to pick? (Yields - how much raw makes how much cooked or frozen)] [Selecting the right varieties to pick] [All about apple varieties - which to pick and why!]  [Picking tips for Vegetables] [ Strawberry picking tips] [ Blueberries picking tips]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Illustrated Canning, Freezing, Jam Instructions and Recipes

All About Home Canning, Freezing and Making Jams, Pickles, Sauces, etc. ] [FAQs - Answers to common questions and problems] [Recommended books about home canning, jam making, drying and preserving!] [Free canning publications to download and print]

Home Canning Kits

Features:

Ball Enamel Waterbath Canner, Including Chrome-Plated Rack and 4-Piece Utensil Set

* All the tools you need for hot waterbath canning - in one comprehensive set!
* Complete with 21 1/2 qt. enameled waterbath canner
* Also includes canning rack, funnel, jar lifter, jar wrencher, bubble freer, tongs and lid lifter.
* A Kitchen Krafts exclusive collection.

This is the same type of standard canner that my grandmother used to make everything from applesauce to jams and jellies to tomato and spaghetti sauce. This complete kit includes everything you need and lasts for years: the canner, jar rack, jar grabber tongs, lid lifting wand, a plastic funnel, labels, bubble freer. It's much cheaper than buying the items separately. You'll never need anything else except jars & lids (and the jars are reusable)! There is also s simple kit with just the canner and rack, and a pressure canner, if your want to do vegetables (other than tomatoes). To see more canners, of different styles, makes and prices, click here!
Don't forget the Ball Blue Book!

Lids, Rings, Jars, mixes, pectin, etc.

Need lids, rings and replacement jars?  Or pectin to make jam, spaghetti sauce or salsa mix or pickle mixes?  Get them all here, and usually at lower prices than your local store!

Get them all here at the best prices on the internet!