Celebrate National Farmers Market Week August 6-12
Help celebrate National Farmers Market Week, August 6-12 at Bastrop 1832 Farmers Market, 1302 Chestnut St. Located in Bastrop, between the new Lost Pines Art Gallery and the Convention Center. Markets twice a week: Tuesday 2-6pm and Saturday 10am-2pm. Food Tasting Saturday August 12th from 10:30 till 1pm.
NOW TWO MARKETS EVERY WEEK AT BASTROP 1832 FARMERS MARKET! Tuesdays 2-6pm and Saturdays 10am-2pm. Located at 1302 Chestnut St. in Bastrop, nestled between the Convention Center and the new Lost Pines Art Center. Find lots of produce in season, grass fed beef, pasture raised chicken and pork, local raw honey, farm eggs, sprouts, baked goods, prepared foods, cookies, jams, jellies, pickles, traditional Chinese herbals, breakfast tacos, herbs, plants, and flowers, artisan wares such as soaps, candles, knitted items, wooden bowls, metal arts, and more! We gladly accept the Texas Lone Star Card (SNAP) for food purchases! 512-237-0553 for more information. Visit Face Book for the latest info: https://www.facebook.com/Bastrop1832farmersmarket or our website: www.bastrop1832farmersmarket.org
For more information:
Market Manager Robert Fajkus 512-237-0553
For the most current information about our market and food in season, please check out our Face Book
We are looking for some small family farmers with vegetables and fruits to sell at our market!
Visit us during market hours (Saturday 10-2) and speak with Market Manager Robert Fajkus directly about becoming a vendor. Or call him at 512-237-0553 and leave a message about what you would like to sell at our market.
We are a producers’ only market which means that all products brought to market are grown, made, baked, or prepared personally by the vendor--no reselling is allowed. Also no wholesaling to the general public is allowed at market, nor is dumping (selling for substantially less than market averages).
We are also looking for a musician or two to play on Saturday mornings at market. Contact Robert at market. Or call him at 512-237-0553 and leave a message about your music. Not much money but happy customers!
We welcome the Texas Lone Star card for food purchases.
Open all year round, inside a reconverted enclosed barn; hours are Saturdays 10-2 AND TUESDAYS 2-6! The Texas Lone Star card is welcomed for food purchases. Discover our fresh locally grown fruits & vegetables, grass-fed beef, pork, farm eggs, local honey, breads & pastries, prepared foods, baked goods, jams, jellies, pickles, Chinese herbals, plants, herbs, handcrafted items such as: soaps, candles, jewelry, metal arts, gourds, rugs, and more!
The Bastrop 1832 Farmers Market is a project of Bastrop Sustainable Agricultural Community, a non-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation. Market opened May 8, 2008.
Our mission includes operating the Bastrop 1832 Farmers Market to provide Bastrop and the surrounding region with locally grown foods and farm products in direct farm-to-consumer marketing that serves a diverse population, preserves and promotes our local agriculture and improves the quality of life in the greater Bastrop County area.
We provide a market designed for farmers and artisans, including those who are economically disadvantaged, to sell their farm and ranch products, artisan goods, prepared foods and other handmade products.
The Bastrop 1832 Farmers Market improves access to local, healthy, affordable food for children and adults while assisting family farmers and ranchers to create a local, sustainable agricultural economy.
Our market also helps to ensure that the needy have access to the healthy food, through our with cash donations from our Spare Change Campaign.
We feature regular food/cooking demonstrations to provide information on preparing fresh foods and maintains a library of free recipes and gardening handouts.
For General Market information & Vendor inquiries: Market Manager Robert Fajkus: 512-237-0553