Austin's Original Farmers Market
Multi-award winning market providing fresh food and artisan gifts
News From The Market
BCFM Featured as a Local "2020 All Star"
The market, our farmers and vendors are proud to have been featured in Austin 360 as an “all-star” who helped make the pandemic bearable:
“Early on in the pandemic, local farmers markets were deemed essential food access points, and each market — from Bastrop to Bee Cave, Sunset Valley to Georgetown — came up with a new operating strategy so that local farmers, ranchers and food producers could continue to sell their goods to shoppers.
Some set up online ordering systems or drive-thrus; others increased the distance between booths and limited the number of shoppers who could be at the market.”
Thank you to all our vendors supporting and providing to the Austin community!
Read the full article here.
New Sunday Market!
A book club membership for all ages! Take a photo with Bookmoto and have your picture put on a book mark. The first 10 sign ups for Literati receive a free book nook (backpack that turns into a blanket) and a free book from Bookmoto.
SOCO GINGER BEER
SoCo makes non-alcoholic ginger beers from fresh, simple, cold-pressed ingredients! They offer new rotating flavors for each season from fruits and vegetables that are ripe and in season.
Hi-fi Mycology will be having a $2 off your second box special!
Live Performance by J. Wagner
Austin songwriter who was raised in the deserts of New Mexico. His music often draws from this desert landscape. His song (Wagner/Isakov/Elliott) “If I Go, I’m Goin” has been covered by the country artist, Bart Crow, by the Denver symphony orchestra, and also appears on the TV shows Californication, Teen Wolf and The Haunting of Hill House.
What's In Season?
Check back later this week for the fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs that will be at our markets this weekend!
will be bringin bok choi, red radishes, pickling cucumbers, white flesh sweet potatoes, orange sweet potatoes, peppers, red potatoes, basil, dill pickles, sweet potato butter, eggs from Ringger Family Farm, and more!
This is likely the last weekend for peaches! Get them before we say farewell to Engels.
Know Your Farmer. Know Your Food.
An association supporting local Texas farmers, healthy food, local artisans and healthy, budding businesses.
Quality Meats & Eggs
Grass-fed, pasture-raised beef, bison, lamb, pork, wagyu beef and chicken.
Raw milk cheese & goat cheese!
Fresh, Unhomogenized & Low-Temperature Pasturized Milk
Organic Fruits and Veggies
Delicious vegetables and seasonal fruits.
Specialty Prepared Foods
Made with many local ingredients.
Find that one-of-a-kind handmade gift.
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Austin's First and Best
We are Austin’s first farmers market, having our beginning on the Whole Foods parking lot in 1987. We have been voted in the top 10 farmers market in the country several times and even in the top 5! We have won Best Austin Farmers Market many times and an award for Best Food Court.
Wolfgang Puck has endorsed our market and we were ranked in the top 10 nationally by the Audubon Society.
The Barton Creek Farmers Market cultivates both economic growth and community health by providing a weekly, open-air market in an urban setting. Over 90% of our vendors sell what they grow or produce. We bring the heart and soul of Texas growers and manufacturers directly to you! We have talented local artisans of all kinds. Our prepared food is made with only healthy, mostly local ingredients.
JOIN US FOR A WEEKLY CELEBRATION
Our market is like a very special party and is sought out by vendors and shoppers alike. It is fun for the whole family, too! Rain or shine, we’re always celebrating our weekly, open-air market with fresh foods, live music, kids entertainment, specialty events, festivals, a cafe for breakfast or lunch, and a great community vibe.
FRESH PRODUCE DAIRY AND MEATS
Our market features local growers of fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, plants, flowers, herbs and artisan cheese makers. Our local ranchers bring antibiotic and hormone free chicken, beef, lamb, goat, pork, bison and fresh fish to the market. Our meats are grass fed and grass finished, unlike the grocery store meats that may be labelled grass-fed but usually is fattened up on grains, thus not grass finished. We have organic pasture raised eggs, low temperature, non-homogenized milk, raw cheeses, delicious yogurt, probiotic vegetables. We even have freshly milled flour and cornmeal from Richardson Farms grains!
INTERNATIONALLY PREPARED FOODS
Don’t want to cook? Then shop our freshly prepared specialty foods from all across the world – including an abundance of gourmet flavors from all over the world. Our prepared food vendors use our farmers’ products as much as possible. We emphasize organically grown, healthful foods and preparation in addition to being delicious.
AUSTIN’S LOCAL ARTISANS
Shop for an exclusive collection of handmade crafts from jewelry, clothes, soaps, candles, art, not to mention those rare, one of a kind, gift items.
Our produce is grown organically or sustainably! Our produce is FRESH! Often picked within hours of market time, you’ll have no excuse to eat out-of-season produce anymore!
With spring comes the aliveness of fragrant flowers, fresh spinach, asparagus, carrots, garlic, onions, greens, green beans, squashes, strawberries, blackberries, new potatoes – all from the Texas countryside.
There’s nothing like the hot Texas sun to produce the most delicious fruits and vegetables: beets, basil, tomatoes, tomatillos, squashes, potatoes, peppers, okra, black eyed peas, eggplant, cucumbers, garlic, parsley, onions, mint, peppers, peaches, figs, melons (all kinds!), cantaloupes, watermelon, blueberries, grapes.
The season change bears a mixture of both warmth and cool weather crops. Expect to be delighted by: tomatoes, squashes, okra, peppers, peas, cucumbers, turnips, carrots, greens, lettuce, beets, cabbage, apples, pears, figs, pumpkins.
Celebrate the cooler months with the healthiest selection of crops bringing us broccoli, cauliflower, celery, turnips, spinach, carrots, beets, kale, chard, mustard, collards, arugula, oranges, grapefruits, winter squashes, sweet potatoes, strawberries, and lemons.
We have our freshly-prepared specialty foods and international cuisine year round… along with fresh lettuce, herbs, sprouts, mushrooms, pecans, lamb, bison, chicken, beef, pork, goat, shrimp, fish, pastries, breads, gluten-free baked goods, cheeses, pestos, jams, jellies, honey, chocolates, plants and more.