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Release Date: August 07, 2019

by Chickasaw Nation Media Relations Office

  • Phyllis Lammon weighs green beans during a farmers market event before offering her fruits and vegetables to the community.

  • Farmers markets help families gain access to locally grown, healthy fruits and vegetables like these tomatoes, cantaloupes, onions and okra.

ADA, Okla. – This week is National Farmers Market Week, and the Chickasaw Nation offers multiple ways to celebrate the occasion.

The Farmers Market Coalition – the nonprofit dedicated to strengthening farmers’ markets across the United States – sees National Farmers Market Week as an opportunity to show the nation how much value farmers markets bring to their communities.

Local markets preserve farmland, stimulate economies, increase access to nutritious food, support healthy communities and promote sustainability, according to the nonprofit.

From apples and apricots to vegetables, including the “Three Sisters” (corn, beans and squash), farmers markets throughout Chickasaw Country are a great source of fresh, locally grown produce.

There are more than 100 local farmers who offer the fruits and vegetables of their labor every week at various locations throughout the Chickasaw Nation.

The current season of farmers markets within the Chickasaw Nation will continue until November.

Visitors can select from a wide variety of locally grown fruits and vegetables.

A variety of fresh cut herbs may also be purchased from farmers markets and farm stands.

Farmers markets within the boundaries of the Chickasaw Nation include:

Ada Gardeners Market
12th and Townsend
Ada, OK 74820
(580) 436-6300
Wednesday and Saturday

Downtown Market
106 E. Broadway
Ardmore, OK 73401
(580) 490-1654Tuesday: 4-7 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m.-noon

Chickasha Farmers Market
7th and Chickasha Ave.
Chickasha, OK 73018
(405) 224-2216
Tuesday and Saturday

Duncan Market
2115 W. Beech
Duncan, OK 73533
(580) 252-8000
Sunday: 12:30-4:30 p.m.

Pauls Valley Farmers Market
Santa Fe Depot
Pauls Valley, OK 73075
1911 W. Plato Road
(405) 238-3304
Tuesday: 3-6 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Valley Market
1800 Enterprise Blvd.
Pauls Valley, OK 73075
(405) 238-0335

Purcell Farmers Market
Chamber of Commerce
(405) 527-3093

Stonewall Farmers Market
Blair Park
Stonewall, OK 74871
(580) 559-1188
(580) 235-7113
Saturday: 7 a.m.-noon

Murray County Expo Center
3490 Highway 7 West
Sulphur, OK 73086
(580) 622-3016
Friday evenings

Johnston County Farmers
Main and Byrd
(580) 371-5604

Tuttle Farmers Market
5th and Main St.
Tuttle, OK 73089
(405) 448-0802
Saturday: 7-11 a.m.