Location: North Second and Monroe Streets in historic downtown Paducah
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. (limited vendors during the week); Saturday, 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. (full market days)
2018 Opening Date: Set for April 21 with a grand opening celebration on May 5
Products: Variety of local, homegrown products-- including fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, eggs, and dairy products, artisan and baked goods, and good eats from local lunch vendors.
Contact: Special Events Coordinator Molly Tomasallo-Johnson at 270-444-8508
Visit the Paducah Homegrown Facebook page.
In the following video, Special Events Coordinator Molly Tomasallo-Johnson provides an overview of the Paducah Homegrown Farmers' Market.
New vendors and returning vendors must register with the Paducah Parks office at 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive in Paducah.
To be considered for a booth, Paducah Parks and Recreation is inviting new vendors for the 2018 Paducah Homegrown Farmers’ Market to attend one of the two mandatory vendor information meetings on Monday, March 19 or Tuesday, March 20 at 5:30 in the conference room of the Parks & Recreation facility located at 1400 H.C. Mathis Drive. At this meeting, information will be provided about the application process, hours of operation, and fees in addition to guidelines from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture. If a potential vendor cannot make it to this meeting, contact the Special Events Coordinator to discuss products, guidelines, and the application process. Returning vendors and those who participated in the Holiday Market do not need to attend this meeting. Applications for returning Farmers' Market vendors are due Friday, March 16.
New Vendor Mandatory Information Meetings--Choose one of the two meeting dates. (Note: Returning vendors and those who participated in the Holiday Market do not need to attend.)
Soft opening for Market. Vendors setting up.
Grand opening celebration
Stay tuned for dates for Celebration Saturdays. Once a month, May through September, you don't want to miss the markets' Celebration Saturdays. These days highlight market vendors and their goods, along with many activities such as childrens' craft tables, acoustic music, balloon animals, face painting, food sampling, cooking demonstrations, plant and farm education, as well as local businesses that may wish to host a booth to spotlight their local products or services.
Celebration Saturday Fall Festival @ BBQ on the River (Broadway Street location - entertainment will be each evening, September 27-29 with full market 9 a.m. until 11 p.m. on Saturday)
Last Market Day
Homegrown Holiday Market (location, date, and time to be determined)