Farmers Markets and local co-ops are a unique shopping experience where you can get fruits and vegetables that are grown locally and picked when perfectly ripened. This enhances the taste, texture and aroma of the produce. Often, Farmers Market and co-op prices are lower than at grocery stores. Learn about 50 healthy foods that cost less than $1 per pound. And when you buy at the Farmers Market or through a co-op, you’re supporting your local economy and the community.
Find a Farmers Market or local co-op near you.
Community Helpings Co-op in the St. Louis metropolitan area (29 order pick-up locations)
Missouri Farmers Market Directory
Missouri Farmers Markets Online
Missouri Farmers Markets
Illinois Farmers Markets
Illinois Farm Direct
Illinois Farmers Markets Online
Real Food Co-op in Columbia, Missouri
Find out which fresh fruits and vegetables are available in the area throughout the year.
Get information on the Slow Food Movement in St. Louis and Slow Food Katy Trail in Columbia, which are part of an international, educational organization devoted to promoting fresh, local and sustainably produced food; biodiversity; and the preservation of food traditions, as well as celebrating the pleasures of the table.
Get information about the 10,000 Gardens effort in Missouri, and register your garden.
These Help for Your Health flyers are available to display in your workplace: