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1000 Cooper St
Memphis, TN, 38104

Welcome to the Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market! We're small but we're like family. You can find us in the parking lot of First Congo every Saturday morning 8am-1pm. Come browse our market for a locally-sourced selection of fresh produce, grass-fed meat, homegrown herbs, warm baked goods, all-natural soaps, fresh-cut flowers, hot coffee and live acoustic music. We are family, kid, and dog-friendly. Visit us this weekend!

Spring Forward with the Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market!

CYCFM Newsletter

Spring Forward with the Cooper-Young Community Farmers Market!

Lauren Boyer

Daylight Savings was slightly brutal, but we get more daylight once we spring forward! Spring is a time of renewal, rebirth, rejuvenation, resurrection, and regrowth. Nature is announcing spring’s arrival by way of the beautiful Daffodils and Crocus’ popping up and the Chinese Magnolias’ delicate blooms. Soon the Crepe Myrtle’s will be flitting in the breeze, spreading bits of Flora through the air. Along with blooming flowers and trees, we are rounding the bend towards a more diverse veggie season. And the CSA’s are filling up fast! The Fauna are rejoicing in the sunshine. Goats and Lambs are prancing around the fields. Does are having kids left and right!

The change in the weather has me longing to get my hands (and feet) in the dirt! It’s time to start replanting herbs and whatever I can in my container pots. Whenever I get the chance, I wish to be outside. Regardless of the onset of sneezing. Midtown Herbs will have plant starters to satisfy my gardening itch!

Stop by the Market Info Booth for more information about our market. We will be promoting Memphis Botanic Garden's Regions Free Family Membership. The Garden is committed to providing access to all families. Qualifying families can come to the Garden with their SNAP/EBT card to receive their membership. More information can be found at www.memphisbotanicgarden.com

Did you know you can use SNAP/EBT at CYCFM? Come by the Market Info Booth for tokens to use at our Meat, Veggie, and Bread Vendors!

 

This Week at the Market

Delta Sol Farm- Flowers! Tulips, Ranunculus, Anemones, Daffodils, and those mixed bouquets! Also Kale, Collards, and Chard!

Jack’s Farmacy- Cabbage, Lettuce, Shingusu, Collards, Swiss Chard, Cilantro, Turnips, and Gourd Friends!

Jones Orchard- Turnips, Mustard Greens, Kale, Pecans, Jams and Jellies

Midtown Herbs- Fresh Herbs! Plant starters!! Beeswax candles in many shapes and sizes.

Flora Gardens- Chicken and Duck Eggs, Kimchi

Renaissance Farms- Grass Fed Beef, Pasture Raised Poultry, Forest Raised Tamworth Pork, Pasture Raised Lamb, and Free Range Eggs. Plus Irish Bangers!

Lazy Dog Farms- Jersey Dairy herd shares, Forest raised 100% Berkshire pork, Humanely raised Veal, Various Preserves

West Wind Farms- Pasture Raised Poultry and Grass fed Meats

La Belle Bakery- European Artisan Breads and Pastries

Lilee’s Gourmet Bakery- Gluten Free Zucchini Muffins

Artisan Vendors:

Apothecary Fairy- Noskeeto Botanical Mosquito Repellent, Deodorant Balm, Lip Salves, Lather Bars, Candles and Shampoo (bars and liquid)

Lingtopia- A little of this and a little of that. All handmade. Woodturned, sewn, and even crocheted. Step right up and find a perfect gift or special treasure. Magic wands, goblets, bowls and boxes. Stuffed animals, Aprons, kilts and corsets!

Erica Bodine- New Pottery including 901 cups and Bowls!

Cosgrove & Lewis- Embossed soaps. New gardener soap line! Loofah soaps.  Lotion unscented and your pick of scents!

Sumaq Sairi- unique eco-friendly hand crafted jewelry and a select assortment of silver crocheted pieces

Community Partners:

Dogs2ndChance- Saving the Stray & The Abandoned Dog One Dog At A Time

The Bridge- Memphis’ Street Newspaper