contact us

Use the form on the right to contact us.

You can edit the text in this area, and change where the contact form on the right submits to, by entering edit mode using the modes on the bottom right.

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!

Vendor Spotlight

Lockard's Produce

Sandy Watson

   This week, meet Debra Lockard of Lockard's Produce.


This week, meet Debra Lockard of Lockard's Produce.

CYCFM: Where are you from?

DL: I am from Memphis, TN. My parents and grandparents grew up farming in Glimp, TN and in Ripley , TN.

CYCFM: How did you begin farming?

DL: At age  5, it was my dream to become a farmer. I vividly remember how I enjoyed picking greens, pears, tomatoes, okra, feeding the chickens, shelling peas, and rounding up the cows.
When traveling back home, I recall looking up to the sky, saying "God, I want to be a farmer."

CYCFM: What is you favorite crop to grow?

DL: Squash is my favorite crop to grow . The blooms and plant parts grow so beautiful , picture perfect in the rows

CYCFM: What is your favorite crop to eat/cook?

DL: Purple Hull Peas are my favorite.

CYCFM: How do you relax?

DL: I like to take weekend vacations just to relax to drink coffee.

CYCFM: What is your favorite part of the Cooper Young Community Farmers Market?

DL: I love seeing the variety of products available purchase. It is definitely a market focused on healthy eating, which support our mission- to provide quality produce.