River Oaks District launches farmers market this weekend

River Oaks District
The Market at the District will be held 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on the third Sunday each month and will feature 20 curated vendors. (Michael Anthony/River Oaks District)

The Market at the District will be held 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on the third Sunday each month and will feature 20 curated vendors. (Michael Anthony/River Oaks District)

The River Oaks District is debuting a local farmers market starting Jan. 17 as the shopping center looks to offer more outdoor experiences.

The Market at the District will be held 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on the third Sunday each month and will feature 20 curated vendors, according to a news release from the district. The market was made possible through a collaboration with Your Neighborhood Farmers Market Association, which operates markets throughout the Greater Houston area.

“The Market at the District serves as an extension to support local businesses, giving our patrons and local businesses an additional way to enjoy the District, and we are thrilled to be partnering with Your Neighborhood Farmers Market and see this evolve," said John Pearson, River Oaks District’s marketing manager, in the news release.

Patrons will find a selection of fresh produce, handmade condiments, baked goods, refreshments, dog treats and other items from vendors such as Pain Train Salsa, Mama’s Tamales, Erbe Ranch, 4 Brother’s New York Bagels, Biryani Hut Indian cuisine, Texas Farm & Ranch, Milk Mustache and Mary Ann’s Products.

The market will be located on Post Oak Park Drive between Hopdoddy and COS.


Guests are asked to practice social distancing and wear masks at the market, and hand sanitizing stations will be set up.
By Matt Dulin
Matt joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2018 and is the City Editor for Houston's Inner Loop editions.


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