Missouri City farmers market celebrates 1 year of serving the community

Farmers Market Partners-Missouri City celebrated its one-year anniversary June 27. (Courtesy Pexels)
Farmers Market Partners-Missouri City celebrated its one-year anniversary June 27. (Courtesy Pexels)

Farmers Market Partners-Missouri City celebrated its one-year anniversary June 27. (Courtesy Pexels)

Farmers Market Partners-Missouri City celebrated its one-year anniversary June 27.

The market, located at 5855 Sienna Springs Way, Missouri City, is open every Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

"Over the course of the last year, we've had more than 15,000 patrons come through and allowed more than 70 small businesses the opportunity to showcase their products," Thomasine Johnson, the co-founder of Farmers Market Partners and a Missouri City resident, said in a press release. "The market has helped us build a real sense of community centered around food, fun and fellowship."

Additionally, the market has donated produce to the fire department and partnered with area nonprofits.

While the market temporarily closed because of the coronavirus pandemic, it has reopened and been modified to keep customers, vendors and staff safe, the release said.


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By Claire Shoop
Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.


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