South Memphis Farmers Market, The Grocer, and the kitchen are all located at 1400 Mississippi Blvd, Memphis, TN 38106.
The Seasonal Outdoor Farmers Market is open Thursdays, 9am-3pm, June 27 — September 26, 2019
The Grocer is open year-round, Monday - Friday, 10am - 6pm, Saturday, 10am - 5pm, and is closed on Sundays.
The South Memphis Farmers Market accepts several forms of payment including cash, credit/debit cards, and EBT (formerly known as the Food Stamps program).
Customers who wish to use cash or Senior vouchers at the Market may shop directly with our vendors. For all other forms of payment, we have established a token system that allows customers to purchase wooden tokens at the Information Table, which may then be spent with vendors.
Tokens are sold in $5.00 increments for credit and debit card purchases. Vendors are able to make change for these tokens if customers do not spend the entire amount.
EBT is now known as SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Access Program). These tokens are available in $1.00 increments, and vendors may not give change for them.
We love to reward our consistent shoppers! Through The Works, Inc., all customers may receive a SoMe Green Loyalty card. For every $10 spent on produce at our seasonal farmers market or grocer, the card receives a punch. Once a customer receives 10 punches, they are granted a free $10 in SMFM tokens to be used on fresh fruits and vegetables at our market or grocer! Stop by and pick up a SoMe Green Loyalty Card today to get started!
The South Memphis Farmers Market is dedicated to providing access to healthy and affordable foods in the South Memphis community. We also strive to create an atmosphere that contributes to the success of local growers and producers.
The SMFM is the first project of South Memphis Revitalization Action Plan (SoMeRAP). SoMeRAP is a resident-led effort to transform South Memphis into one of the region's premier urban neighborhoods of choice by mobilizing local residents, institutions, and their allies to implement a comprehensive economic and community development strategy. One of the key areas of focus in the plan is healthy living, including access to healthy foods in the South Memphis community; throughout the planning process residents consistently identified access to healthy foods as one of their highest priorities.
In March of 2010, as the plan was entering the final stages of adoption by the Memphis City Council, the community formed the SMFM planning committee and got to work on opening the market. Our grand opening ceremony was held on July 15, 2010, opening the market with nine vendors.
Food Programs Coordinator
Manages Seasonal Farmers Market and Cooking Matters program.
The Grocer Manager
Manages year round indoor grocery store.
Farmers Market Assistant Manager
The Grocer Facilities Manager
The South Memphis Farmers Market is run through The Works, Inc., a community development corporation located in South Memphis. To learn more about The Works, Inc., visit http://theworkscdc.org