Finding Locally Grown Food in St. Louis

With Sappington Farmers’ Market closing on Aug. 24, where can South County residents now look for Missouri-grown foods? Patch lists 10 farmers' markets and local food grocers.

The , 8400 Watson Rd., announced less than a week ago that they'd be closing shop on Aug. 24, and it already seems to have put a wrench in the routines of several St. Louis residents who prefer to buy local. 

It may not be goodbye forever. Management have not announced any future plans, but said in a statement they are “continuing to look for opportunities for other store locations in the region.”

You can still hope to snag some of the market's remaining inventory for 20 percent off, but where will loyal customers go when Farmer Fred waves goodbye later this month? Some Sunset Hills-Crestwood Patch Facebook fans suggested alternative sources of locally-grown food as the aisles thin out, listed below. Patch has also added some nearby farmers markets provided by the University of Missouri’s Agricultural Electronic bulletin Board.

One Patch reader also pointed out that a Kirkwood resident on the 100 block of Girard Place is selling jars of homemade honey!

Local Harvest Cafe announced earlier this year they'd be opening a . A farmers' market has also been a use proposed by Centrum Properties for the .


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