The Waco Downtown Farmers Market
(WDFM) has grown into an integral part of our community—not only as a popular gathering place, but also as a unique platform for farmers, artists, and food entrepreneurs to springboard their business and connect with consumers. From its beginnings in 2011, the Market now provides an abundance of local produce and value-added products, crafts, cooking demos, special events and food vendors, including:

  • Organic local produce
  • Plants, vegetable starts, fruit trees, and owers from regional producers
  • Fruit from across Central Texas
  • CSA share programs (Community Supported Agriculture)
  • Breads, pastries, artisan dairy products and other treats from local bakeries
  • Locally raised beef, poultry, pork and eggs
  • Hand-crafted soaps, skin and haircare products, and household cleaners
  • Handmade goods from local artists and entrepreneurs

GIVING LEVELS

  • Individual – $25
  • Family – $45
  • Supporter – $100
  • Grower – $500
  • Visionary – $750
  • Local Lover – $1000
  • Corporate Levels also available

BECOME A FRIEND OF THE MARKET!

Only with your support and contribution can the Friends fully support additional improvements to the Waco Downtown Farmers Market, making it an even more inviting and comfortable for customers and vendors. When you support the Friends of the Market Program, you’re supporting local small businesses, independent artisans and organic farming. By joining us you help guarantee the success of this popular public space and help build it’s future.

DONATIONS MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Friends of the Market Membership funds make these improvements possible:

  • New tables and chairs
  • Cooking demo equipment
  • Weekly supplies
  • Technology
  • Repairs & upgrades
  • SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) incentives
  • Utilities and Permit Costs

BENEFITS OF YOUR MEMBERSHIP INCLUDE:

  • Friends of the Market Sticker
  • Friends of the Market Key Chain – made by Maker’s Edge
  • Monthly Newsletter
  • Discounts on Market Swag at the Welcome Booth, 
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Corporate Sponsors: All of the above plus multiple advertising opportunities