Where to get fresh locally grown produce

One of the things I like best about Summer is eating home-grown fresh from the farm tomatoes. The tomatoes are nice and juicy, full of flavor, and taste just the way tomatoes should taste.

But since my parents live in Illinois and not Spring Texas, I can’t quickly stop by and swipe a few tomatoes from their garden for my BLT sandwich.  Instead I have to get my home-grown produce from local farm stands. Luckily there are several farm stands within a few miles of my Spring Texas home where I can purchase not only tomatoes but lots of other great produce including  squash, new potatoes, greens, okra, cucumbers, corn, tomatoes, eggplant, bell peppers, 1015 onions, watermelons, honey dew melons, cantaloupe, beets, cabbage, mustard greens, peaches, and blackberries.

If you like farm fresh produce as much as I do then stop by one of the farm stands below and enjoy the difference in taste provided by fresh from the farm produce.

tomatoes-at-atkinson-farms-spring-texasAtkinson Farms is located at 3217 Spring Cypress Spring TX 77388.  Their operating hours are Monday – Saturday 10 am – 6 pm and Sunday 10 am – 2 pm. To find out what’s in season give them a call at 832.381.8202 or better yet send them an email at atkinsonfarming@aol.com and they will send you periodic picking reports. The Atkinson’s may be new to running a farm stand since they are only in their fifth year but they are not new to farming as they are third generation farmers.

Theiss Farms Market is located at 17045 Stuebner Airline Spring TX 77379.  Their hours of operation are Monday – Friday 9 am – 6:30 pm; Saturday 9 am – 6 pm and Sunday 10 am – 5 pm.  They can be reached at 281.370. FARM (3276).  For over 158 years the Theiss family has been producing vegetables in Harris County and selling its produce to the people of the community.  During the summer,  the sweet corn is picked and delivered daily to the Theiss Farms Market providing their customers with the freshest sweet corn possible.

Mittelstaedt’s is located at 19403 Stuebner Airline Spring TX 77379.  The farm stand is open Monday – Saturday 9 am – 6 pm and on Sunday 10 am – 4 pm. They can be reached at 281.370.5529.

Kieschnick Farms is located at 5702 Spring Cypress Spring TX 77379.  Their hours of operation are Monday – Friday 9:30 am – 6 pm; Saturday 9:30 am – 5 pm and Sunday 10 am – 3 pm.

Neal’s Berry Farm and Farmer’s Market is located at 24527 Gosling Road Spring TX 77389.  Their hours of operation are Monday – Saturday 10 am – 7 pm and Sunday 10 am – 2 pm.  They can be reached at 281.255.3699.  Not to be missed is Neal’s Berry Farm where you can pick your own blackberries from their 3 acre patch. Blackberry season is Mid-May through July.

Some of these farm stands are a little hard to find so I created a map of Spring Texas Farm Stands to make it easy for you to find them.

Photo taken of cherry tomatoes at Atkinson Farms.