Memphis Farmers Market adds second marketplace in Court Square Park

June 20th, 2017

Memphis Farmers Market Squared

Second Location Adds More Healthy Options for Downtown

Memphis Farmers Market has announced its second marketplace, MFM2 (Squared).

This new Wednesday market is in partnership with Downtown Memphis Commission and will be located at Court Square Park in Downtown Memphis.

MFM2 will be open from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., every Wednesday beginning June 28th through September 27th.

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“We welcome MFM2 to the neighborhood. This is a great opportunity for our Downtown workforce, residents and visitors to experience fresh food shopping just steps from their offices, homes and hotels. With the Court Square location, we hope this market becomes a regular Wednesday stop for Downtowners and Uptowners.”

- Terence Patterson, president and CEO of Downtown Memphis Commission

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Shoppers at MFM2 will experience many of their favorite MFM vendors along with a host of new ones, including fresh vegetables and fruits from local farms, handmade pottery and other artisan products, floral arrangements, chicken, pork, sausages and eggs, as well as baked goods, baking mixes, soaps and food trucks with live music.

“It’s a true testament to MFM's mission of creating sustainable marketplaces for our vendors and shoppers. We invite the Downtown community to join us on Wednesdays to restock their refrigerators and pantries mid-week. Grab a snack or dinner at the foods trucks and relax after work while listening to live music. Consider it your Healthy Happy Hour!”

- Memphis Farmers Market Executive Director, Allison Cook

Both marketplaces accept SNAP benefits and are Pick Tennessee Farmers Markets, supported by the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. 

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About the Memphis Farmers Market: The Memphis Farmers Market is a producer-only market. Its Saturday market, located under the pavilion at Central Station at G.E. Patterson and South Front Street in Downtown Memphis, is open every Saturday from 7:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., through the end of October. The new, MFM2 market place will open June 28th, and be open every Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., through September 27th.

About the Downtown Memphis Commission: The Downtown Memphis Commission (DMC), formerly known as the Center City Commission, is an independent development agency charged with advancing Memphis and Shelby County by making Downtown Memphis a better place to work, live, learn, invest and visit. The DMC represents the official partnership between local government and the private business community in Downtown's development. The work done by the DMC benefits all of Memphis and Shelby County by developing a stronger and more vibrant city core. The DMC is not funded by any city or county taxes. 

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