South Brazos County Farmers Market, noon to 6 p.m. Parking lot of Scott & White Hospital, 700 Scott & White Blvd., Texas 6, College Station. Locally grown seasonal produce, honey, eggs, fresh ground whole corn meal and grits, pickles, Grass-fed beef and pork, and more. Details: 281-684-1372.


Brazos Valley Farmers Market, 8 a.m. to noon. Downtown Bryan at Main and 21st Sreets. Enjoy Texas products grown and made by Texans. Plants; organic meats and free-range eggs; baked goods; local honey, homemade jams, jellies and canned veggies; seasonal vegetables, crafts and more. A food truck or two is usually available for morning/lunch time snacks. Details:

Peckerwood Garden Open Days, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Peckerwood Garden, 20559 F.M. 359, Hempstead. Tour at 10 a.m., lecture at 11:30 a.m. Program: “Wildflowers of Texas” and book signing with Michael Eason, Conservation botanist from Alpine. Lecture free (donation requested), tour: $10. Garden entry is by guided tour only. Parking and plant sale entry free. Details:

Washington on the Brazos Farmer’s Market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 23400 Park Road 12, Washington on the Brazos. Shop local and support area farmers. Fresh vegetables, baked goods, food vendors, artisans and more. Take part in the Living History Saturdays at Independence Hall, tour Barrington Living History Farm and Star of the Republic Museum. This week’s topic is “Plows & Petticoats: True Texas Women” at Barrington Living History Farm. Learn what life was like for women in early Texas. Details:

Brazos County Master Gardeners, 6 p.m. Lick Creek Nature Center, 13600 Rock Prairie Road, College Station. Program: Gardening sustainably just makes sense in Central Texas, but actually doing it in your own backyard takes a little effort. Come learn methods from the master gardeners. This event is open to the public at no charge.


“Garden Success” radio show with Skip Richter, County Extension Agent- Horticulture, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, noon to 1 p.m. Listen to Richter’s advice on gardening in the Brazos Valley on KAMU-FM 90.9. Call in garden questions at 979-845-5689 or email

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