We want to appreciate YOU! Join us August 3rd!

Our devoted customers and supportive Cabool community are invited to join us for the 3rd Annual Customer Appreciation Day of the Cabool Area Farmers’ Market!!  Beginning at 11 a.m. at the pavillion, vendors will have free samples made from locally grown produce and locally raised meats! Plus free recipes and tips on how to prepare and cook the items you buy at market.

We will also have give-aways of Market Bucks as well as a raffle drawing for 2 Branson show tickets!

Join us in Cabool, at the corner of Main and Cedar St. from 11 a.m to 4:30 p.m. for food, fellowship and prizes!

Market Lady Visits the Cabool Farmers Market on May 18

Thursday, May 12, 2011 – SPRINGFIELD, MO. – The Market Lady, Lane McConnell, will visit the Cabool Farmers Market in Cabool, Mo., on Wednesday, May 18. The Market Lady and video crew will begin at 11:15 a.m., with a two cooking demonstrations incorporating products from the market and will be interviewing producers and consumers for various other segments.
“We are so excited that The Market Lady will be visiting the Cabool Area Farmers Market,” said Cabool Farmers Market Manager Deb French. “People want to try new dishes but don’t know how to fix it. The Market Lady is a great way to let people know all the different ways to prepare fresh fruits and vegetables.”
One recipe The Market Lady will be preparing at the market is Strawberry Soup. Below find the recipe for printing in your publication.
Be sure and come out the Cabool Farmers Market on May 18 to meet The Market Lady and join the market event in downtown Cabool.
Market Strawberry Soup
1 1/2 pounds fresh or frozen strawberries
1/4 cup vanilla yogurt
1 pint cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Blend strawberries in blender until smooth. Slowly add vanilla yogurt and keep blending. Pour strawberry mixture into large bowl. Add cream and vanilla and stir until blended.
Chill in fridge for at least 1 hour. Before serving garnish with a fresh strawberry or a mint leave. Serve in soup bowls.
Find Lane and The Market Lady Video Crew at farmers markets across the Ozarks presenting cooking demonstrations, interviewing local food producers about their farming practices and talking with consumers about seasonal produce and other farm fresh products. Learn more at or find videos and recipes on The Market Lady Blog at or follow The Market Lady on Facebook. The Market Lady is funded through a Specialty Crop Block Grant through the Missouri Department of Agriculture and filmed through partnership with Missouri State University’s William H. Darr Agricultural Center. Videos will be distributed to KY3 News in Springfield, Mo., and KSNF TV 16 in Joplin, Mo., weekly throughout farmers market season.


This Wednesday, April 13th is the opening day of the Cabool Area Farmers Market.  The market will be open from 11:00 am until 4:30 pm.  There will be no sales prior to 11:00 am.  At the market Wednesday will be Frank Coleman (our hard working fruit guy) with some Early Granny Smith apples.  Mojeji Ranches will have frozen packages of Grass-Fed Grouond Round Beed, Pasture-Raised Pork (various Cuts), and Free-Range eggs.  Simpson Farms and Deb and Morgan French will have jam, jellies, lip balm, hanging baskets, alovera, hen & chickens, blackberry plants and anything else they can find to bring!  Lisa Kicklighter will have Free-Range eggs, soaps, and maybe some flower seeds.  George Christ will have some crafts and Free-Range eggs.  Jack and Tracy Upton will have Rub A Dub Soap products (lotions, creams, scented glycerin soaps, lotion bars, bubble baths, shower gels, foaming hand soaps, specialty glycerin soaps-goats milk, honey, mango butter, cocoa butter, oatmeal, aloe & olive oil, silk & shea butter soaps, gift packs, and bath salts), breads, healthy dog biscuits, ground & crush Lemon Drop pepper, magnetic book markers, wooden bowls, game boards, green onions, lettuce, watercress.  Harold Mitchell will have wooden spoons, wooden jewelry, and several other items.  Becky Scott will have bedding plants, roses, flowers, and other plants available at the market.

There will be other vendors at the Market, but we do not know what they are bringing… it will be a Surprise for all of us!

Don’t miss out on the many varieties of items being offered at the Market this Wednesday.  Come by and visit with us.


The Cabool Area Farmers Market will have a meeting of all vendors that are interested in becoming a Market vendor at the Cabool Christian Church located at the corner of Ozark and Pine Streets in Cabool. The time will be 6:00 PM on Tuesday March 1st. This meeting is open to past years vendors and new vendors that are interested in participating in the Market for the 2011 season. Market rules will be discussed and questions will be answered by the Market Managers.


As most of you know that Scott Lindsley had been fighting cancer.  He went to be with his Lord this past Tuesday.  Scott and his wife, Carolyn were one of the founding families for the Cabool Area Farmers Market.  Scott loved to raise organic vegetables.  He loved to visit with all the customers that came to the market.  He offered many hints and suggestions concerning growing, marketing and cooking fresh produce.  We will miss Scott at the Market not only for his wonderful produce, but also for his love for people.  Please remember Carolyn in your prayers.  Funeral services are planned for Saturday, 2pm at the Houston Christian Church.

Cabool Area Farmers Market – Have a Happy New Year

The Cabool Area Farmers Market vendors wish you a very happy, peaceful, and profitable new year in 2011. We, the vendors, are working hard to plan for 2011 with garden planning, seed buying (soon to be seed planting), display materials, and of course produce harvesting. We are looking forward to a great year. We are hoping that you will be a big part of this coming market season.

We will be having a member and new member meeting on March 1st.  If you would like to become a vendor at our market be sure to attend.  It will be at the Cabool Christian Church located at the corner of Pine and Ozark Streets in Cabool at 6PM.  If you have any questions you can contact Deb French at 417-926-4226 cell-417-259-0357 or Jack Upton at 417-254-0120.

Merry Christmas from the Market Vendors!

As winter hits rather swiftly this year, the vendors of the Cabool Farmers’ Market are going through seed catalogues, preparing orders, and thinking about new products and displays for next year’s market.

We want to wish all of you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!! May 2011 be our best market year yet!

Blessings to you all! And remember to shop local for this Christmas Season!