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The opening day at Wallitsch was a success! Items available include beef, pork, chicken, eggs, winter squash, potatoes, greens, soap, dog biscuits, and much more!


Winter Market

The Winter Market at Wallitsch's begins tomorrow, January 11! Vendors include On Tapp Dairy, Garey Farms, Red Hot Roasters Coffee, Quarles Farm, Stonescross, Grind, Highland Meadowa Bakery, Hot to Trot, Earthy Browns, Rocko's Rewards, and more!

Wallitsch Nursery is located at 2608 Hikes Lane. The hours are from 10-1.


Blackberry Festival July 14, 2012


Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs Taping Live at DLFM!

The hit TV series, “Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs” will be on location at the Douglass Loop Farmers Market on June 23 taping a new episode of the show, pitting two of Louisville’s top chefs head-to-head in a showdown.

Hosts, Tim Laird and Kevin Harned, will be on location with Chef Harold Baker from “Gary’s on Spring” and Chef Matthew Antonovich from “Mozz”.  Each chef will be given $60 to shop the market and create a Kentucky Proud dish using items purchased at the market.
Shoppers at the farmers market will get to taste each dish and vote for their favorite.  
The top vote-getter will be crowned “Secrets of Bluegrass Chefs Showdown” Champion!
The episode created at the Douglass Loop Farmers Market will air in High Definition on ION-21 (Inisght 21 / 916-HD) and WAVE-3 TV in August.  
Come meet the hosts and the chefs on Saturday June 23 from 10am to 2pm!




Everyone: tomorrow is the day you have been waiting for. 


Join us for our first market day of Spring. The Cheaters and The Well Wishers will be playing music that will move your feet. 



DBCC/DLFM Holiday Bazaar


Douglass Boulevard Christian Church and the Douglass Loop Farmers Market will be hosting a Holiday Bazaar on December 3rd from 10am-4pm. For sale will be all locally handmade items from some of Kentucky's finest handcraft artists. Come do some Christmas shopping, admire the craftsmanship, and enjoy a bowl of chili from members of the DBCC family.* All of this will be located in the Robsion Family Life Center of Douglass Boulevard Christian Church. Bring your empty stomachs, Christmas wish list, and holiday spirits!

*Chili proceeds will go toward the mission trip fund for Casa Hogar de San Juan Children’s Home in San Luis Potosi, Mexico


Welcome to our News Page

Welcome to Market News, the page where you'll find information about market vendors, products available at the market, special events, recipes and more.

If you're looking for something special or just browsing, check out the product categories to the right for just  a sample of what the Douglass Loop Farmers Market has to offer.

Watch our Special Events page for details about the next market festival! 

We're building this section, keep checking back for more 


Special Notes for October !

Check out our Special Events page for details on our

 Shuck Bean Festival

Coming October 8th

Attention Market Vendors and Patrons

On Saturday, October 1st, the market will open at 11:00 (one hour later than usual) due to the Highlands 5k Race 


The latest market news

Wow, there is a lot going on at the Douglass Loop Farmers Market!  New vendors are being added every week and your favorites are here with just about everything you need.  It has become the destination for Saturday fun.  Good food, good music, good fellowship - you'll find it all at the market.

We're planning our Fall Festival for October 8th, stay tuned for details.

DLFM landed in 5th place in the top 5 markets in Kentucky in the America's Favorite Farmer's Market ranking.  Not bad for our first year!  Thank you for your support.

Please support market vendor Rocko's Rewards All Natural Dog Biscuits by voting in StartupNation's HomeBased 100 competition.   You can sign up for daily email reminders to vote through October - SuN does not send spam.  Help give one of your local favorites national exposure by making them a winner in the most votes category - tell your friends to vote too.  Click here, it only takes a second, and Rocko says thanks.  DLFM appreciates the picture pages from each week's market posted on Rocko's World, if you haven't seen them take a minute to check it out!

Follow us on facebook to keep up on more news from the market! 

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Squash Casserole

A creative and colorful way to put some of that summer squash to good use provided by market vendor Quarles Farms

 2 1/2 pounds yellow squash, sliced*
1/2 cup butter or margarine
2 large eggs
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
1 (4-ounce) jar diced pimiento, drained
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
2 teaspoons sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
10 round buttery crackers, crushed (about 1/2 cup)
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded sharp Cheddar cheese

Cook squash, covered, in a small amount of boiling water 8 to 10 minutes or until tender; drain well, pressing between paper towels.
Combine squash and butter in a bowl; mash until butter melts. Stir in eggs and next 7 ingredients; spoon into a lightly greased shallow 2-quart baking dish. Sprinkle with crushed crackers.
Bake at 325° for 30 minutes. Sprinkle with cheese; bake 5 more minutes or until cheese melts.
*2 1/2 pounds zucchini, sliced, may be substituted.