It’s nearly Farmers’ Market season! The Little Rock Farmers’ Market, located downtown at the River Market Pavilions, opens April 24, and it’s promoting a free drop-off/pick-up service, to shoppers who want their purchases held until they’ve finished shopping. Farmers’ Market hours are every Tuesday and Saturday, 7 a.m. till 3 p.m., but the Veggie Valet service is only on Saturdays, from open till 1 p.m. Drop off your purchases in front of Shop the Rock and hold onto your slips to retrieve them.

This season’s Farmers’ Market will feature handmade crafts and loads of produce, including peaches, eggplant, strawberries, watermelon, beans, peas, corn, herbs, plants, greens, tomatoes, plums, berries, goat cheese, beets, cucumbers, peppers, potatoes, squash, asparagus, eggs, cabbage, broccoli, zucchini, cherries, lettuce, onions, spinach and radishes.