Johnson County farmers’ market season kicks off Saturday — here’s our guide

Overland Park Farmers' Market

The Overland Park Farmers' Market, one of Johnson County's oldest and biggest, opens Saturday, April 17, officially kicking off the farmers' market season here. All local markets will still be taking COVID-19 precautions, like masking requirements and social distancing protocols. Photo courtesy Overland Park Farmers' Market Facebook page.

Smell that?

It’s the aroma of freshly cut flowers, organic produce, roasting coffee and warm baked goods. In other words, farmers’ market season in Johnson County is back.

The summertime ritual officially kicks off Saturday with the opening of the Overland Park Farmers’ Market. Other cities’ markets will open gradually over the next month or so.