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This Week at the Farmers Market

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Updated: June 1, 2023


WNC Farmers Market — Asheville

Daily, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The WNC Farmers Market sits on a 36-acre site overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Biltmore Estate. Specialty items offered include ramps, sourwood honey, mountain cabbage, and Biltmore tomatoes.

This week: Fill your basket with fresh strawberries, lettuce, asparagus, bedding plants, flowers, and more.

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570 Brevard Road
Asheville, NC 28806
(828) 253-1691

Haywood’s Historic Farmers Market — Waynesville

Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

With more than 30 vendors, Haywood’s Historic Farmers Market is the largest farmers market in the far western part of the state. Vendors at this producer-only market grow, raise, produce, create and craft their bounty in Haywood or adjacent mountain counties.

This week: Check back next week for updates.

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250 Pigeon Street
Waynesville, NC 28786
(828) 655-5305

Mount Holly Farmers Market — Mount Holly

Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The largest all-volunteer market in North Carolina, the Mount Holly Farmers Market is dedicated to supporting small farms. During non-pandemic times, there is also a chef-in-residence program, in which a chef demonstrates healthy cooking techniques using in-season ingredients that can be found at the market.

This week: Grab a cup of hot coffee and shop for peppers, the first squash of the season, fresh strawberries, carrots, broccoli, radishes, mushrooms, and more spring veggies, plus homemade bread, local honey, and more.

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226 South Main Street
Mount Holly, NC 28120
(704) 951-4066



Lexington Farmers Market — Lexington

Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Located in a historic train depot, the Lexington Farmers Market offers a large variety of seasonal produce, plants, meat, chicken, honey, baked goods, and crafts. Visitors can also enjoy local musicians and on-site cooking demonstrations throughout the season.

This week: Celebrate Big Salad Saturday at the market: Watch a demonstration on making your own vinaigrette at 10 a.m., then pick all the ingredients you’ll need to make your own salad at home.

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129 South Railroad Street, Lexington, NC 27292

Charlotte Regional Farmers Market — Charlotte

Tuesday – Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, 12 p.m to 6 p.m

The Charlotte Regional Farmers Market offers fresh fruits and vegetables sourced from both local and global producers. Other products offered include fresh pork, grass-fed beef, goat milk cheese, baked goods, jams and jellies, fresh-cut flowers, and plants.

This week: Fill up your basket with mushrooms, strawberries, blueberries, peaches, black garlic, sea moss, canned goods, and cut flowers as you listen to live music by Eternally Grateful in the greenery shed. Further out, mark your calendar for the June 10 cooking demonstration with Phoenix Cooking.

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1801 Yorkmont Road
Charlotte, NC 28217
(704) 357-1269

Robert G. Shaw Piedmont Triad Farmers Market — Colfax

Daily, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Encompassing 70 acres, this market hosts more than 200 farmers, artisans, and concessioners. It’s also home to the Moose Café, which serves down-home classics for breakfast and lunch, as well as AB Seed, a one-stop shop for gardening needs.

This week: Stock up on asparagus, beets, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, kale, lettuce, hot peppers, and more. Plus, on Saturday, enjoy the Gem & Mineral Show and a master gardener education session, and take part in yoga with Laramie. Looking ahead, on June 8 there will be chair yoga for active adults. 

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2914 Sandy Ridge Road
Colfax, North Carolina 27235
(336) 605-9157

State Farmers Market — Raleigh

Daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

This market dates back to the pre-World War II era. It moved from downtown Raleigh in 1955 and settled at its current location — on 77 acres with 16 buildings — in 1991. The State Farmers Market hosts hundreds of vendors and serves more than 3 million visitors per year. There are also three on-site restaurants: The Market Grill by Carolina Crispy Fry, serving breakfast and lunch; the State Farmers Market Restaurant, serving down-home country cooking; and the North Carolina Seafood Restaurant.

This week: Pick up kohlrabi, peaches, garden peas, turnip greens, lettuce, asparagus, and spring onions, and browse a selection of beautiful bouquets and beautiful fresh-cut flowers.

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1249 Farmers Market Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603
(919) 733-7417


New Bern Farmers Market — New Bern

Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The farmers market tradition in New Bern is one of the oldest in the state, dating back to at least the 1930s. The market has been operating at its present location in the historic downtown area since the early 1980s, exclusively featuring products that are homegrown or handmade by vendors — everything from eggs to ornaments — and offering a creative outlet for local artisans.

This week: It’s blueberry time! The berries are well suited to growing along North Carolina’s Inner Banks. Plus, shop for sweet onions, local meats, eggs, sweet honey, mushrooms, micro-greens, and locally-grown spring vegetables.

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421 South Front Street
New Bern, NC 28560
(252) 633-0043

Nash County Farmers Market — Rocky Mount

Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Tuesdays, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Located in the Rocky Mount Mills Historic District, this market offers produce, plants, freshly caught local seafood, jams and jellies, freshly baked bread, handmade crafts, and local craft beer. More than just a place to buy and sell, visitors flock to the Rocky Mount Farmers Market to enjoy the experience of shopping local and meeting the vendors who grow and craft their products.

This week: Shop for blueberries, blackberries, micro-greens, strawberries, tomatoes, lettuce, beets, broccoli, new potatoes, garden peas, and more after grabbing breakfast at the Brown Bag Bagel food truck. Looking ahead, June 17 is the Father’s Day Market.

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1006 Peachtree Street
Rocky Mount, NC 27804
(252) 459-9810

Not seeing a market in your area? Check out the North Carolina Department of Agriculture Farmers Market Directory.

This story was published on Apr 05, 2023

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