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Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Western North Carolina?  Scroll down this page and you will see the farm markets, farm stands, roadside stands, produce markets, even garden fruit and vegetable stands and seasonal community farmer's markets in Western North Carolina, sorted by county. Markets offering organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

What's in season in November 2017, and other timely information:

November brings with it the Fall harvest of many crops, from apples to many vegetables, and the ability to buy locally, soon col weather crops, like spinach, some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks and early onions,  plus fresh winter squash, pumpkins and moren.

Farmer's Market Listings, by county

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Alexander County

  • Blueberry Hill - Roadside stand, Farmers market (multiple stalls or vendors), blueberries,
    2677 Paul Payne Store Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681. Phone: 828-612-6933. Email: Sjskiziah@gmail.com. Open: daily while Blueberries available; Call ahead. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries available approximately June 28 to July 20. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: July 08, 2015)
  • The Farmers' Daughter - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Preserves, jams, jellies, apples, beans, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, melons, nectarines, pears, peas, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, Other fruit or veg, Fresh eggs, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area (bring your own food)
    2150 Friendship Church Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681. Phone: 828-312-8137. Email: thefarmersdaughterfarmmarket@gmail.com. Open: May - the end of October. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From Hickory: Take highway 16N into Alexander County (cross the Catawba River at Oxford Dam). Go to the first stoplight and turn route onto Friendship Church Road We are 2 miles out on the route From Wilkesboro: Take highway 16S through Taylorsville. From the interchange at highway 64E/W, travel approximately 5 miles and turn route at the light onto Friendship Church Road We are located 2 miles out on the route. Strawberries May-first of June (Varies annually). Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Our only PYO crop is Strawberries. Other produce grown on-site: leaf lettuce, kale, spinach, cabbage, Swiss chard, okra, cherry tomatoes, sweet potatoes, and potatoes. (UPDATED: October 01, 2014)

Alleghany County

Ashe County

Avery County

Burke County

  • C and O Farms - Uses integrated pest management practices, blackberries, blueberries, raspberries (red), raspberries (Spring, red), raspberries (Autumn, red), raspberries (Spring, yellow), raspberries (Autumn, yellow), strawberries,
    5480 Wilkies Grove Church Road, Hickory, NC 28602. Phone: 828-308-2671. Email: info@cnofarms.com. Open: all day Saturday and any afternoon through the week, by calling. Directions: From I-40 (east or west) take the Icard/Rhodhiss exit (#116). Turn left off the exit ramp and go about 1.5 to 2 miles. Turn right on Johnson Bridge Road. Take Johnson Bridge Road all the way to the end (about 5 miles) to the stop sign. Go straight through the stop sign and the farm is about 100 yards on the right. Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check. First year harvesting at the farm. Open weekends and afternoons by calling. 828-308-2671. Fundraising opportunities available for groups. Great for Youth groups, scout troops or other organizations. CSA available for certain berries. Pick your own, or Pre Pick. Check out our website for further details.  Picking strawberries and blueberries this spring. Raspberries in fall. Blackberries available in the summer. (ADDED: March 12, 2010)
  • Perry's Berry's - Uses natural growing practices, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Farm market, not located on the farm, all produce is sustainably grown, Covered outdoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area (bring your own food), farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, group reservations
    1136 Browning View Road, Morganton, NC 28655. Phone: 828-432-7631. Alternate Phone: 828-443-5920. Email: terry@perrysberrys.com. Open: Wednesday 2 pm to 6 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: 1-40 East or West. Take exit 94 Dysartsville Road (From East I-40 Turn left onto Dysartsville Road )(From West I-40 turn right onto Dysartsville Road ) Go 0.7 miles. Turn left onto US 70 West. Go 1.7 miles then turn right onto State Road 1233/Bridgewater Road Go 5.6 miles. Turn left onto highway 126. Go 0.9 miles turn right onto Gwaltney Road. Go 300 feet turn left onto Browning View Road Go 300 feet turn left onto Browning View Road Go 0.2 miles. Farm on right. Click here for a map and directions. Blueberries: June 21 thru July 25, 2014 Pumpkins: October 1 to October 31, 2014. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Debit cards. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: May 19, 2014)

Caldwell County

  • Johnny Wilson Farm LLC - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Farmers market (multiple stalls or vendors), Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), porta-potties, picnic area, Bouncy castle, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    2547 Dry Ponds Rd, Granite Falls, NC 28630. Phone: 828-217-1874. Alternate Phone: 828-312-3080. Email: jwfarm.olivia@gmail.com. Open: Every Tuesday from May until December we will be at the farmers market in Sawmills there will be no produce at the farm on Tuesdays. Directions: From interstate 40 take exit 113(Valdese)east bound turn left, west bound turn right. Stay straight through Valdese you will cross the castle bridge and then go up a hill. At top of hill is a stop light make a right onto Dry Ponds Road go approximately 3 miles farm is located on left if going to the pumpkin patch, birhtday parties or weddding or right if you going to buy produce, landscaping material, Christmas Trees. The office is also located on the right side inside the farm house. Click here for a map and directions. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: September 27, 2011)
  • Lenoir Downtown Farmers Market - Farm market, not located on the farm, Farmers market (multiple stalls or vendors), Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is certified organically grown, some produce is sustainably grown, Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc,
    912 West Avenue, Lenoir, NC 28645. Phone: 828-221-4935. Alternate Phone: 828-729-7020. Email: lenoirdopwntownfarmersmarket@gmail.com,. Open: Year round Wednesday through Saturday 10 am to 6 pm. Directions: Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, WIC Vouchers. Four times a year the, Lenoir Downtown Farmers Market hosts special community events. A harvest festival in the fall, Herb festival in the spring, 4th of July cookout and a Holiday palooza. Please check our Facebook page for current events and sign up to receive our monthly email news letter. Buy local, buy fresh, buy quality. We are a producer only farm market located in historic downtown, Lenoir, North Carolina. We offer a wide variety of seasonal local grown produce. We also offer meat such as, pork, beef and lamb. We are currently working to add chicken and fish,(Tilapia and Trout). We have eggs, jams, Jelly, honey, baked goods, canned goods, arts and crafts by local artisans, plants, herbs and a wide variety of flowers and bouquet's arranged by local growers. Coming soon will be monthly classes free of charge on a variety of topics pertaining to farming, healthy living, healthy cooking, growing herbs, shitake mushrooms, etc. We have fresh brewed coffee and Organic whole bean roasted by a local vendor is sold by the 1/2 or whole pound. (ADDED: August 17, 2013)

Lincoln County

  • Mill Creek Organic Gardens - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Farm market, not located on the farm, Farmers market (multiple stalls or vendors), Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is sustainably grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Covered outdoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, school tours
    3102 Fish Pond Road, Cherryville, NC 28021. Phone: 704-435-6799. Email: claymurphy@millcreekorganicgardens.com. Open: See our website for current hours http://millcreekorganicgardens;com/. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: The gardens are located in the foothills of western North Carolina off highway 182 on Fish Pond Road in lincoln county. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards. Click here for our Facebook page. All produce is grown in organic and polyculture manner. We use no chemicals of any type at the gardens. Our sauces, chile powders, vinegars are made from produce we grow. hard/soft neck garlic, elephant garlic, shallots, cabbage, red mustard/ collard greens, rainbow chard, 15 types of lettuce, red russian kale, easter egg radishes,sweet potatoes, yams, tomatillo, Mill Creek signature salad mix with edible flowers, chile powders, hot sauces, red wine/white wine/malt vinegars. (ADDED: November 29, 2012)

Surry County

  • Fresh Berries U-Pick/We Pick - No pesticides are used, blueberries, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms
    1500 Jessup Grove Church Road, Pilot Mountain, NC 27041. Phone: 336-351-5798. Fax: 336-351-5798. Open: U - Pick is open Mondays through Fridays and We - Pick is open Wednesdays through Fridays, from 9 am to 3 pm. Directions: From Winston-Salem, take Highway 52 North to first Pilot Mountain Exit (Highway 268). Turn right onto Highway 268 and go 1.2 miles to the first stop light. Turn left onto Main Street and go 1.5 miles to the first stop light. Turn right onto Old Westfield Road and go 2.7 miles to the first crossroads. Turn left onto Jessups Grove Church Road and go .5 miles to the farm at #1500 (on the left). Turn onto the gravel driveway and park at the red barn. Click here for a map and directions. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, only. June, July, and into August (depending on the weather and the bushes). (ADDED: June 23, 2009)

Watauga County

Wilkes County

  • A&J Farms and Produce #2 - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Indoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Crafts, artistic products, etc, apples, beans, corn (sweet), eggplant, melons, nectarines, oranges, peas, peaches, peppers, pumpkins, strawberries, tomatoes, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area
    5577 highway 421w, Wilkesboro, NC 28697. Phone: 336-981-5772. Email: jbare5277900@aol.com. Open: Monday to Thursday 9am to 6pm, Friday to Sunday 9am to 7pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: July 15, 2010)

Yadkin County

  • Happy's Farm - peppers, corn, tomatoes, squash, eggplant, okra, pumpkins, melons and cucumbers.
    2508 Forbush Road, East Bend, NC 27018. Phone: 336-408-7380. Open: call to arrange at picking time; Call and check with what is available and ready. Email: happys_farm@yahoo.com.  Call for more information and please call to verify availability. In July and August, we have yellow, white and bicolor corn and Silver King white corn. . (ADDED: July 16, 2009, suggested by a visitor) (UPDATED: April 23, 2010)

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