Farmers Market gives thanks to customers

Haywood’s Historic Farmers Market will host a customer appreciation event during the last day of its regular season on Saturday, Oct. 30, in the parking lot of the Haywood Arts Regional Theater at 250 Pigeon St. in Waynesville.

Several vendors, including Carolina Wild Seafood, will continue selling each Wednesday through the end of the year. Plans are also under way for special winter markets.

Festivities on Saturday will take place during market hours, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The public is invited to join the celebration of the market’s third successful season by sampling these menu selections: butternut squash and sausage soup, hotdogs with all the fixings, grilled assorted greens and potatoes, sautéed spiced apples, pumpkin bread and , mulled apple cider. In addition, there will be samples of grilled fish and  baked goods.  

There will be demonstrations, musical entertainment and a raffle. Many vendors still have ample supplies of fall greens, vegetables, eggs, meat and cheese. Some vendors offer rabbit, chicken and turkey and will take holiday orders. Dates for the winter markets are Saturday, Nov. 20th and Wednesday, Nov. 24th; and, Wednesday, Dec. 8th and Saturday, Dec. 11th.

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