Farmers MarketsWritten by Admin
Canton Farmers Market and Heritage Crafts
Haywood Historic Farmers Market
Local produce; meats, seafood delivered overnight from Kitty Hawk, local mountain trout; cheese, eggs and honey; spring bedding, plants and flowers; pickles, preserves and sauces; baked goods; fresh pasta, cornmeal, mushrooms and beverages from the Waynesville Soda Jerks; birdhouses, feeders gourds and heritage crafts such as pottery, blacksmithing, furniture and soaps. Live music and Kidsâ€™ Corner Market offered monthly. Crafters regularly give live demos. Many vendors accept credit cards and coupons from Senior Nutrition Program and WIC; SNAP/EBT benefits will likely be accepted by early June. 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday and Saturday through mid-December at 250 Pigeon St, Waynesville in the parking lot of the HART Theatre.
Maggie Valley Farmers Market
Local produce, arts and crafts, with vendor space still available at this new market. Live music and childrenâ€™s activities planned periodically. Cash only with PayPal plans in the works. 8 a.m. to dusk Fridays and Saturdays beside Organic Beans Coffee Co., 1098 Soco Rd. in Maggie Valley.
The Original Waynesville Tailgate Market
Fresh fruits and vegetables, honey and plants from Haywood County farmers. A monthly Kidsâ€™ Corner event promotes healthy eating. Tables available for nonprofits to share information. WIC and Senior Nutrition Program coupons accepted. 8 a.m. to noon, Wednesdays and Saturdays through Oct. 29 at 171 Legion Dr., Waynesville, at the American Legion in Waynesville behind Bogartâ€™s restaurant. 828.648.6323.
Cashiers Tailgate Market
Fresh baked goods, pesticide-free vegetables and fruits, fresh trout, local beef and lamb, goat cheese, eggs, jellies, fruit pies and more. Community-supported agriculture memberships available. 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays from May through October. Anglican Church parking lot next to Macon Bank on U.S. Highway 64 East.
Jackson County Farmers Market
A variety of locally produced vegetables, meats, honey, botanicals, crafts and more. Plant starts, green and other spring veggies, meats, eggs, baked goods, mozzarella, honey, jams and jellies, pickles and local crafts such as pottery, soaps, journals, scarves, toys, candles, kitchen accessories and more. SNAP benefits, credit and debit payments taken. Family Art at the Market offered 10 a.m. to noon; Storytime with City Lights at 11 a.m.; monthly fundraising brunches and occasional music. 9 a.m. to noon from April to October at Bridge Park in Sylva; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. from November to March at Community Table
Cowee Farmers Market
Fresh, local vegetables, fruits, botanicals, baked goods, eggs, prepared foods, arts and crafts and pasture-raised meats. Live music, junior vendor and education-focus booths, food tastings and arts and crafts planned. Vendor space still available at this new market. 3:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays May 13 through Oct. 28 at Old Cowee School, 51 Old Cowee School Dr. in Franklin.
Franklin Farmers Tailgate Market
Variety of homegrown products, including fruits and vegetables, cheese, plants, eggs, trout, preserves, herbal soap, honey, artisan breads and more. 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays through November on East Palmer Street across from Drake Software.
Swain County Farmers Market