Farmers Markets

There are more than 100 farmers markets (also called tailgate markets) across the Appalachian Grown region. ASAP provides resources and support for all of these markets. Find a list with opening dates below, or search for more details about individual markets in the online Local Food Guide.

ASAP also operates Asheville City Market, which was established in 2008 as a learning lab to pilot new programs and provide more opportunities for farmers, particularly those unable to access existing market options. Visit Asheville City Market on Saturdays on N. Market St. in downtown Asheville.

Many markets accept SNAP/EBT and some offer incentives like Double SNAP. Learn more about SNAP at farmers markets, including ASAP’s Double SNAP for Fruits and Vegetables program.

Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week

  • Fresh at Farmers Markets This Week
  • Now that Thanksgiving is over, farmers tailgate markets have begun to kick off their holiday markets! Make sure to double check your market’s social media for any updates on changing hours. With the arrival of more artisan and craft vendors, you might also be able to check a few items off your holiday shopping list … Read more

This weekly roundup features Buncombe County markets, but many products mentioned can be found at markets throughout the region. Subscribe to ASAP’s Weekly Farmers Market Report newsletter to get the report in your inbox each week. View past weeks in the Fresh at Farmers Markets archive. ASAP’s produce seasonality chart provides a yearlong view.

Find Farmers Markets

Dates and hours for the 2022 farmers market season are below, organized by region. Note that market hours are subject to change—double check individual market websites or social media to confirm. Heading to a market in Asheville? View a map of markets located on ART bus routes. Starred markets offer ASAP’s Double SNAP for Fruits and Vegetables.

Central Mountains, NC – Buncombe, Madison, Yancey counties

Holiday and Winter Markets

* West Asheville Tailgate MarketTuesdays, 3:30-6:30 pm, April 5-Nov. 1; 3:30-5:30 pm, Nov. 8-Dec. 20

Leicester “Lester” Farmers Market: Wednesdays, 3-6 pm, April 13-Nov. 23

* River Arts District Farmers Market, Asheville: Wednesdays, 3-6 pm, May 4-Oct. 26 (winter market: 3-5:30, Nov. 2-April 26, 2023; closed Dec. 28 and Jan. 4)

* Weaverville Tailgate MarketWednesdays, 3-6 pm, April 6-Dec. 14 (winter market Jan. 5-March 30, 3-6 pm)

* Enka-Candler Tailgate MarketThursdays, 3-6 pm, May 5-Oct. 27 (holiday market Nov. 12-13)

* East Asheville Tailgate Market: Fridays, 3-6 pm, April 1-Oct. 28, 2:30-5:30, Nov. 4-18

* Asheville City MarketSaturdays, 9 am-noon, April 2-Dec. 17 (winter market 10 am-1 pm, Jan. 7-March 25, 2023)

Black Mountain Tailgate MarketSaturdays, 9 am-noon, May 7-Nov. 19

* North Asheville Tailgate MarketSaturdays, 8 am-noon, April 2-Nov. 19 (holiday market 10 am-1 pm, Nov. 26-Dec. 17)

Yancey County Farmers Market, Burnsville: Saturdays, 8:30 am-12:30 pm (9 am-1 pm beginning in October), April 24-Nov. 20

WNC Farmers Market, Asheville: daily, 8 am-5 pm, year-round (Shed #1 is designated for farmers who sell only what they grow.)

Regular Season Markets

* Southside Community Farmers Market, Asheville: 1st Sundays, noon, May-October (July date is July 17)

Sundays on the Island, Marshall: Sundays, noon, April 2-Oct. 30

Appalachian Farmers and Artisan Market, Burnsville: Wednesdays, 3-6 pm, April 20-Oct. 26

Mars Hill Farmers & Artisans MarketSaturdays, 10 am-1 pm, April 2-Oct. 29

Southern Mountains, NC – Henderson, Polk, Transylvania counties

Holiday and Winter Markets

Henderson County Curb Market, Hendersonville: TuesdaysThursdays, and Saturdays, 8 am-2 pm, April-December (winter market Saturdays, 8 am-2 pm, January-March)

Etowah Lions Farmers MarketWednesdays, 3 pm-6 pm, May 4-Oct. 26 (holiday market Saturday, Nov. 12, 9 am-4 pm)

Saluda Tailgate Market, Saluda: Fridays, 4:30-6:30 p.m., May 6-Oct. 28 (winter market 2nd & 4th Saturdays, 9 am-12 pm, Nov. 12-April 22, 2023

Hendersonville Farmers MarketSaturdays, 8 am-1 pm, May 7-Oct. 29 (holiday markets on Nov. 19 and Dec. 3, 9 am-1 pm)

Mills River Farm MarketSaturdays, 8 am-noon, May 7-Oct. 29 (holiday market Nov. 19, 9 am-1 pm)

Transylvania Farmers’ Market, Brevard: Saturdays, 9 am-noon (winter hours 10-noon), year-round (no market Dec. 25)

Regular Season Markets

Flat Rock Farmers Market, Hendersonville: Thursdays, 3-6 pm, April 29-Oct. 30 (holiday market Dec. 1, 2-5 pm)

Columbus Farmers’ MarketSaturdays, 8 am-noon, May 7-Oct. 29

Henderson County Tailgate Market, Hendersonville: Saturdays, 8 am-noon, April 3-Oct. 30

Foothills, NC – Burke, Caldwell, McDowell, Rutherford counties

Holiday and Winter Markets

Morganton Farmers MarketWednesdays, 11 am-2 pm, Saturdays, 8 am-noon, May 6-Oct. 28 (holiday market Nov. 19 and Dec. 10, 10 am-2pm)

Rutherford County Farmers Market, Forest City: Saturdays, 8 am-noon, April 1-Oct. 31 (winter market 1st and 3rd Saturdays, Nov. 1-March 31, 2023, 10 am-1 pm)

Regular Season Markets

Hildebran Farmers MarketTuesdays, 8 am-1 pm, June 7-Oct. 25

Historic Marion Tailgate MarketTuesdays, 3-6 pm, May 3-Oct. 25, Fridays, 11 am-2 pm, July-August

Town of Sawmills Farmers Market, Granite Falls: Tuesdays, 2-5 pm, May 3-Sept. 27

Caldwell County Farmers Market, Lenoir: Saturdays, 7 am-2 pm, May 7-Oct. 29

Smoky Mountains, NC – Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Macon, Swain counties

Holiday and Winter Markets

The ‘Whee Market, Cullowhee: Tuesdays, 3-6 pm, year-round

Franklin Farmers Tailgate MarketSaturdays, 8 am-noon, April 2-Oct. 29 (winter market 10 am-noon, Nov. 5-March 25, 2023)

Graham County Farmers Market, Robbinsville: Saturdays, 8 am-noon, May 14-Nov. 19

Haywood’s Historic Farmers Market, Waynesville: Saturdays 9 am-noon, April 9-Dec. 17

Jackson County Farmers Market, Sylva: Saturdays, 9 am-noon, April 2-Oct. 29 (winter market 10 am-1 pm, Nov. 5-March 25)

Regular Season Markets

Brasstown’s Farmers MarketWednesdays, 9 am-1 pm, April 6-Oct. 26

Locally Grown on the Green, Cashiers: Wednesdays, 3-6 pm, April 6-Oct. 26

Smathers Farmers & Public Market, Canton: Thursdays, 3:30 pm-6:30 pm, May 26-Oct. 27

Swain County Farmers Market, Bryson City: Fridays, 9 am-1 pm, 2022 dates TBA

Murphy Farmers MarketSaturdays, 9 am-1 pm, April 2-Oct. 29

High Country, NC – Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Mitchell, Watauga, Wilkes counties

Holiday and Winter Markets

King Street Market, Boone: Tuesdays, 4-7 pm, May 3-Oct. 25 (4-6 pm starting in October) (winter market 9 am-noon, Dec. 3-March 25, 2023)

Watauga County Farmers Market, Boone: Saturdays, 8 am-1 pm (8 am-noon in November), April 1-Nov. 26

Regular Season Markets

Wilkes County Farmers’ Market, North Wilkesboro: Tuesdays, 3:30-5:30 pm, Saturdays, 7:30 am-noon, April 26-Sept. 27

Spruce Pine Farmers MarketWednesdays, 2 pm-5:30 pm, 2022 dates TBA

Avery County Farmers Market, Banner Elk: Thursdays, 3:30-6 pm, April 21-Oct. 13

Blowing Rock Farmers MarketThursdays, 3-6 pm, May 26-Sept. 30

Alleghany County Farmers’ Market, Sparta: Saturdays, 9 am-1 pm, May 7-Nov. 5

Ashe County Farmers Market, West Jefferson: Saturdays, 8 am-1 pm, April 10-Oct. 29

Bakersville Main Street Farmer’s MarketSaturdays, 9 am-12 pm, May 1-Oct. 29

Georgia Mountains – Fannin, Franklin, Gilmer, Habersham, Lumpkin, Pickens, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union, Whites Counties

Holiday and Winter Markets

Lavonia Farmers MarketWednesdays, 7-11 am, Saturdays, 7-11 am, year-round

Blue Ridge Downtown MarketSaturdays, 9 am-1 pm, June 4-Nov. 26

Regular Season Markets

Dahlonega Farmers MarketSaturdays, 8 am-1 pm, May 1-Oct. 30 (biweekly beginning in September)

Union County Farmers Market, Blairsville: Tuesdays, 2-5 pm, Saturdays, 7 am-1 pm, June 1-Oct. 30

Clayton Farmers MarketSaturdays, 9 am-12:30 pm, April 30-Oct. 29

White County Farmers Market, Cleveland: Saturdays, 7:30 am-noon, June 11-Sept. 24

South Carolina Foothills – Anderson, Cherokee, Greenville, Oconee, Pickens, Spartanburg counties

Holiday and Winter Markets

Anderson County Farmers Market, Anderson: Saturdays, 10 am-2 pm, May 1-29; TuesdaysThursdays, and Saturdays, 8 am-1 pm, June 2-Nov. 22 (holiday market Saturdays Nov. 26-Dec. 17, 10 am-2 pm)

Hub City Farmers Market, Spartanburg: Saturdays, 8 am-noon, April 2-Dec. 10 (winter market 3rd Saturdays, 11 am-2 pm, Feb. 19-March 19, 2023)

The Toasty FarmerSaturdays, 11 am-2 pm, Dec.-March

Regular Season Markets

Foothills Heritage Market, Seneca: Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm, June-August, Saturdays, 8 am-noon, May 1-Nov. 1

Walhalla Farmer’s Market, Oconee: Wednesdays, 7 am-12 pm, Fridays, 7 am-12 pm, June 1-Aug. 31

Clemson Farmers Market: 2022 day and time TBA

Landrum Farmers MarketSaturdays, 8 am-noon, May 1-Aug. 31

TD Saturday Market, Greenville: Saturdays, 8 am-noon, May 7-Oct. 29

Travelers Rest Farmers MarketSaturdays, 8:30 am-noon, May 7-Sept. 17

Tennessee Mountains – Blount, Bradley, Carter, Cocke, Greene, Jefferson, Johnson, Knox, Monroe, Polk, Sevier, Sullivan, Unicoi, Washington Counties

Holiday and Winter Markets

East Tennessee F.A.R.M. – Ebenezer Road Farmers Market, Knoxville: Tuesdays, 3-6 pm, April 5-Nov. 22

Market Square Farmers Market, Knoxville: Wednesdays, 10 am-1 pm, May 4-Dec. 17

Norris Farmers’ MarketWednesdays, 3-6 pm, June 1-Nov. 16

Johnson County Farmers Market, Mountain City: Saturdays, 9 am-noon, May 7-Oct. 29 (winter market Nov. 5-Dec. 17)

Maryville Farmers’ MarketSaturdays, 8:30 am-11:30 am, April 16-Nov. 12

Mountain Farm & Craft Market, Mountain City: Saturdays, 9 am-12 pm, year-round

Nourish Knoxville’s Winter Farmers’ MarketSaturdays, 10 am-2 pm, Jan. 8-March 26, 2023

Main Street Marketplace, Sweetwater: daily, 8 am-dark, year-round

Regular Season Markets

Eastside Sunday Market, Knoxville: Sundays, 1 pm, June 5-Sept. 25

Erwin Farmers MarketTuesdays, 5-8 pm, July 5-Sept. 27

Newport Farmers’ MarketWednesdays and Saturdays, 9 am-1 pm, May 14-Sept. 24

ETSU Farmers MarketThursdays, 10 am-2 pm, March 22-April 28

New Harvest Farmers’ Market, Knoxville: Thursdays, 3-6 pm, April 14-Sept. 29

Downtown Sevierville Farmers’ MarketFridays, 7 am-12 pm, May 6-Oct. 28

Dandridge Farmers MarketSaturdays, 8 am-noon, May 7-Oct. 29

Depot Street Farmers Market, Greeneville: Saturdays 9 am-1 pm, May 7-Oct. 29

Dixie Lee Farmers’ MarketSaturdays, 9 am-12 pm, May 7-Oct. 29

Gatlinburg Farmers MarketSaturdays, 8:30 am-noon, May 14-Oct. 15

Greeneville Farmers Market, Tusculum: Saturdays, 9 am-1 pm, May 10-Oct. 10 (online ordering available year-round)

Johnson City Farmers MarketSaturdays, 8 am-1 pm, May 7-Oct. 29

Jonesborough Farmers MarketSaturdays, 8 am-noon, May 7-Oct. 22

Seymour Farmers MarketSaturdays, 8 am-noon, June 4-Oct.

Town of White Pine Farmers’ MarketSaturdays, 9 am-1 pm, April 2-Oct. 29

Townsend Farmers’ MarketSaturdays, 9 am-12 pm, April 2-Sept. 24

Virginia Mountains – Carroll, Grayson, Scott, Smyth, Washington, Wythe counties

Holiday and Winter Markets

Independence Farmers Market, Elk Creek: Wednesdays, 4-6 pm, Fridays, 9 am-1 pm, May 13-Oct. 14 (holiday market Nov. 25 and Dec. 3)

Regular Season Markets

Abingdon Farmers MarketThursdays, 3-6 pm, April 1-Sept. 30

Wytheville Farmers MarketSaturdays, 8 am-1 pm, May 1-Oct. 31

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