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

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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

Winter Markets

* 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)

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

* North Asheville Tailgate MarketSaturdays, 8 am-noon, April 2-Nov. 19 (holiday market 10 am-1 pm, Nov. 26-Dec. 17; winter market 10 am-1pm, Feb. 4-March 25)

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

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

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

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

* 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

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

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

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

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)

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

Columbus Winter Market: Saturdays, 9 am-12 pm, Nov. 5-April 15, 2023

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

Regular Season Markets

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

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

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)

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

Winter Markets

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

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)

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

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)

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

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

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)

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

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

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

Winter Markets

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

Regular Season Markets

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

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

Winter Markets

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

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)

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

Winter Markets

Mountain Farm & Craft Market, Mountain City: Saturdays, 9 am-12 pm, year-round (11:30 am-1:30 pm November-April)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Regular Season 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)

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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