Asheville City Market

Asheville City Market Returns to North Market Street!

After two pandemic years operating as ASAP Farmers Market at A-B Tech, Asheville City Market returned to its North Market Street location in downtown Asheville in April 2022. Asheville City Market 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. Stay up to date on market news via Facebook, Instagram, and weekly e-newsletters.

Time & Place

Every Saturday, 9 a.m.–noon, April 2-Dec. 17 (winter market hours, January to March, are 10 am–1 p.m.)

North Market Street between Woodfin and Walnut streets in downtown Asheville. The street is closed to traffic during market times.

Free parking for customers is available at the HomeTrust Bank lot and at the Family Justice Center lot across from the YMCA at 35 Woodfin Street. Handicapped parking is available. There is a bus stop on the N1 and N2 routes one block away, on Broadway. Buses stop at both Woodfin and Walnut streets.

Vendors

Sign up for the Asheville City Market e-newsletter to see the weekly vendor schedule. The list below reflects vendors for the entire season, but not all will attend market each week.

Farms

Bear Necessities Farm, Carolina Flowers, Creasman FarmsDry Ridge Farm, Fisher Branch Florals, Finally Farm, The Forest Farmacy, Green Toe Ground FarmHeadwaters Market Garden, High Country NurseryHominy Creek FarmJake’s Farm, Lee’s One Fortune FarmLunar Whale Herbs, Myseanica Family FarmOlivette FarmTen Mile FarmThree Graces DairyTryon Mountain FarmsVelvet Morning FarmsWinter Greens Farm

Foods

Ali Rae FoodsBeeswax & ButterBetter ThymesBlue Ridge Mountain CreameryCrust Never Sleeps, Farm Girl FoodieGood Gravy Bakes, J Chong EatsLa Gringa TamaleraMother Ocean MarketNotorious Coffee Roasting CompanyPierarchy, Pie Shoppe AVL, Rio Bertolini’s Fresh PastaSerotonin FermentsShanti ElixirsSimple BreadSweet Brine’d Fermented Foods

Body Care & Craft Products

Balm Mountain Soap, Bonny Bath, Plants and Knits

Services

Daily Cycle, Karasu EdgeWorks, Of Sage and Stone


Double SNAP for Fruits and Vegetables

ASAP's Double SNAP for Fruits and Vegetables

Get more with your SNAP dollars! ASAP’s Double SNAP for Fruits and Vegetable program is available at Asheville City Market. As a SNAP customer, you swipe your EBT card for any amount, then receive that amount in SNAP tokens as well as an additional match, up to $20, in Farm Fresh Bucks, which can be used to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables.

Learn more about ASAP’s Double SNAP and other SNAP programs at farmers markets.


Apply to Be a Vendor

To apply for the 2022 regular season of Asheville City Market (April 2-Dec. 17, 2022), please fill out the application by clicking here. Applications after March 1, 2022, will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Details are included in the application. If you have any questions, please contact the market manager at (828) 348-0340, acm@asapconnections.org.

To apply to be a vendor for the winter season of Asheville City Market (January 7-March 25, 2023), please fill out the application by clicking here. Applications after October 31, 2022, will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Details are included in the application. If you have any questions, please contact the market manager at (828) 348-0340, acm@asapconnections.org.

Apply to Be an Intern

Email your résumé and cover letter to acm@asapconnections.org.  Put ‘Farmers Market Intern’ in the subject line. We accept applications on a rolling basis throughout the year.

Responsibilities may include running the market information booth, assisting in setup and breakdown (which requires heavy lifting), planning and supporting promotional activities, and creating content (photos and text) for social media and newsletters. Internship run 8 weeks. One absence per term is permitted. A typical week will consist of five hours on Saturday mornings., and an additional flexible three hours to help with special events, market promotions, and social media posts.

Qualifications:

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, bustling market scene
  • Have strong communication and writing skills
  • Be self-motivated and organized
  • Feel passionate about the community and local agriculture
  • Retail or customer service experience is a plus

Asheville City Market Sponsors

Bank of America
Sona Pharmacy

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