Four local farmer’s markets to visit this summer for the freshest produce, the highest quality locally raised meats and poultry, widest variety of plants for your garden, and much more.
Charlotte Regional Market
Owned by the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the Charlotte Regional Farmers Market located at 1801 Yorkmont Road operates year round and offers visitors a wide variety of locally grown produce, locally raised meats and poultry, artisanal cheeses, jams and jellies, and much more. On Saturdays the Craft Barn opens its doors. There you can find all kinds of handmade goods from wood furniture to jewelry.
Davidson Farmers Market
Located next to Town Hall in downtown Davidson, NC the Davidson Farmers Market consists of over forty local producers. Guests can find virtually anything they need for their next meal from farm raised turkey to the freshest strawberries in the area. Striving to get people involved and educate, the market offers an assortment of programs including the Growing Kids Club, Master Gardener, and Master Composter.
Matthews Farmers Market
Considered by some of the best chefs in Charlotte as the premier farmers market in the area, Matthews Farmers Market, located on Trade Street, is the largest producers-only market in the Queen City. The biggest names in the local farm-to-fork movement make appearances here every Saturday from 8am to 12pm including Tega Hills Farm, New Town Farms, Grateful Growers, and Bosky Acres. The quality of the food for sale is second-to-none, the knowledge of the vendors is unmatched, and the overall experience is outstanding.
Atherton Mill and Market
Nestled in historic South End and just down the street from bustling uptown, Atherton Mill offers a wide variety of products to its guests. Find everything from the freshest vegetables grown right here in Mecklenburg County to arts and crafts made by the finest artisans in the city. The market is open five days a week and has over twenty-five local and regional vendors on display including the popular likes of Beverly’s Gourmet Foods, Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen, Pickleville, Windy Hill Farm, and Exceptional Terrariums.