Farmers Markets

Visiting a local farmers market is one of the best ways to get to know the local people, culture and flavor of the High Country. You may pick up a local recipe or see a native flowering plant that only grows in this part of the Appalachian Mountains. The farmers might direct you to their favorite picnic spot or a hidden place to pick your own wild berries.  You will also find many stands along the country roads featuring local honey, jams and produce.  See the list below for dates and locations of all the High Country Farmers Markets in Banner Elk, Boone, Blowing Rock, West Jefferson, Sparta and Wilkesboro.

Banner Elk, Beech Mtn Area

Avery County Farmers Market
170 Linville St, Newland, 828-733-8274
June-Oct: Sat: 9-12pm

Spruce Pine Farmers Market
Upper St, Spruce Pine, 800-227-3912
May-Oct, Wed: 2-5pm

Boone, Blowing Rock Area

Blowing Rock Fresh Market
Wallingford Road Parking Area, 828-295-7851
May-Oct, Thurs: 4-6pm

Freedom Market
178 W King St (by Earthfare), Boone
April -Sept, Sundays: 11-3

Watauga County Farmers Market
Horn Ave, Boone, 828-355-4918
May 4-Oct, Sat: 8-12pm
May 3-Sept 29, Wed: 8-12pm
Features a wide array of vendors offering fresh produce, meats, cheeses, breads & pastries, crafts, potted plants, fresh cut flowers and more!
wataugacountyfarmersmarket.org

West Jefferson, Sparta Area

Alleghany County Farmers Market
Crouse Park, 60 Cherry St, Sparta
May 11-Oct 12, Sat: 9-1pm
June- Aug, Thurs: 4-6pm

Ashe County Farmers Market
108 Backstreet, West Jefferson, 366-877-4141
April 14- Oct, Sat: 8-1pm
July- Sept, Wed: 8-1pm
A covered open-air market located on the Backstreet in West Jefferson. Fresh, locally grown produce, nursery plants, homemade baked goods and handmade crafts.
ashefarmersmarket.com

Lansing Farmers Market
Lansing Fire Dept, 336-384-1603
May 1- Sept 11, Thurs: 1-6pm
Features a rich selection of vegetables and fruits, the market also offers jams, jellies, meats, cheese and bedding plants.
explorelansingnc.com

Mountain City, TN

Mountain City Farmers Market
110 Court St, Mountain City, 423-895-9980
May-Oct, Sat: 9-1pm
June- Aug, Tues: 3-6pm

Wilkesboro, NC

Wilkesboro Area
Wilkes County Farmers Market
200 Chestnut St (Smoot Park), Wilkesboro
336-838-3359
July-Sept, Sat: 7-12pm

Wilkesboro Open Air Market
West Main St, Wilkesboro, 336-838-3951
April- Oct, Fri: 4-8pm

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