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Local Farmer's Markets

If you are looking for a friendly place to shop for fresh produce, you can find it at one of Mecklenburg County's local farmer's markets. Click here to have your market added to the list.

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Airport Center
5039 Airport Center Parkway, Charlotte. Open Thursdays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Location: Fountain at Buildings O and P. Farmer Gene Farms.

Atherton Market at Atherton Mill
2104 South Blvd., Charlotte. 704-335-0777. www.facebook.com/athertonmillandmarket. Open Tuesdays 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m.-2 p.m. New market in South End. All local produce and meats, prepared foods and products. At South Boulevard and Tremont; accessible from LYNX East-West Station. Details: E-mail market manager Lynn Shanklin Caldwell at info@charlottetailgatemarket.com.

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Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge Farmers Market 10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway. 704-248-4000. Every Sat, June 26-September 8am to noon. The Farmers Market will take place in the parking lot by the Ballantyne Commons Parkway entrance.

Center City Green Market
The Square, Trade and Tryon streets, Charlotte.704-332-2227. www.centercitygreenmarket.com. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. Open until September. Local produce (grown within 50 miles), baked goods, eggs, fish and seafood, flowers, honey, sauces and relishes, Mediterranean foods, crafts. One block from Lynx (CTC/Arena Station); free parking on Saturdays along Trade and Tryon and in lot at 300 S. Tryon.

Charlotte Regional Farmers Market
1801 Yorkmont Road, Charlotte. 704-357-1269. www.ncagr.com. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday March-September (8 a.m.-5 p.m. October-February), plus 12:30-6 p.m. Sundays May-August.; Baked goods, locally grown, sustainably grown and old-variety fruits and vegetables, locally raised meats, goat milk cheeses and soaps. Take I-77 to Billy Graham Parkway (or S. Tryon Street), turn left on N.C. 49, then right on Yorkmont. Market is 1 mile on the left.

CMC-Mercy
2001 Vail Ave, Charlotte. Open Wednesdays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Location: Front of Hospital adjoining parking deck. Farmer Gene Farms.

CMC-NorthEast
920 Church Street N., Concord. Open Wednesdays from 3:30 -6:30 p.m. Location: Concord Medical Mall, Lower N Lot (across from Employee Parking Deck). Farmer: Cold Water Creek Farms and Barbee Farms.

CMC-University
8800 North Tryon Street, Charlotte. Open Tuesdays from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Location: Employee Entrance. Farmer Gene Farms.

Common Grounds
923 Providence Road, Charlotte. www.commongroundsfarmstand1.com. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday and Friday. New market, on the side porch of Interiors Marketplace. in the old Myers Park Hardware building near Queens and Providence. All-volunteer market with proceeds going to Urban Ministries Center. Local produce, local cheeses and jams, baked goods, and artwork by local homeless people. Some produce from Avondale Presbyterian community garden.

Davidson Farmers Market
128 Main St., Davidson. 704-987-3501. www.davidsonfarmersmarket.com. Saturday 8 a.m.-noon, through October; Every other Saturday 9 a.m.-noon, November-April. Between Main and Jackson streets next to the Town Hall. Locally grown or raised produce, meats and eggs, cheeses and dairy products, baked goods, flowers. Take I-77 to Exit 30 and follow Griffith Street to Main Street. Turn right and the market is on the right, behind Summit Coffee. Free parking at the town hall or Jackson Street lot behind the market.

Gateway Village Green Farmers Market
800 W. Trade St., Charlotte. 704-350-6209. www.gatewayvillage.com. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, June 1st-August 31st. In the Promenade at Gateway Village. Locally grown produce from small farms, baked goods, crafts, live music and nicely covered area for lounging.

Hillbilly Produce Market
7024 East Independence Blvd., Charlotte. 704-535-1468. www.hillbillyproduce.com. April 1 - Thanksgiving: Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Year round source for local fresh produce.

Historic West End Market
1601 W. Trade St., Charlotte. 980-205-1768. www.historicwestendmarket.com. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. Produce, fresh seafood, baked goods, canned goods, local art and crafts, fashions, home d�cor and family entertainment. Between I-77 and Johnson C. Smith University.

Huntersville Farmers Market
103 Maxwell St., Huntersville. 704-766-2253. www.huntersville.org. 7 a.m.-noon Tuesdays (June 15-August 17) and Saturdays through Oct. 23. Between Main and Maxwell streets, one block east of the Town Hall (at the caboose). Locally grown produce and baked goods. Take I-77 North to Exit 23 (Huntersville). Go right on Gilead Road into Huntersville; market is two blocks beyond the intersection of Gilead and N.C. 115.

Kings Drive Farmers Market
938 S. Kings Dr., Charlotte. 704-332-6366.Tuesday 6am-6pm, Friday 6am-8pm, Saturday 7am-3pm Some locally grown produce, some from other areas, plus baked goods; plants and flowers available Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. or later on market days. From uptown, take Morehead Street to Kings Drive and turn left. The market is on the right.

Matthews Community Farmers' Market
105 N. Trade St., Matthews. 704-821-6430. www.matthewsfarmersmarket.com. 7:15 a.m.-noon Saturdays through November; 8-10 a.m. every other Saturday December- March. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays June-August. All local produce, plus baked goods, locally raised meat, eggs, mushrooms, goat cheese and flowers, Chefs� Secrets classes and occasional family activities. From N.C. 51, take East John Street to downtown, then turn left on North Trade. From I-485, take Exit 52 and follow John Street to downtown, then turn right on North Trade. Parking behind the market.

Mecklenburg County Market
1515 Harding Place, Charlotte. 704-533-0073 www.beverlygourmetfoods.com. 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays year-round. In the same location for more than 60 years. Includes produce, baked goods, Beverly McLaughlin's vegetarian gourmet foods, local crafts and music by the Charlotte Folk Society. From uptown, take Morehead Street, turn right on Harding, just before Kings Drive. Market is on the left. Parking is behind the building.

Meeting Street Market at Cedar Walk
9612 Longstone Lane, Ballantyne. 704-714-0630. www.meetingstreetmarket.com. 4 p.m. until dark Tuesdays. New market in Cedarwalk at Marvin Road and Ardrey Kell. All local growers and artisans. Produce, baked goods, cheeses, meats, and crafts. Check website for special events.

Mint Hill Farmers Market
7601 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill. 704-573-0726. www.minthillhistory.com/mint_hill_farmers_market.cfm. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays through September. Local produce, baked goods, barbecue most weekends, flowers, plants and crafts. From Charlotte, take U.S. 74 east, turn left on Sharon Amity Road, right on Albemarle, right on Lawyers Road and left on Matthews-Mint Hill Road. Historical society is 0.3 miles on the left. From I-485, take Exit 44 and go west on Fairview Road for 1.1 miles. Turn left at Matthews-Mint Hill Road and go 0.3 miles. Market is on the right.

Newell Farmers Market
1704 Rocky River Road, Charlotte.704-578-1415. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. Opens June 5. All local produce, some from area gardens, local meats and dairy. At Rocky River and Old Concord roads, east of the railroad tracks.

North Mecklenburg Farmers Market
700 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. 704-336-2561.Wednesday & Saturday 7 am-noon; June thru September. Locally grown fresh fruits & produce in-season. Located at Cornelius Elem. School, Cornelius.

Pickles Farmers Market
136 E. 36th St., Charlotte. 704-334-1177. www.picklesfarmersmarket.com. OPENING June 5th. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. Plans to be a local-only market, with produce, crafts, baked goods and flowers. In an indoor location at the Hart Witzen Gallery, with plans to be year-round and daily. Take North Davidson Street and turn left on 36th Street. Market is on the left. Parking is plentiful and free.

Providence Road Market
10636 Providence Road, Charlotte. 704.821.6069 ext 2 www.providenceproduce.com. M-F 9-7; Sat. 9-7; Sun. 10-7; until October 15th. Providence Rd @ Ballantyne Commons Parkway (Adjacent to Shell Station)

Providence Produce Mint Hill Market
11252 Lawyers Rd, Mint Hill. 704.821.6069 ext 3. Hwy 51& Lawyers Road (next to Dunkin Doughnuts).

Providence Produce Rockstore
Market 3116 Old Monroe Road, Matthews. 28105 704.821.6069 ext 1 M-F 9-7; Sat. 9-7; Sun. 9-6; until November 7th (Adjacent to the Rock Store)

The Bradford Store
15915 Davidson Concord Rd, Huntersville. 704-439-4303. www.thebradfordstore.com. Tuesday - Friday 10am - 6pm Saturday 9am - 4pm. stock up on some delicious produce and goods! Freshly shelled peas, potatoes, meats, fresh eggs, NC mountain apples, freshly pressed NC mountain apple cider, etc!

Farmer�s Markets in Surrounding Areas

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BELMONT FRESH MARKETT
6 N. Main Street, Belmont,1:30 p.m.- 7 p.m. on Thursdays from June 10 - October 28.. Produce, fresh flowers and plants, baked goods and fresh seafood. Take 1-85 to the Belmont Abbey College exit. Follow the signs to downtown. Market is located on the left in the parking lot of The String Bean Market. Call (704) 825-0114 for more information.

CALDWELL COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
120 Hospital Ave, NE, Lenoir. In the parking lots of Caldwell County Public Library. From I-40, take US 321N to Lenoir. After NC 18, turn right at the second light. Market is in parking lot at the first building on the right. (828) 757-1290. Saturdays 6am-12 noon.

CHESTER FARMERS MARKET
116 Columbia St, Chester. Tuesdays 7 AM - 12 PM Thursdays 4 PM - 7 PM Saturdays 7AM - 12 PM. Locally grown produce. Take I-77 South to Exit 65 (SC 9); go about 11 miles to Chester. Turn left at first traffic light, then right. Look for the sign for downtown parking between Gadsden and Columbia streets. Market is in an open-air shed. www.clemson.edu/chester. (803) 209-0538.

DENVER FARMERS MARKET
3633 N.C. 16 N., Denver. Locally raised meat and produce, cut flowers and plants, plus farm craft products. Call (704) 736-8452 for more information. Saturday 8am -12 noon.

DOWNTOWN HICKORY FARMERS MARKET
231 Government Ave. SW, Hickory. At Hickory Station. Mostly locally grown produce, eggs, goat cheese, flowers and plants, baked goods, honey and crafts. From I-85, take US 321 to Hickory. Take 13th Street SW to downtown; market is near the railroad tracks. (828) 308-6508.

FOOTHILLS FARMERS MARKET
111 S. Washington St., Shelby. Wednesdays & Saturdays from 8 AM until 12 Noon, Fridays from 3-7 PM. On the courthouse square. Local produce and meat, baked goods, flowers, eggs, and plants. From I-85 N or S, exit on US 74 W. Stay on Business 74 past Kings Mountain exits. Go through two traffic lights. At third light, exit to right and take Marion Street into downtown. Look for tents. www.foothillsfarmersmarket.com. (704)482-4365.

GASTONIA FARMERS MARKET
410 E. Long Avenue, Gastonia. 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Locally grown produce and crafts. Take I-85 South to Exit 19. Turn right at the top of the ramp onto Long Avenue. The market is a few blocks down on the right. Call (704) 853-0049 for more information.

GROWERS MARKETPLACE AT MONROE CROSSING
2115 W Roosevelt Blvd., Monroe. 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursdays. Local-only market including produce, crafts, music and family activities. Ten miles east of I-485, on US 74 at Dickerson and W Roosevelt. www.showmonroecrossing.com. (704) 289-6547.

LINCOLN COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
225 W Water St., Lincolnton. Saturday morning at 7:00 a.m. On Tuesday, June 1, it will begin the full schedule of Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday mornings. Locally raised meat and produce, cut flowers and plants, plus farm craft products. Take I-85 S to US 321 N to NC 27/150 W into Lincolnton. Go around the courthouse square following NC 27 W. Take the first left; at the stop sign, take a right on Water Street. Market is on the left. Call (704) 736-8452 for more information.

MOORESVILLE FARMERS MARKET
150 S Church St., Mooresville. In First Baptist Church parking lot. , 6 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Saturdays. Sponsored by the Mooresville Rotary Club. Local produce. From I-77, take Exit 36 onto NC 150 and go east; take right fork (McLelland Avenue) toward downtown Mooresville. Market is about four blocks down on the left. Call (704) 663-3892 or (704) 451-9190 for hours.

MORGANTON FARMERS MARKET
300 Beach St., Morganton. Locally grown produce and plants. From I-40, take Exit 105. Take Sterling Street into downtown. Turn right on Beach Street behind Geppeto�s Restaurant. Call (828)439-4460 for more information. www.downtownmorganton.com .

MOUNT HOLLY FARMERS MARKET
130 S Main St., Mount Holly. 8 a.m.-noon on Saturdays. Includes local meats and locally raised produce, plus cooking demonstrations, music and special events through the season. From Charlotte, take I-85W to Exit 27. Turn right and go about 3 miles to second traffic light. Turn left on S Main. Market is near the corner of S Main and W Catawba. Look for the sign and tents. www.mounthollyfarmersmarket.org. Call (704) 609-0666.

PIEDMONT FARMERS MARKETS
Kannapolis. 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays and 4 p.m.-7 p.m. on Tuesdays, at 518 Winecoff School Rd. Also 11 a.m..-1 p.m. Wednesdays at 24 Market Street, Concord. Also 4-7 p.m. Mondays in Harrisburg, next to the train depot on 6960 Robinson Church Road. 4 p.m.-7 p.m. on Thursdays at 117777 N.C. 601 S. Midland. Also, 201 Main Street, Kannapolis. Call for Hours. Mostly locally grown produce, baked goods and crafts. Call (704) 920-3310 for directions to other markets or more information. www.piedmont-farmersmarket.com

STANLY COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
100 N Railroad St., Albemarle. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesdays (June 2- August 25) and Saturdays (through October 31). Locally grown produce, eggs, grassfed beef and pastured pork, plants and baked goods. In open-air building behind the renovated train depot. From NC 24/27, turn left on US 52 and right on W Main Street.. The market is on the right after the railroad tracks. www.albemarledowntown.com. (704) 984-9415.

STATESVILLE EVENING MARKET
Located at 138 N. Center Street, Statesville. 4 p.m. until sell-out on Thursdays. Locally grown produce, flowers, herbs, eggs, backed goods, and crafts. In Pecan Park on Water Street, behind First ARP Church in downtown Statesville. Access also from Center Street opposite Mayo's Restaurant or from Water Street, one block from Center Street. www.theeveningfarmersmarket.com. (704) 929-0347.

STATESVILLE ROTARY FARMERS MARKET
Located at 128 W. Front St., Statesville. 7 am-noon on Wednesday & Saturday. At West Front and South Meeting streets. Locally grown produce, plus herbs, eggs, baked goods, canned goods and flowers. Take I-77 to Exit 49-B (downtown Statesville). Turn right on Salisbury Road, left on Front Street and cross Center Street. Market on the right.

UNION COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
805 Skyway Drive, Monroe. 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays. Open June 26th. Take US 74 to the US 601 North exit and turn right. The market is at Skyway Drive and Allen Street. Call (704) 283-3625 for more information.

WAXHAW FARMERS MARKET
116 McDonald St., Waxhaw. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, 3-6 p.m. Tuesdays. Mostly local produce, herbs, flowers, eggs, honey, baked goods, pickles and relishes, Bosky Acres goat cheese, Baucom's Best beef, salsas, plants and flowers, homemade candy. Take N.C. 16 (Providence Road) to Waxhaw; turn right on Price Avenue. Market is at Price Avenue and Church Street, behind Stewart's Gallery. www.waxhawfarmersmarket.com. (704) 283-3641.

YORK COUNTY FARMERS MARKET
150 Saluda Street, Rock Hill, in the municipal parking lot at Elizabeth Lane and Black Street. 6 a.m. to sell-out Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Locally grown produce and landscape plants. WIC market and part of a USDA food stamp program. Take I-77 South to Exit 79 (Dave Lyle Boulevard), turn right and pass the Civitas statues. Go about 1/1/2 miles and turn left on Black.

YORK DOWNTOWN FARMERS MARKET
59 N. Congress Street, York. Open Wednesday June 9th 3 p.m.- 6 p.m. Includes locally grown produce. All civic and church groups welcome; call ahead for a space. Take NC/SC 49 south into downtown York, and market is on right across from the Ford dealership. Visit www.themarketinyork.blogspot.com or call (803) 684-4225 for more information.

Farmers markets are a great way to provide access to fresh produce in different areas of our community while supporting our local farmers. Visit one today!