Bringing Local Farmers Right to your Table


Fresh fruits and vegetables, homemade desserts, baked goods, organic meat and eggs, handmade crafts and fresh cut flowers all from local farms.

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Two Farmers Market Locations
May ~ October

Morganton’s open-air farmers markets offer the best locally grown products in the area. By visiting the Market and supporting your local growers, you reduce your carbon footprint. Plenty of variety can be found right here at your own back door!

The Morganton Farmers Market is a cash only market with only a few vendors setup to accept debit/credit cards. Are you a shopper using SNAP, WIC, or Senior Vouchers? Be sure to stop by J&J Farms booth to receive your shopping tokens.

Saturday Farmers Market

300 Beach Street

8:00am-12:00pm every Saturday beginning May 6 through October 28, 2023.

The Saturday Morganton Farmers Market is located at 300 Beach Street, behind Sidetracked Brewery at Morganton Station. From I-40, take Exit 105, make a right turn and follow South Sterling Street approximately 2 miles under the railroad tracks and then make a right turn.

Wednesday Mini Market

111 North Green Street

11:00am-2:00pm every Wednesday beginning May 3 through October 25, 2023. 

The Wednesday Mini-Market is located at 111 North Green Street, at the corner of Green Street and Avery Avenue. From I-40, take Exit 105, make a right turn and follow South Sterling Street approximately 2.5 miles under the railroad tracks and past the historic courthouse (to your left). The Mini-Market will be on the next corner on the left!

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Special Events

Wednesday, May 3; 11-2

Opening Day – Wednesday Mini Market

The time has come, the day has arrived, the 2023 Morganton Farmers Market season has officially begun!! Join in the celebration on Wednesday, May 3 as farmers and craft vendors kick-off the season at 111 North Green Street in downtown Morganton. 

Saturday, May 6th 8:30-11AM

Butterbeans & JAM

In celebration of opening day at the Morganton Farmers Market, join in grooving to the sounds of the Butterbeans performing LIVE at The Morganton Farmers Market from 8:30am-11:00pm Saturday, May 6th (300 Beach Street) in downtown Morganton. While shopping for fresh fruits & veggies, baked goods, and local crafts, the Butterbeans and several students from the Morganton JAM (Junior Appalachian Musicians) will perform acoustically. For more information about the Morganton Farmers Market, visit

Saturday, May 6; 8am-12pm

Opening Day – Saturday Farmers Market

The first day of the Saturday 2023 Morganton Farmers Market season is Saturday, May 6. New vendors and returning favorites will await shoppers at 300 Beach Street in downtown Morganton.

Don’t be surprised, we’ve changed up the layout a little bit in order to help with the flow of shed to daily pop up vendors. 

We look forward to seeing you!

Saturday, August 26 8-10

Play on the Porch Day featuring Roger Miller

In collaboration with the International Play Music on the Porch Day, the Morganton Farmers Market hosts Roger Miller on Saturday, August 26 from 8am-10am at the Saturday Farmers Market (300 Beach Street in downtown Morganton)
Roger Miller is a Caldwell County musician with a deep repertoire of traditional and folk songs. You’ll hear many well known standards on his set list, but his passion is interpreting folk and traditional songs, particularly those of North Carolina origin. Along with the songs, an audience may also get the story behind the songs. Musical gems recovered from the depths of obscurity pepper his set list, as well as songs that we all know and can sing-along with.

Saturday, Oct 28; 8:30-10:30am

Sherrill Keever

On the last Saturday market day of the 2023 regular season, musician Sherrill Keever with entertain shoppers and music lovers alike. Join in the celebration, dance a little jig, and shop with the best market vendors around!

Great produce, great people, great prices.


– Martin Sumpter, Market Patron

A lovely assortment of diverse local foods and vendors!


– Angie Scott

A wonderful market with local baked goods, veggies and flowers. Well worth a Saturday morning visit!


– 2Fortunes~ Morganton, North Carolina

Always the best and freshest!


– Thomas Mull, Local Guide

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