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 AND receive additional Double Bucks tokens. Double Bucks tokens are a dollar for dollar match that you can use when shopping at the Morganton Farmers Market.

Saturday Farmers Market

300 Beach Street

8:00am-12:00pm every Saturday beginning May 7 through October 29, 2022.

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 4 through October 26, 2022. 

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

May 28, June 11, July 23, August 13, September 3, October 29; 9-11am

Sherrill Keever

Sherrill Keever has over 50 years of experience playing the acoustic guitar and has a repertoire of songs ranging from Jimmie Rogers, Paul Simon, classic country, folk, and even some Pink Floyd. He’s performed all over the region at Brown Mountain Bottleworks, Hickory Farmers Market, COMMA Performing Arts Center and many other places through the years. Be sure to stop by the Morganton Farmers Market and listen to Sherrill!
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June 18 and October 8; 9-11am

Junior Appalachian Musicians

Mary Ervin will lead the performance from the Morganton JAM Kids. Learn more about this unique program and listen to the kids play!
Morganton JAM (Junior Appalachian Musicians) is an after-school program that offers small-group instruction for traditional old time and bluegrass music. The program is offered to children in 4th through 9th grades. Students can learn fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin and bass. Students will enjoy learning from visiting artists, taking field trips and and getting an introduction to the music unique to our community.

July 9 and September 10; 9-11am

Reel Time Lucy

Reel-Time Lucy will bring out the Irish in you with their Irish dancing jigs. Don’t miss these performances at the Morganton Farmers Market

August 6; 9-11am

The Butterbeans

The Butterbeans will kickstart the Farmers Market music season on Saturday, May 21st with a live performance at 300 Beach Street from 9-11am. And don’t worry if you miss out on their music, they’ll be back for an encore performance on August 6th!
More about the Butterbeans:
Butterbeans is a folk group in Western North Carolina offering toe-tapping music for a variety of events.
A product of their experiences and musical influences, they like to call their style “toe-tapping porch music”. Bringing down-home vocal harmonies, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, bass, uke, guitar, and harmonica, Butterbeans plays a broad variety of Americana styles and traditional fiddle tunes. Come tap awhile…. Or get up and shake a leg!

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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