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!
May 28, June 11, July 23, August 13, September 3, October 29; 9-11am
June 18 and October 8; 9-11am
Junior Appalachian Musicians
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
August 6; 9-11am
Butterbeans is a folk group in Western North Carolina offering toe-tapping music for a variety of events.
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