Food & Drink

Charlotte-area farmers markets

Looking for fresh food? Our annual guide is your map to farmers markets in 14 counties in North and South Carolina.


Morganton Farmers Market

300 Beach St., Morganton, NC 28655.

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays through late October. or 828-439-4460.


Mount Pleasant Farmers Market

8590 Park Drive, Mount Pleasant, NC 28124

4:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays and noon-4 p.m. Saturdays. In the mini-park on North Main Street. 704-436-9803.

Piedmont Farmers Markets

24 Market St. SW, Concord, NC 28025.

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays. or 704-425-5559.

Piedmont Farmers Markets

228 Lawndale Ave., Concord, NC 28026

4-7 p.m. Thursdays. or 704-425-5559.

Piedmont Farmers Markets

6960 Robinson Church Road, Harrisburg, NC 28075.

3-6 p.m. Mondays. Next to the train depot. or 704-425-5559.

Piedmont Farmers Markets

518 Winecoff School Road, Kannapolis, NC 28027.

8 a.m.-noon. Saturdays; 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays starting mid-June. At Winecoff School and Orphanage roads. or 704-425-5559.


Caldwell County Farmers Market

120 Hospital Ave. NE, Lenoir, NC 28645.

6 a.m.-noon Saturdays through December. In the parking lot of Caldwell County Public Library. 828-757-1290.


Downtown Hickory Farmers Market

222 Union Square, Hickory, NC 28601.

8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays through Nov. 1. Also 5-8 p.m. Thursdays from June through August. On Union Square. or 828-308-6508.

Catawba County Public Health Farmers Market

3070 11th Ave. Dr. SE, Hickory, NC 28602.

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays. Opens June 5. or 828-695-5800.

Claremont Tailgate Market

3288 E. Main St., Claremont, NC 28610.

3-6 p.m. Fridays. or 828-466-7255.

Conover Farmers Market

109 First St. E., Conover, NC 28613.

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays. or 828-234-7075; also on Twitter and Facebook.

Farmers Market at Center United Methodist Church

4945 Sherrills Ford Road, Catawba, NC 28609

2-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays. June 4 through mid-October. 704-483-0367.

Chester, S.C.

Chester Farmers and Artisans Market

111 Columbia St., Chester, SC 29706.

7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. Open all year. or 803-374-3779.


Foothills Farmers Market

111 S. Washington St., Shelby, NC 28150.

8 a.m.-noon Wednesdays and Saturdays through Nov. 29. On the courthouse square. Plus satellite locations: 8 a.m.-noon Tuesdays June-August at the Cleveland County Health Department, 315 E. Grover St. in Shelby, and 8 a.m.-noon Saturdays April 12-Sept. 27 on Railroad Street in downtown Kings Mountain. or 704-477-7218.


Gastonia Farmers Market

410 E. Long Ave., Gastonia, NC 28054.

7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays May-October (Saturdays only in November). or 704-853-0049.

Lowell Farmers Market

204 E. Second St., Lowell, NC 28098.

4-7 p.m. Thursdays. June 5-Sept. 11. or 704-824-3518.

Mount Holly Farmers Market

215 S. Main St., Mount Holly, NC 28120.

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays. or Mount Holly Farmers Market on Facebook or 704-689-2049.

Belmont Farmers Market

5 N. Main Street, Belmont, NC 28012.

3-7 p.m. Fridays. Across from Belmont General Store. Belmont Farmers Market on Facebook, 704-735-5557 or email


Downtown Mooresville Farmers Market

149 E. Iredell Ave., Mooresville, NC 28115.

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays. At Iredell Avenue (N.C. 3) and Church Street. .

The Evening Farmers Market in Statesville

123 N. Center St., Statesville, NC 28677.

4-6:30 p.m. Thursdays through October. In Pecan Park at Water and Center streets, behind First ARP Church downtown. 704-873-3361.


Lancaster County Farmers Market

1920 Pageland Highway, Lancaster, SC 29720

7 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays. June 5-Oct. 25. or 803-285-5545.


Denver Farmers Market

3633 N.C. 16 North, Denver, NC 28037.

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays. At Rock Springs Elementary School. or 704-736-8452.

Lincoln County Farmers Market

225 W. Water St., Lincolnton, NC 28092.

7 a.m.-noon Tuesdays and Saturdays. Also 7 a.m.-noon Thursdays at the Department of Social Services, 1136 E. Main St. or 704-736-8452.


Atherton Market at Atherton Mill

2104 South Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28203

10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. Atherton Mill and Market on Facebook or

7th Street Public Market

224 E. Seventh St., Charlotte, NC 28202

11 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays, 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sundays. Green Markets May-September. Check website for details. or 704-230-4346.

Charlotte Regional Farmers Market

1801 Yorkmont Road, Charlotte, NC 28217.

8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday all year (8 a.m.-5 p.m. October-March), plus noon-6 p.m. Sunday, May-August. or 704-357-1269.

Common Grounds Farm Stand

119 Huntley Place, Charlotte, NC 28207.

8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays through August starting May 22. On the front porch of Thies Mortgage. Proceeds benefit the Urban Ministry Center.

Davidson Farmers Market

128 Main St., Davidson, NC 28036.

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays through Thanksgiving. Every other week 9 a.m.-noon December-March. Between Main and Jackson streets next to Town Hall. or 704-400-0880.

Highland Creek Farmers’ Market

6213 Bells Mill Drive, Charlotte, NC 28269.

3-7 p.m. Wednesdays in the Christenbury Pool parking lot. or 704-996-8554.

Huntersville Farmers Market

103 Maxwell St., Huntersville, NC 28078.

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays through October. Between Main and Maxwell streets, one block east of Town Hall (at the caboose). or 704-766-2220.

Kings Drive Farmers Market

938 S. Kings Drive, Charlotte, NC 28204.

6 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays, 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Fridays, 6 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays until Oct. 31. Open daily in October. Simpson's Produce on Facebook or 704-332-6366.

Matthews Community Farmers’ Market

105 N. Trade St., Matthews, NC 28105.

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, April-November; 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, June 17-Aug. 5; 8-10 a.m. Saturdays, December-March. or 704-821-6430.

Mecklenburg County Market

1515 Harding Place, Charlotte, NC 28203.

7 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesdays; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays all year. or 704-533-0073.

Meeting Street Market at Elon Park

11425 Ardrey Kell Road, Ballantyne area, Charlotte, NC 28277.

4-7 p.m. Tuesdays. At Elon Park Elementary School. On Facebook or 704-287-6181.

Mint Hill Farmers Market

7601 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Mint Hill, NC 28227.

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays through September. or 704-573-0726.

Newell Farmers Market

1704 Rocky River Road, Charlotte, NC 28213.

9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. 704-578-1415.

Wedgewood Farmers Market

4800 Wedgewood Drive, Charlotte, NC 28211

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. In Madison Park. or 336-301-5810.

Village at Robinson Farm

8410 Rea Road, Charlotte, NC 28277.

9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays through October. 704-321-7832.


Stanly County Farmers Market

100 Railroad St., Albemarle, NC 28001.

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays through October; 8 a.m.-noon Wednesdays and Saturdays June-August. or 704-984-9415.


Union County Farmers Market

805 Skyway Drive, Monroe, NC 28110.

Noon-6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. Union County Farmers Market on Facebook or 704-283-3625.

Waxhaw Farmers Market

116 McDonald St., Waxhaw, NC 28173.

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays. At corner of Price and Church streets.

York, S.C.

Market at Inman Farms

1101 Black Highway, York, SC 29745.

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, until Oct. 11. or 803-207-6682.

Old Town Market

115 Caldwell St., Rock Hill, SC 29730

5-8 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m.-1 pm. Saturdays., or on Facebook.