Farmers Markets Grow in the Triangle
Date: March 18, 2013
Add some fresh, local produce to your family's menu by dropping by an area farmers market. Some are open year-round, but most operate seasonally or with seasonal hours. Find one near you to purchase farm-fresh treats for your family.
Apex Farmers Market
Depot parking lot, 220 N. Salem St.
Open April 6-Sept. 28, Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Carrboro Farmers Market
301 W. Main St.
Open year-round on Saturdays, 7 a.m.-noon, April-October; and 9 a.m.-noon, November-March. Also open April 10-November on Wednesdays, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Cary Downtown Farmers Market
Chatham Square Shopping Center
301 S. Academy St.
Open through Nov. 17 for regular season on Saturdays, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 2-6 p.m. on Tuesdays
Western Wake Farmers Market
Carpenter Village on Morrisville Carpenter Road
Open year-round on Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon, April-November; 10 a.m-noon, December-March
Chapel Hill Farmers Market
201 S. Estes Dr.
Open year-round April-November on Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon; May-November on Tuesdays, 3-6 p.m.; and December-March on Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon.
Southern Village Farmers Market
Adjacent to the Village Green on Market Street (on Aberdeen Drive)
Open May 2-Oct. 31, every Thursday, 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Clayton Farmers Market
Clayton Town Square
Winter market open, weather permitting, March 9, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Regular market resumes April 6, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Durham Farmers Market
Pavilion at Durham Central Park, 501 Foster St.
Open year-round on Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon, December-March; open 8 a.m.-noon, starting in April 6.
South Durham Farmers Market
Greenwood Commons Shopping Center, 5410 NC 55
Open year-round, Saturdays, April-November, 8 a.m.-noon; December-March, 10 a.m- 1 p.m.
The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina
Centennial Square at the corner of N. Main Street and E. Academy St.
Open April 21 on Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Wednesdays, 3-6 p.m.
Eno River Farmers' Market
144 E. Margaret Lane
Open April-October on Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon; and November-March on Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon.
Hillsborough Farmers Market
Home Depot parking lot, N.C. 86 and I-85 (exit 165)
Open April-October on Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon; and November-March on Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Holly Springs Farmers Market
128 S. Main Street
Open May-October on Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Franklin County Farmers Market
Shannon Village Shopping Center, off Hwy. on 401 N./Bickett Blvd.
Open May-December, Tuesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m.-sellout; Saturdays, 8 a.m.-sellout.
Chatham Mills Farmers Market
480 Hillsboro St.
Open Saturdays, April 13 through Nov. 23, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Farmers Market at Fearrington
Beside the Fitch Creations Administration building
Open April-November on Tuesdays, 4-6 p.m.
Midtown Farmers' Market
The Commons at North Hills
4321 Lassiter at North Hills Avenue
Open April-October, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon.
N.C. State Farmers Market
1201 Agriculture St.
Open year-round, Monday-Saturday, 5 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun. 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
N.C. State University Farmers Market
Open February-April on Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. (Note: The March 6 market will not take place due to university's spring break.)
Raleigh Downtown Farmers Market
City Plaza, 400 Fayetteville St.
Open April 24-Oct. 30 on Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Saturday Market @ Rebus Works
301-2 Kinsey St.
Open Saturdays, April-November, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; December-March, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Wake Forest Farmers Market
In the parking lot of OneCare Inc. and behind the CVS Pharmacy at 150 N. White St.
Open Saturdays, April-3rd Saturday in November, 8 a.m.-noon
Open Wednesdays, May-November, 4-7 p.m.
(Winter Markets are Saturdays, December-March,10 a.m.-noon, but schedules vary during holidays. Visit website for details.)
Wendell Farmers Market
3700 Wendell Blvd
Wendell, NC 27591
Opened Saturdays April 13-Oct. 26
www.wendellfarmersmarket.org or on Facebook
For more listings, visit www.ncfarmfresh.com/farmmarkets.asp
If you know about a farmers market in the Triangle area that we missed, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org with Farmers Market in the subject line, and we'll add it to our online list.
This listing was updated March 2013