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July 11, 2024

Discover the Best of Local Produce at Twin Counties Farmers Markets


As the summer sun shines and the days grow longer, the Twin Counties area comes alive with the vibrant colors and enticing aromas of its local farmers markets. These community hubs offer an abundance of fresh produce, local meats, handmade crafts, and more, providing the perfect opportunity to support local farmers and artisans while enjoying the bounty of the season.

Nash County Farmers Market

Located at 1006 Peachtree Street, the Nash County Farmers Market is a must-visit destination for those seeking fresh, locally-sourced food and a lively atmosphere. The market operates every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. from April through December, and on Tuesdays from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. during May, June, and July.

Visitors to the Rocky Mount Farmers Market can expect a delightful array of offerings, including fresh seafood, meat, and eggs. Food trucks add to the festive ambiance, serving up delicious meals and snacks that can be enjoyed while listening to live music. The market not only provides a place to purchase high-quality, local goods but also serves as a community gathering spot where friends and neighbors can connect and enjoy the vibrant market scene.

Nashville Farmers Market

In nearby Nashville, NC, the Nashville Farmers Market is held at the Nashville Junction, located at 723 South Barnes Street. This market runs from April 12th, 2024, to October 11th, 2024, offering a rich selection of local produce, meats, and handmade crafts.

The Nashville Farmers Market operates on Fridays, with different hours depending on the season. From April 12th to August 30th, the market is open from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and from September 6th to October 11th, it runs from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Each Friday afternoon, visitors can meet the vendors and explore a diverse range of goods, including fresh local vegetables and fruits, chicken, beef, pork, and fresh eggs. The market also features a variety of craft items such as soap, jewelry, and other handmade products, making it a perfect stop for unique gifts and personal treats.

Tarboro Market

The Tarboro Market creates a space to share passions with like-minded makers, growers, and vintage collectors. By catering to local needs and demand, it helps promote the creative economy within Tarboro and Edgecombe County. The focus is to foster artisans and creative entrepreneurs, while also engaging the community in fresh, local food and healthy, active living. Stay in touch with the Tarboro Market on Facebook and Instagram.

Join the Tarboro Market every first and third Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for a wide selection of local produce, handmade items, and much more. This market is an excellent place to connect with the community and support local talents and agriculture.

Supporting Local Farmers and Artisans

All three markets in Rocky Mount, Nashville, and Tarboro offer opportunities to support local farmers and artisans. By shopping at these markets, customers can enjoy the fresh, high-quality products while contributing to the local economy. The markets also serve as a platform for local artisans to showcase their goods, fostering a sense of community.  Whether you're looking for fresh ingredients for your next meal, a unique handmade gift, or simply a fun way to spend your weekend, these markets have something for everyone!

Make sure to mark your calendars and visit the Nash County Farmers Market on Saturdays and Tuesdays, the Nashville Farmers Market on Fridays, and the Tarboro Market on the first and third Saturdays of each month.

Learn more about the Nash County Farmers Market here!

Learn more about the Nashville Farmers Market here!

Learn more about the Tarboro Market here!

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