172 Depot St.
Forest City, NC 28043
Phone: (828)287-6080
Fax: (828)288-4036

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 Farmer's Market Report


*The Rutherford County Farmers' Market is open for the season!"


Plan to join us at our new location on 172 Depot Street in Forest City.

The Farmers' Market hours:

Tuesday & Saturday 8a.m. - 1p.m.

Thursday's 3p.m. - 7p.m.

Local producers and market gardeners interested in selling at the Farmers' Market can contact Brenda Watson, Market Manager, at (828) 287-6080. 

For further information please contact the Extension Center at 287-6010. 

The Rutherford County Extension Center is located at 193 Callahan-Koon Road in Spindale.


See pictures from the 2014 Tractor Show held on August 16.


Click here for an event schedule.


Minutes from the March 4 Farmers Market Vendor Meeting


Rutherford County Farmers Market Committee Meeting Schedule

                   September 25       October 30       November 20


Meetings will be at 9 am at the Rutherford County Extension Center.



The Rutherford County Farmers’ Market Committee will meet on Thursday, September 25, 2014, 9:00 a.m. at the Rutherford County Extension Center located at 193 Callahan-Koon Road in Spindale.



About the Market 

Market Rules


Farmers Market Flyer


Find us on Facebook


Produce & Products

The following items are available at the Farmers' Market:

Apple, Muscadine Grape, Figs, Pears, Green Beans, Cabbage, Sweet Corn, Cucumber, Kale, Purple Hull Peas, Mustard Greens, Garlic, Bell Pepper, Hot Pepper, Irish Potato, Potatoes, Onion, Mixed Greens, Yellow Squash, Zucchini Squash, Tomato, Purple Sweet Potato, Turnip, Honey, Baked Goods, Handmade Items.


Director: Jeff Bradley, County Extension Director (email


Mission Statement: Provide the agriculture producers a marketing source for locally-grown products that is consumer driven. The Farmer’s Market also serves as a participating member of the North Carolina Farmers’ Nutrition Program working to improve nutrition of low-income women, infants, and children.


Other Links


Rutherford County Cooperative Extension 

North Carolina Farmers' Market Home