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Farmer's Market Report
*The Rutherford County Farmers' Market is closed for the season!"
Plan to join us at our new location on 172 Depot Street in Forest City later this spring.
RUTHERFORD COUNTY FARMERS' MARKET-VENDOR MEETING
There will be a Vendor’s Meeting for the Rutherford County Farmers’ Market on Tuesday, March 4th at 9:00 am in the Rutherford County Extension Center.
All those who plan to sell at the Rutherford County Farmers Market this year need to attend. Meeting will focus on the opening date for the Farmers Market, status of the relocation efforts, Market operations and increased Market promotions.
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.
Rutherford County Farmers Market Committee Meeting Schedule
March 27 April 24 May 29 June 26 July 31
August 28 September 25 October 30 November 20
Meetings will be at 9 am at the Rutherford County Extension Center.
The Farmers' Market hours:
Tuesday 7a.m. - 12 noon
Thursday 1 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. - 12 noon
The Rutherford County Farmers' Market is located at 172 Depot Street in Forest City. Local producers and market gardeners interested in selling at the Farmers' Market can contact Jan McGuinn at (828)287-6010.
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.
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.