Farmers Markets Openings Soon, Several Open on Mar. 5 or 6, 2021

Produce at a farmer's market. Source: Kay Whatley.
Produce at a farmer's market. Source: Kay Whatley.

Compiled by Kay Whatley, Editor

This farmers markets list may include locations in ther North Carolina counties of Edgecombe, Franklin, Nash, Johnston, Wake, Wayne, Wilson, and beyond. While several markets are open, vendor opportunities are still available at markets open and those opening soon.

Contact an event’s organizer directly to confirm market schedule, or available vendor space.

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Franklin County Farmers Market

Friday, March 5, 2021 @ 9am-1pm

This farmers market is located in the parking lot at 137 Shannon Village, Louisburg, NC. Follow the market’s Facebook page for updates including market closings and items available at this year-round farmers market.


Wake Forest Farmers Market

Saturday, March 6, 2021 @ 10am-noon (winter hours)

Located at 235 S Taylor Street, Wake Forest, NC The Wake Forest Farmers Market website is and includes Vendor information. Follow the market on Facebook here.


Clayton Farm and Community Market

Saturday, March 6, 2021 @ 10am-1pm

Held at Horne Square, 348 E Main Street, Clayton, NC. Follow updates at


The Farm Market at Oak Ridge Farms

Saturday, March 6, 2021 @ 10am-2pm

Farm market with additional vendors held at Oak Ridge Farms, 92 Thomas Arnold Road, Zebulon, NC (near Pilot/Rocky Cross).  Follow Oak Ridge Farms on Facebook for market updates.


HS Howell Farms LLC

Saturday, March 6, 2021 @ 10am-5pm

This farm market is located at 4371 Massey Road, Zebulon, NC. Follow farm updates on Facebook.


Future Markets & Opening Days

Selma Saturdays Arts and Crafts Market


Planned Opening Day: March 13, 2021

Planned location is Uptown Vick Park, 112 E Anderson Street, Selma, NC. See details, vendor information, and contact for vendor space at


Nash County Farmers Market


Planned Opening Day: April 3, 2021

Located at 1006 Peachtree Street, Rocky Mount, NC. Follow the market on Facebook, or visit which includes Vendor applications.


Wilson Farmers and Artisan Market


Planned Opening Day: April 24, 2021

Held in the Pavilion at Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park, 301 Goldsboro Street S, Wilson, NC. See details here (“Become A Vendor” link near bottom of page). Follow the market on Facebook.


Zebulon Farm Fresh Market


Planned Openings:  April 21, 2021 (pop-up market) / May 1, 2021 (regular market)

Held in downtown Zebulon, NC. See “Become a Vendor” on the Town of Zebulon website.


Wendell Farmers Market


Planned Opening Day: Saturday, May 1, 2021

Held at the corner of Campen & Main Streets, Wendell, NC. See details and vendor application contact at Follow Wendell Farmers Market on Facebook here.



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