By Hannah Blische, Town of Zebulon
The Zebulon Farm Fresh Market (ZFFM) is gearing up for an exciting 7th season. Each month, April through October, local farmers and producers will have the unique opportunity to offer the public a wide selection of their products.
The 2021 season will offer 24 event dates, featuring 17 Saturday markets and 7 weeknight pop-up markets., all held in Downtown Zebulon, North Carolina. The ZFFM will be open each Saturday, 9am-1pm, from the May Opening Day through August. Weeknight pop-up markets will be held each month on the third Wednesday, 4-7pm, from April through October.
Interested in becoming a vendor? We would love to have you join us! Visit the town’s website to learn more about events, how to become a vendor, and apply online: www.townofzebulon.org/departments/parks-and-recreation/farm-fresh-market. The “Become A Vendor” section provides guidelines, vendor types, applications, and more.
All products to be sold at the ZFFM must be local and handmade. We want our shoppers can find anything from fresh produce, to farm raised meats, NC seafood, baked goods, honey, pottery, woodworking, and so much more. What can you add to the market as a vendor?
The ZFFM also features weekly musical artists, local food trucks, and programs for kids and adults. Musicians and food truck operators interested in taking part in a market date are urged to call The Market Manager at 919.823.1817.
During the current COVID-19 pandemic, The Zebulon Farm Fresh Market’s mission remains the same; to connect locally grown food and sourced products with community members, educate the community about the benefits of eating fresh and local, and to support our local grower and producer entrepreneurs. The ZFFM will open in accordance with the usual schedule and is adding safety procedures and taking additional precautions to ensure the health and wellness of our community. Shoppers can have confidence that, our vendors offer local foods of the highest quality, produced by the best methods, and handled with consumer safety in mind. For more information, visit the COVID-19 page of the town website.
We can’t wait to see you at the Zebulon Farm Fresh Market this season!