Farmers Markets in Clayton, Rocky Mount, Wake Forest, Wilson and Zebulon Open May 2

Zebulon Farm Fresh Market's Spring 2020 location at Vance Street and Arendell Avenue. Source: Sheila Long, Town of Zebulon, NC
Zebulon Farm Fresh Market's Spring 2020 location at Vance Street and Arendell Avenue. Source: Sheila Long, Town of Zebulon, NC

Compiled by Kay Whatley, Editor

Farmers’ markets are essential. Under the North Carolina safety recommendations, farmers markets are essential, and markets in the Five County area / Inner Coastal Plains will be open this Saturday, May 2, 2020, with coronavirus safety precautions in place.

Before heading to the market, be sure to read your local market’s public guidance on safety, including social distancing, wearing masks, touching only what you’re buying, and so on.

Farmers Market organizers: If you are open, or plan to open soon, and are not listed below, please email the editor.

 

Clayton Farm and Community Market

Saturday, May 2, 2020 @ 9am-1pm

The market, located at 358 E Main Street*, Clayton, NC, has announced that it will be open starting May 2. Market precautions have been posted here, including notes on face masks and contactless purchasing.

Follow the market Facebook page for updates.

*Facebook page identifies street number as 348.

 

Nash County Farmers Market

Saturday, May 2, 2020 @ 8am-1pm

The market is located at 1006 Peachtree Street, Rocky Mount, NC. The Nash County Farmers Market’s safety information, along with pre-order options, may be found at nash.ces.ncsu.edu/2020/04/farmersmarket-open. Follow Market updates on Facebook and Twitter.

 

Wake Forest Farmers Market

Saturday, May 2, 2020 @ 10am-noon

Located at 235 S Taylor Street, Wake Forest, NC, the market opened recently under modified “Winter Season Hours.” Information is posted on www.wakeforestmarket.org.  Follow updates via the market Facebook page.

 

Wilson Farmers & Artisan Market

Saturday, May 2, 2020 @ 8am-noon

Held by the pavilion at Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park, 301 Goldsboro Street S, Wilson, NC, the market is a DRIVE-THRU as of May 2.  Visit this market webpage for info and drive-thru instructions. Follow them on Facebook for announcements/updates. Market will be held on Saturdays moving forward.

 

Zebulon Farm Fresh Market

Saturday, May 2, 2020 @ 9am-1pm

Held downtown for the time being, the market location is the intersection of W Vance Street and N Arendell Avenue, Zebulon, NC. COVID-19 information may be found via the Town of Zebulon’s market webpage. Follow updates on the ZFFM Facebook page. Market will be held on Saturdays moving forward.

 

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COMING SOON:

Wendell Farmers Market

Planned Opening: May 16, 2020 @ 9am-1pm

The town is seeking vendor applications. Follow updates on Facebook.

 

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