Local Farmers Markets and Artisan Events Sept. 18-19

Produce from local farms for sale at market. Photo: Kay Whatley, 2019
Produce from local farms for sale at market. Photo: Kay Whatley, 2019

Compiled by Kay Whatley, Editor

Farmers’ markets are essential, and will be open this weekend offering local farm goods, handmade, and homemade items. Plus, several artisan markets will be open to shop various goods, enjoy music, and more..

While we check for current times/dates, it’s possible an update is missed. Use the links included below to Follow social media for changes, updates, vendor announcements, closing dates, and more.

Be sure to read each event’s public safety guidelines, including social distancing, wearing masks, touching only what you’re buying, contact-less purchasing (where available), and so on.

Market organizers: If your location is not listed below, please email the editor.

 

Franklin County Farmers Market

Friday, September 18, 2020 @ 9am-1pm

Held in the parking lot at 137 Shannon Village, Louisburg, NC.

Through September, the market is open Fridays only.

Follow on Facebook for updates and schedule changes.

 

Whitakers Friday Market Days

Friday, September 18, 2020 @ 3-6pm
(Depending on the weather)

Held at 101 S White Street, Whitakers, NC — on the corner of Hwy 301 (S White) and Pippen Street in the old Southern Bank Building.

Follow Whitakers Revitalize and Preserve on Facebook for updates and schedule changes.

 

Farm Credit Farmers Market

Friday and Saturday, September 18-19, 2020

Located at 3114 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, NC.

September through November 21, 2020, the market will be open Fridays (10am-5:30pm), and Saturdays (9am-2pm).

Follow on Facebook.

 

Ace Center Open Air Market

Saturday, September 19, 2020 @ 10am-2pm

Special market with local vendors offering various products. Music and voter registration, too.

Held at the Ace Center, 7027 Knightdale Blvd, Knightdale, NC.

Follow the Ace Center on Facebook for updates.

 

Artisan Market @ Clayton Farm and Community Market

Saturday, September 19, 2020 @ 9am-1pm

Artisan Market date includes food trucks and live music.

Held at 358 E Main Street, Clayton, NC.

Follow on Facebook.

 

Nash County Farmers Market

Saturday, September 19, 2020 @ 8am-1pm

Held at 1006 Peachtree Street, Rocky Mount, NC.

Market held on Saturdays only through November.

Follow on Facebook and Twitter.

 

The Market at Oak Ridge Farms

Saturday, September 19, 2020 @ 10am-2pm

Held at Oak Ridge Farms, 92 Thomas Arnold Road, Zebulon, NC.

Follow Oak Ridge Farms on Facebook.

 

Wake Forest Farmers Market

Saturday, September 19, 2020 @ 9am-noon

This year-round market is held at 235 S Taylor Street, Wake Forest, NC.

Follow on Facebook.

 

Wendell Farmers Market

Saturday, September 19, 2020 @ 9am-1pm
(Closing/final day will be October 3, 2020)

Held at the corner of Campen and Main Streets, Wendell, NC.

Follow on Facebook.

 

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The Wilson Farmers & Artisan Market is closed for the season.

Note:  The Zebulon Farm Fresh Market is closed for the season, but will be holding its “Pop-up Market” on Wednesday, September 23, 2020 @ 4-7pm. Held downtown at 101 N Arendell Avenue, Zebulon, NC. See details via the ZFFM Facebook page.

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Kay Whatley serves as Editor and Reporter with The Grey Area News. Kay is a published author with over 20 years of experience in the publishing industry. Kay Whatley is wife to Frank Whatley, founder of The Grey Area™ newspaper and The Grey Area News online news website.