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Farmers markets in Asheville

Pack your reusable shopping bags, because we’ve rounded up eight farmers markets around Asheville.

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In the spirit of supporting all things local, we’ve rounded up eight farmers markets in the Asheville area where you’ll find fresh food, live music, and local vendors.

Asheville City Market | Saturdays, year-round | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. (April through December); 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (January through March) | North Market Street

  • Features: Farm-fresh produce, baked goods, pasta, and prepared food
  • Parking: Free parking at the HomeTrust Bank lot and the Family Justice Center lot
  • Space: Outdoors

Southside BIPOC Farmers Market | First Sunday of the month, May through October | 12-3 p.m. | Arthur R. Edington Center parking lot, 133 Livingston St.

  • Features: Shop produce, artisan foods, flowers, art, and more from craftspeople and farmers of color.
  • Parking: Street parking
  • Space: Outdoors

North Asheville Tailgate Market | Saturdays, year-round | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (January through March), 8 a.m.-12 p.m. (April through November), 10 a.m.-1 p.m. (Nov. 30 through Dec. 21) | UNC Asheville, parking lot P34

  • Features: Seasonal produce, heirloom vegetable and herb starts, and live music
  • Parking: Free parking in UNC Asheville’s P25, P26, P27 and P28 lots
  • Space: Outdoors

East Asheville Tailgate Market | Fridays, April through November | 3-6 p.m. | Groce United Methodist Church, 954 Tunnel Rd.

  • Features: Local music, crafts, cheese, and produce
  • Parking: Free parking on-site
  • Space: Outdoors

West Asheville Tailgate Market | Tuesdays, April through November | 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. | 718 Haywood Rd.

  • Features: Seasonal produce, plants, fresh-baked and gluten-free breads, food trucks, and live music
  • Parking: Two free parking lots on Wells Avenue
  • Space: Outdoors

River Arts District Farmers Market | Wednesdays, year-round | 3-6 p.m. | 350 Riverside Dr.

  • Features: Produce, crafts, drinks, and grab-and-go options
  • Parking: Free parking along Riverside Drive
  • Space: Outdoors

WNC Farmers Market | Seven days a week, year-round | 8 a.m.-5 p.m. | 570 Brevard Rd.

  • Features: Fresh produce, local meats, baked goods, home decor, and a garden center
  • Parking: Free parking on-site
  • Space: Indoors and outdoors

Weaverville Tailgate Market | Wednesdays, year-round | 3-6 p.m. | Weaverville Community Center, 60 Lakeshore Dr.

  • Features: Seafood, fresh flowers, and baked goods
  • Parking: Free parking in the Weaverville Community Center lot
  • Space: Indoors and outdoors

Note: The market takes place inside the Weaverville Community Center in the winter.

Black Mountain Tailgate Market | Saturdays, May through November | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | 130 Montreat Rd.

  • Features: Sustainably grown produce, plants, and locally raised meats
  • Parking: Free parking in the First Baptist Church of Black Mountain lot
  • Space: Outdoors
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