Raleigh, N.C. — Spring is here and that means farmers' markets are opening up in the area. A few are even kicking off this weekend. Here's a list of the ones opening this weekend and some of the others starting up this month.
Apex Farmers' Market (Hours: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.) - Local produce and baked goods, in addition to prepared foods, and local handmade one-of-a-kind gifts. Live music and fun events every week.
Cary Downtown Farmers' Market (Hours: 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.) - Live music, cooking demos and they have three bakers on hand so you can enjoy some breakfast!
Durham Farmers' Market (Hours: 8 a.m.-noon) - Live music, food trucks, and locally grown produce, vegetables and more!
Fayetteville Farmer's Market (Hours: 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.) - Fayetteville's only 100 percent locally grown farmers market. All of our items are produced within 50 miles of Fayetteville.
Eno River Farmers' Market (Hours 8 a.m.- noon) - Offers farm-fresh sustainably grown produce, cheese, meat, eggs, baked goods, prepared foods, and crafts from local growers and producers.
Western Wake Farmers’ Market (Hours: 8 a.m.-noon) - They feature a a guest educator each week (topics include cooking local, canning, gardening, solar energy, sustainability and more) and family-friendly live music.
Other nearby markets:
Midtown Farmers' Market at North Hills (Hours: 8 a.m. - noon) - Starts April 13
Raleigh Downtown Farmers' Market (Hours: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.) - This market is held every Wednesday and kicks off on April 24 with a pig pickin! We love to drop by this market for lunch.
Here are a few open year-round:
State Farmers' Market - Monday- Saturday 5 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sundays 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Chapel Hill Farmers' Market - Saturday hours are 8 a.m. - noon, and their Tuesday market starts April 16 and will run 3-6 p.m.
South Durham Farmers' Market (Hours: 8 a.m. - noon)
Wake Forest Farmers' Market (Hours: 8 a.m. - noon starting April 6) Starting in May their Wednesday market will be open from 4-7 p.m.