Raleigh, N.C. — Spring is here and that means farmers' markets are opening up in the area. Here's a list of opening dates.
Chatham Mills Farmers Market (Hours: 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.) - Greens and jams and cheese and meat and eggs – everything fresh and local and brilliantly delicious!
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!
Other nearby markets opening in April/May:
Clayton Farm and Community Market (Hours: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.) - Open for the past six years, selling artisan goods and food. The market openings April 5.
Carrboro Farmers Market (Hours: 7 a.m. - noon) - Touted as one of the finest local markets in the country, the Carrboro Farmers' Market has provided an opportunity for local farmers to sell their products directly to the consumer since 1979. Wednesday markets start April 6.
Raleigh Downtown Farmers' Market (Hours: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.) - This market is held every Wednesday and kicks off on May 4.
Knightdale Farmers Market (Hours: 8 a.m. - noon) - A variety of vendors will be available with local produce, artwork, clothing, jewelry and much more! Kicks off May 14.
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. Beginning April 2, the market will be open 8 a.m. until noon every Saturday.
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. The market opens in April.
Here are a few open year-round:
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. The market runs year-round but the spring opening day is April 2.
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 in April 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)