Spruce Pine Farmers Market Opening Day Added Attractions

Our spring and summer market opens Wednesday, April 18 and continues each Wednesday through October 31.  On opening day we have some added attractions– in addition to our regular vendors (read about them on our “Meet Our Farmers” page here). Mark Langner of Sharptop Sharpening Service will do a knife… Continue reading

10 Reasons Why You Should Buy Your Fruits and Vegetables at Your Local Farmers Markets

In an article at GlobalHealingCenter.com Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM set out 10 Reasons to Buy Your Fruits & Veggies at Your Local Farmer’s Market. Here they are: Buying Locally Cheaper Organic Fruits & Veggies Supporting Your Local Economy & Farmers Eat Seasonally Safer Foods Fresher Fruits… Continue reading

Spruce Pine Farmer’s Market Vendors Awarded Grants

The following article was supplied to the Mitchell News-Journal and appeared on April 4. As opening day for the Spruce Pine Farmer’s Market draws near, the new market board is pleased to announce that three of this year’s market vendors are recipients of WNC AgOptions Grants. The N.C. Tobacco Trust… Continue reading