Weekly vendors - they're at the market every Saturday!
Sunshine Cove Farm is a small family farm in Boone, NC, owned and operated by Larson Smith and Jakob Sjostrand. We provide a wide variety of Microgreens and Shoots to restaurants and through distributors in the High Country, the broader North Carolina market, and beyond. In fact, microgreens have become the cornerstone of our business, and with good reason – our quality and service are second to none!
Learn More: http://www.sunshinecovefarm.com
Mountain Memories Farm, nestled in the heart of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwestern Virginia, has been owned by our family for six generations. Just as in the old days, we know how important it is to feed your family fresh vegetables, meats of quality and fresh eggs. It's what we grew up on. Our lambs, goats, beef, and hogs are pastured raised and receive no added hormones or antibiotics. Our chickens are free range and also receive no added hormones or antibiotics. We grow our vegetables using organic practices.
Learn more: http://mtnmemoriesfarm.com
Rachel Salmon is a local photographer who captures images from her home in Blue Ridge Appalachia. Her work focuses mostly on wildlife, natural landscapes, and farm life imagery. She creates greeting cards that feature her photos along with prints of various sizes.
Billy Joe Ward of Hillbilly Joe's Crafty Stuff creates unique wooden crafts by hand. He offers a wide selection of one of a kind hand-crafted items including bird houses, bird feeders, wooden toys, planters, funny bone ticklers, magic tricks, and rustic decor items. These creations make an excellent addition to any home or yard. Give the gift of fun with a practical piece of art from Hillbilly Joe's!
Shady Grove Gardens is a flower farm that has provided and designed flower arrangements for the High Country area since 1986. The gardens are ran by a wife and husband team to work with top designers at events all around North Carolina.
Learn more: www.shady-grove-gardens.com
Owl Creek Breadworks is an organic, micro-bakery located in the heart of the Appalachians. Specializing in European style hearth breads, using fresh ground organic and certified chemical free grains, our goal is to serve real bread to real people.
Learn more: Facebook
Blue Goat Dairy is a goat farm located in Vale, N.C. that specializes in a variety of tasty goat cheeses, goat jersey, and goat milk soap. The owners, Becky and John, make a variety of chèvres, which is spreadable goat cheese, as well as tango and samba, jars of a mixture of ingredients that you can serve as they are or incorporate into main dishes. Everything is made on-site, with the freshest of ingredients.
Learn more: www.facebook.com/bluegoatdairy/
Against the Grain Farm is a small-scale diversified farm located 15 minutes from downtown Boone in Zionville, North Carolina. We live on a 20 acre farm and raise a broad spectrum of Certified Biodynamic and Organic vegetables on a little under 2 acres. We also raise pasture turkey and Animal Welfare Approved chicken, pork, beef and goat. Our focus at Against the Grain is to nurture the soil in order to grow high quality, nutritious food for our local community.
Learn More: http://www.atgfarm.com
1st & 3rd week vendors - they're here every other Saturday!
Moretz's Mountain Orchard & Farms is a third generation family farm founded in 1933. We grow over a hundred varieties of apples, both heirloom and moderns. We use the safest inputs possible, sometimes organic and sometimes conventional, but only when needed. We are a labor intensive farm which helps lower our impact on the environment. We use no-till and grass strip buffers on the down hill side of plowed fields to preserve soil. We also use mulch for some of our field production to preserve soil.
Trebuchet Hill is a small craft farm which grows specialty vegetables as well as the ingredients for their artisanal pickles and pesto. They offer a line of pickles and pesto produced using seasonal ingredients. All vegetables are raised using sustainable and organic methods.
Learn more: trebuchethill.com
Mountain Roots Farm offers year-round production of seasonal vegetables, meats, and eggs. At the winter market they sell varieties of squash, mushrooms, lettuce, potatoes, spinach, turnips beef, sirloin, sausage, and other meats.
A Berry Patch Farm is a local farm in West Jefferson, NC that sells organic produce, honey (raw and creamed and sticks), and a variety of embroidered designs.
Creeksong Farm has been selling produce grown using organic methods at the Watauga County Farmers' Market since 1979. At that time, few people were concerned about the presence of chemicals in their food, but Jeff and Bettie Thomas were determined to grow food in a sustainable and healthy manner. Creeksong Farm sells eggs from their free range chickens, humanely raised meat from their angus steers and pigs, and potatoes. Throughout the season, they grow many varieties of vegetables, flowers, and herbs on 4 acres of fields.
Learn more: https://creeksongfarm.com
2nd & 4th week vendors - they're here every other Saturday!
High Country Fungi's mission as a business is to demystify mushrooms. They grow multiple types of gourmet and medicinal mushrooms, including Lion's Mane, Reishi, a variety of Oysters, Black Poplar, Beech, Cinnamon Cap, and Shiitake as fresh, dried, and as tinctured versions of the medicinal mushrooms. They also have spent mushroom substrate blocks. These are what's left once the mushrooms have been harvested and make most excellent additions to compost piles. And, they have grow-your-own kits for Oyster Mushrooms and Lion's Mane, take home shiitake logs, plug spawn and sawdust spawn.
Learn more: https://www.instagram.com/highcountryfungi/
Daffodil Spring Farm leases land at the the FIG Farm in Valle Crucis's pastoral Upper Valley, located about 15 minutes outside of Boone, NC. Daffodil Spring practices regenerative agriculture and holistic land management. This means that pigs are frequently rotated every two weeks to fresh grass. To supplement the pigs' food, they are fed a GMO-free pig feed diet, by hand, twice a day, There is always fresh, clean water available and ample room for them to root and graze. We are proud to be an Animal Welfare Approved Farm!
Learn More: https://www.daffodilspringfarm.com
The Hive Bakery is a beekeeping bakery in Boone, NC. Their bees provide honey for the baked goods on offer, and their gardens supply the berries, herbs and vegetables when possible. The Hive Bakery's mission is to provide customers with a memorable treat that brings joy to any occasion.
Learn more: https://www.thehivebakeryboone.com/
Fill-in vendors - you've got to catch them when they're here!
BRF Beef Inc. is a family owned and operated beef cattle farm located in Watauga County to produce premium finished beef. The Brown family has been committed to quality and integrity since 1942 when RV Brown started the family farm. Their goal is to provide people a satisfying eating experience. At Browns Farm Ridge, cattle are raised on luscious mountain pastures then fed quality grain at the end to ensure a tasty, tender, juicy, satisfying eating experience that will put a smile on your face EVERY TIME!
Learn more: www.bfrbeef.com
Devorah Chocolate specializes in creating high-quality cocoa, bean to bar, products that satisfies the senses. They believe that cacao in its many forms tells us a story. It reveals a whole world of intriguing history and culture. Deborah Chocolate was created to share the story of chocolate with the community. They strive to share the many facets of chocolate making in an interactive way bringing the consumers a few steps closer to where the magic begins.
Learn more: www.devorahchocolate.com
Madeleine Fine Pastries is committed to creating authentic french-inspired pastries, cakes, and desserts. They combine the highest quality ingredients to make the freshly baked items our loyal customers love.
Learn more: madeleinefinepastries.com
Mountain Flower Bakery creates tasty dairy & gluten-free bakery delights, Our products include delicious Paleo, Vegan, and Sugar-free treats. We also create tasty low-glycemic bakery desserts. None of our recipes include gluten, dairy, artificial ingredients or soy products.