Weekly vendors - they're at the market every Saturday!
Community Well Chocolate - These artisan bars are designed with you in mind. Kid tested and athlete approved. Each ingredient is personally selected to provide the nutrition your body and mind need to be healthy & happy. We ensure the highest quality nature has to offer. Guilt-Free. It doesn't stop when the bar is done. Each bar supports someone in need with clean water. A single bar will help get water for 1 person for 1 year!
Learn more and Pre-order at: https://www.cwchocolate.com/shop-chocolate
Forgotten Ways Farms is dedicated to preserving the land and raising healthy animals in order to nourish our family and community. We focus on the wellbeing of the animal — allowing them to exhibit their natural behaviors, free from confinement. Low stress handling techniques lead to higher quality meat and more humane treatment of the animals. We only sell what we would feed our family!
Learn More and Pre-order at: www.forgottenways.farm/
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
Black Birch Her-Pothecary is a certified holistic and clinical herbalist. She has studied through the Blue Ridge School of Herbal Medicine. She is located in Watauga county where she produces all of her herbal remedies by hand. All products are organic, or ethically wild crafted. Products include teas, tinctures, salve, steam, broth bags, bear oils, role on scents, epsom salt baths, medicinal vinegar, medicinal honey, face mask powders, skin toners, steams, etc.
Mountain Flowers Hemp is focused on the production of craft, small batch hemp grown in controlled indoor environments using living soil techniques. No pesticides are used through the entire process. Each variety was germinated and selected for flavor in house. Our specialty is cured top shelf Hemp flower and fresh pre-rolls, but we also make salves and skin products from the whole plant. It is a farmer owned, farmer grown operation based in beautiful Boone, NC.
Learn more: https://mountainflowershemp.com/
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
Resupply is a refillery & zero waste shop in Boone offering products for personal and household care. We can fill customers' containers with various soaps, including hand soap, dis soap, or laundry detergent powder, and we also offer items such as reusable food wraps and lip balm in compostable tubes.
Learn more at: https://www.resupplyboone.com
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
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.
Blue Ridge Confections is on an Epicurean journey to make the best possible confections (usually means a sweet baked good or candy) and other baked goods from the highest quality ingredients. Heavy whipping cream, Himalayan salt, farm fresh eggs, fresh organic butter, Guittard Chocolates, organic vegetables (yes...sometime Red Beets with chocolate!), and non-bleached flours. They cater too!
B.A.D. Composting short for Born Again Dirt Composting is a composting company in Boone, NC. All of their composting is done at local gardens with the goal of helping community gardens get good soil! You can sign up for a membership which gets you compost every other week in one of three ways. You can do a compost pickup if you're within the pickup range. You can do a compost drop off if you are out of range. Lastly, you could chose the option of compost bin maintenance if you already compost at home but would like our help getting more material or keeping greens and browns even. They also offer bulk compost pickups and help building gardens and compost bins.
Learn More: https://compostingboone.wixsite.com/badcomposting
At Calm and Chaos Leathercraft, we produce a variety of leather goods using high quality, full-grain vegetable tanned leather from ethically-sourced tanneries in Tuscany, Italy and Wickett & Craig in the United States. Our goods are excellent for personal use but are also great gift ideas for a loved one for the upcoming holiday season. Some of the main items we product include bi-folds, small card wraps, folding card wallets, keychains, journal covers, flasks, dice/valet trays, belts, and tote bags.
Learn more: www.calmandchaosleathercraft.com
Jah Works Farm is a vegetable farm located in Wilkes County. In addition to growing various winter squash, beets, and turnips, we grow specialized rhizome medicinals, including turmerics, ginger, and galangal.
Learn more: www.jahworksfarm.com
High Country Fungi is your premier source for the highest quality mushroom products in the WNC area. We supply over 10 of your favorite Boone restaurants as well as Earth Fare and Be Natural Market with over 100 pounds of fresh mushrooms per week. We cultivate 8+ varieties of fresh gourmet and medicinal mushrooms and also produce Medicinal Mushroom Extracts, Grow Your Own Kits, Mushroom Salts, Freeze Dried mushrooms and Wild Foraged mushrooms (when in season). We grow our mushrooms using all natural ingredients with no harmful chemicals or pesticides. All of our fresh mushrooms are harvested same day as the market to ensure quality/freshness. We have also been featured in The Mountain Times and the Autumn Edition of CML Magazine
We are FJ Family Farms. We offer Pasture Raised Chicken, Pasture/Forest Raised Pork, Pasture Raised Thanksgiving Turkeys and Pasture Raised Eggs. We offer a wide variety of Pork products such as Smoked Bacon, Breakfast Sausages, Bratwurst, Lard, Lard soaps ,Chops, Ribs, and so much more! Our chicken is offered in either retail cuts or whole chickens! We use regenerative farming techniques and sustainable agriculture practices for a better tomorrow. We want to build stronger relationships in the local community, between the farmer and the consumer. All products are free of Nitrates, MSG’s, and Artificial Preservatives! We use regenerative farming techniques and sustainable agriculture practices. We also feed a locally sourced Non GMO feed ration. We want to bring you the highest quality naturally grown meats and eggs. Thank you for your support!
Learn more: fjff.eatfromfarms.com
Boone Fungi is a mushroom farm based out of Boone. They will be selling fresh mushrooms at the market.
Learn more: www.boonefungi.com
Between the Trees is a micro-bakery in the heart of the High Country in Boone, NC. We bake naturally leavened breads with a long, cold fermentation for flavor and digestibility. We offer a variety of breads that highlight grains grown in an environmentally friendly way. We strive to source local and regional grains and ingredients because we believe that shortening the supply chain and being as much of a part of the process as possible is an important step to a more sustainable and equitable way of doing business.
Learn more: www.betweenthetreesbread.com
Bones of the Earth is owned by Gabrielle and Michelle who are both local artists. Together they create handmade jewelry, paintings, and prints. Gabrielle primarily works in the mediums of clay, paint, and jewelry fabrication. She creates paintings using watercolors and oil paints, jewelry out of found metals and mixed media elements, and pottery inspired by funky and natural materials. Gabrielle loves to source found objects in her jewelry work from local thrift and antique stores in Western North Carolina. Gabrielle currently sells her work online and in person. Michelle is primarily a painter and a jewelry artist. She creates abstract psychedelic-like paintings that are inspired by her own lived experiences and experiences in nature. Michelle is currently working on an online e-commerce store to sell work by multiple different local artists in the area.
Learn more: www.gabrielleroshelli.com
Racheal Salmon Photography operates in Boone and sell beautiful local photography of our area in barn wood frames as well as in greeting card form. I also make fridge magnets, have Boone Community bumper stickers and make my own Christmas ornaments.
Learn more: www.rachaelsalmonphotography.com
Wooded Wilds makes pressed flower / plant resin jewelry, pressed flower art, watercolor & coffee paintings, as well as wall hangings. All of this is made by myself (Emily) by hand and almost all flowers are local wild flowers I have dried and pressed myself. I live in Todd, NC. I am working on getting an official logo now and should have one by the time the farmers market rolls around. I sell all it my pieces through Instagram (all of my artwork is in the "art" highlight reel) and have taken screenshots of my work which I have attached below
Wildhair Ranch is first-year woman owned business. Wildhair raises pastured, non-GMO chicken and duck in Zionville, NC on a rented property. Our poultry are raised "free range" on pasture with open shelters inside of electric netting.
Learn more: www.wildhair-ranch.com
Escobar Rustic Craft is located in Deep Gap, NC. Family owned and 100% hand crafted products. We have a variety of wood products from charcuterie boards, cutting boards, candle holders, wine displays and some furniture such as coffee tables.
Sweet Dreams Patisserie is a bakery based out of the Patterson School Foundation in Lenoir, NC. Pastry chef and owner, Colleen Feeney, is taking her experience and skills in fine dining to provide five star flavors at an every day cost. Sweet Dreams produces your favorite classic treats, but with an elevated twist to provide a one of a kind dessert experience. They also offer gluten-free and vegan options that are guaranteed to satisfy your taste buds just as much as their guilty pleasure counterparts! They truly believe that amazing flavor comes from two things: passion and great ingredients. They do not use bleached flour nor sugar and they strive to utilize as many locally sourced and organic ingredients as they can. They hope you'll find as much joy in eating their desserts as they find in creating them!
Learn more: sweet-dreams-patisserie-nc.square.site
Green Girl Naturals specializes in handcrafted, artisan bar soaps, lip balms and body butters as well as hand-crocheted washcloths, using pure and natural ingredients. Our products are free of synthetic chemicals and packaging is biodegradable, recyclable, and/or compostable. We believe we bridge the gap between natural and luxury products.
Learn More: greengirlnaturals.store
Carringer Farm- We have been farming for 12 years at our farm in Macon County, NC. We have participated in 3 farmers markets there for 12 years. We sell to 6 different high end restaurants. We grow all types of produce (see website--too many to list), we have bees so we have honey, and creamed honey. We have about 200 chickens so we have eggs. We also bake sour dough bread, make jams, jellies, homemade granola, baked goods!
Learn more: https://www.grahamcounty.net/carfarm/carfarm.html
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.
F.A.R.M. Cafe is a nonprofit community cafe where no one is denied a meal due to an inability to pay. Meals and products are available on a donate-what-you can basis. All farmers' market proceeds directly support programs which provide the same meals for food insecure individuals at no charge.
Learn More: http://www.farmcafe.org
Fermenti Foods provides living, probiotic rich fermented foods, hand crafted in Madison County, NC. These vegan, raw, plant based foods are a rainbow of flavors, from the bright “Ginger Turmeric Pink Kraut” to the sharp “Sichuan Carrots”! Organic practices are actively use to grow herbs and select produce on our farm in Marshall, NC- Providing #farmtoferment goodness. We have paired with The Utopian Seed Project in 2020 to grow #heritage varieties with the intention of #growtoferment well-seasoned table collaborates with us on our Apple Carrot Kraut, in the addition of their “Za'tar Seasoning” which gives it a tangy but balanced appeal. We exclusively Use Arden, NC based Selina Naturally Celtic Sea Salt.
Learn more: www.fermenti.biz
Daffodil Spring Farm grows delicious vegetables and Certified Animal Welfare Approved Pork that's raised on pasture.
Learn more: Daffodilspringfarm.com
All You Knead Is Love is a vegan micro-bakery in Boone, NC. The mission of the bakery is to spread happiness and joy in the community through sustainably made and eco-conscious baked goods. All products are made with plant-based alternatives and locally sourced ingredients that have been selected with passion and care for the environment, the planet, and for people. Some pastries you can expect to see this winter include Spiced Rum Pumpkin Cookies, Glazed Donuts, Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls, Lemon Lavender Cupcakes, and “Buttery” Biscuits!
Learn more: www.allyoukneadislove.store
Knitty Kitty provides handmade winter essentials with a distinct Appalachian touch, offering wool, acrylic and cotton headbands, hats, scarves and cowls to help enjoy the colder weather. Born from quarantine, Knitty Kitty offers knitted and crocheted items to help warm your thoughts no matter what the weather!
Kate's Jumbo Cookies makes large cookies. There are a variety of flavors, each named something funny, and there are new flavors every week.
Floater vendors - you've got to catch them when they're here!
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
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