There's nothing like locally grown produce, and hand made products, produced by local farmers and artisans. Local farmers markets in Gaston County help make buying local easy.
What To Expect
Gaston County’s farmers markets have become community gathering spaces where customers can interact with farmers. Some feature live music, chef demos and kids’ activities. The markets not only stock fruits and produce, but also include locally raised meat and dairy products, homemade breads and pastries, and bouquets of fresh-cut flowers.
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Gaston County Farmers Markets
226 S Main St., Mount Holly
Strives to provide the surrounding community with fresh food, grown locally with sustainable practices. Held each Saturday morning May through October, the market not only features farmers and food, but also offers chef demonstrations, live music and a gathering place for friends and family.
Open Saturdays 8am - 12pm
220 E Main St., Cherryville
Local farmers, artisans and soap makers sell their goods in an open market on Thursday mornings from May through October.
Open Thursday 8am - 1pm, through October
410 E Long Ave. Gastonia
Sells produce, meats, eggs, dairy products, baked goods and fresh-cut flowers. All products are vendor grown or handmade. Special events are held throughout the season including live music, fall twilight markets, trick-or-treat night and a Christmas craft fair.
Tuesday 7:30am - 12:30pm, May-October
Thuesday 7:30am - 12:30pm, May-October
Thursday 5:00pm - 8pm, July-September
Saturday 7:30am - 12:30pm, April-November