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What’s New at the Farmers’ Market? Shopping at Horn in the West Sat. Nov. 11

The Watauga County Farmers’ Market will operate from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday at 591 Horn in the West.

This will be the second Saturday November Market for 2016.  If it’s anything like our first Saturday, it should be terrific!   We will have 30 outstanding vendors and there will be lots of excellent produce, crisp mountain apples, beautiful holiday wreaths, great holiday gifts, art work, photography, and value added products(salsa’s, pinto cheese, home-made molasses, etc.), and of course, freshly brewed hot coffee and scrumptious baked goods.Saturday will be another great day at the Market!!!

  • Music – main stage – back by popular demand, the amazingly talented Ron Fitzwater

    Holiday Wreaths from Baskets and Bricks
    Holiday Wreaths from Baskets and Bricks
  • Non-Profit – BSG (Blood, Sweat, and Gears) BSG Events, Inc Winter Warmer Project will be offering a “collection site” for donated winter clothing and donations to help with efforts to provide warm coats, other clothing, boots, blankets, food, electricity and fuel to those most in need in the local community.  This will be the 3rd year of providing this service.  In addition, BSG will provide information regarding their upcoming events.  BSG Events, Inc. is a fundraising non-profit whose proceeds from their rides and events are donated to local charities in the High Country.

The Farmers Market – “the place to be on Saturday Morning!”Be there at our Town Square!


Produce and Products at the Market – Nov 12, 2016

Mountain Memories Farm – Mountain Memories Farm  —  Samples on the grill  of both lamb and pork.  We have available each week ALL cuts of  LAMB and PORK and BEEF.   Also BACON and a  wide variety of SAUSAGES  in both lamb and pork.   And of course EGGS! – Email orders to be delivered every Thursday at noon  year round.   Please visit our website  mtnmemoriesfarm.com  and click on winter delivery or stop by our booth for more info.   Winter vegetables – collards, turnips and 3 varieties of potatoes.
Springhouse Farm – variety of pastured Pork, including specialty and breakfast sausages, nitrate free hotdogs and hickory smoked bacon.

Baskets and Bricks – Fresh natural wreaths.

Fire From The Mountain – Romaine, Red and Green Butter, Simpson lettuces, Arugula, Carrots, Beets, Leeks,  Garlic and of course our Smoked Habanero, Smoked Serrano, Chipotle and Smoked Scorpion Hot sauces, Enchilada Sauce,  Smoked Habanero BBQ Sauce and Chipotle Salsa.

Blue Ridge Apiaries –  New crop of Goldenrod Honey just harvested in Watauga County.  Complimentary tasting of this fall favorite as well as a smorgasbord of mountain honey available for your pleasure!

Mountain Roots – Shiitake mushrooms, collards, swiss chard, several varieties of kale (green & scarlet curly, dino and red russian), beets, tomatoes (heirloom slicers and mixed cherries), 1/2 runner beans, dragons tongue beans, 6 varieties of eggplant, cucumbers, summer squash & zucchini, baby potatoes, Yukon gold, Kennebec and Red Norland potatoes.chili peppers, sweet banana peppers, jalapeno peppers, bell peppers, broccoli and red cabbage.

Harmony Acres Soap – Handmade Natural Bath and Body Products

Heritage Homestead – flavored chevre, feta, goat milk fudge and our new product goat milk gourmet caramel sauce.  Yum!!!!

Owl Creek Breadworks – variety of European-style, naturally-leavened hearth breads, and a wide selection of croissants and other pastries.

Brushy Mountain Farm and Orchard – lots of varieties of wonderful mountain apples!

Waxwing Farm – Sunchokes (Jerusalem Artichokes), Arugula, Fall Radishes, and our Chicken Eggs (organic feed).

New Life Farm – Watermelon Radishes, Hakurei Turnips, Scallions, Cabbage, Napa Cabbage, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Topless Beets, Salad Mix, Lettuce, Kale, Potatoes, Broccoli, Spaghetti Squash, Acorn Squash, Butternut Squash, as well as pasture raised pork and chicken.  All of our animals are pasture raised and fed North Carolina Grown NON-GMO feed. Also, stop by our stand and find out how you can reserve your Pasture Raised, Non-GMO Thanksgiving Turkey from New Life Farm!

Creeksong Farm – lettuce, arugula, salad mix, beets, rosemary, parsley, kale, red norland, yukon gold, and kennebec potatoes, kennebec potatoes by the 25 lb bag for half price, pumpkins, acorn squash, free range eggs, and all cuts of grass fed beef. We’re continuing our end of season grass fed beef sale through the end of November!

Lively Up Farm – Specialty pumpkins and winter squash.  French Pumpkins, Jarrahdale pumpkin, Jack O lanterns, White pumpkins, Thai pumpkins, Acorn squash, Red Kuri Squash,  Cushaw Squash,  Long Island Cheese Pumpkin, Big Blue Hubbards, and Moranga a Brazilizan Pumpkin.  All heirlooms and started by seed by us from Bakers Creek Heirlooms Seeds.

Against the Graincertified organic and Biodynamic summer squash, carrots, beets, tomatoes, strawberries, garlic, peppers, onions, dill, potatoes, and cornmeal.  We also have Animal Welfare Approved, gmo-free, pasture-raised pork and chicken.

Tumbling Shoals Farmcertified organicfresh baby ginger, sweet potatoes, beets, baby bok choy, Hakurei salad turnips, radishes, baby lettuce salad mix, spicy salad mix, arugula, rainbow chard, kale, fennel, green or red leaf lettuce, sweet Italian peppers, sweet bell peppers, poblano peppers, “Hatch” chiles, assorted hot chiles, Trinidad perfume (not hot) chile, and perhaps a few collard greens.

Moretz Mountain Orchard & Farm – Potatoes purple and Kennebec, “Pesticide Free” sweet potatoes- white and orange, Seminole Pumpkin  (excellent as a non dairy base for smoothies), many apple varieties including Gold Rush, Stayman/ Winesap, Rome Beauty,   Crispin,  Criterion,  Limbertwig,  Fuji, JonaGold and several more.