Farmer’s Markets Planned In Advance, Mocksville

Published 12:00 am Friday, May 11, 2012

Two new farmer’s markets are opening in Davie County – one in Advance and one in Mocksville.
The Advance market at NC 801 and Peachtree Lane (behind Bojangles) will be open on Fridays from 4-8 p.m. beginning May 4. There is a $20 annual fee for producers, and a $5 a day fee to sell for members ($10 non-members). It is open to producers within a 50-mile radius.
The Mocksville market will be open on Tuesdays from 2-6 p.m. starting May 1 on Salisbury Street at Southern States.  There is no charge, and it is open to Davie County producers only.
To learn about the Farmington Farmer’s Market open on Saturdays, contact Laura Mathis at 998-2912,
Colleen Church, Cooperative Extension horticulture agent at the Davie Center, said the markets will be an opportunity to sell local fruits, vegetables, cut flowers, meats, value-added farm products, baked goods and farm crafts.
If interested in selling at either of the two new markets, contact Church at 753-6100, …