Try a local farmer’s market: ‘You won’t be sorry’
Published 9:17 am Thursday, April 28, 2022
By Susan Hawkins
Davie Cooperative Extension
Farmers Market season is already upon us.
It’s time to buy local strawberries, , eggs, honey, and many different kinds of local produce. Some markets will feature farmers who have vegetable transplants and other plants for sale.
Davie County is fortunate to have three farmers markets open Spring to Fall. Each has its own unique blend of farmers and other vendors.
• The Bermuda Run Farmers Market is open on Fridays from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at 190 NC 801 S. The market accepts vouchers for the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP). Vendors for 2022 include: Cedar House Farms, Dyson Apiaries, Hart Family Farms, Ingram Farms, Steele 5 Farm, Stella Creek Soap, as well as local artisans and more. Learn more on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/BermudaRunFarmersMarket/. The market posts the latest vendor lineup on Facebook each week.
• The Mocksville Farmers Market opens on Wednesday, May 4 and will be held through Oct, 26 every Wednesday from 3-6 p.m. in the parking lot of the old Mocksville Police Station, 278 N. Main St. Vendors for 2022 include: Cherry Hill Farm, Darcy Farms, Hanes Farms, Sonni Jo’s Chicken, Triple J Honeybee Farms, Yellow Bell Farm, and more. Events and vendor news will be on the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/MocksvilleFarmersMarket/.
• Smith Grove Farmers Market opens on Saturday, May 7 and runs each Saturday through Oct. 29 from 1-3:30 p.m at 3492 US 158, Mocksville, on the campus of Smith Grove UMC. The market has applied for SNAP/EBT and hopes to offer this to the public by the end of June. Vendors for 2022 include: Cherry Hill Farm, Hart Family Farms, Mousavi Farms, Steele 5 Farm, as well as local artisans and more. Food will be available from The Dog Wagon every other week. Opening day, May 7th, will feature Mona Jo Griffin and Friends with bluegrass music. Follow Smith Grove Farmers Market on Facebook or on Instagram at smithgrovefarmersmarketnc.
Whichever market you decide to attend (and why not try all three?), enjoy the fresh food, friendly faces, and fellowship. You won’t be sorry.