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Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Central-East North Carolina?  Scroll down this page and you will see the farm markets, farm stands, roadside stands, produce markets, even garden fruit and vegetable stands and seasonal community farmer's markets in Central-East North Carolina, sorted by county. Markets offering organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

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What's in season in October 2019, and other timely information:

October Apple, pears, pumpkins, Fresh fruit and vegetables, many locally grown abound! Always see the market's website or Facebook page for current hours; many change their days and hours without notice or for the changing seasons.

Central-East North Carolina Farmer's Market Listings in 2019, by county

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Edgecombe County

Greene County

  • Creekside Fresh Pickings - UPDATE for 2019: They are permanently closed
    Snow Hill, NC 28580.  We would like to thank everyone for your support over the past 4 years. Unfortunately Creekside Fresh Pickings will be closing 2019. Our family will miss seeing all of you at our farm stand. We are not sure of future plans for the farm at this time but after much discussion following the flooding and storms this fall we made this difficult decision (UPDATED: March 08, 2017) (ADDED: August 29, 2015)

Lenoir County

  • Putnam Family Farms - UPDATE for 2019: They are permanently closed
    2044 Lightwood Knot Road, Kinston, NC 28504.  See a news story here.
  • T.C. Smith Produce Farm - Blueberries, Strawberries
    464 Smith-Grady Road, Seven Springs , NC   28578 . Phone: (252) 569-7011. Other Phone: (252) 521-3503. Open Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm, Monday to Saturday 7:30 am to 6:30 pm; Apr 10- December 1. Directions: Located off Hwy 55 west of Kinston , past Moss Hill School . First paved road turn left at Strabane Crossroads .6 mile on right. Watch for signs. Click here for a map to the farm.  Email: tcsmithproduce@coastalnet.com Typical harvest dates: Strawberries - April-June Red Potatoes - May Cabbage, Cucumber & Squash - May-June Blueberries - June-July Cantaloupe, Watermelon & Tomatoes - June-August Sweet Potatoes & Collards - October- December. Picnic facilities.

Martin County

  • J & J Farms - beets, blueberries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, grapes, melons, onions, peas, peaches, peppers, summer squash, strawberries, tomatoes, Other fruit or veg,
    1085 Pierce Lane, Jamesville, NC 27846. Phone: 252-799-8110. Alternate Phone: 252-809-0319. Fax: 252-809-0319. Email: thomaspierce72@gmail.com. Open: Call for hours of operation. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. butter beans, string beans, cabbage, collards, field peas, and okra. (ADDED: April 21, 2010)

Pitt County

  • Brileys Strawberries & Produce - Beans, Cabbage, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Onions, Peppers, Potatoes, Squash, Strawberries, Sweet Potatoes, Tomatoes, Crop Maze, Picnic Facilities, Hay Rides, Animals, Pumpkin
    2312 Ram Horn Road, Greenville, NC 27834. Phone: (252) 413-6155. Phone: (252) 757-3969. Open: April 20-Nov 15; Call for hours. Directions: Located Hwy 264 East, 3 miles from Greenville Marine, 10 miles from Washington, NC. Produce Stand located on corner of 14th Street & Greenville Blvd. across from Trade Mart #1.Corn Maze, Hayrides, Picnic facilities & Petting Barn. Click here for a link to our Facebook page Briley's Farm Market is a third generation family owned farm in Pitt County. We specialize in fresh produce and vegetables. With over 90 acres, we have something for everyone! In the fall, we open our farm for pumpkin season. There are games, hay rides, and animals to visit.
  • Brock's Berries & Produce Farm - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), Covered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, blackberries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, figs, pumpkins, summer squash, strawberries, tomatoes, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), inflatables/bounce house, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, group reservations
    978 Laurie Ellis Road, Winterville , NC 28590. Phone: 252-321-2197. Alternate Phone: 252-531-3329. Email: brocksberries@gamil.com. Open: See our website and Facebook page for current hours. Directions: from Best Buy in Greenville drive south on Evans Street toward Winterville for about 4 miles.(Evans Street becomes Old Tar Road) Continue on Tar Road past the Trade Station in Winterville. Take the first left onto Laurie Ellis Road The farm is less than one half mile on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: May 18, 2015) (UPDATED: June 13, 2011)
  • Renston Garden Market - Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, some produce is sustainably grown, some produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Covered outdoor market, apples, beets, blueberries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, grapes, melons, pears, peaches, pecans , peppers, plums, summer squash, tomatoes,
    4024 Highway 903 South, Winterville, NC 28590. Phone: 252 756 3343. Email: andyrenston@hotmail.com. Open: our farm market is also open during pick your own seasons. Directions: we are exactly 3.5 miles south of Winterville on highway 903. Click here for a map and directions. our primary crops are: pick your own blueberries from the last week in May until the middle of July; peaches, apples, bunch grapes, and muscadine grapes which begin in June and run through September; We have a Christmas sell for handmade pottery and sell selected shrubbery in fall, winter, and spring. Payment: Cash, Check, WIC Vouchers. we only sell what we grow ourselves. We have been in the business since 1975. We also grow small quantities of a variety of other fruits and vegetables. call ahead for prices and availability. we welcome local restaurants that wish to serve local, high quality products which would like deliveries. (ADDED: July 23, 2010)

Wayne County

  • Odom Farming Company, Inc - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Covered outdoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, blueberries, carrots, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, herbs/spices, melons, onions, peas, pumpkins, summer squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals, school tours
    1426 Claridge Nursery Road, Goldsboro, NC 27530. Phone: 919-738-2905. Alternate Phone: 919-738-2928. Fax: 919-429-3185. Email: odomfarmingcoinc@nc.rr.com. Open: Monday through Saturday 8am to 7 pm, Sunday 1pm to 6pm, April 9 through September 2. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From highway 70W: Just after you cross the Little River Bridge take a right at the first stoplight. There is a McDonalds on the corner. Follow that road (Claridge Nursery Road) down about three miles and the farm is on the right just after you pass a mini storage. From highway 581S: Just after you cross the Little River Bridge take the next left (Claridge Nursery Road). Drive about 1/4 of a mile ant the farm is on your left. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: February 23, 2012)
  • Stomp Johnson's Produce Market - Wide variety of seasonal, fruits and vegetables (some locally grown), Indoor market, Preserves, jams, jellies, blueberries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, flowers, melons, onions, peaches, pecans , summer squash, strawberries, tomatoes, snacks and refreshment stand
    3226 US Highway 13 North, Goldsboro, NC 27534. Phone: 919-222-3989. Alternate Phone: 919-222-3314. Email: ejzsmith@gmail.com or eltonannsmith61@gmail.com. Open: April through August 8am to 6 pm. Directions: Take Seymour Johnson Air Force Base/Berkeley Mall exit off highway 70. Turn on Berkeley Blvd. which becomes Highway 13 North and it is approximately 5 miles on the right at the Saulston road intersection. Open April - August and then this year we open for our first corn maze on October 1. Payment: Cash, only. collards, spring cabbage, potatoes, flower bedding plants, patio pots, hanging baskets, vegetable bedding plants. (ADDED: September 10, 2009)

Wilson County