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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.

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

What's in season in November 2017, and other timely information:

November brings with it the Fall harvest of many crops, from apples to many vegetables, and the ability to buy locally, soon col weather crops, like spinach, some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks and early onions,  plus fresh winter squash, pumpkins and moren.

Farmer's Market Listings, by county

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Edgecombe County

Greene County

  • Creekside Fresh Pickings - Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Covered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, blueberries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, melons, pecans , pumpkins, summer squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, school tours, group reservations
    1112 C Kingold Bld., Snow Hill, NC 28580. Phone: 252-917-2561. Alternate Phone: 252-559-0450. Fax: 252-747-2218. Email: mptingen@embarqmail.com. Open: Thursday to Saturday, from 10am to 4pm, September 26th to October 17th Friday and Saturday, from 6pm to 9:30pm, October 23rd to October 31st. Directions: Take highway 58 South at intersection of Bojangles and Hess Station in Snow Hill. Farm road is a dirt road and it will be on your left across from the cemetery between Napa Auto Parts and Rouse's Body Shop, look for Creekside Fresh Pickings sign at the road,. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: August 29, 2015)

Lenoir County

  • Putnam Family Farms - Wide variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, Covered outdoor market, apples, asparagus, beans, beets, blackberries, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, corn (sweet), cucumbers, eggplant, flowers, herbs/spices, melons, onions, peas, peaches, peppers, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, restrooms, picnic area, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    2044 Lightwood Knot Road, Kinston, NC 28504. Phone: 252-520-3330. Email: putnamfamilyfarms@yahoo.com. Open: April 12 to June 30 Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 6:00pm July 1 to September 1, Tuesday, Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm Saturday 9:00am to 12:00pm Call for special pick up hours. Directions: From highway 70 east in Kinston turn right onto US 258 South. Drive approximately 7 miles. When you pass Woodington Middle School, take the first road to the left-Lightwood Knot Road. We are 4 miles down on the left. Click here for a map and directions. Pick your own strawberries: April 12 to June 5; All other products available when in season; Our hours very depending on what is in production; Call for hours and special pick up times. Payment: Cash, only. We are a NC Farm Fresh farm and will soon be a Certified Roadside farm. We grow 86 varieties of fruits and vegetables and only sell locally. We supply our community and a few restaurants with fresh from the garden produce. (ADDED: March 10, 2010)

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

  • 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

 

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