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With all the snow last weekend, area winter farmers markets didn’t get to shine on their opening day. Some Asheville City Market vendors and shoppers did come out and brave the weather, but overall last weekend was not the bustling winter markets we’re used to.

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The new year is upon us and a whole year of delicious local food is ahead! Start the year off at Asheville-area indoor winter farmers markets this Saturday, January 7.

What can you expect to find this weekend? Roots and sto Read the rest of this entry »

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This weekend is the last chance to get gifts, meal ingredients, and anything else you need for the holidays at area farmers tailgate markets. Read the rest of this entry »

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‘Tis the time of year for giving. Or rather, the time of year to gather what you’ll give in just a few weeks. Food and beverages make perfect presents, and area farmers tailgate markets have so much to offer! Read the rest of this entry »

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Give local this holiday season by shopping at area tailgate farmers markets for your holiday gifts. Explore the beautiful and bountiful creations — both edible and craft — that our local farmers, artisans, and others have to offer! Read the rest of this entry »

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Thanksgiving is past, and now, what’s next at area farmers markets? After the many hours planning meals, shopping, cooking, and dining, we look forward to December with full bellies. This weekend at markets there are likely to be a few less vendors due to holiday travel, but there are still folks to get your local food fix from. And, now’s the time to give new life to your thanksgiving leftovers. Read the rest of this entry »

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Farmers, especially those here in our region, are remarkable. They’re up against so many odds, and they still deliver the most exquisite — in both flavor and aesthetics — produce, meats, cheeses, and more to area farmers tailgate markets each week. Right now we are, and have been, experiencing severe drought conditions, and our farmers are still showing up to markets, abundance in hand. When at a market this week, be sure to tell your farmers thank you. Read the rest of this entry »

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Fall is called the harvest season for good reason. There are so many delicious and hearty produce varieties to be found at area farmers tailgate markets. Some, such as butternut squash, potatoes, and carrots are well-known favorites, but others should not be overlooked. Read the rest of this entry »

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When thinking about the colors of autumn, it is typical to think of fall foliage. But, the fall produce at area farmers tailgate markets is a splendid array of tints and hues that should not be passed by! Read the rest of this entry »

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Halloween is coming up fast, and though produce typically does not fit into the holiday’s emphasis on candy, area farmers markets still have wares to contribute to your festivities! Read the rest of this entry »

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