Sweet Potato and Peanut Sauce Fundraiser

The Jackson County Farmers Market will take place each Saturday until Christmas at the Community Table in downtown Sylva from 10:00-1:00. This Saturday we will be having the first of our monthly winter market fundraisers – Sweet Potato Fingerlings with Ron’s Famous Peanut Sauce. There is still plenty of produce to be had and a new farmer has joined the scene. The Market welcomes Chrysalis Creek Edibles and Herbals. Also, If you need to order a fresh green wreath or fresh cut tree, stop by the Information Booth and we can arrange a delivery. Plantable trees are also available. Our Holiday Bazaar will be December 5th and December 12th. Take care of most if not all of your gift giving needs and feel great about Shopping Local. Gift Certificates available. This Saturday we will have our Jackson County Arts Council sponsored Family Art at the Market making holiday decorations from 10:00-12:00. Anyone is welcome to stop by the FAM table and create. We welcome SNAP, Credit and debit. For more information call 399-0290.

Create a Centerpiece

The market has had lots of greens, mushrooms, some eggs, squash, garlic, turnips and other veggies. Also, granola bars, baked goods, and coffee along with plenty of fun including a weekly thumb war that has been going on for a year and I didn’t even realize! Enter into a drawing for an ASAP cooler bag. One entry per person – no charge. Drawing will take place at 11:00 and you must be there to win! Also, pottery, soaps, herbal remedies, greeting cards, candles, and more for your gift giving needs!!

This week we will have Family Art at the Market from 10 – 12 creating a holiday themed craft – something for the centerpiece. Thanks goes to the Jackson County Arts Council for sponsoring our FAM program throughout the year.
Our winter market schedule:
We will be at the Community Table each Saturday from 10:00 – 1:00 until December 19th including the Saturday following Thanksgiving. Our holiday Bazaar will be December 5th and December 12th (of course anytime is a great time to come to the market to get all of your Christmas shopping accomplished!). We will be open the Second Saturday of January (annual Seed Ordering Day) and the Second Saturday of February and then each Saturday in March. April 2nd you will find us back outside.


Did I hear Veggies?

It’s the middle of November and we have plenty of Veggies at the Market this week! Please come on down and support LOCAL!

We are open inside each Saturday until Christmas at the Community Table with slightly adjusted hours – you can find us from 10:00 – 1:00.

When you stop in please be sure to put your name in a hat to win a cooler bag. Drawing will be the 21st of November at 11:00. If you come both the 14th and 21st you can put your name in twice. Must be present to win.

2015 hat parade

The Jackson County Farmers Market holds annual Hat Parade to mark the end of the Outdoor Market Season. We will be moving indoors for the Winter Market Season this Saturday November 7th. You can find us at the Community Table from 10:00 – 1:00 on Central Ave just below the Community Pool and next to Poteet Park. We will have root vegetables, honey, eggs, squashes of all sorts and plenty of greens. We also have baked goods, granola bars and hopefully hummus. If you are interested in selling edible items of any sort at the Market this winter contact Jenny at 828-399-0290.

Last Outdoor Market, FAM Grant, Halloween adventures

The Jackson County Farmers Market will hold its last outdoor market of the year this Saturday October 31. You can find the Market starting the following Saturday and each week until Christmas at the Community Table on Central Avenue next to the pool and Poteet Park from 10:00- 1:00.

This Saturday we are encouraging customers and vendors to come to the market in costume and we will have a few Halloween activities for everyone to enjoy. Backwoods Bakery will be there with their Wood Fired Pizza Oven. From Farm to Oven! In addition we will be making hats and small drums for our Annual Hat Parade which marks the end of the outdoor season and the beginning of the indoor Market. The parade will take place around 11:30. We are pleased to announce that the Jackson County Arts Council has granted us another year of funding for our Family Art at the Market program which makes the parade and many other art projects available to kids most Saturdays from 10 – 12.

Pizza adds Pizzazz to the Market

We missed the market this last weekend!! Be sure to check out the Cullowhee Market Tuesday evenings beginning at 4 at the corner of 107 and Forest Hills if you need to make up for lost veggies.

This Saturday be sure to visit as the wood fired pizza oven will be cooking up pizzas during the market. Mmmmmhmmmm smells delicious already!

This Sunday October 12th Signature Brew is holding its Annual Market Benefit from 10:00 – 1:00 at its Main Street location. A special menu will be created boasting local farm fresh ingredients. Also a chance to win locally hand crafted items often found at the market will also take place.

October 31st will be our last outdoor market – oh what fun we will have before we move indoors!!

We make the move indoors starting November 7th where you can continue to find fresh produce and fresh baked goods at the Community Table from 10:00 – 1:00 each Saturday.

Market Cancelled!

The market is a Rain or Shine affair, however – due to the strong possibility of dangerous driving conditions we are cancelling the market for this Saturday October 3rd. We are sorry and we will miss you! 
Be sure to get your fresh veggies at the Cullowhee market on Tuesday. You can find the Whee market at the corner of 107 and Forest Hills starting at 4.

Also, mark your calendars October 11th for the Annual Signature Brew Market Benefit. A special menu will be created showcasing locally grown produce from 10:00 – 1:00. You can also enter to win raffle prizes of vendor created items.