Meet the Vendors

Everything found at the Market is locally made, grown, raised or produced. Not all vendors are present every week, but here is what our Market has to offer throughout the year. Stop by and see what’s happening. Shop Local.

Our Farmers:

Ron Arps of Vegenui Garden: Vegetables, flowers, raspberries, plant starts

Neil Dawson of Dawson Green: Vegetables, vegetable plants, flowers, mushrooms, tillandsia

Kelley Penn of Balltown Bee Farm: Honey, Vegetables, fruit, mushrooms, meat (soon) and eggs

John Beckman of Pomme de Terre: Vegetables – especially all kinds of squash in fall, fruit, plants, trees

Melinda McClure of Graceland Garden: Eggs, plants and organically grown produce

Candace Anthony and Justin Ellis of Chrysalis Earth Farm: Fresh vegetables, herbs and duck eggs.

Laird O’Neill of Family Traditions Farm: Produce, eggs, mushrooms

Alan and Kathy Farmer of Flowing S Farm: Shiitakes, peppers, squash, zucchini, okra, corn, and other vegetables.

Megan Eberly of Orchard Slope Family Farm: Produce, fruits, mushrooms, eggs and chicken (soon)

Barbie and Darren Barker of D & B Pumpkins: Produce, and pumpkins in the fall (of course!)

Barry and Neary Sellers of Nantahala Heirlooms:  Heirloom vegetables

Lynn Cochran of Cochran Farms LLC:  Vegetables, including melons, okra, eggplant, tomatoes.

Full Spectrum Farms:  crafts, plants, potpourri, cards, flowers, ceramics, bird houses

Bridget Tyson of Hot Mamas Peppers: Plants and vegetables

Jim Sellers:  Apples in the fall

Animal Farmers:

David Smith of Dark Cove Farm: Goat cheese and Goat meat

Joe and Keela Worley of Worley Farms: Pork products, Dairy products, Duck, Turkey (late in season), eggs.  Animals are raised all natural and no antibiotics or added hormones are used. Tobacco stick crafts and horseshoe art.

Elizabeth and Ralph Tedder of Bud’s Bees: Honey

Carolyn Deddo of Tumbling Waters: Rainbow Trout

Our Value-added producers:

Kathy and Keith Cirka of Backwoods Bakery: Breads, cookies, scones, pretzels, brownies, cakes, bagels, etc.

Backwoods Bakery also on occasion brings their portable Brick Oven Pizza wagon and cooks on site with as much locally produce as possible

John Bubacz of Sylva Downtown Market

Jenna Kranz of Happy-Go-Lucky-Foods: Granola, granola bars, protein bars, tahini cookies. Everything is vegan, gluten-free, and organic. 

Walter and Joanne Meyer of Pineapple Sage Herb Farm: Dried herbs and spices, potpourri and tea, herb plants and sometimes vegetables

Pete Moore of Pete’s Cheese: Mozzarella cheese

Colin Wasmund of Haversack Coffee: roasted, packaged whole beans and brewed coffee at the Market.

Non-Food Value-added:

Clean Slate: Non toxic cleaning products

Andrea Ford of Chinese Healing Arts: Massage


Eddie Evans of Peaceful Valley Nursery: Plants, trees, shrubs, flowering bushes

Steven Whyman of Mostly Natives: Native plants/flowers

Our Crafters:

Kerri Rayburn of Herbal Ridge: Herbal soaps and botanical products

Kathy Calabrese of Kathy’s Garden: Herbal remedies, body work

Barb Connell of Registered Nursery: Jewelry, plants and vegetables

Lori Wright of Moonshine Mtn. Candlz: Candles, diffusers, tealights, rustic furniture, votives, wax melts

Paula Carden of Paula’s Cards: Handmade cards

James Stewart Payne of Peacegoods: Stitched goods of all kinds and for all ages

Joyce and Allen Moore of Poplar Cove Farm: Wool, yarn, sheepskins, handmade knitted and woven items. Occasionally eggs and blueberries and other farm products.

Chris Burslem of Buffalo Nation Traders: sNative American Art, fired pottery, gourd art, pipes of all kinds, jewelry, pouches, dream catchers

Jozef Mazunowski: Wood crafts for all ages

Clifford Lenke of Feed-Jar-Birds: Antique glass bird feeders

Friend of the Market Jennie Ashlock has completed some vendor interviews and created a more extensive vendor profile.




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