Farmers market vendor wears mask and gloves

The High Country's farmers markets are still going strong to support area farmers and provide fresh, local food. 

The High Country's farmers markets are still going strong this fall to support area farmers and provide fresh, local food. 

Fill your bags and baskets with fresh produce, meats and baked goods for fantastic meals at your vacation cabin or for picnics along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Remember to wear a face covering and give others plenty of space while you shop at the markets, and check market websites for information on other COVID-19 safety protocols.

Watauga County Farmers’ Market

Saturdays through Oct. 31, 8 a.m. to noon; November, 9 a.m. to noon

591 Horn in the West Drive, Boone, NC 28607

King Street Market

Tuesdays through Oct. 27, 4-7 p.m.

Social Services building grassy area, Poplar Grove Connector, Boone

Blowing Rock Farmers’ Market


Thursdays through Sept. 24, 3-6 p.m.

Park Avenue, Blowing Rock, NC 28605

(828) 295-7851

Ashe County Farmers’ Market

Saturdays through Oct. 31, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Holiday markets: Nov. 21, 27 and 28 and Dec. 5, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Backstreet, West Jefferson, NC 28694

Avery County Farmers’ Market

Thursdays through Oct. 8, 4-6:30 p.m.

Old Banner Elk Elementary School, Banner Elk

Johnson County Farmers’ Market

Saturdays through Oct. 31, 9 a.m. to noon

Ralph Stout Park, Highway 421, Mountain City, TN 37683

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