In operation since 1997, Angel Ridge Farm is located in the Beech Glen area of Mars Hill, NC. We offer a rainbow of vegetables, including beans, winter and summer squash, eggplant, and more varieties of tomatoes than you knew existed. All produce is grown without use of petrochemical-derived fertilizers or pesticides. On the furry side, Angel Ridge raises pygmy and pygora goats, and offers handspun yarns and other fiber products throughout the year. Spinning and knitting lessons are also available. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or www.angelridgefarm.com or 828-680-0677.
Celia Biers offers necklaces, bracelets and earrings made from her own handcrafted glass beads. Due to the nature of glass bead making, each piece is unique. Celia designs her pieces with heart and soul, resulting in jewelry that is both beautiful and inspiring to wear. 828-380-2396 or email@example.com
Corners Knob Farm has been in commercial operation since 1975. We raise more than twenty varieties of fruits and vegetables, with twelve acres currently under cultivation using low-spray farming practices. All produce sold is harvested within 24 hours of sale. This season we will have sweet corn, shiitake mushrooms, strawberries, to name a few. Corners Knob also offers Fraser fir Christmas trees during the holiday season. Contact us at 828-380-9919.
Doubletree Farm is a draft horse powered family farm. We grow a variety of vegetables for spring and summer, including carrots, beets and garlic. We also grow sweet sorghum cane for production of sorghum molasses in the fall. Check with us during the fall months to come visit our “sugar shack” and watch the process of sorghum syrup making. Our farm also offers sustainably harvested forest products (logs, milled lumber, and firewood).
A Certified Organic farm located in the Big Pine Valley community of Madison County, Fork Mountain Farm has been growing for markets since 2006. We enjoy growing Italian and French heirloom varieties of many market favorites, like beans, tomatoes, squash, and peppers. We also offer less-common veggies, such as bulb fennel, Romano and Fava Beans, and Japanese turnips. The early season brings assorted salad and culinary greens, and assorted berries brighten the summer months. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
J.B. Wallin and Randy Bailey have been coming to the Mars Hill market since it began in 1999. J.B. brings a variety of baked goods, including cookies, cakes and sweet breads, as well as homemade jams and jellies. Baking has been a lifelong hobby for J.B. and she enjoys sharing the fruits of her labors with friends and neighbors. Randy Bailey has been raising chickens for 25 years, and brings to the market free-range eggs from his carefully tended flock. Both J.B. and Randy love being part of the market community, and visiting with new friends and old alike. Contact Randy at 828-206-1534
Highgate Farm is a small farm located in the Walnut Mountains of Madison County, operating since 2008. We are Certified Naturally Grown, following the principles of natural and organic production to improve our soil and raise our crops and livestock. We focus our efforts on extended-season mixed produce, including a large selection of greens, root crops, onions, garlic and fresh culinary herbs. We also raise specialty products: gourmet dried tomatoes, berries, eggs, and mushrooms. Check Highgate Farm on Facebook.
Appleberry Cove Farm is owned and operated by the Mickey Family. We are located at the northern end of Madison County near Big Bald Mountain and the Wolf Laurel/Wolf Ridge Resort areas at an elevation of over 4000 ft. We harvest most of our fruits, berries, wild edibles, herbs, flowers, and planted vegetables from the woods, hills, and vales that make up our 18 acre mountain farm. The fresh colorful eggs are produced by a variety of heavy breed chickens that roam around the farm and pastures with our small milking herd of La Mancha and Nubian dairy goats. Our dairy herd is USDA certified and accredited as a disease free herd. We are also a NCDA registered pet food distributor of 100% pure goat milk which is available in one quart and one gallon sized containers. In addition, we offer a fabulous assortment of handmade confections: crunchy candies, brittles, lollipops, and a lovely variety of rich delicious chocolate fudges and truffles that are made with natural ingredients such as goat milk, cheese, berries and nuts from many local sources. New products from the goat that are under development for 2012 are cheeses from a local dairy that we season and craft in our own special way to make them unique and delicious and our very own handmade natural goat milk & honey and oatmeal based soaps for many different skin types –these soaps are slightly scented at most and are made with “good for your skin” ingredients. Please come visit us at the market or on our website at www.appleberrycove.faithweb.com . If your family would like to visit us at the farm then please e-mail Sue at email@example.com or call (828) 689-4812.
Strada (Italian for main boulevard or street) offers traditional family recipes from all regions of Italy and warm friendly service in an inviting romantic setting. Located in a beautifully renovated historic 1880s building in downtown Asheville, the restaurant is filled with the aromas of fresh baked artisan bread from Strada’s bakehouse and mouth watering Italian cuisine cooked to order. Strada focuses on local ingredients, biodynamic and organically produced wine selections and offers full service catering on or off site.
Lunch: Tue – Fri: 11am – 3pm
Brunch: Sat & Sun: 11:30am – 3pm
Dinner: Tue – Thu: 4pm – 9:30pm, Fri & Sat: 4pm – 10:30pm, Sun: 4pm – 9:30pm
Fresh seafood delivered weekly to Mars Hill. Fresh fish, shrimp, scallops and more. Follow us on Twitter @freshseafoodnc or our website freshseafoodnc.com
Leaning Willow Farm is located in the Walnut Creek Community of Madison County NC. We raise a diversity of produce, free range eggs, and offer a variety of plant starts in the spring; we also work with local chefs to provide produce according to their menu needs. All of our vegetables are grown free of chemical fertilizers and pesticides. We raise Olde English Babydoll Sheep, a heritage breed, with lambs available for purchase in late spring. We tend our farm with pride and are committed to providing our community with fresh, wholesome food. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
A family farm in Madison County, proudly producing several varieties of hydroponic lettuce, available year-round. We also grow cabbages and other greens, sweet corn, sorghum cane, and mushrooms. Farm-fresh eggs and free range poultry and pork are also available. New this year, we will have rabbits by mid-summer. Stop by and see us at the market and try our home-cooked pork barbecue, you’ll be glad you did! Contact us at email@example.com
New Direction Farm in Madison County is a Christian residential school for boys and a farming community. We maintain generous vegetable and flower gardens, in addition to raising cattle, horses, hogs, and chickens. We also offer a unique line of woodcrafts. New Direction welcomes visitors to our farm, where you can enjoy a hayride, have a picnic in the shade, and browse the products available in the farm store. Contact us at 828-689-4850 or www.newdirectionfarm.com
Natural Handcrafted Soaps and Spa Products is a family owned and operated small business. A division of Weaverville Enterprises in North Buncombe County, NC. Our mission statement is to provide to the local community with Soaps and Spa Products made with the most possible natural ingredients that are safe to use on our bodies. Our rich veggie soaps (100% free animal cruelty) are made from scratch and individually crafted with care with natural ingredients. Essential Oils, Fragance Blends and well known natural based moisturizing oils are used in our Soaps and Spa Products. Combined with herbs and natural colorants from different parts of plants, our Natural Products are the best alternative to those who appreciate and enjoy the freshness of nature on a safe way. We always change formulas to improve the quality of our work. Looking for the best choices according to the season.
Beside using local sustainable ingredients we import sacred herbs from the Spiritual Lands of Latin America to make “special soaps”, home made incense and “holy incense” used it for centuries in remote temples of Latin America and the Caribbean region.
Our Aromatherapy and Spa products are made with selected finest ingredients to ensure their quality. We combine the luxury and the natural to pamper the skin and senses.
Please visit us at The Weaverville Tailgate Market Wednesday 2:00p to 6:30p and Mars Hill Tailgate Market 9:00p to 1:00p. Contact us at -firstname.lastname@example.org,Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/naturalhandcraftedsoaps?ref=tn_tnmn or http://www.naturalhandcraftedsoaps.net
For La Gringa Tamalera is Naturally Gluten Free Vegetarian with no Lard Latino food to go. Tamales, Empanadas, Arepas, Churros and more later on. Taking pre-orders on website.
Shecology is a new and growing 100% natural cleaning products business located in Weaverville, NC. Only vending on the local farmer’s market scene since Fall 2012, owner Mari Fox is quickly becoming a local cleaning legend as customers become addicted to Mother’s Little Helper Laundry Pills, Softening and Sanitizing Goat’s Milk Soaps, and for the DIY types — Golden Soap Nut Laundry and Household Cleaner.
Every product made by Shecology includes 100% natural soap nut powder – a naturally anti-bacterial and hypoallergenic surfactant (cleaner) making it a perfect replacement for toxic chemical laden cleaners that destroy the environment and are harmful to your health. In addition, Shecology products are lightweight, never liquid, and packaged in the most responsible way — eliminating plastic bottles and containers that sit for hundreds of years in landfills. Stop by to learn more about switching up your cleaning routine to products that are safe for people, pets, and the planet. Contact us at www.shecology.com, email@example.com or 828-713-4031
We are a small five generation farm specializing in gourmet canned goods made with local organic fruits and vegetables from old family recipes and a few new twists of our own. We produce over thirty kinds of jams, marmalades and butters including a line of “Jams with a Kick” featuring a variety of hot jams sure to tickle your taste buds. Our line of herb blends, rubs and vinegars will spice up any dish and our variety of salsas are a treat for the tongue. We welcome farm visits but by appointment only please. Contact us at 828-680-9890.
Lyne and Ed Vendely operate Sweet Betty Bee’s, a Certified Naturally Grown farm in the Big Pine area of Madison County, producing honey, honey soaps, and beeswax products. Our honey is unheated and unfiltered, leaving intact its amazing nutritional composition. Minimal straining removes larger particles while allowing pollens to remain, though we also offer a limited quantity of really raw honey in the natural comb. We practice organic principles to the greatest extent possible by finding alternatives to pesticides and antibiotics when caring for our hives. Additionally, we do not feed corn syrup or sugar to our bees. We see our apiaries as a partnership with the bees and with the whole of Mother Nature. Healthier, happier bees make better honey! Contact us at www.SweetBettyBees.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
In antiquity the Three Graces brought beauty, mirth and hospitality to the Gods…Our Three Graces – the goat, the sheep and the cow give us the exquisite milks that are the source and inspiration for our French-style cheeses. Ferguson Farm is an historic farm located in the Shelton Laurel area of Western North Carolina. We offer “farmstead” cheeses, meaning all our products are made with milk from our own animals, on the farm where the animals are raised. All of our “farm pets” are generously provided a diet of healthful grain, supplements and free-range pastures managed without the use of herbicides or pesticides. Our farm is a small scale multi-tasking environment employing local people who share with us their knowledge of the community and their wisdom in all things land and animal. Contact us at email@example.com
R Mountain Farm is a small family farm in Mars Hill. We have angora goats, alpaca, sheep, chickens, guineas & now ducks. This will be our first summer as a vendor at the Madison County Market. We have handspun yarns and some handcrafted items from our fiber animals. Our birds provide us with beautiful feathers that we use to create wreaths, hair clips, earrings and more. At the market, we will offer feather home accessories and jewelry, art, cards, dog & cat treats. Follow us on Facebook at R Mountain Farm.
Zeke and Courtney Filiss grow a variety of heirloom vegetables, fruits and cut flowers without the use of petrochemical fertilizers or pesticides. The farm is located in Madison County about 3 miles from the NC/TN line. Both Zeke and Courtney have been gardening since childhood, and have been selling at local tailgate markets for the last six years. Long Valley offers the typical market variety of spring and summer favorites, and bountiful bouquets, with the unique addition of fresh watercress. Enjoy their products through CSA, tailgate markets, local specialty stores and area restaurants. firstname.lastname@example.org
Located in the Big Pine area of Madison County on a remote hillside adjoining Pisgah National Forest, Ardfield Farm uses organic and biodynamic methods to grow the produce used in our prepared foods. We specialize in preparing nourishing foods using traditional methods. We use the highest quality local ingredients whenever possible and soak all grains, legumes, and nuts used in our products for between 7 and 24 hours to allow for easy digestion and optimal assimilation of nutrients. Ardfield Farm is pleased to offer Gluten free Tabouli, Soaked Whole Wheat Tortillas, Vegetarian Sushi, Thai Almond Butter Sauce, Almond Butter, Gluten free Granola, Raw Chocolates, and other vegetarian items as well as Crafts, Waldorf Dolls (Made to Order), and our signature Lavender Cardamom Tea Tree Lip Balm. Contact us at www.ardfieldfarm.com or email@example.com or 828-649-0130.
Maple Hill Farm is a family farm that specializes in herbal tinctures and salves. Our herbs are either wildcrafted or cultivated using natural, organic, sustainable growing techniques. All of our herbs are gathered at their peak potency, and are ethically harvested to ensure they will continue to thrive. We have a variety of herbal tonics to support different systems of the body. For example we have a Woman’s reproductive and hormone support, Heart support, and Immune support tonics just to name a few. We also grow a few varieties of herbal starts to plant in your own garden, and beautiful houseplants to freshen the air in your home.