Sandhills Farmers Market was started in 2009 by Gary Priest of Priest Farm and a group of local farmers from Moore County, NC. Over the last couple of years, our nonprofit organization has grown considerably. The Sandhills Farmers Market has two markets each week from April to September graciously sponsored by the Village of Pinehurst and InsidePinehurst:
WEDNESDAYS (4-16-14 to 9-24-14): 2:30 to 5:30 pm pm at Cannon Park (Beside Camelot Park, Rattlesnake Trail/Woods Rd, Pinehurst. Directions: Take Hwy 211 West from Pinehurst traffic circle, turn LEFT at 3rd stoplight onto Rattlesnake Trail, and immediately take 1st left into Cannon Park.)
SATURDAYS (4-12-14 to 9-27-14): 10am-1pm at Village of Pinehurst parking lot next to the new Village Green. (1 Village Green Rd. West, Pinehurst. Directions: Take Hwy 2 West from the Pinehurst traffic circle, follow as it turns into Azalea Rd., turn Right at the Village Chapel onto Village Green Rd WEST and look for our tents on the right just past the church.)
Come out and meet your local farmers and artisans!
Our producers are all within a 75 mile radius, so you know what you are buying is LOCAL and FRESH. Our farmers offer seasonal produce from spring to fall including strawberries, asparagus, kale, arugula, beets, romaine, chard, peaches, broccoli, organic blueberries, blackberries and grapes, apples, corn, watermelon, cantaloupe, heirloom tomatoes, radishes, spinach, raspberries, eggplant, sweet red and green peppers, jalapeno chili peppers, carrots, rhubarb, turnips, kohlrabi, okra, cucumbers, white and green onions, sweet potatoes (red and white), yellow squash, collard greens, green beans, peas, zucchini, several types of basil, mints, rosemary and other herbs, figs, flowers, pumpkins, brussels sprouts, leeks and more. Our market also offers healthy pasture-raised, whey-fed pork without hormones or antibiotics, free range chicken, goat and lamb meat without hormones or antibiotics, free range heritage eggs, beautiful flowers and local honey. Treat yourself to our delicious artisanal baked goods, baklava, granola, home made jams/jellies/salsas/relishes made from local berries, cucumbers, peppers and tomatoes grown without the use of pesticides or chemicals. Great gift ideas can be found here as well: handcrafted goat’s milk soaps, kiln-fired pottery, bird houses, garden trellises, Adirondack furniture, scarves, scrubbies, Lariat baskets, alpaca wool products, photography and more!
Visit the Meet Our Vendors page to read more about the farmers, bakers and artists that attend our farmer’s market.
Find out about local musicians who will perform for us, activities for the kids, wine tastings, dessert contests and food demonstrations from local chefs at upcoming markets by subscribing to our posts (top right of home page.) Also a good way to find out what new produce will be available each week at the market as they are harvested.
Check out our Facebook page and “Like” us for weekly updates:
***New farmers are welcome to apply: see our Contact page for more info.
***New musicians and face painters are welcome to join us at the market by contacting Melanie Riley, info below.
Contact: Melanie Riley, Market Manager