About Us: We are the largest, most diverse producers-only farmers' market in the greater Charlotte area. All food and other market products, except fish, are grown, raised or made within 50 miles of Matthews.
Want To Volunteer?  Volunteers are key to keeping the  market running smoothly.  Join our volunteer family today. Email us to ​obtain  a registration form.
Buying locally grown foods supports local farmers and the local economy.
Contact Us:
Got a question or comment? Email us or reach us at 704-821-6430.
Community Outreach: Share The Harvest Challenge is a fresh produce donations effort that challenges market customers and farmers to help feed hungry local residents who turn to the Matthews Help Center for food assistance. Please place donations in the coolers near the Community House.
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Applications are accepted Jan.1 through Feb. 1 each year. 
All foods are locally grown or produced. Fish, when available, is line-caught and landed on the North Carolina coast.

Produce: broccolini, broccoli raab, red radishes, sugar snap peas, Chinese cabbage, carrots, beets, arugula, mushrooms (assorted varieties), spinach, mizuna, bok choi, pac choi, Swiss chard,  field-field grown lettuce and salad mixes, collards, kale (several varieties), mustard, turnips, green onions, leeks, sun chokes, greenhouse grown lettuces, micro greens, watercress, edible flowers, culinary herbs, pecans
Meats and Poultry: 
beef: roasts, brisket, ground beef, short ribs, steaks, stew beef, sliced beef liver, soup bones 
poultry: pastured chicken, whole and parts, chicken sausages, ground chicken, chicken bone broth
pork: assorted cuts and sausages 
Dairy: soft goats milk cheese, cows milk cheeses, Italian hand-made cheese including mozzarella, ricotta and burrata, cottage cheese, cultured butter
Other farm products: artisan jams and jellies, free-range chicken and duck eggs, local honey, honey products, persimmon rollups, dried apples
Prepared Foods: coq au vin, beef Bourguignon, NC pork butt,pork stew, chicken sausages, quiches, chicken salad, pimento cheese, soups, flambe, galettes
Baked Goods: breads (focaccia, whole wheat, honey oat, cinnamon raisin, rye, brioche, bagettes) croissants, European pastries, scones, muffins, cinnamon rolls, gluten free cakes and cookies
Handmade Farm Crafts:  baskets,   beeswax candles, balms, natural soaps and lotions, grilling boards
Donate: Please consider supporting us by becoming a Friend Of The Market or a business sponsor. Current sponsors include  Legacy Landscaping Inc.Charlotte Wealth ManagementChef's Table Pinot Noir,  ​ Matthews Animal Clinic, Clean Air Lawn Care Charlotte,  Real Food Carolyn Renfrow Hardware  and Aaron Quality Signs.  
We're Growing!
Beginning April 15, we will be bigger and better than ever as more than 50 local food growers, bakers, specialty producers and artisans gather to offer the area's freshest and finest every Saturday morning! ​
We're adding a tailgate market on part of our newly resurfaced Cotton Gin Alley lot that will operate in tandem with our traditional market site on Saturday mornings.  We'll also host a food truck or two serving brunch items made with market products.
Get ready to meet lots of  new top-notch farmers, bakers and specialty food producers with more in-demand products to give you  broader shopping choices. Besides more great local produce and meats, you'll find hard cheeses, cold cuts (like pastrami, corned beef and salami), fresh and frozen pastas, tomato sauces, fresh salsas, flat breads - even artisan brewed kombucha and gourmet coffee beverages. 
Concerned about parking, since the tailgate market will take up part of our current parking area? We’ve been given permission use the town-owned grassy lot (Charles Street entrance) behind the Pita Kabab building for customer parking. It’s an easy walk over to our current lot, some of which will still be available for parking.
Saturday, March 25

Assistant Market Manager Wanted:

The Matthews Community Farmers’ Market is seeking a passionate, outgoing, dependable, organized, hardworking individual to serve as assistant manager for its year-round market. This part-time position provides an opportunity to learn about the local food system from the inside out at one of the top farmers’ markets in the state. Only those with a passion for the farmers' market and its mission, a good sense of humor and unflagging energy need apply. If you feel your personality, interests and skills are well suited to this position, please click here for more information on job requirements and how to apply.
Our Winter Market Is Open Every Saturday, 8-10am, Through April 8
Spring Market Opens April 15! Come See Our New Look!
Rain or Shine - Free Parking - Most Vendors Accept Credit Cards - No Dogs Allowed
At our market, you buy directly from the local producer - the person who grew it or made it. You'll find lots of freshly harvested produce, naturally raised meats, handcrafted cheeses, fresh eggs, local honey, plants, baked goods, specialty prepared foods and hand-crafted items. But, we're more than a farmers' market. For 26 years we've provided a lively community gathering place in downtown Matthews to shop, nibble, relax and meet your neighbors. Come enjoy all we have to offer, including live music, cooking demonstrations by top local chefs and family activities!​