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 980-293-2698.
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: Apples (Honey Crisp, Gala, Gold Supreme, Ginger Golds), watermelon, figs, sweet corn, field-grown and greenhouse tomatoes (beefsteak, slicers, cherry and grape), leeks, Big Boy southern peas, okra (assorted varieties), green beans (assorted varieties), summer squash (assorted varieties), zucchini (assorted varieties), baby fennel, greenhouse and field-grown eggplant (assorted varieties), potatoes (assorted varieties), cucumbers (assorted varieties, field and greenhouse-grown), leeks, carrots (assorted varieties), field-grown and greenhouse-grown peppers (assorted varieties), onions (assorted varieties), French scallions, garlic, arugula, watercress, Asian greens, field-grown lettuces and mixes, greenhouse-grown lettuces, micro greens, culinary herbs (various), edible flowers, fresh mushrooms
Meats and Poultry: 
beef: roasts, brisket, ground beef, short ribs, steaks, stew beef, sliced beef liver, soup bones, salami, pastrami, corned beef, hot dogs
water buffalo - assorted cuts
poultry: fresh and frozen pastured chicken, whole and parts, chicken sausages, ground chicken, bone broth
pork: assorted cuts and sausages 
Dairy: handmade cows' milk cheeses (ricotta, mozzarella, smoked mozzarella, burrata), quark cheese, cottage cheese, goats' milk chevre and cultured butter, water buffalo milk hard and soft cheeses.
Other farm products: artisan jams and jellies, free-range chicken and duck eggs, local honey, honey products, dried pepper products, dried apples, chili oil, loofah sponges
Cut Flowers: assorted
Specialty Prepared Foods: handmade pasta, tomato sauces, fresh gourmet salsas, ice pops,
Hot And Cold Beverages: kombucha tea (several flavors), hot and cold brew gourmet coffees
Chef Prepared Entree Items: chicken sausages, quiches, chicken salad, pimento cheese, soups, flambe, galettes, vegetarian pizzas, vegetarian TV dinners, soups
Baked Goods: Breads - focaccia, whole wheat, honey oat, cinnamon raisin, rye, brioche, baguettes, Portuguese sweet bread rolls, pita, naan, tortillas, brioche, croissants, quick breads, pretzel bites 
Sweets - European pastries and cookies, macarons, stroopwafel, scones, muffins, brownies, layered cake slices, cupcakes, quick breads, cinnamon rolls, gluten free cakes and cookies
Farm Crafts: hand made pottery, handwoven scarves and towels, handwoven baskets, beeswax candles, balms, natural soaps and lotions, grilling boards
Plants: herb and vegetable garden transplants, succulents.
Donate: Please consider supporting us by becoming a Friend Of The Market or a business sponsor. Our 2017 sponsors are   Legacy Landscaping Inc.,  Charlotte Wealth ManagementChef's Table Pinot NoirJohn Street Graphics, ​ Matthews Animal Clinic, Clean Air Lawn Care Charlotte,  Real Food Carolyn,   Renfrow Hardware,  and Aaron Quality Signs.  
Saturday, August 26

Welcome To The Matthews Community Farmers' Market! 
Hours: Saturdays 8am - Noon 
 Rain or Shine - Free Parking - Most Vendors Accept Credit Cards - No Dogs Allowed
At our farmers' 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!
Cooking Demo:
Come find a seat and watch Chef George di Paolo, catering chef-manager of The Community Culinary School of Charlotte, prepare delicious dishes made with fresh, market ingredients, beginning at 9am on our cooking demo patio.


​Music:
Tap your toes once again to the bluegrass tunes of The High Ridge Pickers, beginning at 9am on the music platform.
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Upcoming Events For August 26

A Great Start To Our Annual Apple Fundraiser!
Food Trailer News
Benne returns with a full menu of unique southern/Asian combinations. Drop by the tailgate section and pick up some delicious breakfast or brunch.

website link: Benne
We had a great start to our Annual Apple Fundraiser last Saturday. We had four varieties - Honey Crisp, Gala, Gold Supreme and Ginger Gold - all locally grown by Davis and Son Orchard in Lincoln County, NC. We'll have more again this Saturday and for several weeks through the Fall. The market has brought in these locally grown apples to sell as a fundraiser for the farmers' market. This effort makes an in-demand product available to our customers and helps support a local farmer who cannot be at the market due to heavy on-farm sales. In light of the peach crop being drastically reduced this year, we are relying even more on a successful apple fundraiser. Please support the market and pick up your bag this Saturday.




Although some of your favorite summer crops are waning, there are still lots of summer fare to be had. Figs may only be around for a couple more weeks, so get them while you can. You'll also find watermelon, peppers, eggplant, green beans, southern peas, garlic and cukes, to name but a few. Drop by and check out nature's bounty!