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The Matthews Community Farmers' Market is 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. More... 
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 Open Saturday Mornings Year-Round 
on North Trade Street in Historic Downtown Matthews, NC


Main Season Hours: 8am - Noon Every Saturday


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Community Outreach:
Share The Harvest Challenge is a fresh produce donations effort that challenges market customers and farmers to help feed hungry local resident who turn to the Matthews Help Center pantry for food assistance. Please place donations in  the blue coolers near the Community House.
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For Saturday, July 4: 
All foods are locally grown or produced. Fish is line-caught and landed on the North Carolina coast.
Fruits and Vegetables:
sweet corn, greenhouse tomatoes, field-grown tomatoes, bell peppers, sweet banana peppers, Italian eggplant, blackberries, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, new potatoes, red thumb fingerling potatoes, German butterball potatoes, celery, cucumbers, summer squash, zucchini, fennel, beets, carrots, turnips, slicing onions,  garlic, broccoli, field- grown lettuce, salad mix, greenhouse grown lettuces, kale, Swiss chard, micro greens, pac choi, edible flowers, herbs
Meats and Poultry: 
beef: roasts,brisket, ground beef, short ribs, steaks, stew beef, sliced beef liver, soup bones roasts,brisket, ground beef, short ribs, steaks, stew beef, sliced beef liver, soup bones
​poultry: pastured chicken
pork: assorted cuts and sausages 
lamb: assorted cuts
rabbit: quartered
Dairy: Soft farmstead goat cheese, American neufchatel, European cultured butter, hand-made Italian cheese  (mozzarella,  ricotta, burrata) 
Baked Goods - Assorted breads (including baguettes, brioche, sourdough, focaccia, sprouted grain, rye, brioche, pita) fresh donuts, croissants,  turnovers, Danish pastries, French pastries, English pastries, muffins, tarts, macaroons, scones, granola, gluten-free baked goods
Chef-Prepared Products: quiches, assorted entree items, chicken sausages 
Other farm products: eggs from free-range chickens, local honey and honey products 
Hand-made ice pops: Chocolate sea salt and other assorted flavors
Flowers: lisianthus, zinnias
Plants: orchids,  native plants, perennials.
Handmade Farm Crafts:  pottery, baskets, natural soaps and lotions, beeswax lip balm, beeswax candles, chair caning 
We will be open on July 4! 
 Get loads of  locally grown sweet corn, peaches, tomatoes, berries and lots of other summer produce, locally raised meats  and more for holiday weekend meals bursting with the unique flavors of summer. Enjoy a cooking demonstration and live music. Chef Chef Geoff Bragg of the Community Culinary School of Charlotte will get started at 9am to show you how to make some great summer dishes. Singer-songwriter - musician Brian Howard will take over the music platform to perform a variety of the Americana and folk tunes. We'll be open our regular hours of 8am until noon, so come see us!


Put These Fun Events On Your Calendar:
July 11: Veggie Art Day Kids are invited to creating whacky, whimsical creatures using funny shaped produce. The event, open to children of all ages, will begin at 10am.
July 18: Sweet Corn Roast - Treat yourself to grilled ears of corn slathered in a choice of gourmet butters. Chef Joe Bonaparte of the Culinary Institute of Myrtle Beach will be the grill master for this 9am event.
July 25: Tomato Tasting Day - Customers can taste more than three dozen tomato varieties grown by market farmers and then vote for their favorite at this 9am event.