About Us:
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 are grown, raised or made within 50 miles of Matthews. More... 
This page was last updated: July 22, 2014
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Volunteering At The Market:  If you have a love of the market, a little time in your schedule, and a willingness to help, please email us. 
Buying locally grown foods supports local farmers and the local economy.
Contact Us:
Got a question or comment? Email us or reach us by phone at 704-821-6430.
Fruits and Vegetables
peaches, watermelon, cantaloupe, blueberries, eggplant, okra, hot and sweet peppers, greenhouse tomatoes, field grown tomatoes, red, yellow and white potatoes, green beans, Italian flat beans, cucumbers, yellow and pattypan squash, zucchini, garlic, carrots, beets, green cabbage, kale, Asian greens,  sweet onions, greenhouse-grown lettuces, micro greens, herbs, squash blossoms
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
pork: shoulders, hams, ribs, sausages, lard
poultry:  pastured chicken (whole, parts)
Chef-Prepared Foods : quiches, soups, French toast casserole, Provencal chicken sausage, Roman chicken sausage, pork barbecue, smoked chicken wings, gnocchi
Baked Goods: a large assortment of yeast breads made from a variety of grains, European pastries, cookies, turnovers, muffins, bagels, cakes, tarts, a variety of gluten-free breads and pastries, ready-to-bake items, croutons, granola bars, fresh donuts
Hand Made Ice Pops: Assorted flavors
Plants and Flowers:
fresh-cut blooms (zinnias, snapdragons, yarrow, lilies), vegetable transplants, carniverous bog plants, house plants
Other farm products:   
eggs from free-range chickens, local honey, goat cheese, dried apples and tomatoes, dried pepper products
Hand-made goods: soaps, candles, pottery, baskets
 Open Saturday Mornings Year-Round on North Trade Street 
in Historic Downtown Matthews, NC
Regular Season Market Hours: Every Saturday 8am to noon
Tuesday Evening Market: June 17 - Aug. 5 from 6-8pm 
​Rain or Shine - No Dogs, Please
 
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Charlotte Magazine Best Of The Best Award For Farmers Markets
 Readers' Favorite Farmers' Market, Charlotte Parent Magazine
For Saturday, 
July 26
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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.
Becoming A Vendor: 
Applications for new vendors are only accepted in January for the upcoming season. More information, market rules and applications form...
Shopping Tips, Your Food Dollar Well Spent  
What every customer should know about shopping at the market
Contact Market Vendors
This Saturday, enjoy the great bluegrass sound of the High Ridge Pickers starting at 9am on the music platform!
Tuesday Twilight Market 
Through Aug. 5. Hours: 6-8pm. 
Great produce, cooking demonstrations, live music
​Market Tomato Contest Winners
More than 150 market customers munched hree dozen types of tomatoes at our Tomato Tasting Day event last Saturday and then voted for their favorites. The results: New Town Farms of Waxhaw swept the large tomato category, taking first, second and third place finishes with Early Girl, Black Prince and Parks Whopper tomatoes, respectively. In the cherry tomato category, Carlea Farms took first place with Sungolds, Windcrest Farm placed second with Black Cherry and Garden of the Woods finished third with its Sungold entry. Congratulations to all the winners! 
Create whimsical creatures and wacky faces out of overgrown produce, floppy flowers and colorful seeds starting at 9am Saturday! Bring the kids to Veggie Art Day at the market and let your imagination run wild!
Photo by David Van Hemel