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: September 13, 2014
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Buying locally grown foods supports local farmers and the local economy.
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Got a question or comment? Email us or reach us by phone at 704-821-6430.
​For Saturday Sept. 20

Fruits and Vegetables: 
apples, Asian pears, muscadine and scuppernong grapes, jujubees (Chinese red dates), sweet potatoes, eggplant, okra, hot and sweet peppers, field grown tomatoes (slicers, cherry),   garlic, kale, Asian greens, arugula, greenhouse-grown lettuces, watercress, 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)
Fresh Fish:
grouper, snapper, white grunts, red porgies, amberjack, black sea bass possible. Watch for updates.
​Cheese and Butter:
 soft farmstead goat cheeses, cow's milk mozzarella, smoked mozzarella, ricotta, burrata, European-style cultured butter
​Chef-Prepared Foods:
 quiches, sausages, gnocchi
Baked Goods: a large assortment of yeast breads made from a variety of grains, European pastries, pies, 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:
zinnias, sunflowers, fall vegetable transplants, native trees, plants, shrubs, carniverous bog plants, house plants
Other farm products:  
eggs from free-range chickens, local honey, dried pepper products
Hand-made goods: soaps, candles, pottery, baskets, chair caning

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in Historic Downtown Matthews, NC

Regular Season Market 
Every Saturday 8am to noon
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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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September 20 - Enjoy wonderful old-time tunes performed by musician Jim Lay beginning at 9am on the music platform.
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 Our Apple Fundraiser Continues Saturday
Our popular Apple Fundraiser is in full swing. This year, because of a late freeze that damaged apple trees and blooms at Davis & Son Orchard in Lincoln County, some apples sold at our fundraiser will come from apple grower Dale Lamb of Ottanola Farms, a highly respected, generations-old, family owned orchard in Hendersonville. So, while some apples will be sourced outside of the market's usual 50-mile product radius, all will be North Carolina grown apples.
This effort will be run in the same fashion as our summer Peach Fundraiser. Profits will benefit the farmers' market operating budget and fund additional market improvements. Besides raising funds for the market, this fundraiserer makes an in-demand product available to our customers and benefits farmers who can't be at the market to sell them due to heavy on-farm sales. We hope to have apples available at market through Thanksgiving.
Fall Plant and Garden Day is September 27