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, except fish, are grown, raised or made within 50 miles of Matthews. More... 
This page was last updated: March 23, 2015
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Volunteering At The Market:  Volunteers play a key role in keeping our market running smoothly. Join our volunteer family today.  Please email us.  
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.
 Open Saturday Mornings Year-Round 
on North Trade Street in Historic Downtown Matthews, NC

Winter Market Hours: 8-10am Every Saturday December through March

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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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Our Winter Farmers' Market Is Open 
From 8 - 10am  Every Saturday Through April 11 
Be Sure To Join Us For The Opening Of Our Regular Season Market on April 18, When Our Hours Return to 8am - Noon!
For Saturday, March 21:
Fruits and Vegetables: 
spinach, turnips, leeks, green garlic, carrots, spring onions, field- grown lettuce, salad mix,greenhouse grown lettuces, kale, sun chokes, Swiss chard, micro greens, pac choi, shelled pecans, 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 
Dairy: Soft farmstead goat cheese, American neufchatel, European cultured butter, hand-made Italian cheese  (mozzarella,  ricotta, burrata) 
Baked Goods - Brioche, croissants, apple turnovers, macaroons, shamrock cookie pops 
Chef-Prepared Products: soups,sausages 
Other farm products: eggs from free-range chickens, local honey,  loofah sponges
Plants - spring vegetable transplants, blueberry and blackberry bushes
Handmade Farm Crafts:  natural soaps and lotions, beeswax lip balm
Assistant Market Manager Wanted
If you have a passion for local food systems and want to work for one of the best farmers' market's in North Carolina, apply for our newly created position of assistant market manager. We are looking for a motivated, organized individual to fill this part-time position. You'll work closely with an experienced market manager, farmers and other food producers, volunteers, local chefs and musicians. 
  • High energy and great people skills are a must. 
  • Writing and photography skills a plus. 
  • Must be able to work outside under variable weather conditions.
  • Experience in farmers' market operations is desirable.
  • Pay commensurate with skills and experience. 
  • Job requires a commitment of about 10 hours a week to start, including Saturday morning markets. 
Please email resume with cover letter and three references by April 1 to matthewsfarmersmarket@earthlink.net. Position is open until filled.