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: October 15, 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 October 18

Fruits and Vegetables: 
apples, Asian pears, muscadine and scuppernong grapes, baby ginger roots, jujubees (Chinese red dates), persimmons, sweet potatoes, eggplant, okra, hot and sweet peppers, field grown tomatoes (slicers, cherry),   garlic,radishes, kale, mustard greens, turnip greens, Asian greens, arugula, field-grown lettuces, 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, Red Drum, Wahoo and Cobia
​Cheese and Butter:
 soft farmstead goat cheeses, cow's milk mozzarella, smoked mozzarella, ricotta, burrata, European-style cultured butter
​Chef-Prepared Foods:
 soups, quiches, sausages, gnocchi
Baked Goods: an assortment of yeast breads made with 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
Hand Made Ice Pops:
 Assorted flavors
Plants and Flowers:
zinnias, 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

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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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October 18 - Enjoy the classical sounds of Timothy and Matthew Dinsmore beginning at 9am on the music platform.
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Great Selection At Our Apple Fundraiser 
Our popular Apple Fundraiser is in full swing. We expect to offer Granny Smith, Winesap, Fuji, Jonagold and Sonoma varieties this Saturday. The apples come from both Davis & Son Orchard in Lincoln County and Otanola Farms in Hendersonville. Market volunteers will sell the apples at this fundraiser, the profits from which are used to help pay for market operating expenses and improvements. Thanks for your continued support!
Reserve Your Free-Range Thanksgiving Turkey Now
No, it's not too early. These turkeys go fast every year, so don't find yourself without one this Thanksgiving. New Town Farms  and  Carlea Farms are raising broad-breasted whites. Carlea Farms is raising its birds on organic, non-GMO feed. New Town Farm uses non-GMO feed. Order now by clicking the links above to email these farmers. The turkeys will be ready for pick up on November 25 at our special evening Thanksgiving Market. The birds will have been processed the night before and will be sold fresh.
Our Fall Cook Book Swap Bring a book, take a book - or take a book in exchange for a $2 donation that buys produce for the Matthews Help Center Food Pantry.