Shop Local in Tryon
Farmers' Markets Around Tryon
From promoting local business and economy to embracing a healthier home-grown way of life, there are many benefits to shopping at Farmers’ Markets. Whether you’re more interested in getting to know yours neighbors, finding organic, pesticide-free produce, or supporting local mom-and-pop shops, attending a local farmer's market is an interesting, informative, and social event.
For your convenience, we've compiled some information on farmers' markets in the Tryon area.
Tryon Area Farmers’ Markets
Tryon Tailgate Market
This seasonal Tryon Tailgate Market features local produce, baked goods, breads, honey, jams, and specialty crafts.
Town: Tryon, NC
Runs: May - October
Time: Thursdays 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: Palmer St in Downtown Tryon
Saluda Tailgate Market
With an emphasis on fresh and healthy, the Saluda Tailgate Market features local produce and goods including meat, eggs, and baked goods.
Town: Saluda, NC
Runs: May - October
Time: Fridays 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: W Main St
Columbus Tailgate Market
With over 40 vendors every week, the Columbus Tailgate Market offers Polk Country’s best home goods, from meat, cheese, eggs, and produce to arts and crafts.
Town: Columbus, NC
Runs: April - November
Time: Saturdays 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Courthouse St
Columbus Winter Market
Starting the Saturday after the close of the outdoor market, the Winter Market offers locally made foods and crafts.
Location: Columbus, NC
Runs: November - April
Time: Saturdays 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Columbus United Methodist Church basement
Mill Spring Ag Center Winter Indoor Markets
These once-a-month themed markets run December through March, with each month featuring a different theme. Themes include Christmas Market, Warming Up, Bee My Local Honey, and Homesteading & Gardening Day.
Town: Mill Spring, NC
Runs: December - March
Time: Usually the 2nd or 3rd Saturday from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Mill Sping Ag Center
Rutherford County Farmer’s Market
Rutherford County Farmers Market features a plethora of fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, herbs and locally raised meats along with eggs, breads, baked goods, honey, soap and artisan crafts.
Town: Forest City, NC
Runs: April - October
Time: Tue. 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM Thu. 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Sat. 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: 172 Depot St
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