About Ashe County Farmers Market

The Ashe County Farmers Market features fresh local seasonal produce and fruit, farm raised local meats, fresh cut flowers, local eggs, honey, molasses and maple syrup, artisan goat cheeses, homemade breads and bakery items, jams and relishes, and local nursery plants. We also feature juried quality arts and crafts made by Ashe County artisans, including pottery, wood crafts, jewelry, photography, hand woven baskets, quilts, furniture and other specialty items, along with personal care products. Visit us every Saturday from 8 am until 1 pm from mid-April through October. Our special holiday markets are a great place to shop for local gifts. Visit our website for special market events and holiday market dates and times.


Physical Address

108 Backstreet
West Jefferson NC
(Ashe County)

Mailing Address

PO Box 141
West Jefferson NC 28694
(Ashe County)

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Location Contact

Lori Goodman
Market Manager
Phone: (336) 877-5052
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Artisan Foods
baked goods, bread, cider, honey, jam, preserves, sorghum molasses, pet food, corn meal, grits, maple syrup

Dairy & Eggs
cheese, eggs, goat cheese, duck eggs, quail eggs

Farm Tourism & Events
educational programs for school children, festival, celebrations

dried flowers, fresh flowers, edible flowers

Fruits & Berries
apples, asian pears, blackberries, blueberries, cantaloupes, cherries, grapes, melons, peaches, pears, plums, strawberries, raspberries, watermelons, black raspberries, muscadines

buckwheat, popcorn, soy beans

dried herbs, fresh herbs

Meat, Fish & Fowl
beef, chicken, duck, goat, lamb, pork, trout, quail

Nuts & Seeds
chestnuts, pecans, sunflower seeds, walnuts

Specialty Products
beeswax, soap, plants, Christmas wreaths, greenery, decorative, floral wreaths, garlic braids, hand spun yarn, hand knit clothing, felt, ornamental corn, corn shocks, gourds, salves, candles, artisan crafts, landscape plants

artichoke, arugula, asparagus, beets, broccoli, brussels sprout, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chiles, chinese greens, collards, cucumber, dry beans, eggplant, fava beans, garlic, green beans, green onions, hot peppers, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, lettuce, mushrooms, mustard greens, okra, onions, parsnips, peas, pole beans, potatoes, radish, ramps, rutabagas, salad greens, salad mix, shallots, shell beans, spinach, sun chokes, sweet peppers, sweet potato, swiss chard, tomatillos, tomatoes, turnips, watercress, summer squash, pumpkins, winter squash, rhubarb, sweet corn


EBT/SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)
WIC FMNP (Farmers Market Nutrition Program)
Senior FMNP (Farmers Market Nutrition Program)


Find us at 108 Backstreet, one block over from Jefferson Avenue and across from the First Baptist Church. Jefferson Avenue is the main street running through downtown West Jefferson. Check website for Holiday market dates.

Winter market: November 23 and 24 and December 1, 9:00 am-2:00 pm.

Our market season is from April 14, 2018 to October 27, 2018.

Store Hours

  • Sat. 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM