If you haven’t experienced a Saturday morning at the Davidson Farmer’s Market, you don’t know what you’re missing! The Davidson Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday through March from 8:00 am to noon. The market is more than just a place to buy local produce, meats, and goods, but is also a community hosting educational and entertainment events. With over 35 vendors within a 100-mile radius represented each week, you are sure to find something you like!
Before you head out to the Davidson Farmer’s Market, download the Davidson, NC Vacation Guide. You’ll navigate the town like a local with the guide’s insider tips on where to go, what to do and the best dining and shopping. Furthermore, we would love to have you stay with us here at Davidson Village Inn. No matter if you’re a local or coming in for a Davidson getaway, we’ve got a total of 18 rooms perfect for a restful night’s stay.
Check out these local vendors you’ll meet at the Davidson Farmer’s Market
Barbee Farms, a North Carolina Century Farm, is a small family farm in its 6th generation of business that sells fresh produce locally year-round. Local beef farmers from Big Oak Farm are similarly a small family farm, working their grandfather’s land. For fresh baked goods at the market, look for Sara and Mark Hord from Millstone Meadows Farm. They offer freshly baked artisan bread and pastries. Mood Indigo Soaps is known for their fantastic beauty products all made right here in Davidson, NC.
The market is more than just fresh foods. Events are held throughout the year!
There are several events throughout the year where the market and its partners celebrate the Davidson Community. These events help people get involved with their local farmers and producers. Each July the Annual Salsa Showdown happens where farmers show off their peak tomato yield through delicious homemade salsas. Throughout the year the market will host the Breakfast of Champions: Beer and Brats Brunch. During this brunch, local vendors partner with Summit Coffee to highlight farm fresh foods and local beer samples. The advent of the winter season typically brings a Chef Challenge, while the harvest months are the time for the Fall Community Luncheon.
The Davidson Farmer’s Market is a destination for all ages. Kids will enjoy stopping by the Growing Kids Club and Booth. This fun booth hosts interactive activities like making juices, planting a summer garden, and also simple cooking projects. At the World of Wonder booth, kids can explore beehives, plant flowers, identify spiders, and make S’mores in a solar oven.
Not only is the Davidson Farmer’s Market a wonderful place to buy local produce, the Market is a great resource for learning about cooking, eating locally and growing fruits and vegetables. The market is home to a Master Gardner and a Master Composer that teach the community about ways to eat and live in a more sustainable way. These resources visit the Market four to six times throughout the year.
Make plans to visit Davidson, North Carolina!
Just a short walk from the Davidson Farmer’s Market is our beautiful Inn tucked away on Depot Street. Each morning at Davidson Village Inn begins with a breakfast buffet complete with Summit Coffee, locally made baked goods, fresh fruit, yogurt, eggs, and cheeses. Your day is sure to start off on the right foot. Be sure to ask us about our current specials when booking your reservation. We currently offer our Pedal Around Davidson special and our Craft Beer Special for Two. With these two specials, we partner with both the Spirited Cyclist and the Davidson Beverage Company. For more information, please do not hesitate to give us a call at 704-892-8044 or check our availability and book your stay now.