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Arts / Craft Fair

Arts / Craft Fair

This 4th of July weekend spend some time supporting local small business, artists, craftsman and eat some AMAZING local food while listening to the one and only Keturah Allgood & Friends! It’s going to be a GREAT time!
Farm Fair 2019 at the Transylvania Farmers Market

Farm Fair 2019 at the Transylvania Farmers Market

It’s fun and games as the Transylvania Farmers’ Market celebrates local agriculture during Farm Fair 2019 on Saturday, August 31 from 8am-12pm! Join the Market for: • Watermelon seed spitting from 9-11am • Egg & spoon race at 11am • Jam & jelly contest – drop your entry off (up to two entries per person, sweet and/or savory) by 8:30am for judging by the public. Winner announced at 11:30am! (There will be prizes!) • Free face painting for the kids by Facepainting WNC • A music and puppet show by The Singing Vegetable Show • Antique tractors • Live music by Crooked Pine • A corny scavenger hunt for the kids You won’t want to miss this morning of free fun for the whole... Read More
Tomato Fest at the Transylvania Farmers’ Market

Tomato Fest at the Transylvania Farmers’ Market

A new event is scheduled for this week’s Transylvania Farmers’ Market. Free and fun for the whole family, Tomato Fest will be held on Saturday, August 10, from 8am to 12pm. Taste a wide variety of tomatoes in every shape and color. Try fresh tomatoes, take home recipes that feature tomatoes, and shop for vendor products and summer produce. At the Kids Corner, children of all ages will enjoy learning about different types of tomatoes and creating a fun craft. Toes will be tappin’ with live music by Jennifer Serres and Owen Grooms. With a focus on the bounty that Transylvania County has to offer, the Market has more than 60 vendors offering fresh, locally-grown produce, meat, poultry, eggs, honey, cheeses, vinegar & mustard, fermented products, fresh juices, pickles & bbq sauces, mushrooms, plants, herbs, cut flowers, baked goods, jams & jellies, breakfast & lunch items, prepared foods, and a variety of handcrafted and artisan items from local producers. Throughout the season, the Market hosts a kids’ corner, weekly music, and events. The Transylvania Farmers Market is located in Brevard, NC, just off East Main Street behind Comporium at the corner of Johnson and Jordan Streets. It is open on Saturdays through November from 8am to 12pm. Winter market runs from December through April from 10am to 12pm. Visit the website at TransylvaniaFarmersMarket.com and follow the Market on facebook for regular... Read More
Local Food Fest

Local Food Fest

It’s Local Food Fest at the Transylvania Farmers’ Market on Saturday, July 13th! That means a delicious morning with local produce & recipe samples, sampling of vendor products, free face painting and fun activities for the kids and live music by Chris Wilhelm & Friends. The morning’s events include: • Sample lots of vendor products, taste the results of healthy cooking demos, and take home recipes • For the kids: free face painting, taste & vote for your favorite veggies, and… can you guess the mystery veggies? • Live original music by Chis Wilhelm & Friends • While we enjoy the bounty of local food… let’s also make sure our neighbors have plenty of food too! The farmers’ market will be holding a food drive for Sharing House during their Local Food Fest. Please bring these shelf-stable items so that they can help keep their pantry full this summer: – Canned tuna – Soups (especially cream soups) – Canned pasta (ravioli, etc) – Canned fruit (pineapple & peaches are always a hit) – Canned vegetables & canned beans The market also runs a weekly program with Sharing House and customers can purchase eggs, fresh produce, and other foods and donate them at the Market Info Booth each Saturday. Items are delivered directly to the Sharing House pantry here in Brevard. • Plus at the Cooperative Extension booth: Join Shannon Lally with the North Carolina Cooperative Extension- Transylvania County’s Educational Booth on Healthy Habitats as she talks about Community Volunteer... Read More
Summerfest for Kids

Summerfest for Kids

Join the Transylvania Farmers’ Market for Summerfest for Kids! The morning’s free event includes: • Fire Truck Tours by Brevard Fire Department • FREE Face Painting by Isa of Face Painting WNC • Interactive Music for Kids by Paul Helou Award-winning singer/guitarist Paul Helou plays original and traditional songs for children, creating a fun, interactive musical experience that blends storytelling, movement and improv. Paul’s CD of original songs, Bears, Bees & Butterflies, has won a Parents’ Choice Award, among others. With Paul, you’re not just an audience member, you’re a co-creator — come make up a song and dance! Fun for the whole family. For more information, visit www.paulhelou.com • Stop by the Market Info Booth to and see if you can guess the Mystery Veggies • Participate in a Scavenger Hunt around the market… and win a delicious prize when you complete it! • Hula hoop, jump rope, create a chalk masterpiece, enjoy breakfast, and shop with lots of local products from great vendors • Plus… LIVE MUSIC by Rhiannon & The Relics Child prodigies add novelty to most musical performances. But it’s even more awe-inspiring to see a recently minted human play traditional music as old as the Appalachian towns from whence it came. At age 16, (she began playing at 6) Rhiannon Ramsey is doing just that — fiddling alongside local string band veterans who make up the Relics: Craig Bannerman (bass), Troy Harrison (banjo, guitar, mandolin, vocals), Scott Owenby (guitar, vocals), Brandon Johnson (mandolin, vocals).... Read More
A Health Fair sponsored by Healthy Harvest Natural Foods

A Health Fair sponsored by Healthy Harvest Natural Foods

Thanks to market sponsor Healthy Harvest Natural Foods, free health screenings, produce sampling and recipe sampling, live music, and lots of great local vendors are all a part of the Transylvania Farmers’ Market’s Health Fair this Saturday morning, June 1st, from 8am to 12pm. The morning’s free event includes: • FREE Blood glucose and blood pressure screenings – Blue Ridge Health has a proud history providing universal, comprehensive medical, dental and behavioral health services in Transylvania County and greater western North Carolina. For many years, the Transylvania County Farmers Market has offered a wonderful opportunity to share these services with the community. This year, Blue Ridge Health will offer blood glucose and blood pressure screenings. They encourage the entire community to come out and support this great event to learn more about how Blue Ridge Health and other health resources in the community can help you and your loved ones. If you would like more information about the Blue Ridge Health services available in Transylvania County, call 883-5550; or visit brchs.com and facebook.com/BRCHS. • Healthy recipe samples at the Market Info Booth. • KIDS’ CORNER with fun activities that includes produce sampling and crafts. • Live music by Ray Adams and Elizabeth Galloway Ray Adams will be playing traditional old-time mountain music on fiddle. He will be joined by Elizabeth Galloway on guitar, another of our wonderful local musicians. Both Ray and Elizabeth are multi-instrumentalists and have been playing traditional music in our area for years. We are delighted... Read More
Start your White Squirrel Fest Saturday at the Farmers’ Market

Start your White Squirrel Fest Saturday at the Farmers’ Market

The Transylvania Farmers’ Market is a great way for the whole family to kick off Saturday’s White Squirrel Festival. Stop by from 8am to 12pm to enjoy live music, activities for kids, and a wide range of vendors selling local produce and products. Kids of all ages will love doing a Scavenger Hunt. White squirrels will be hidden throughout the market and kids can see how many they can find to win a squirrely. In addition, there will be hula hoops, sidewalk chalk, and jump ropes… parents can enjoy some breakfast and coffee in our seating area while the kids play! Live music by Bradford Carson & Co. starts at 9:00 a.m. Bradford will be playing from 9-10am, JJ Carson will join him from 10-11am, and he will play the third set from 11am to 12pm with one of his Junior Appalachian Musician ensembles. With a focus on the bounty that Transylvania County has to offer, the Market has dozens of vendors offering fresh, locally-grown produce, meat, dairy, eggs, honey, cheeses, vinegars, pickled veggies, mushrooms, plants, herbs, cut flowers, baked goods, jams & jellies, hot breakfast items, coffee and juices, prepared foods, and a variety of handcrafted and artisan items from local producers. Throughout the season, the Market hosts a kids’ corner, weekly music, and events. The Transylvania Farmers Market is located in Brevard, NC, and on other weeks can be found just off East Main Street behind Comporium at the corner of Johnson and Jordan Streets. It is... Read More
Mothers Day at the Transylvania Farmers Market

Mothers Day at the Transylvania Farmers Market

Join the Transylvania Farmers’ Market as they celebrate Mother’s Day! Bring your mom for a morning of fun! Free mini massages, drawings for market goodies, and giveaways! Music by Bradford Carson ​Mini Massages for Moms by Robert Bass, LMBT Kids Corner: Make a flower craft for mom and learn about what makes flowers so special. PLUS… dozens of vendors with local produce and products, including breakfast and coffee! The Transylvania Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday, year-round! They are open May through November from 8am to 12pm, and winter market is December through April from 10am to 12pm. Visit them at transylvaniafarmersmarket.com for more info and stay up-to-date on all the news, including music and events, by following them on facebook and... Read More
A Spring Celebration at the Transylvania Farmers Market

A Spring Celebration at the Transylvania Farmers Market

Join the Transylvania Farmers’ Market for their first day of 8am-12pm hours with a Spring Celebration MUSIC by Crooked Pine 10am – BEST BEARD CONTEST Enter the “Best Beard” Contest with two categories: “Mountain Man” and “Dapper Dan” … there are prizes for first place! Kids Corner: Learn about caterpillars & make a caterpillar craft Master Gardeners’ Booth:  Learn more about soil testing and fertilizers. First week for Hunger Coalition donations:  Purchase produce/eggs and donate at the market info booth and it will be delivered to a food bank in Transylvania County. Program runs through October. PLUS… dozens of vendors with local produce and products, including breakfast and coffee! The Transylvania Farmers’ Market is open every Saturday, year-round! They are open May through November from 8am to 12pm, and winter market is December through April from 10am to 12pm. Visit them at transylvaniafarmersmarket.com for more info and stay up-to-date on all the news, including music and events, by following them on facebook and... Read More