Avery County farmers’ markets set up shop
From 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays, Avery County Farmers’ Market operates on Tate Lawn at Lees-McRae College. Local farmers such as The Farmer’s Wife and Maverick Farms set up to sell produce; Products for sale include jewelry, meats such as duck, rabbit and pork, organic vegetables, oatmeal, fried apple pies and jams.
Starting at 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Saturdays, Avery County Farmers’ Market is open beside the County Administrative Office. Farms participating include Banner Farm, Andy’s Produce, Bee Hopper’s Farm and Sugar Bear Farms. These businesses will be selling produce such as mushrooms, potatoes, jams and mango butter.