They are all over Wilmington. Many people consider them the hub for local businesses to grow and connect with their consumers. Can you guess what they are?
Farmers Markets date back to 1730 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Since, then these pop-up market have provided communities with fresh, local produce, baked good, and arts and crafts. Farmers Markets gives consumers the chance to meet with their local farmers and business owners to not only facilitate community relations, but also help build their local economy.
Since its humble beginnings, it is estimated that there are nearly 8,000 Farmers Markets in the United States. Here in Wilmington, there are many different Farmers Market that popup around town throughout the week. In fact, it was at local Farmers Markets that Panacea Brewing Company was able to branch out and bring their unique product to light. Now, nearly three year later, we have an expanding taproom and a growing staff.
But that doesn’t mean that we’ve forgotten our roots. You can still catch the booch bus at your local Farmers Markets. Check out the Markets below to get your favorite Panacea kombucha the old-fashioned way, and you never know what else you might find.
Dock Street, between Front and 2nd
Saturdays, March 23rd-November 24th.
8am to 1pm
5329 Oleander Dr., Wilmington NC 28403
Saturdays, Jan. 5, 2019-Dec. 28, 2019
Wrightsville Beach Municipal Grounds (adjacent to Town Hall).
Mondays, May 13, 2019 - September 30, 2019
8am - 1pm
10200 US Highway 17 N., Wilmington, NC 28411
Wednesdays, April 17, 2019-September 25, 2019
So, come out and meet your neighbors at one of the many Farmer’s Markets here in Wilmington. National Farmers Market Week is August 4-10, 2019, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait before going to your Farmers Markets. Show your love to local farmers and business owners TODAY! Before you head out, be sure to grab your reusable growlers and bags.
We’ll see you at the Market.