The Roanoke Valley Farmers Market, 378 NC Highway 158 in Roanoke Rapids is open Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 am to 6 pm, and Saturdays from 8 am to 2 pm from May through November. The market features vendors of many kinds, from fruit and vegetable farmers, to crafts, baked goods, live plants, cut flowers, grass-fed beef, pasture-raised pork, eggs, soap, and candles. Additional vendors are welcome, though all vendors must be approved prior to selling at the market. All produce must be locally grown, with at least 50% grown by the vendor himself or herself. Growers may supplement with other locally grown produce as long as at least 50% is grown themselves.
A mobile satellite market will also be held on Mondays at the Kirkwood Adams Center in Roanoke Rapids from 3 6 pm.
In addition to traditional market vendors, the market will also feature educational classes through Cooperative Extension and special events during the market season. Be on the look out for these announcements. Additional vendors are always welcome at either market.