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Greensboro, NC – Greensboro Farmers Curb Market is open with new hours and events to bring the community together to celebrate and support local farmers, ready meals, and artisans.
The market is open all year round as a walk-in indoor / outdoor market. The opening times are 8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. with early bird / express shopping from 7:30 a.m. Customers looking to shop before the summer crowds rush to get there can do so with Express Shopping at 7.30am. Customers who know what they want to buy can shop quickly and efficiently at this point. Pre-orderers, large or commercial customers can also shop during the new early bird opening times. The market is open at regular times from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Customers are encouraged to arrive by 11:00 AM to have enough time to shop from the indoor / outdoor vendors.
Navigate the Saturday market in the high season
Market parking is available on Lindsay Street, on Homeland Avenue, or across the street at War Memorial Stadium. Several disabled parking spaces are provided for customers along the property on Lindsay Avenue near the market. The market has a large entrance on the Lindsay Street side of the building and two exits, one on Lindsay and the other on Homeland Avenue via a footbridge over Muddy Creek. Customers can enter the market on Lindsay Street and will notice arrows on the floor indicating one-way traffic to reduce aisle congestion.
COVID-19 logs in place
NOTE: The City of Greensboro currently requires the use of masks in municipal facilities. GFM, the non-profit organization that manages the market for the city, is required to adhere to the guidelines for city facilities. Masks are available at the entrance. City policy updates will be posted on the Market website and social media. Masks are not required to shop for the outdoor vendors in the Lindsay car park. Questions / concerns about mask logs can be directed to the City of Greensboro using a comment form available on the Market Info Hub.
Wednesday market open until mid-October
The Midweek Market takes place every Wednesday through mid-October from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. outside in the Lindsay car park. Each week, vendors bring freshly picked fruits and vegetables, as well as Homeland Dairy eggs, milk and ice cream, beef, seafood, honey, CBD products, plants, bouquets and more.
This weekend, Sunday June 13th, the Farmers Curb Market becomes a craft fair for the annual Spring Made 4 the Market Arts, Pottery and Craft Marketplace. This is a popular event for the community to buy unique handcrafted items from local manufacturers. More than 50 artists are presented who offer jewelry, fiber art, woodwork, ceramics, upcycling goods, personal care and storage-stable prepared food for Father’s Day, wedding and birthday gifts and all occasions.
The popular breakfast of the market is coming. The current schedule for these fundraisers is:
- Blueberry Pancake Celebration Sat., June 26th 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
- Tomato festival with bacon, tomato and lettuce (BLT-Platten) Sat., July 17th, 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
- Peach Pancake Celebration Sat., Aug. 7 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Plates are $ 10 per person. Local guest chefs prepare the breakfast plates with ingredients from the region.
For more information, please visit Markets’ Facebook events page on social media, Instagram and the Market website at www.gsofarmersmarket.org.
Access to fresh food for everyone
GFM offers several hunger relief programs including SNAP / EBT and Double SNAP Match, accepts coupons for the Farmers Market Nutrition Program for seniors and women with infants and children, and works with the Guilford Community Care Network agency to provide fresh food for people in the 200th percentile of poverty provided in our environment. For information or a visit to the Market Info Hub on Saturdays or at: https://www.gsofarmersmarket.org/fresh-food-access/
About the market
Greensboro Farmers Market, Inc. (GFM) operates the Greensboro Farmers Curb Market on behalf of the City of Greensboro. GFM is a 501 community nonprofit that brings farmers, food and friends together to promote a fair, nutritious food system and support local entrepreneurs in a welcoming, inclusive community.
Parking and entry are free and there is an ATM on site. Pets are welcome outdoors, while only service animals are allowed in the market.