Gastonia Farmers Market
Gastonia Farmers Market

The farmers and other vendors at the Gastonia Farmers Market grow or make everything that is available - there are no items that are bought elsewhere and re-sold in our market.  We have a new vendor shed next to our market so be sure to shop the shed too!

 

Meet Our Farmers and Vendors

Mark Scronce

AVERY PRODUCE

Mark Scronce and his brother Troy have been farming for most of their lives and coming to the Gastonia Farmers Market for 17 years.  They grow numerous vegetables on their farm in Crouse.  They sell bedding and vegetable plants too.

 

John Carroll

BIG JOHN'S HYDRO-FARM

John Carroll uses hydroponic farming to grow tomatoes in a greenhouse in water instead of dirt during the cooler months on his farm in Lawndale . Using this growing method, he has good-tasting tomatoes year 'round. He also grows tomatoes the old-fashioned way which are always delicious!

Ronald and the late Helen Boyd

BOYD FARMS

BOYLE FARM

Caleb Boyle grows his vegetables on his farm in Bessemer City without using chemical fertilizers or pesticides. Spring crops include carrots, beets, radishes, lettuce, kale and cucumbers.  Additional ones in summer are tomatoes and onions. In Fall, you can find broccoli, kale, collards, carrots and winter squash at the Boyle Farm table.

Chou Yang

CHONG NICHE FARM

Chou Yang grows spring onions, kohlrabi, bok choy and herbs such as basil, dill and cilantro.  She has Asian plants, cut flowers and hand-tied bouquets. She has rice paddies on her farm in Claremont and sells rice at the market in the fall.

CIRCLE HAT FARM

Michael and David Wise are growing fruits and vegetables on family-owned farm land in Lincolnton.  The land has been passed down through many generations.  Currently the farm has 60 acres of the original Wise Family farm, which began in the year 1750.

Debbie Whitworth

DEBBIE'S KITCHEN

Debbie Whitworth has won ribbons on all the custards she makes and has won contests with her pound cakes - in the cake category and Best of Show.  She has been baking and cooking for 35 years and brings breads, cakes, custards, honeybuns and cookies to the market.  She also has jams, jellies and preserves.

HEAFNER FARM

Larry Heafner has been farming all of his life.  The Heafner Farm is a family farm and his daughter helps with the work.  He brings seasonal vegetables to the market: cabbage, tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, spring onions, peas, green beans and cantaloupes.

Blondie guards a field at Hoyle Farms

HOYLE FARMS

Elbert Hoyle of Hoyle Farms has been farming for over 45 years and farms land in Lawndale that has been in the Hoyle Family for 150 years.  He brings vegetable plants, tomatoes, peppers, squash. cucumbers, beans, corn and okra to the market.

Sandy Dellinger

DELLINGER'S FLOWERS & PRODUCE

Sandy Dellinger is the daughter of farmers.  She grows flowers, herbs and vegetables on her farm in Denver. Bedding and vegetable plants are available along with vegetables, herbs, hanging baskets, chrysanthemums and asters.

LICK FORK FARM

Stan and Melissa Beam have been growing good things for over 39 years on their farm in Cherryville. They bring tomatoes (both greenhouse and field) to the market along with salsa made from their tomatoes.  The farm also produces lettuce and herbs. Pork meat is available at their table too.

Trey Robinson and a customer

LINEBERGERS' MAPLE SPRINGS FARM

The Linebergers' Farm in Dallas has been in the family since 1928. A great grandfather paid-off a mortgage during the Great Depression.  In 1955, grandfather Harold Lineberger planted the first strawberry patch and made $350.  He used the money to buy a ring for Patsy Eaker (now Lineberger). That was the farm's first strawberry crop and the one for which the farm is still famous.  The Lineberger family does their best to farm their produce in an environmentally responsibile manner while providing healthy, fresh, affordable food for the Gaston area.  Visitors are welcome on the Linebergers' Farm any time!

Nellie Overcash

OVERCASH FAMILY CRAFTS & PLANTS

Nellie Overcash has been crafting for over 32 years.  Her three daughers (one is an artist) and a granddaughter help create all of the crafts available at their booth, including paintings, greeting cards and jewelry.  Also available at her table are crocheted towels, baby blankets, dish cloths and wood crafts.

Clara Pasour

PASOUR PLANT & PRODUCE FARM

Ken and Clara Pasour have been farming for over 40 years on their farm in Dallas,  They grow seasonal vegetables, pumpkins and also bring bedding plants and hanging baskets to the market.

RENAISSANCE PATISSERIE

Chef Sylvain Rivet's bakery is located n Charlotte.  Each week he sends French pastry and bakery items to our market.

Rhodesdale Farm

Visit Rhodesdale Farm in Kings Mountain. Besides seasonal produce, they offer hoop cheeses, jams & jellies, juices & ciders, local beef, local pasture-raised pork and old-fashioned drinks and candies. 

David Sparrow

SPARROW FARM (Sparrow's Pickles & Baked Goods)

David Sparrow has been farming on his farm in Cherryville, NC for 65 years.  He brings a variety of items to the market: vegetables, honey, pickles, baked goods, muscadines, blueberries, peaches, apples and figs.

TAW CREEK FARM

Barry and LaGair Bingham of Taw Creek Farm in Lawndale, offer farm fresh produce and eggs along with walnuts and pecans.

Tim Pasour

TIM PASOUR FAMILY FARM

Tim comes from a long line of farmers - the Pasour family has been farming vegetables in Gaston County since the late 1700s! He farms in Swannanoa, NC and Dallas, NC and brings vegetables and bedding plants to the farmers market.

 

Tony Pasour

TONY PASOUR & GIRLS

Tony Pasour, whose farm is in Bessemer City, has been farming for 40 years.  He grows many fresh vegetables which he brings to the market along with homegrown pork, country saugage and sourdough bread.  He takes special orders and can deliver if needed.  Special cuts of pork are available by request as well as tomatoes by the box in July and August.

David White & daughter Michaela

WHITE FARM

David White has been farming for 20+ years and started raising Angus cows on White Farm in Dallas to get the best possible meat, free of hormones and antibiotics, to feed his twin daughers Michaela and Kasie. His cows are grass-fed in a pasture along with a supplement of balanced grain to ensure good growth and to keep the steak tender (a growing muscle is a tender muscle). He's been selling at the farmers market for over 6 years.

WILD AND WHIMSY FARMS

Located in Gastonia, DeAnna Scronce and Lauren Smith have been farming at Wild and Whimsy Farms for six years.  Visit their booth for succulents, container gardens, vegetables, herbs, garden plants, fresh eggs, jewelry and clay art.

Marvin Wilfong

WILFONG & HEAVNER PRODUCE

Marvin Wilfong has been farming for most of his 74 years.  He and Carroll Heavner grow seasonal vegetables and peanuts on their farm in Lincolnton. Visitors are welcome to their farm anytime.

Growing goodness for you!

Gastonia Farmers Market
400 E Long Ave

Gastonia, NC 28052

704-853-0049

 

HOURS (May -October):

Tuesday:  7:30 am - 12:30 pm

Thursday: 7:30 am - 12:30 pm

Saturday: 7:30 am - 12:30 pm

 

HOURS (April and November)

Saturday: 7:30 am - 12:30 pm

 

HOURS (December)

1st and 2nd Saturdays:  Christmas Craft Fair

 

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