Allvecia Soap Company+


Allvecia Soap Company was founded by Valli Williams, out of her love for making natural  bath products. Valli’s soaps are made with all natural ingredients, and her signature ingredients include: Avocado Oil, Castor Oil, Coconut Oil, Olive Oil, Palm Oil, Palm Kernel Oil, Honey, Natural Dried Herbs, Essential Oils, Natural Colorants.

American Meltdown – FOOD TRUCK+

American Meltdown

American Meltdown will be at the Midtown Farmers’ Market once per month this season, offerring delicious paninis or melts like Pigs N’ Figs, French Onion, Orchard, and Matador. Check out their menu here: Menu.



Our sausages come in a freshly baked French baguette along with your sauce of choice deliciously created from ingredients hand-picked from local farmers markets. Baguettaboutit features six flavors of NC-made sausage, choice of eight hand-crafted sauces as well as a vegetarian selection. Our goal is simple: to make a great tasting sandwich with a dedication to using local products as much as possible. You won’t be disappointed!

Since 2011, Baguettaboutit has called home to several locations all across the Triangle for lunch and dinner, and as of November 2013 opened its doors to a brick and mortar restaurant in Durham, featuring its same tasty sausage sandwiches as well as a variety of salads, sides and vegetarian options.


Bella Blues+

Bella Blues

The Johnson family has been growing sustainable, delicious Premier and Climax Blueberries in Johnston County, North Carolina for over 30 years. The type of berries we grow typically yield the sweetest berries in mid-July until the end of August depending on Mother Nature.

Better Be Ellerbee+

Peaches... Coming This Week!

Better Be Ellerbe offers peaches, plums and a few other fruit varieties from their orchard in the NC Sandhills. Better Be Ellerbe is run by Taylor Williams, award winning ag. extension agent who is experimenting with organic peach growing. Ask him how it’s going!

Betty Marie+

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Betty Forbes, of Betty Marie Crafts, started sewing when she was 5 years old. Betty grew up in Northern IN and her parents had a truck garden .  Betty and her sister helped sell the produce and made craft items to sell.  Betty Marie offers Oscar puppets, Clowns, knitted items, little wallets and etc. are all hand made by Betty in her home in Knightdale, NC.

Bloomin Bottles+

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Angie, owner of Bloomin Bottles,  has been a resident of Wendell for the past 40 years. She loves everything there is about living in the South! From the rustic barns, beautiful open fields, ever changing leaves on the trees and the free spirited wild life that can be spotted so easily!  Although she does enjoy traveling and experiencing other cultures, she would never want to live anywhere else but in the small town charm of the south.

Angie has a wonderful husband, Mike, who is also an artist and together they have a beautiful & creative 8 year old daughter, Lillie Grace. Angie gains much of her inspirations and encouragement from her family.

Angie’s background consists of growing up working in and around farming. After marrying Mike she became surrounded by glass of all types and colors in his stained glass studio. So, it’s no surprise her love for and fascination of art by repurposing Old Farm Board and beautiful glass bottles to create her works of Old Charm .

After creating many pieces and the demand growing so rapidly, Angie’s love and hobby developed into a full time art business, Bloomin Bottles.

Items to Sell: Artwork: Decorative Wall Hangings designed and crafted from old farm house board, recycled vintage bottles as well as various other vintage items such as valve handles, scrabble tiles, etc.

Bluebird Hill Farm+

Bluebird Hill Farm

Bluebird Hill is a small farm where Norma Burns specializes in growing herbs, specialty vegetables, cut flowers, native plants, value-added farm crafts and food products. We are pleased to announce that, as of July 2010, we are USDA Certified Organic! We incorporate the principles of permaculture to maximize the use of space in our raised beds.

Buck Creek Bowls+

Buck Creek Bowls

Darrell Rhudy uses of wood native to North Carolina to make a wide variety of shapes and forms and prices. Special emphasis on the vase form and spalted wood exhibiting colorations provided by nature. All items turned by hand on the wood lathe and most finished with four coats of lacquer.

Citizen Pops+

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Citizen Pops makes 100%-natural Fruit and Yogurt pops made by hand in Raleigh.  Citizen Pops are made with locally-sourced fruit when possible and never include fruit juices, frozen fruit, syrups or added colors.  Fruit pops are vegan and gluten-free and on average contain four, all-natural ingredients.

Citizen Pops Unique Flavors: All-natural Fruit Mango Ginger, Pineapple Orange Blossom, and Strawberry Mint; and Yogurt based Cookies and Cream.

Cohen Farm+

Cohen Farm

Cohen Farm is a 220 acre farm located in Silk Hope, North Carolina just outside the small towns of Pittsboro and Siler City. We are close to Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, as well as Burlington and Greensboro. We have been farming using organic methods since 1971, and have never used herbicides, synthetic fertilizers or pesticides, growth hormones, or routine antibiotics.

Connie’s Custom Creations+

Connie has been with the market since it’s creation in 2008. As the years have passed she continues to bring new creations of individually sewn crafts including hand bags, purses, eye glasses cases, dog and cat beds, lavender (from Bluebird Hill Farm) stuffed eye pillows, tissue box covers and so much more. The fabrics she uses are unique and can be made to order!

Coon Rock Farm+

Coon Rock Farm

Coon Rock Farm is a sustainable family farm providing garden crops and pasture raised antibiotic and hormone free chicken, eggs, pigs, lamb and goat on 55 acres nestled along a bend in the Eno River just outside of Hillsborough, NC.   We concentrate on sustainably and bio-dynamically taking care of the land while letting it take care of us.  Our vegetables are mostly heirloom varieties and raised without chemicals of any kind.  Our animals are pastured raised and grass fed and never given antibiotics or hormones.  Our chickens are heritage breeds that provide both meat and eggs and are completely free range.

Edible Earthscapes+

Edible Earthscapes

Edible Earthscaping is a philosophy, a lifestyle and a farming style that embodies the ebb and flow of nature.  Rather than attempting to control or manipulate nature, it strives to blend with the natural tendencies of soil, climate, flora and fauna to achieve a diverse ecosystem loaded with food. Although we are not certified organic,  there is no place on our farm for chemical fertilizers, pesticides or herbicides.

Fresh Coat of Paint Designs+

Fresh Coat of Paint Designs

Kristen Aubut creates beautiful Windowscapes, Landscapes, and Still Lifes in Acrylic I while sitting at her kitchen table. In the mornings, while her son is in preschool Aubut whips out her brushes and creates these one of a kind originals. Aubut has lived in Raleigh her entire life and graduated from NC State with a degree in Public Relations. She is a member of the Visual Art Exchange in downtown Raleigh. Learn more by visiting her website at

Gaineys Farm+


Gaineys Farm uses creative raised beds to grow a variety of fruits, veggies, herbs, and cut flowers. Farmer Bryan Gainey uses organic methods and will be bringing lots of delicious strawberries to market this season.


History:  At Purdue University, where Richard Volk minored in Geology, he learned the “lapidary arts”: cutting and polishing gemstones. Subsequently Richard studied and experimented with silversmithing and jewelry design, so that he could provide finished pieces to my friends and customers. Due to the cost of gold, he works only in sterling silver.
Geo-Gems sells:   Semi-precious gemstones that Richard cuts, grinds and polishess into cabochons. The “cabs” are then mounted in individually designed, sterling silver settings. Some thirty beautiful, naturally-occurring gemstones are included , from agate to unakite. Although my specialty is pendants, Richard also make bracelets, rings and earrings.

GerDan Chocolates+

GerDan Chocolates

Dan, a San Diego native, has been making truffles for about 15 years. Geraldine is from Dublin, and she started making beer candies when Dan, a home brewer for many years, urged her to try making some candy with beer.

In 2011, Dan and Geraldine decided to sell their sweet creations, and GerDan Chocolates was born. GerDan tries to use local seasonal ingredients whenever possible and all of their truffles are made with Belgian Chocolate. With plenty of brewing supplies available they also make Brew Chews, Hop Pops, Beer Marshmallows, Beer Brittle and Stout Truffles.

Good Grace’s Dog Treats+

Good Grace's Dog Treats

Good Grace’s is a home-based, two-woman owned and operated dog treat company.
All of their treats are hand made. They use only human-grade ingredients, with no chemicals, preservatives or coloring and offer 8 “regular” recipes (which include vegetarian and vegan options) and 8 “specialty” recipes (which include grain-free, gluten-free, wheat-free and vegetarian options), each and every one WAGNIFICENT! Visit them at

Got Thyme, LLC+

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Got Thyme, L.L.C. is a small family owned business which specializes in potted herbs, herb flavored baked goods and specialty breads.
Jim & Dorothy Lawson originally began as a strictly potted herb business, but soon ran out of inventory.  Adding to their market offerings became a new endeavor and adding fresh herbs to baked goods seemed to be a good fit for our business. Their kitchen was certified by NC Dept. of Agriculture and were up in running in no time. After trial & error with new recipes and using their family as “tasters”, they soon found their core baked goods which offered variety, good flavor and fresh ingredients.

Happy as a Coneflower Farm+


Happy as a Coneflower Farm specializes in locally grown, high quality cut flowers.  The farm was created out of a pure love of flowers big and small, humble and ornate, vintage and modern.  We are located in Pittsboro, NC where we grow 1/2 acre of field flowers and 700 square feet of hoop house flowers year round.  We grow our flowers using organic, sustainable methods only.

Homestead Harvest Farm+

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Homestead Harvest is a small family farm in Wake Forest, NC. Farmer Jan Campbell raises her animals with love and care, claiming quite a few of them for pets! Visit Jan at the market and meet some baby chicks! Learn more and like the farm at

Interfaith Food Shuttle Raleigh Farm+

Interfaith Food Shuttle Farm

The Interfaith Food Shuttle Raleigh Farm pioneers innovative, transformative solutions designed to end hunger in our community. The IFFS Urban Farm programs create fertile soil for growing jobs, food, and community. We train young farmers and local food producers through hands on market farming and micro-enterprise opportunities. Produce from the farms is sold to local restaurants, at market and distributed through the Food Shuttle to feed families in need. We Sell:  Carrots, Cucumber, Greens, Melons, Onions, Potatoes, Radishes, Seedlings and Cut Flowers.

Jinsa Essentials+


Jinsa offers pure, organic, natural and of the earth body products. Using only the best natural ingredients, Jinsa Essentials has created an incredible line of natural and organic skin care products. Jinsa will be attending the Market every other week this season. Learn more at

Kellam-Wyatt Farm+

Kellam-Wyatt Farm

Located on the Eastern edge of Raleigh, the Kellam-Wyatt farm land has been gardened organically and sustainably since 1970. They grow 40 varieties of produce ranging from greens, tomatoes, corn, squash, beans, okra, and cucumbers to strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and muscadine grapes.

Laura Azzi Fine Art+

Laura Azzi Art

Laura Azzi is committed to painting plein air- the act of painting outdoors in natural light, which makes her an integral part of the scenery at the market. She has been with us for a few seasons now, providing market customers the chance to watch a painter at work and go home with wonderful images of the market or other natural scenes. Laura welcomes commissions and new students! She is now offering pet portraits and watercolor cards! Learn more at

Logan Trading Company+


Logan Trading Company is a Raleigh Garden Center of almost 50 years located downtown in the re-purposed Seaboard Railroad Station Stop. We carry trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, houseplants, tropicals, pond plants, pond accessories, soil, mulch, soil amendments, garden tools, fountains, organic gardening products, outdoor furniture, fertilizer, seeds, heirloom seeds, bulbs, gift items, and much more!

Owned and operated by the Logan family since 1965, LOGAN’s is your “One Stop Garden Shop!” With everything for your garden plus unique gifts and accessories, and a cozy café, shopping at LOGAN’s is truly a memorable experience!

Join us for our Second Saturday Series where we offer FREE classes, events, and more each second Saturday of the month!

Love, Veronica by Veronica Halifax, LLC+

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Veronica takes a creative approach in making handmade handbags and accessories. The elegance and craftsmanship of her products are easily comparable to that of the finest designer wear. For the last twenty years, her passion for creating unique, functional items has lead her to start her own business. Her online store “Love, Veronica” is exposing new customers to her products everyday. Her products are already extremely popular among her growing customer base. She has been a resident of Raleigh Durham, North Carolina, for several years.


Twitter : @VeronicaHalifax
Items available at her booth in Midtown Farmer’s Market : Handbags, E-Reader Carriers, Wristlets, Travel Pouches/Ditty Bags, Make-Pouches, Casserole Dish Carriers, Sleep Masks, Key Fobs, Reversible and Insulated Steering Wheel Covers, Eye Glass Cases, Wallets, and Check Book Covers.

Melina’s Fresh Pasta+

Melina's Fresh Pasta

After 30 years of watching her mother cook authentic Italian food, and a recent trip to Italy to go to Pasta Making School in Bologna (coupled with an attempt to eat as much cured pork and salami as possible), Melina decided that she needed to share her special knowledge about traditional Italian cooking and food with Raleigh.

Ninth Street Bakery+


Ninth Street uses locally-sourced and organic ingredients in all of their fresh-baked products. In 1981 Ninth Street Bakery opened its doors at the original 9th Street location in Durham, NC. The family run business was built from simple ideas: buy locally and produce wholesome, organic baked goods.  Learn more at

North Carolina Museum of Art+

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The North Carolina Museum of Art is the state’s premiere collection of art, situated within a 164-acre sculpture park. Visit us and enjoy the permanent collection, exhibitions, over three miles of recreational trails, a retail store, and a restaurant. We cultivate beautiful water lily and lotus plants from the pools that surround our award-winning, West Building. By offering these water plants for sale at the Midtown Farmer’s Market, anyone can own their own piece of ‘living art’ from the NCMA. For more information go to:

Oak City Coffee Roasters+

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Oak City Coffee strives to bring consumers closer to the source of their coffee by introducing them to their coffee growers and harvesters.  Coffee starts with some rightfully proud farmers, and getting it from their farm to your cup is a captivating story. Oak City believes it’s a story worth telling. Learn more and sample different varieties at Market, or at

Old Milburnie Farm+


Old Milburnie Farm is a sustainable vegetable, poultry and mushroom farm in Raleigh, NC. The farm is a joint venture of Daniel Dayton and Erika Gutierrez. The couple have decided to implement their love of agriculture to provide healthy, sustainable products for Raleigh and the surrounding environs. Daniel is a Raleigh native. His passion for farming began in high school where he volunteered on the school farm. This initial interest led him to the mountains of NC for his undergraduate studies at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa. During his time at WWC, Daniel worked on the college’s 5 acre garden. After college, Daniel spent two years in Mali working as an agricultural extension agent with the US Peace Corps. He’s currently earning an MS degree from NC State. Erika grew up New Bern. Unbeknownst to her, an interest in agriculture also began at a young age with the cultivation of a small vegetable garden and growing up along the Neuse and Trent Rivers. Erika has had a seemingly unconventional route to agriculture. Whether it was fate, a connection to nature, or discontent with impersonal communities, throughout this time, continual reevaluation of her interests in community, health, and land stewardship led her to farming. Learn more at

Pine Laurel+

Pine Laurel offers the finest hand poured soy candles on the market.  All of their candles are hand poured to ensure the highest quality. Candles are made with 100% soy wax, harvested from American farms. Pine Laurel uses lead free wicks which, when combined with soy wax, produce very little soot and smoke. All of their scents are blended for soy wax to produce the maximum scent throw available. As green products, Pine Laurel’s soy wax line is natural and biodegradable, manufactured meeting FDA standards, and not tested on animals. With scents like “7-Up Poundcake” and “Dragon’s Blood,” you can’t go wrong! 

REWs Kitchen+


REW’s Kitchen is an independently owned LLC by a graduate of WakeTech’s Culinary Arts Program. REW’s sells homemade pre-mixed gourmet waffle batter in a variety of flavors. Some of our flavors include cheesecake waffle batter, dark chocolate waffle batter, red velvet waffle batter, cinnamon roll waffle batter, vegan & gluten free waffle batter. Our product is sold  frozen in a 32 oz. mason jar. All you need to do is unthaw, stir & pour in your waffle iron. It’s as easy as 1-2-3

Royal Cheesecake & Varieties, LLC+

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Royal Cheesecake and Varieties, LLC is a husband and wife team who loves to bake. Ken is culinary certified and Tamara is “grandma certified.” All of their products are from scratch using local products as much as they can.  RCV put the old school back in our products by making the classics such as pound cake, carrot cake, bread pudding and sock it to me cake while doing more modern desserts such as cheesecake and various gluten-free desserts. The duo have been baking for several years in Detroit and recently relocated to Morrisville in September 2013. Ken and Tamara love what they do and the best part is they get to work with their best friend, each other.

Flavors at Market:

  •  Cheesecake cupcakes-variety of flavors
  • Red Velvet Cupcakes
  • Pound Cake
  • Peach Cobblettes
  • Dessert Feature of the week

S&L Farm+

S and L Farm

S&L Farm, a family owned and operated farm offers Animal Welfare Approved free range eggs, lamb, and pasture raised chicken. S & L Farm began their journey in 2004 with the revival of an abandoned farmstead. Our goal is to raise organic and poultry, via sustainable farming.

Their animals are all free range or pasture raised. Many are born on the farm and are considered heritage breeds. We NEVER use antibiotics, hormones, or other drugs to accelerate growth or reduce costs. We NEVER use feeds that contain animal protein! Our livestock graze on pastures, roam freely on the farm, and are given whole grains, sunflower seeds, fruits and vegetables. Plenty of fresh air, exercise and a natural diet means better taste and nutrition for the consumer and a better life for the animals.

They are committed to providing their clients with the finest gourmet poultry products without damaging the environment or using dangerous chemicals.

Senora Dixie Salsa+

Senora Dixie Salsa

Making fresh salsa has been a tradition in Dixie’s family for as long as she can remember. As a child growing up in Honduras, she helped her mother prepare fresh salsa that was on the table at every meal. Senora Dixie provides the market with fresh homemade salsa made with 100% natural ingredients. She offers Hot salsa (with extra jalapenos!), Medium salsa, and Mild.

Stagers Roses+

Stagers Roses

Stephen and Christine Stager are huge lovers of the rose. They are members of the American Rose Society and the Raleigh Rose Society. Stephen is a Consulting Rosarian with the ARS. The Stagers enter their roses in the State Fair and the Raleigh Rose show and have won numerous blue ribbons. They currently have nearly 350 rose bushes in our yard and 400 bushes at the farm.

Steve Karloski Sculpture+

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Steve Karloski Sculpture is a great source of local hand-built pottery. From functional items such as mugs, vases, and bowls, to more decorative work such as wall-mounted suns, sea turtles, and garden turtles, there is something unique to suit a wide range of tastes.
Natural themes, featuring plant and animal motifs, are prevalent in Steve’s body of work, and his work is an ideal fit for shoppers at the market!
Steve is originally from central Illinois and studied Fine Art at Illinois State University. Although his earlier work involved primarily drawing and painting, he now “draws” and carves in clay.  His appreciation for nature is reflected in his work, along with a love of gardening and attention to environmental issues. Steve has been making and selling pottery for over five years, appearing at a number of local art and craft shows locally. Also with an ongoing display at The Cotton Company in Wake Forest, he is growing his line of hand-built pottery and gaining momentum as a local favorite.
Local shows and gallery event information can be found at, and of course you can always check out what is happening “in the workshop” by liking Steve’s fan page on Facebook, Steve Karloski Sculpture.

Sweets Bakery/ A Small Affair Catering+

Sweets Bakery and Catering

The sweet and spicy aroma of lemon and ginger scones perfumes Rande Smith’s house on this early fall morning. She drizzles icing on the delicate biscuits, elevating them to the next level of deliciousness.

Smith, the owner of Sweets Bakery & A Small Affair Catering, returned to her first love of baking and cooking about two years ago, when the home construction industry dried up. The former residential construction superintendent decided to tailor her products to people wanting exquisite desserts for special occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries and parties.

The Cultured Cow Creamery+


The Cultured Cow Creamery is now offering cheeses! Specializing in Kosher, Artisan Cheeses such as Cheddar and other varieties, their cheese comes from Grass-Fed Cows, has no added hormones, and is certified human. Learn more at

The Pleasant Bee+

The Pleasant Bee

The Pleasant Bee is a father and daughter venture. Al & Sarah Pleasants studied beekeeping through NCSU and the Wake County Beekeepers Association.  Al is currently an NC Certified Beekeeper and Sarah is currently an NC Journeyman Beekeeper. The Pleasants’s bees are currently kept on farm land in Willow Springs, Garner and Apex, NC. While their primary product is wildflower honey, they also sell handmade beeswax candles, honey body lotion, honey lip balm, handmade honey soap, one of a kind gift baskets, & other honey related products.

The Vintage Bee+

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The Vintage Bee carries all handmade accessories. They upcycle vintage costume jewelry and clothing to create other one of a kind items. The Vintage Bee also makes beautiful infinity scarves for every season. If you see something you like and want some more info, let us know!!

Two Chicks Farm+


Audrey Lin and Debbie Donnald have been involved with the agricultural industry for several years. Two Chicks Farm was started in 2009 and is a small farm located in Hillsborough, NC.  They started selling produce at farmer’s markets in 2009. After receiving many requests for their fermented products, acidified pickles and pepper jellies to be sold more widely than once a week farmers markets they have decided to pursue marketing these products only. 

Audrey and Debbie make raw unpasteurized lacto-fermented gourmet sauerkraut, kimchi, dill pickles and other seasonal products. To make these products they use sustainably grown produce from Two Chicks Farm and other local organic farms. These products have been sold at farmer’s markets and small retail locations over the past several years and have been produced in quantities to meet the demands of current customers. When these products were first introduced at farmers markets there was a small customer base but as word has spread about the importance of probiotics and the incredible flavor of these products the demand has increased.

Audrey and Debbie started the process of making gourmet pepper jellies because they love growing many types of peppers. The unsold peppers from the farmers markets became the catalyst to create several varieties of pepper jellies. One of the first products made by Audrey and Debbie is pickled beets and it is still a customer favorite.

Vollmer Farm+

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Farmer John was raised on the family farm in Bunn. He was born in the home still used by the family located in the Back Forty and has lived here most of his life, except for the years immediately following his marriage to Betty when they were first starting their family. When their son, Russ was 6, they moved the kids back to the family farm and began farming tobacco with John’s father, NJ. The family was sustained by tobacco and an agricultural fertilizer business until the late ’80’s when they completely diversified into pumpkins,strawberries and organics. Now the grandchildren of Farmer John and Betty are helping on the farm! Now the 4th and 5th generations are helping sustain the farm! Uncle Russell, and his children John and Margaret are usually working on the farm somewhere; Jacob is off at college pursuing a degree in tourism. Farmer John is an award-winning farmer, conservationist and organic expert. In addition to organic strawberries, he has planted organic blueberries, which will be ready to pick in 2011, and he is developing another business focusing on many kinds of organic produce. Farmer John is father to Russ, Helen, Jessica, and Joy, and Grandpa to 8 beautiful grandchildren. Learn more at

Walk Ahead Farms+


Walk Ahead Farms was founded in March 2012 and is a small, family operated farm located in Youngsville, NC.  Walk Anead offers fresh eggs, rabbits, goats, chickens, ducks, turkey, pork, meats, seasonal produce, herbs, potted plants and cut flower arrangements to our customers. Learn more at

Whetstone HomeGrown+

Whetstone offers 45 varieties of Jam, Pickles, Gluten Free Baked Goods, Pasta, Salsa, Pickled Okra, Relish, Maple Cutting Boards. All of Whetstone’s products are made without corn syrup, artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives and are made by hand, one batch at a time. Whetstone sources some of the ingredients for it’s products from its small farm located in Southeast Granville County and/or from other farms in NC.


Wild Onion Farms+

Wild Onion Farms

Wild Onion Farms is a small, sustainable produce farm in northern Johnston County. All of Wild Onion Farms‘ products are grown using organic methods. They pride themselves on selling only clean high-quality vegetables at the peak of perfection!



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