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Locally grown food can be fruits and vegetables, dairy products and eggs, locally raised meats, and even honey. Local farmers give you access to fresher and healthier produce. Produce is seasonal and picked when ripe and meat is often hormone and preservative-free. Buying local keeps your money in your community. This guide lists where you can purchase local foods.

Clarifying Current Research about Local Foods.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Boxes

For those who may be unaware of what a CSA is, a CSA is a direct, food-share partnership between You and your Farmer. CSAs are great for people who are adventurous in the kitchen, the vegetables or meat from the farm is what the farmer has available or what was harvested from the field that week. 

Red Beard Farms

Produce CSA w/ Egg Add-on.

Changin’ Ways Farm 

Meat/Egg CSA w/ Vegetable Add-on.

Northwest Land & Cattle

Beef/Pork CSA. 

Farmers Market

Wilmington Farmers Market at Tidal Creek
5329 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC 28403
Saturday: 8 a.m.–1 p.m., year-round
Accepts SNAP

Feast Down East Mobile Market
Locations and times vary, year-round
Accepts SNAP & matches up to $20 for fresh produce.

Frankie’s Outdoor Market

Frankie’s Outdoor Market 

1019 Princess Street, Wilmington, NC 28403

(910) 260 4464

Saturday: 10 a.m. -1 p.m.

Accepts SNAP.

Biggers Market – Formerly Port City Produce

6250 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28405
6458 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412
Hours Vary: Monday – Sunday, seasonal

Farmers Market @ Poplar Grove
10200 US Hwy 17N, Wilmington, NC 28411
(910) 686 9518
Wednesday: 8 a.m.–1 p.m., seasonal

River Front Farmers Market

Dock Street between 2nd & Water Streets in downtown Wilmington, NC
Saturday: 8 a.m.–1 p.m., seasonal

Wrightsville Beach Farmers Market
Municipal Grounds — Adjacent to Town Hall
Monday: 8 a.m.–1 p.m., seasonal

Carolina Beach Market
Shores of the lake.
Saturday: 8 a.m – 1 p.m., seasonal

Hampstead Farmers Market

Shaka Taco Beer Garden

Thursdays: 4 p.m  – 5 p.m.

New Hanover Food Map

Click here to explore restaurants, farms, & seafood markets where you can purchase local food.