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Local Foods Guide

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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

Terra Vita Farm

Produce 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 & matches up to $20 for food items.

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.

Hampstead Farmers Market

Shaka Taco Beer Garden

Thursdays: 4 p.m  – 5 p.m.

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

New Hanover Food Map

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