Farmer handing woman a red pepper at the Farmers Market

5 Reasons to Visit The Cedar Valley Farmers Market in Murphy NC

The Cedar Valley Farmers Market in Murphy NC is one of the area’s most popular traditions. Every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., farmers and artisans come downtown to share their work with locals and visitors alike. Located at the old L&N Depot at 132 Hiwassee Street in Murphy NC, 28906, this weekly event is a blast for the whole family. Here are five reasons you should stop by the Farmers Market during your next vacation in Murphy:

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1. Fresh and local food.  

If you’re planning on cooking over your vacation, this is the place to get your ingredients! The Farmers Market has the very best locally grown produce in the area. In addition to fruits and veggies, you’ll also find some special treats, like freshly baked banana bread and lots of sweet jams and preserves.

2. It’s the perfect place to find gifts and souvenirs.

Looking for something to bring back home from your vacation in Murphy? The Cedar Valley Farmers Market is famous for its huge selection of handcrafted gifts, including birdhouses, dishware, furniture, jewelry, pots, baskets, wood carvings, photographs, and more. The artists and craftsmen selling their work are always happy to answer your questions about their products.

3. You’ll hear lots of great music.

A highlight of the Farmers Market is the music tent. Local musicians are always stopping in to play classic folk tunes or original songs. If you have an instrument or love to sing, you’re more than welcome to pull up a chair and join the fun!

4. The Farmers Market is a gardener’s paradise.

The Master Gardeners of Cherokee County are frequent guests at the Farmers Market. Be sure to stop by their booth to get some awesome gardening tips and to pick up seeds and plants that you can bring back to your garden at home.

5. It’s close to our cabin rentals.

The Cedar Valley Farmers Market is just minutes away from our cabins in Murphy NC! Whether you’re planning a romantic retreat or a family getaway, Mountain Country Cabin Rentals has everything you need for an unforgettable vacation. Visit our Murphy Cabins page to see all of our amazing properties, or give us a call at 828-837-5551.

Have you ever been to the Farmers Market? Let us know what your favorite part of the market is in the comment box below!