Our 2015 Season is Open from April 11 – Nov 21

Welcome to Western NC’s most premier farmers market! Since 1980, we have been providing Asheville and the surrounding area with a full range of local, sustainably produced produce, meats, eggs, cheeses, breads, plants, prepared foods and crafts. Day vendors complement the members’ offerings with additional products and services. The North Asheville Tailgate Market is a weekly, Saturday morning gathering of the best farmers, craftsmen, and bakers. With over 40 vendors and more than 40,000 annual customers, the market’s energetic and warm environment exemplifies the celebrated diversity of our community.

Market values

Local
  • Local

  • Our items are always locally sourced when possible. By purchasing local goods, you are recycling money back into our local economy, helping to strengthen our community.

Quality
  • Quality

  • Our vendors have a direct hand in producing all the goods they sell. Through their passions and integrity, they yield foods and crafts of the highest quality.

Community
  • Community

  • Healthy bodies and minds establish a strong community. Chef demos, dietitian talks, and our Growing Minds at Market are just a few ways we contribute to creating a healthier community.

Organic
  • Organic

  • Most of our growers use organic practices and the Market strives to give you organic choices for all products. Choosing organic is better for you and the environment.

Vendor Spotlight

Myco-Gardens
  • Myco-Gardens

  • Myco-Gardens resides in Alexander, NC. We grow a variety of mushrooms, seasonally. Cultivation takes place inside a mushroom house. We distribute our mushrooms to local restaurants... [read more]
Gaining Ground Farm
  • Gaining Ground Farm

  • Our farm is located in Leicester, NC on 70 acres of family farm land. The farm is home to a herd of Red Devon cattle, a Jersey milk cow, a flock of chickens, and several acres of v... [read more]
Wake Robin Farm
  • Wake Robin Farm

  • Wake Robin Farm has been recognized by North Carolina as a 'century farm' -- it has been farmed by our family since the early 1800's. After many years of tobacco, corn and cattle, ... [read more]
Osada Bee Farm
  • Osada Bee Farm

  • Osada Bee Farm started about 38 years ago in Ponca Ne.  We wanted to get our six children off of sugar and thought honey was a nice alternate.  We ended up with 100 hives and as ne... [read more]
Three Graces Dairy
  • Three Graces Dairy

  • In antiquity, the Three Graces brought beauty, mirth and hospitality to the Gods... Our Three Graces - the goat, the sheep and the cow give us the exquisite milks that are the so... [read more]
Flying Cloud Farm
  • Flying Cloud Farm

  • The farm’s name is inspired by the name of the stage coach that traveled Drover’s road (route 74A) in the mid-1800′s. The Flying Cloud made a stop at historic Sherill’s Inn, which ... [read more]

Our Sponsors

Joel Adams: Season Sponsor
  • Joel Adams: Season Sponsor

  • Joeladamsasheville.com A financial advisor since 1985, Joel is a skilled listener who is experienced at helping clients reach their financial goals. He and his staff assist client... [read more]