Some of Shelby’s best attractions are its farmers’ markets and unique galleries. If you are looking for some delicious, fresh, North Carolina-grown produce, then hop in your Honda and go check out these great markets today!
Foothills Farmers Market
Foothills Farmers’ Market is a huge, covered market that has everything you could ever want. The market takes up about a ¼ of a block in Uptown Shelby and it has tall, airy ceilings that draw in a ton of great vendors. At Foothills, you can purchase a mixture of baked goods, farm fresh eggs, local meats, fresh vegetables, and fresh bread. Not only can you buy food, but there are also vendors that sell unique, local arts and crafts and flowers! No matter what you are searching for, Foothills Farmers’ Market is sure to have it. This place is a great addition to Shelby!
Spake Farms is open in the spring for strawberry season – and trust us, you don’t want to miss out! The farm also has blackberries ripe for the picking, too. You can pick the berries yourself or buy a pre-picked gallon. Kids love to pick berries at Spake Farms, so bring your children out to enjoy this fun activity. It’s a great family outing that allows your kids to see where the food they eat comes from. This farmers’ market also sells wreaths and Christmas trees in the wintertime. Load the family up in the Honda and make a day of Spake Farms.
About 30 miles up the road in York, S.C. is a great farmers market called Bush-N-Vine. The farm is definitely worth the trip, so jump in your Honda and check it out this weekend! Bush-N-Vine allows you to pick your own strawberries, peaches, blueberries, or pumpkins depending on the time of the year. The produce is abundant, ripe, and reasonably priced. There is also a flower clipping garden and a glass wall where you can watch bees in their beehive. Stop by and enjoy the amazing customer service and the produce are top notch at Bush-N-Vine, so it’s definitely worth the trip!
While you’re out and about getting your Farmers Market on, don’t forget to swing by Renaldo Honda, today!