Uptown Shelby Market

Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon

Open April 5 through November 29, 2014

Our Uptown Shelby Market operates under tents on tree-line Washington Street at historic courthouse square.

Angie ZionCoordinator: Angelina Smith
Email or

Health Department Market

Tuesdays, June - August

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

This market operates in the parking lot of the Cleveland County Health Department, located at 315 E. Grover Street. We provide this location as a service to employees of the Cleveland County Health Department and Cleveland Regional Medical Center, but welcome the general public to shop as well.

Tyler McDaniel Coordinator: Tyler McDaniel, Email or 704-484-5100

Kings Mountain Market

Saturdays, April 12 through September 27, 2014
8 a.m. - 12 noon
with a special Holiday Market planned for November 22.

Our Kings Mountain Market operates under tents on Railroad Street in Downtown Kings Mountain (between Joy Theater and 238 Cherokee Grill).

Margot PlonkMarket Manager: Margot Plonk, Email or 704-473-1625


Register now to attend the upcoming Acidified Foods Manufacturing Course and start selling pickles at your farmers' market or roadside stand. A new approach to training allows students to register and pay online, complete the first segment of the training and testing online, and then spend only one day in the classroom. The classroom component of the course (Segment 2) will be conducted at the Cleveland County Extension Center in Shelby, NC on September 15, 2014.

October is Agricultural Awareness Month in Cleveland County. Celebrate with our local foods community by participating in the Cleveland Grown, Cleveland Strong Farm Tour, set for Saturday, October 11. This is an inexpensive way to tour four of the county's premier farming operations via motor coach and enjoy lunch featuring local ingredients.

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Reasons to shop with us...
By shopping at Foothills Farmers' Market, you're making food buying choices that are good for you and the local community...

Including more fresh fruits & vegetables in your diet can help you maintain a healthier weight and reduce your risk for chronic disease. Our vendors grow an amazing variety of the freshest, best-tasting fruits & vegetables available anywhere.

Our animal products are hormone and antibiotic free. Livestock and poultry are exposed to plenty of fresh air, sunshine, and open pasture, yielding the best-tasting meats, eggs, and dairy products imaginable.

You're also spending your food dollar directly with local farmers. This strengthens the local economy, protects family farms, preserves open space, and protects the natural environment.

Nourish your body, mind and spirit. Connect with the local community and make food shopping the pleasant experience it should be! Get to know the people who grow your food. Enjoy the fresh air and sunshine, meet up with friends, and bring the kids along. There's something for everyone at Foothills Farmers' Market!

Become a member...
If you're interested in supporting Cleveland County's growing local foods movement, consider joining Foothills Farmers' Market. For a small annual membership fee, you can take an active role in helping us accomplish some important goals and objectives for the coming year. Take a minute to review our membership brochure, complete the membership form and return it to us with your membership dues.

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  • Carolina Farm Credit
  • City of Shelby
  • Cleveland Association of Governing Officials
  • Cleveland County Farm Bureau
  • County of Cleveland
  • Dover Foundation
  • Eaton Corporation
  • ElectriCities
  • Kate B. Reynolds Trust Fund
  • NC Cooperative Extension
  • Neisler Brothers Corporation
  • Raper-Roark Trust Fund
  • Town of Mooresboro
  • Uptown Shelby Association
  • USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program
  • USDA Rural Development
  • Weathers Family Foundation