Home Grown

Washington County Farmers Markets

Farm-fresh vegetables, fruits and cheeses are always popular with the locals. Farmers markets are available for all your cravings, from heirloom tomatoes to artisanal cheeses. There are several choices in the area for a casual stroll through the fresh market. Here’s a sampling of the markets in our area.
Johnson City Farmers Market
Open on Saturdays between 8 a.m. to noon.
The Johnson City Farmers Market has been serving the community since 1976. It offers a place to shop for fresh produce, baked and canned goods, arts and crafts. It is also a place to visit with family and friends in community fellowship and even make some new friends.
105 W. Main St., Johnson City — 423-467-5327
Jonesborough Farmers Market
Runs on Saturdays from May to October, from 8 a.m. to noon.
As a producer-only market, The Jonesborough Farmers Market houses only products sold by the farmer or artisan. There is no reselling of product. Customers enjoy the ability to converse with the grower and learn more about their produce.
Behind the Courthouse Square, Jonesborough — 423-753-4722
Boone Street Market
Open year-round; Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Boone Street Market is a local foods store allowing farmers and food vendors within 100 miles of Jonesborough and in the Central Appalachian region to sell fresh products directly to customers. Nationwide, farmers get an average of 16 cents of every food dollar spent by you. At our markets, farmers keep over 75 cents on the dollar. One hundred-plus local farmers and artisans benefit when the public supports this market.
101 Boone St., Jonesborough — 423-753-4722