Please welcome Cure Nursery to the market!


We are very excited to welcome a new (to us) plant vendor to our market: Cure Nursery. Owned by Jennifer and Bill Cure, Cure Nursery’s been a fixture in Chatham county for many years. They specialize in native and wetland trees and shrubs and have largely been a wholesale nursery for the restoration market. We are excited that they’ve chosen our market in order to reach the public!


Aquilegia canadensis flowerThis Saturday, April 12, Cure Nursery will be selling a wide variety of native trees, shrubs and perennials, many of which are either flowering now or promising to do so any minute.  Among them, the redbuds and dogwoods, native rhododendrons, wild blueberries, aronias, strawberry bush, wood poppies, columbines, phlox’s, tiarellas, and more.

From Jennifer and Bill: “We hope our booth at the Chatham Mills Market will become Pittsboro’s go-to place for plants which bring birds, butterflies and bees into our back yards and gardens.”

Cure Nursery’s website is

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Opening day was lovely! A harbinger of the wonderful market season to come.


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It’s fi’nda be a beautiful opening day! Saturday April 5 – be there!

dutch buff veggiesOpening Day! April 5!

Here’s what’s happening at market this Saturday!


The every-so-popular BUCKET BROTHERS will be entertaining us this beautiful Saturday morning, opening day!

Here’s what delicious, nutritious, local, and fabulous STUFF will be at market this week:

Carol’s Good Earth will have  bedding plants, succulents, lavender and rosemary.

Coastal Shrimp will have shrimp,  crab meat,  flounder, and crab cakes. They will have some artwork as well.

Fatty Owl will be there with fresh and frozen whole rabbit, eggs and
feedbag shopping bags with bells on, as well as rabbit-ear dog treats!

Fiddlehead Farm is bringing  a variety of bread, cinnamon rolls, marmalades, jams, hot sauces, granolas and more.

Granite Springs and Iron Fish Farms are bringing carrots, salad mix, oyster mushrooms, pastured chicken eggs, and soaps and lotions.  Come check out the new “Hand Made in North Carolina” soap packaging!

Happy as a Coneflower Farm willhave  bouquets of Iceland poppies, anemones and ranunculus.

Lilly Den will have  beef, pork, chicken, duck, veal, eggs, pet milk, and pet yogurt.

Lindley Mills Creamery  plans to be at the market with mozzarella cheese balls, cheese spreads and cheesecakes. Maybe ice milk also.

Okfuskee will be bringing  fresh-milled wheat and corn flours, bok choy, and several pork products from Weeping Radish Butchery.

 Wanderlust Farm will have we’ll have eggs (duck, chicken) fiber, soap and a few spring bouquets.

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Spring is in the air…and the Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market will be open for business soon!

spring1Put it in your calendar, folks! April 5 is the first day of the Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market’s 2014-2015 season!

So much goodness! Greens and jams and cheese and meat and eggs – everything FRESH and LOCAL and brilliantly delicious!

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Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market is very pleased to announce a winter extension to the regular market season – we will now run an extra 2 months, December and January, to take advantage of North Carolina’s 4 seasons of harvest!

Please visit us on the lawn of the historic Chatham Mills from 12-3 every Saturday from Nov. 30 to January 25 – our winter market hours!


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Pre-Thanksgiving market!


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It’s pepper season! 10 things to do with peppers from the Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market

peppers It’s still pepper season, y’all. Many of our vendors, including Okfuskee, Dutch Buffalo, Granite Springs, Forever Green, and Iron Fish are bringing peppers – hot and sweet – to market!

Consider these 10 things to do with peppers!

  1. Make a creamy soup.
  2. Roast them with potatoes and onions (both also available at market!)
  3. Make a sauce to top some delicious foccacia from Fiddlehead Farm and Bakery.
  4. Smother a steak from Lilly Den Farm.
  5. Stuff them with cornbread – you can get the corn meal from Okfuskee Farm!
  6. Bake them with cheddar from Lindley Farms Creamery.
  7. Make a jambalaya using chicken from Down to Earth Farm.
  8. Chili! This recipe calls for ground lamb. You can get it from Pura Vida!
  9. Stir fry it with bok choy from Iron Fish Farms.
  10. Sautee it with kale from Granite Springs. Super healthy!
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Oct. 12 Market!

October 12 Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market

Great entertainment this lovely fall weekend: the Cob Wood Band will be joining us with their bluegrassy-country-home-made instrument sound. Very cool!

And check out Child Care Network’s tent and bake sale!

Our vendors this week:

Coastal Shrimp will be there with shrimp, stone crab, flounder filet, crab meat & crab cakes

Dutch Buffalo will have endive, sweet potatoes, winter squash, kale, turnips, daikon radishes, onions, bok choy, chard, cilantro, dill

Granite Springs Farm will be there with tomatoes, oyster mushrooms, kale, chard, sweet potatoes, radishes, peppers, sweet and hot, salad turnips and bok choy

Iron Fish Farm will be off getting married! Congratulations!

Lilly Den will have pasture raised beef, pork, chicken, eggs, pet milk, pet yogurt, dog bones, goat, and compost. And turkey, too! They’ll bring turkey parts, but if you’d like a whole turkey email them at so they’ll know to bring it.

Okfuskee will be there with baby arugula, a brassica greens mix, fresh-ground wheat and rye flour, winter squash, smoked-jowls/sides/hocks, and chorizo sausage.

The Phoenix Bakery will be there with bread & buns, assorted muffins, cinnamon rolls, donuts, Carolina Beer Bread and cookies!

Pura Vida might be coming.

Wanderlust Farms will be at market!

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Plant Day at the Market this week!

The Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market is thrilled to host several special guests this weekend at market. Niche Gardens, Cure Nursery, Mellow Marsh Farm, Deep Chatham Gardens, and Full of Life Farms/Triplants will all be at market, selling perennials, fruit trees, natives, and specialty plants for fall planting. We’ll also be welcoming back Carol’s Good Earth Farm, who will have flowers and many succulents for sale.

This event is especially exciting because several of the plant vendors are wholesale only: this is a unique opportunity to buy from them as well as to talk to folks who really know what they’re talking about! Come out and take advantage of this sale!

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Hyper-local Craft Fair coming your way! Mark your calendars for Sept. 28

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