Wednesday Market is OPEN Today, September 20th, 3pm – 6pm

Welcome the new season with a trip to the DFM!

Fall is almost here! Celebrate with a trip to the Wednesday Market today 3-6pm and enjoy all the seasonal veggies, pasture-raised meat, cheese, yogurt and gelato, honey and candles, freshly baked bread, cookies, pizza, and lots more.

Here’s a look at what’s up at market this week: Sprouts Club, Pet Policy, Weekly Recipe, Vendor List and more, below!


This Week’s Vendors

Click the links below to learn more about these local farms & businesses, and get a sneak peak at the products they have on offer!

Bull City Farm

Celebrity Dairy

Harland’s Creek Farm

Huanong Eco-Organic Farm

Hurtgen Meadows Farm


Lyon Farms

Ninth Street Bakery

Strong Arm Baking

Tulip Poplar Honey

Wild Scallions Farm



Sprouts Club

Join the The Museum of Life + Science at the Sprouts Club table from 3-5pm today for this week’s theme: Future of Farm Work – Scavenger Hunt The food we consume daily would not be possible without the hard work of farmers. Let us take a moment to show our appreciation and learn from vendors here today on how they started their journeys.



Just a Reminder: Pet Policy

Please note that the Durham Farmers’ Market does not allow dogs or other pets in the market area during market hours, with the exception of official service animals. Leashed animals are welcome throughout other areas of Durham Central Park.

Unexpectedly find yourself popping into market with your dog? Most Wednesday and Saturday markets, our #1 volunteer and dog lover, Mike, will be stationed at the entrance to market on Foster Street and is happy to hold your dog and offer water and lots of pets while you shop.



Recipe of the Week: Roasted Beet and Butternut Squash Salad

Courtesy of Shannon Emery,

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This week’s recipe is a tip of the hat to summer salad season with a fall twist, highlighting butternut squash, beets, and arugula in season this month at the market. Top it off with creamy goat cheese, fresh herbs, pumpkin seeds, and balsamic dressing for a flavorful and nutritious lunch, dinner, or side dish for your next fall get together.

Today,  you can find butternut squash at Hurtgen Meadows Farm, goat cheese at Celebrity Dairy, beets at Harland’s Creek Farm, and garlic and herbs at Wild Scallions, Harland’s Creek, and Hurtgen Meadows. Want to top it with some pasture-raised chicken or pork? Bull City Farm will have some excellent selections ready for your table!



Want to find out what else is coming to the market this week? Check out this week’s Newsletter!


When: Wednesday, September 20th, 3pm – 6pm
Where: The Pavilion at Durham Central Park / 501 Foster Street