This Week at DFM: September 18
Hello DFM Shoppers,
As the market continues to grow and our busiest season is quickly approaching, DFM is looking for more volunteers to join our Green Team. We have a number of opportunities and shifts to accommodate everyone’s skills and schedule. Volunteering at the market is a great opportunity for students to earn volunteer hours. To schedule for an upcoming Saturday, please click here. To learn more about volunteering with DFM, please email Market Coordinator, Courtney.
As a reminder, DFM is now accepting vendor applications until November 1.We accept growers and makers that are local, 100-miles from Davidson, that highlight the talents and beauty of North Carolina farmers and food purveyors. If you are interested in applying for DFM 2022, please read and fill out the guidelines and application here. The application is also available on DFM’s website.
Lots of exiting fall items showing up at the market this week. Two that I’m eager to see are Butter Crust Bakery’s pumpkin bear claws and Hercules Kettle Corn’s autumn spice and apple pie flavored kettle corn. And as a reminder, we provide a snapshot of what to expect vendors to have each Saturday in our weekly vendor offerings list (located below.) But sometimes last minute items pop up, so make sure to visit each vendor to see what new items they have –– especially now that we’re entering fall produce season.
Gilcrest Natural Farm has 10% off cube steak! (make sure to grab their recipe for cube steak with tomatoes); Butter Crust Bakery has pumpkin bear claws; Hercules Kettle Corn has original, autumn spice, and apple pie kettle corn; and Coldwater Creek Farm has red and yellow onions, sweet potatoes, and a variety of hot peppers including: lemon drop, hot wax, and jalapeño.
Sponsors attending this week: Goff Choice Properties, Castle Travel Group, and Lake Norman Realty
To view this week’s full list of vendor offerings, please click the link below.
Vendors away this week: Everyone is here!
Vendors done for the season: Peaches N’ Cream
If you choose pre-order and do not plan to shop in-person, you can skip the line and pick up your pre-order from the red Market Tent. Just give your name and who you pre-ordered from and our DFM volunteers will get your order for you.
We Ask That You Please
- Wear a mask if you are not fully vaccinated and when not socially distancing at DFM;
- Maintain social distancing when shopping: at least 6 feet;
- Credit card payments encouraged and accepted, keep cash payments to a minimum;
- Minimize gathering within the market, catch up with folks outside the market boundaries in the new gathering areas, and;
- No pets allowed in the market, certified service animals welcome.
Market Hours & Info
Prime Market hours are 9:00 a.m. – Noon, EVERY Saturday, located behind Summit Coffee on Main Street in the Jackson Street parking lot and surrounding area.
We kindly ask that shoppers wait until the market opens at 9am before shopping (listen for the bell). Vendors will not sell to shoppers prior to 9am.
IMPORTANT 2021 DATES:
- Prime Market Season April 3 – November 20
- Holiday Markets December 11 & 18
DFM highly encourages shoppers to wear a mask while shopping. We are following the 2-out-3 recommendation: If outside and socially distancing, then no mask; if outside and not socially distancing, wear a mask.