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Many Lake Norman residents know that Josh’s Farmer’s Market, a family-owned farmers market and group staple for 30-plus years, focuses on domestically sourced, home-grown produce of the very best high quality. However what many residents don’t notice is that the favored open-air market moved throughout the road from its former location in April, after the land was unexpectedly bought after having been within the household for 4 generations.
The brand new location of Josh’s Farmers Market is situated at 170 Joe Knox Avenue simply behind the Lowe’s YMCA predominant constructing.
“This can be a short-term location till we are able to transfer to our everlasting 4.5-acre website only a mile south on the intersection of Williamson and Sunset Roads, hopefully by spring of 2022,” stated proprietor Josh Graham. “We’re actually excited to be on the Y within the interim. Parking and entry are a lot simpler, and we’ve doubled our area so we are able to symbolize and promote extra distributors than ever earlier than.”
The land that homes the Lowe’s YMCA used to belong to Josh’s nice grandparents and grand-parents, so in a way he has “come house.”
Ashley Morgan, govt director, with the Lowe’s YMCA stated offering area for the market displays the Y’s mission to strengthen the group by way of collaborations.
“Our partnership with Josh’s Farmers Market creates a novel alternative to show our members to an assortment of locally-grown produce, home made goodies, and lots of different nice issues in addition to permits Josh’s clients to be taught that the Y empowers everybody, regardless of who they’re or the place they’re from, by making certain entry to assets, relationships and alternatives for all to be taught, develop and thrive. This collaboration is actually bringing the group collectively on the Y,” Morgan stated.
With the extra area, Josh has been capable of improve the variety of distributors, offering his clients with a big and various collection of distinctive choices from craftsman-style sheds, to Amish-built gliders, swings, rockers and picnic tables, to home made pizza, Grampian farm grass-fed beef, elderberry syrup, pimento cheese, ice cream, BBQ sauces, jellies, jams, preserves, and honey to baked items (fruit pies, truffles, cookies, donuts and different pastries), to soaps, pottery, recent lower and potted flowers, pumpkins and mums within the fall and exquisite wreaths, garlands and Christmas timber within the winter. The favored Seafood Connection (obtainable each Friday by way of Sunday) options recent, in-season fish from the Carolina coast similar to mahi, swordfish, shrimp, grouper, halibut, tuna, flounder, clams, Faroe Island salmon, reside jumbo softshell crabs and extra).
Josh’s Farmer’s Market is open Monday-Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to six:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to six p.m., and Sundays from 10 a.m. to five p.m.
For extra data, go to www.joshsfarmersmarket.com.