JULY 5 -- Matthews Community Farmers' Market. Offers organic fruits and vegetables, pastured pork, eggs from free-range chickens, goat cheese and other dairy products, baked goods, flowers, soaps, pottery, baskets, other handmade crafts and more. Saturdays through November, 7:15 a.m.-12 p.m. Matthews Community Farmers' Market, 105 N. Trade St., Matthews. 704-821-6430. www.matthewsfarmersmarket.com.
JULY 5 -- The Neighborhood Farmers' Market. Northwest Neighborhoods and the Charlotte REACH 2010 Project joined forces to provide fresh foods and to encourage the community to practice healthy eating habits. Saturdays through September, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The Neighborhood Farmers' Market, 2845 Beatties Ford Road. 704-432-2010. www.reach2010charlottenc.org.
JULY 6 -- Charlotte Regional Farmers Market. This market is open all year and sells fresh produce, pork products, grass-fed beef, dairy products, jams and jellies, baked goods, flowers and a variety of unique handmade crafts, among other items. Open year round. Tuesdays-Saturdays through September, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sundays through August, 12:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Charlotte Regional Farmers Market, 1801 Yorkmont Road. 704-357-1269. www.ncagr.com.
JULY 8 -- Town of Huntersville Main & Maxwell Farmers Market. If you live closer to Lake Norman than Charlotte you might want to check out this farmers market. Tuesdays and Saturdays through Oct. 29, 7 a.m.-1 p.m. 103 Maxwell St., Huntersville. 704-766-2220. www.ncfarmfresh.com.