Category Archives:Leapin Off the Farm – Fairs and Festivals

Mar. 26.

Festivals and Fairs For 2015

March 27-28, 2015 –

2015 Herb & Garden Fair, Poplar Grove Plantation, Wilmington, NC

Poplar Grove Plantation will mark the start of spring with its perennially popular Herb & Garden Fair.  

Attend the annual Herb & Garden Fair to gain knowledge and inspiration on such diverse topics as vegetable gardening, herbs, cooking, composting, flower arranging and birds!  We have a great group of local experts teaching for your discovery & pleasure. Be sure to visit the PLANT & GARDEN SALE, with a super selection of annuals, herbs, perennials, garden and nature art, herbal products, hanging baskets, vegetable plants, shrubs and trees, plus North Carolina wine, goat cheese and local crafts.


Duke Gardens Plant Sale (March 27, 2015), Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham, NC


Saturdays from April through October –

Clayton Farm and Community Market, downtown Clayton, NC

The market is located on West Main Street – just down from Jones’ Lunch and across from the Clayton Center.  Market hours are from 9:00 until 1:00 every Saturday through October.

Archer Lodge Farmers Market, downtown Archer Lodge, NC

The market is kicking off its inaugural season Saturday, April 11, 2015 with a special grand opening celebration.  Regular market hours are from 4:00 until 8:00 pm on Thursdays, and 10:00 am until 2:00 pm on Saturdays from April 9 through October 31.


April 18, 2015 –

Cabarrus County Master Gardeners Spring Herb and Plant Festival, Concord, NC

Held at the Piedmont Farmers’ Market on Winecoff School Road in Concord, the festival is open from 8:00 – 5:00 rain or shine.  Over 75 vendors will be on hand, offering herbs, perennials, annuals, dalilies, roses, tropicals, vegetables, baked goods, pottery, ironworks, copperworks, garden art, birdhouses, teas, hellies, vinegars, oils, soaps, lotions, tinctures, salves, aprons, and much, much more.  There are also a variety of educational programs and a drawing for a whole wheelbarrow full of garden goodies.


April 23, 2015 –

Herb Society of America, NC Unit Herb Sale, Greensboro, NC



April 25, 2015 –

Maymont Herbs Galore and More, Richmond, VA


April 30 – May 3, 2015 –

WNC Herb Festival, Asheville, NC

The WNC Chapter of the NC Herb Association represents the incredibly wide variety of herbalists and herb businesses in North Carolina: herb growers and vendors, natural gardening and landscaping specialists, and makers of herbal ointments, balms, soaps, teas, medicines, and other products. We hope you’ll join us and more than 25,000 other herb lovers when we celebrate our  annual Asheville Herb Festival at the WNC Farmers Market.

Whether you’re looking for herbal medicine, holistic treatment, herbal soaps and shampoos, gourmet cooking herbs, cookbooks, or organic gardening information, you’ll find the products and experts you need. The annual festival has become an important annual gathering for herb enthusiasts and professionals from throughout the southeast. “Many visitors return each year to visit with friends, shop for their favorite plants and products, and have a good time surrounded by herbs,” says festival founder Rick Morgan.