Tomato Day at Hendersonville Farmers Market

As the crop reaches peak season in Western North Carolina, Hendersonville Farmers Market will celebrate the humble tomato with a special event. Shoppers are invited to enjoy a day of tomato-filled fun during regular market hours this Saturday! In addition to a plethora of locally produced goods from seasonal vendors, the market will feature several tomato-themed activities. 

  • Free Tomato Sammies at the Depot
  • Heirloom Tastings and Tomato Talks with Craig LeHoullier, NC Tomato Man 
  • Tomato Beauty Pageant
  • Special appearance by Tommy Tomato, the Tomato Mascot

Live Music: Hightop Mountain Harmony (Depot) and Barn Spiders (Jam Tent)

Kids' Activities:
Tomato craft with Arts Council of Henderson County
Free Kid Yoga at 10 and 10:30 with YAM
Face painting in the Depot

Cooking Demo:
10-11am with Homemade Pasta Noodles

Farmers & Growers (produce, eggs, meat, honey, plants): Barry FarmsBee-utiful Farm and GardenBlack Dog FlowersBright Branch FarmBroom's BloomsColfax Creek Farm, Crow Holler Produce, Fruitland FarmsteadGarden of Griffin, GourMays Mushroom Farm, Grateful Bed Farm, Gray Family Farmstead, M&M Berry Farm, Morgan Farm, Newman Farms, Pressley FarmSaluda Grade Farm, Sylvia’s Plants, Tiny Bridge Farm, Violet Aurora Farm

Value Added Food/Drink Vendors (baked goods, fermented foods, cheese, pasta etc.): Boom Boom Kettle CornDeena’s BakeryHomemade Pasta NoodlesRaspberry FieldsSea of Sweets BakerySerotonin Ferments, ShareWell Coffee Co. & Roastery, Sophia’s Boutique, Spinning Spider Creamery, Young’s Backyard BBQ

Arts & Crafts (nonfood/nonplant): JCS Pottery, Mother Hubbard Crafts, Paper Clutz Co.Sophia’s Boutique, Yoga and Massage

Tomato Day SponsorCharlotte Sheppard, REALTOR, Keller Williams Mountain Partners


Hendersonville Farmers Market takes place every Saturday (May-Oct) at the Historic Train Depot on 650 Maple Street, 8am-1pm. Learn more at