Garden Journal

Leaf and let leaf: Yes friends, it’s spring again and time for fresh, local produce. If it’s not growing in your own garden, chances are one of the vendors at these local markets will have it.

All markets are ongoing unless otherwise noted. For a full list of regional tailgate-market locations and hours, visit the Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project Web site (

• Asheville City Market

Public Works Building parking lot, South Charlotte Street, Asheville

Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Black Mountain Tailgate Market

Unitarian Church, Montreat Road, Black Mountain

Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon; starts May 10

• French Broad Food Co-op Tailgate Market

76 Biltmore Ave., Asheville

Wednesdays, 2 to 6 p.m. (starts April 30); Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Greenlife Tailgate Markets

Greenlife Grocery, North Merrimon Avenue, Asheville

Wednesdays, 2 to 6:30 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m.; starts May 4

• North Asheville Tailgate Market

On the UNCA campus; follow signs from Weaver Boulevard, Asheville

Saturdays, 7 a.m. to noon

• Riceville Tailgate Market

In the parking lot of the Riceville Community Center, 2251 Riceville Road, Asheville

Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon; starts May 17

• West Asheville Tailgate Market

Behind Haywood Road Market parking lot, West Asheville

Wednesdays, 3:30 to 6:30 p.m.; starts April 23


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