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 (www.asapconnections.org).
• 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