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Farmers and Foodies

ALPACAS OF THE CRYSTAL COAST: Lou Ann Sekely,,  Scarves, gloves, socks, dryer balls made from alpaca fibers.

ANN ST. PEANUT GUYS: Ray Hevner:, Roasted peanuts.

BAKING FOR GOOD: Adeline Talbot,, Fresh baked cookies, rolls, cakes, granola, breads, and tarts.

BEAUFORT BISCUITS: Jeff Benoit,, Fresh baked biscuits, homemade granola, cheese straws and bene wafers.
BEAUFORT COUNTY ORGANICS: Stephen Jones,, , organically grown vegetables of many kinds

BEAUFORT OLIVE OIL COMPANY:  Dina Whitley,, Fresh premium olive oils, vinegars, salts & provisions.

BENNETT VINEYARD: George Tosato:, North Carolina wines handcrafted in European styles and sweet wines, fruit infused, Muscadine Scuppernong.

BETTER BATCH PORKRINDS: Shirline Cuthbertson:, Pork skins, cracklins,  pork crumbs, wheat chips, deep fried & roasted peanuts.

BIGHT BEES: Kathleen Glelink:, Honey harvested from Gloucester apiary, artisanal soaps made from honey.

BOKANINA'S FOOD TRUCK: Rosette Singleton,, Pacific Island Fusion food.

CAROLINA GOLD OYSTER CO.: Tyler Chadwick,, Mari-culture raised oysters in Beaufort NC.

CAROLINA PICKLE COMPANY: Christian Mills,,  Cold packed pickle flavors, jams, jellies and preserves.

CRYSTAL COAST DESSERTS: Rochelle Wert,, Fresh baked cakes, pies, cookies, macarons, savory tomato pies.

DARDEN SEAFOOD: Joe & Sue Darden,, Wild Caught, fresh, local shrimp.

DOGGIE GOSSIP: Kat Vance,, Locally made paw balm and all natural dog treats.

ESTHER TEA COMPANY: Tracey Buck, Looseleaf tea blended by hand (mine) , tea steeping tools, tea pots .

FOUNTAIN DREAM FLOWERS:  Kim LeClair,, Locally grown and fresh cut flower arrangements.

FOX HAVEN FARM: Libby Steadham,, Farm raised honey, self penned cookbook "Seasonal Cooking from the Garden". 

FRANK'S FRANKS: Frank Watson,, Hot dogs, brats, fried fish, fried chicken, grilled ribs, hamburgers.

FRONT STREET TACO: Liz Kopf:, Creative and fresh Mexican fare, authentically prepared with local ingredients.

GOAT LADY DAIRY:  3VIP,, Denise Robertson,, Goat Lady Dairy goat and cow milk cheeses, cherve', aged, brie and gouda style cheeses.

GOODWIN FAMILY FARM: Crystal Goodwin,, Handcrafted soaps, lotions, bath bombs,  scented candle melts, pasture raised beef.

GRAYZ FARM: Gray Hall,  Naturally grown greens and root vegetables. Seasonal vine crops.

HARLOWE CUSTOM MICROGREENS: Ryan Willet,, Hydroponic microgreens, lettuces, herbs, and root vegetables.

JW MERRELL FARM: Joe Merrell,, Farm fresh seasonal vegetables, fruits, greens, collards. Delivery option.

NEW DAY COFFEE ROASTERS:  David & Susan Ballowe,,  Locally small batch roasted coffee beans, assorted roasts available.

OCEAN AIR HEMP FARM: Traci Hynes,, CBD from Hemp products, fresh eggs, honey, and fresh herbs.

OPHELIA INLET PRODUCTS: Craig Hamilton,,  Smoked fish, duck eggs, frozen duck and geese for roasting.

PARADISE PRODUCE: Jasmine Davis,, Farm fresh seasonal vegetables, fruits, potted plants, and fresh cut flowers.

PASTURE TO PLATE FARMS: Ryan Batchelor,,  Farm raised chicken and eggs. Farm raised Bison  and Elk from Asheville NC.

ROYSTERS NC: Roy & Tammye Emerson,, Mari-culture raised oysters, North River NC, oyster shell crafts.

SEED TO SHAKER NC:  Kris Davis,,  Mocktails, Kombuchia, teas 

SHENK FAMILY FARMS:  Rachel Shenk,,  Pasture raised poultry, eggs, pork and beef products. 

SHOE BRANCH FARM: Tim Lockey,, Farm fresh eggs, pasture raised pork and beef products.

SUNKORN KETTLE KORN: Peter Sautners,, Kettle popped popcorn, funnel cakes, fried Oreos.

SUNSET SLUSHES BY THE SEA: Kendra Johnson,, Frozen and shaved Italian Ices in many flavors. 

THE CAKERY SQUAD: Delphine Coulon,, French bakery, natural ingredients. Cakes (some gluten free), pies sweet or salty, croissants, chocolate bread, macarons, flan custard, panna cotta and more. 

TOP DAWGZ:  Travis Williams,,  Hot Dogs, sausages, with trimmings

TRIPLE NICHOLS FOOD TRUCK: Dana Nichols,,  Steameder pots local seafood, shrimp burgers, shrimp tacos, shrimp burritos.

TURNER STREET MARKET: Liz Kopf,, Ready to eat foods, fresh baked sweets, savory side dishes.

WILDFLOUR BAKERY: Cathy & Gary White,, Fresh baked artisan sourdough breads, sweets, crackers and small batch jams.


3 SEA HAGS: Wanda White,, Bags, purses, beach totes and clutches made from upcycled sail material.


80% WALRUS: Lindsay Harris, Tie-dyed t-shirts, collared shirts, dresses, children's clothes and other items.

AB SALT CO.: Bill Langston, Deep ocean blue water sea salt, goat milk salt soap, mortar pestles.

ACT:ACCENTED CITRONELLA TORCHES: Sharon Pastirik, Glass bottle and cord wrapped bottle torches.

ALIVE CREATIONS: Josh Burnette,, Bromeliad arrangements with shells, driftwood and bonsai trees.

ARTIFICIAL BY KEVIN, Kevin Schafran,, Vintage/MCM Travel Posters, prints of my graphic art and watercolors computer created with the help of artificial intelligence. 

ARTWORKS BY ROSE: Rose Thompson,,  Paintings on wood, canvas, and windows.

ASHLEY'S APOTHECARY: Angie Stephenson,, Natural handcrafted CBD bath products, soaps, skincare

ASHLEY'S CRAFTY CORNER: Ashley Woolard,, Natural vine wreaths, ribbons, bows and accent pieces.

ATLANTIC KNITS & CRAFTS: Laura Welborn,,  Sewn cord baskets, sea glass Christmas trees, fleece neck scarves, glass ornaments. 

BEACH CHICKEN DESIGNS: Aimee Boyette,, Upcycled journals, paper goods, ornaments, and jewelry.

BERKS WORKS SOAP SHOP: Berkeley Kittredge,, handmade soap, shampoo and conditioner bars, body butter, lotion bars and several other skincare products.

BETTER TOGETHER CARDS & GIFTS: Katie Sherman,,  Homemade, collage type greeting cards.

BIRD IN THE HAND GIFTS: Amber Thomas,, Teacup birdfeeders, crystal windchimes, crystal jewelry pieces.

BLESSED DAY CREATIONS: Michelle Lindsay,, Driftwood trees, games, woodcraft, jewelry, 
,nativity sets.

BJ SCOTT ARTWORK: Bobbie Jo Scott: bjscottart, Handpainted art, framed wall art.

BOOK WAGON: Doug Vaughan,, Used books available for donations.

CAROLINA GOLD OYSTER CO.: Emily Chadwick,, oyster clusters, garlands, and hand painted oyster shell ornaments.

CAT HAUS DESIGNS: Cat Manolis, Jewelry: enamel, PMC, fold-formed copper/silver, leather bracelets. Bugware glazed ceramics.

CATHEY BOLTON DESIGNS: Cathey Bolton,, Pottery cruets, oil dishes, bowls, sculptured pieces, mugs, tableware.

CHALK HOUSE: Catherine Sullivan,,  Hand sewn dresses with puffed sleeves, cotton fiber, soft print.

CINDERELLA'S PIRATE TREASURE: Emily Bankson,, Recycled metal art and yard ornaments.

COASTAL PVC BIRD CREATIONS: Alan & Angela McDaniel,, PVC birds enamel painted, acryllic coated coastal birds, ducks, and flamingos in various styles.

COLLEEN KNIGHT ART: Colleen Knight,, Needle felted and wet felted wool soft sculptures, paintings, and wearables.

COPE & CO.: Danielle Vollinogle,, Handcrafted leather handbags, clutches and totes.

CRYSTAL COAST SHELLS:  Esther Hanes,, crystal coast shell creations. They include: shell magnets, nightlights, coasters, wreaths, cups, ornaments, trees, and shadow boxes.

DEBORAH VAN DYKEN BOOKS: Deborah Van Dyken,, Author of children's books pertaining to the ocean. 

DESIGNS BY BRENDA:   Brenda Dean,, Hand knit wool felted hats that are embellished with feather clusters or satin flowers, knit scarves, fingerless mittens and felted purses.

DICHROIC DIVA:  Joanne Flick,, Handmade dichroic glass jewelry.

DREAMING DRAGON POTTERY: Caroline Ladley,,  Handmade functional pottery and yard birds.

EMBELL: Lerzan Altan,, Handmade pants, skirts, beachwear, pebble stone art, bracelets.

ERICA WHY ART: Erica Why,, Art from watercolors, color pencils in frames, stickers, keychains.

FOLLOW ME TRAILER: Marc Barnett, Hand-pulled fiberglass/aluminum trailers for kayaks, small boats.

FORWARD WOOD TURNING: Richard Forward, Hand turned wooden bowls, boxes, yoyos, ornaments.

FRANCES MARIAN PHOTO: Suzy Lewis, Prints and photos of coastal scenes, wildlife, and local landscapes.

GALLERY OF MAYA: Maya Sorensen,, Handpainted watercolor prints feminine forms in ocean settings.

GOODNESS GRACE US: Kara Varner, Handmade jewelry featuring handmade paper beads, woven “rag” baskets.

GOT YOU IN STITCHES: Gaynelle Smith,, Hand knitted scarves, hats, gloves, infant wear, shawls.

GRACE BELL ART: Grace Bell,, Use of acrylic paint and resin to create wave patterns on different surfaces and shapes, surf boards, clocks, ornaments, trays, coasters, shore decor.

GURLIES JEWELRY: Charles Gurley,  Stainless steel jewelry, some with semi-precious stones.

GYPSYBEE STUDIOS: Michelle Fairchild,,  Original paintings featuring dogs, sea life, celebrities, and prints.

GYPSEA GLASS: Leilani Logan,,  Fused glass pieces of sea life, wave designs, gift pieces.

HAND PAINTED BY EVE: Eve Humphrey Krusz,, Painted originals, objects, whimisical sea creatures.

HARRIMAN JEWELRY: Janet Harriman,,   Fine precious metal jewelry created in a variety of methods, including gemstones.

HEART CREATIONS: Mary Pat Hood,, Hand painted items such as paintings, boxes, bags, cards

IN THE GARDEN POTTERY: Nancy Flader, Unique, whimsical handmade ceramic art objects for garden and home.

ISLAND ACCENTS: Rebecca Shelatz,, Handpainted artwork on pallet wood featuring sea creatures.

JAKE & META PAPERIE:  Marcelle Rockwell,,  Hand drawn calendars, note cards and note pads.

JAMISON'S & J'S ARTS AND CRAFTS: Jay Ipock,, Inlaid wood boxes, handmade wood toys, household items, paintings, photography.

JAN PETERSON ART: Jan Peterson,, Local Paintings On Canvas, Fish Prints on Japanese Paper, Jacquard Woven Cotton Throws and Artful Gifts.

JESSY'S JEWELRY: Jessica Stoehrer, Handmade jewelry featuring crystals, leather, semi-precious stones, brass, silver.

JH HATS: Jennifer Haskins,, handcrafted Panama straw and sheared wool  wool hats blocked traditionally by hand or hat blocks.

JOEY JONES NOVELS: Joey Jones,, author of six highly acclaimed novels: WHEN THE RIVERS RISE, THE DATE NIGHT JAR.

JUNKMAN'S CROSSROADS: David English,, Handmade guitars from upcycled materials, kazoo kits.

KELERI ART STUDIO: Erin & Kelly Nelson,,  Acrylic paintings featuring dogs and sea life among other subjects. 

LONG POINT DECOY CO.: Rodney Baker,, Handcarved and painted decoys, shorebirds, ducks, geese, swans.

LORIE ENGLISH,  Handmade purses and bags sewn from old feed sacks and other recycled fabric.

LUCKY WOOD FURNITURE: Scott May,, Furniture made new from reclaimed wood.

ME DAY BODY CARE:  Andrea Bryant,, Handmade soaps, glycerin soaps, lotions, creams, beard oil, bath bombs, incense. 

MILES & JESIAH, LLC.:  Angela Cherry,,  Custom handcrafted handbags, totes and purses. 

ONCE UPON A TIDE: Karen Mason,, Whimsical shell fragment assemblages, formed copper critters.

PAINTED GOURD PATCH: Gina Dearaway, Painted & sculpted gourds, cypress knees, buoys.

PLUME & PAGE CANDLE CO.: Charlotte Johnson,,  Hancrafted soy candles with literary and locally inspired fragrance collections.

BOOKS BY ROBIN REAMS: Robin Reams,,  Local author and historian, stories of Blackbeard, pirates and pets.

SAGEVIEW DOG ACCESSORIES: Barbara Paulsen,, handmade dog accessories including Cross Body Dog Walking Bags (6.5"x8") with poop bag dispenser, treat pocket and cell phone pocket. Also dog collars, leashes, bowties, bandanas and dog bowl placemats. 100% cotton.

SALT OF THE EARTH NC: Jennifer Barbour,, Wheel-thrown pottery, smooth, simple shapes with natural form embellishments.

SALTY WIND PRODUCTIONS:  Sue Anger:,  Local author.

SAND & SEA DESIGNS: Rosanne Martin,,  Hand painted and lettered decorative wall plaques & porch signs.

SEA OATS CANDLE CO.: Alexia Chianis,, Hand-crafted soy candles in jars and whelk shells, beer soap.

SEALZITI: Jane Zeller,,  Handmade soaps, lotions, household cleaners, miniature needle-felted alpaca items.

SILENT FLIGHT STUDIOS: Montana Steell,, Handmade sterling silver jewelry set with vintage sea glass, rings, earrings and necklaces. 

SWEDISH STARS: R Jane Kistler Halweg,,  interlocking fabric strips folded then interwoven to form a double square and eventually a star. Various motifs and prints.

THE NURSE MADE: Patti Siehien, jewelry and metal work imprinted with original art, vintage art or works by famous artists.   

THREE DONKEYS PRINTING:  Will Pittman, various 3D printed items,t mainly toys

TINY BUFFALO WOODWORKING: Shannon Mullins,, Hand crafted wooden charcuterie boards, cutting boards, candle holders, wooden chairs.

TRAV'S TIE-DYE TREASURES:  Katie Stipanovitch,, Tie Dyed shirts, tanks, dresses, throws, scarves.

VINTAGE SWELL DESIGNS: Jeff Brown,,  Cut stainless steel signs, wall art, from original coastal theme designs.

WHITEHURST DESIGNS: Brittany Noe,,  Polymer clay earrings, permanent jewelry.

WILD ROSE GLASS: Richard Keith,,  Large and small handmade stained glass pieces.

WILLOW OAK GLASSWORKS: Katy McClees,, Stained glass art, large and small handmade stained glass pieces.

YAYA ARTISTRY: Liliana Esteban,, palm trees seed pods handpainted with nautical themes  

Let's Celebrate Our Farmers At The Market!

The OBFM has more local farmers in our market this year than ever before who on Saturday mornings set up under white tents on the courthouse square. The conversations that ensues between the farmers and gardeners who grew or made the products and the shoppers who are looking for fresh, locally grown produce, meats, and other farm goods creates a direct and personal link between our local small businesses and consumers.  

It doesn't get any better than this!

There are traditional farmers who have tended the land for generations offering field-fresh vegetables of all kinds; growers using sustainable, organic methods, hydroponically grown veggies; fresh, locally harvested produce, herbs, microgreens, blueberries, figs, melons, honey, flowers, potted succulents, plants, pickled veggies, jams and jellies, and

hemp products.  

Our farmers of the sea offer farm-raised oysters, smoked wild-caught fish and fresh,

wild-caught shrimp.  

Our livestock farmers grow pasture-raised, quality chicken, beef, pork, duck, goose, farm fresh chicken and duck eggs, and our alpaca farmers offer fine products made from their pasture-raised alpacas' wool.

Find them all each Saturday on the main drive under the oaks and shop with us to celebrate the diversity of agriculture we have in our area and in our market!

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CAROLINA PICKLE COMPANY:  Christian & Donnie Mills

"Hello!  My name is Christian Mills.  My husband, Donnie, and I own Carolina Pickle Company.  We make cold-packed pickles and small-batch jams and jellies.  My husband and I both come from farming families, so farming is in our DNA.  We grow fruits, vegetables, and herbs and raise animals for meat production on our eastern NC farm.  We are crazy about pickling as evidenced by our large selection of pickle flavors.  We love what we do and enjoy spreading our love of all things pickled with our wonderful customers!."

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"I have a passion for gardening and want to share the love of beautiful flowers by creating bouquets from my gardens here in Morehead City, NC."

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FOX HAVEN FARM:  Libby Steadham

"At 'Fox Haven Farm' we are blessed with gracious neighbors, land formerly grazed pastureland that now lends itself well for our organic, compost rich gardens, small orchard, blueberries fruits of all kinds, heirloom garlic and variety of vegetables. Our pollinators are so very important to our efforts. Their honey is rich golden and oh so sweet. This year's harvest is abundant and we are happy to offer local honey at the market. 

'Seasonal Cooking from the Garden' was created from over 30 years of experience in cooking with the foods we grow.  Inspired by the seasons, it is in honor of an extraordinary life lived with a “sustainable” farmer and our love affair with the land.  These simple recipes of goodness are offered for you to try, experiment with and enjoy!  We invite you to join us on this journey through the seasons of the garden."

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GOAT LADY DAIRY/3VIP,LLC:  Denise Robertson, Market Representative

For 25+ years Goat Lady Dairy has produced artisan goat and cow milk cheeses in Climax North Carolina. Started by Ginny Tate, an idea turned into a vision and the vision developed into a well known producer of goat and cow milk cheeses distributed from coast to coast, the Northeast, and Southern United States.  

Market Representative, Denise Robertson, has been with the company for 20 years, first as a volunteer, intermittently,  market manager, and currently as farmers market representative and special accounts distributor from the Triad to the coast.

Products are a variety of spreadable chevres, brie styles, aged, and premium cheeses crafted with care and love.  We serve our community with love.

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Harlowe Custom Micro’s is a Veteran owned and operated farm that opened in 2017 in Harlowe,  North Carolina.  We work to provide high quality options and ingredients to local restaurants and Farmers Markets helping to enhance that unique  and delicious offerings our area provides to locals and visitors alike!

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OCEAN AIR HEMP FARM:  Mike & Traci Hynes

Traci Says:

"Here at Ocean Air Hemp Farms we have been busy as usual!  As many of you know, our soil has been a great focus and we've put in a lot of dedicated work.  We desire to provide quality produce and plants, so we continue to cultivate nutritious soil by tilling in a little "nature"!  This includes the bio-char we have been generating, local fish house scraps, manure, vegetation and wood chips.  
Of course we are also regularly tending our hemp plants (harvesting will be late September), fruit trees and animals.  Very recently we incubated Guinea hen eggs and they've become our newest addition!  Perhaps you will see them soon at the market!" 

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Craig Hamilton bridges the gap of being both a pasture farmer and a farmer of the sea with both duck/geese products, fresh duck eggs and also tasty smoked local wild-caught fish from the sounds and sea in our area.  The smoked fish products are quickly becoming a market favorite!

Recently his ducks and their eggs were featured in an article by Rebecca Jones of the Carteret News Times.  The online link is provided for your reading pleasure. 

Rebecca writes:

"Craig Hamilton of Beaufort Way Farm in Atlantic has a rich heritage and history with ducks. He took to the path of duck egg farming through his grandfather, Julian Hamilton Sr. who moved from Atlantic to Beaufort around the time of the Great Depression to work at First Citizens Bank.  He raised Wood Ducks in a flight pen in his backyard at 805 Ann St. and even exported Wood Duck eggs to a zoo in Italy so the Italians could view our North American Wood Ducks."



Paradise Produce is a small scale farm located in Atlantic.  Seasonal fruits & vegetables are sustainably grown year round, in field rows and raised beds.

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ROYSTERS NC:  Roy & Tammye Emerson

Roysters NC is a family owned/operated small oyster farm located in the North River between Beaufort and Harkers Island.   We are passionate about our oysters and the water they grow in.  We absolutely love coming to the Olde Beaufort Farmers Market to share our oysters with everyone.

Be Sure To Visit Our Other Farmers & Fishermen:

ALPACAS OF THE CRYSTAL COAST:  Lou Ann and Dave Sekely of Newport - pasture raised alpaca wool fiber processed into scarves, gloves, socks, mittens, felted dryer balls, minature toy alpacas and other animals. 

DARDEN'S SEAFOOD:  Joe and Susan Darden of Beaufort - fresh wild-caught shrimp.

JW MERRELL FARM:  Joe Merrell of Beaufort - farm fresh vegetables and fruits.

SHOE BRANCH FARM:  Tim and Deborah Lockey of Newport - pasture raised pork and beef.

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