• Putnam Family Farms provides top quality produce in Eastern NC out of their Kinston-based location. They have pick your own strawberries as well as approximately 50 varieties of seasonal vegetables. They are doing their part for the environment by growing green, and they are family owned and operated.

  • Nooherooka Natural is committed to offering consumers premium all natural beef and pork products. They take every step to produce beef and pork that is both tender and bursting with flavor. The animals of Nooherooka Natural are under a feeding program designed to maximize nutritious growth without hormones, steroids, antibiotics, or feed additives. All of the feeds offered to their animals are grown right on their farm. The cows are hand fed daily and all animals are treated humanely and with respect. Nooherooka is family-owned and operated and strives to produce the highest quality beef possible

  • Parker Farms offers seasonal fresh produce beginning in mid-April with the sale of strawberries (pick your own if you choose). Other seasonal vegetables are available in the spring, followed by summer’s sweet corn, tomatoes, melons and other summer fruits and vegetables continued through the fall. They are based in Pollocksville, NC.

  • Harris Robinette Ranch Harris-Robinette Beef exists to provide the consumer with an affordable, environmentally sound, high quality, nutritious beef through the raising of our livestock exclusively on a grass-based system. Harris-Robinette utilizes a pasture-to-plate system to best serve the interest of our farmers and to preserve agriculture in a sustainable fashion for the good of their land, their family, and our society.

  • Mother Earth Brewery Take the goodness of garden-grown products, the warmth of small town life, the earthy ethic of rock 'n roll, a deep respect for a time-honored craft... and you have the ingredients of Mother Earth Brewing. Born in the summer of 2008, Mother Earth is the dream-child of Stephen Hill and Trent Mooring, two guys from Kinston, North Carolina. Mother earth provides us with a variety of local beers and spirits.

  • Carolina Grit Company produces whole grain grits. Gluten Free. Stone Ground. The best way to produce grits fro the richness in flavor and the best in natural nutrition. No supplements are needed because all the natural bran and germ are retained. Until Carolina Grits developed this process, in coordination with the USDA and DOD, grits were not considered whole grain.

  • Ashe County Cheese is Carolina’s oldest cheese plant, producing quality cheese since 1930. They are located in the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains.

  • Bridgeton Poultry has served eastern North Carolina the finest of fresh meats for over 50 years.

  • Nelsons Blueberry Farm with 25 acres of blueberry bushes on fields ouch U.S. 17 and N.C. 55, has been open for 80 years after being found in 1938 by the late Clyde E. Nelson. The farm produces 10 varieties of the indigo-colored berries from perennial flowing plants native to North America.

  • Green Town Farms is a family effort to grow healthy flavorful products for the discerning customer who demands the best quality. From their new glass greenhouse and their organic production methods located in Trenton, NC they are positioned to serve buyers who desire local quality produce.

  • Heritage Farms

  • Sunshine Farm Sausage putting some sunshine on your plate from a single man business by Slade Riggs.

  • Village Creek Farm grows many delicious products ranging from asparagus, broccoli, cabbage, corn, cucumbers, peaches, peppers and of course their delicious strawberries, plus many more NC Farm Fresh produce.

  • Java Estate Roastery is committed to offering the finest specialty coffees from the world’s top growing regions since 1995. Each gourmet specialty coffee is skillfully roasted daily in small batches to ensure peak quality and freshness. Our coffee roasted, packaged and shipped with 24-48 hours. From their roaster to your cup at Persimmons, Java Estates Roastery produces the most consistent, flavor coffee available.

  • Blue Ocean Seafood their fresh, sustainably-caught seafood is caught off the shores of North Carolina daily. They guarantee that their fish are wild caught, never farmed.

  • Lusty Monk Mustard Co. is family-owned, quality-conscious company, devoted to the idea that condiments should never be boring. They lovingly craft the mustard in small batches, and they encourage their brethren to slow down and savor each bite.

  • The Goat Lady Dairy is in the lovely rolling hills of northeast Randolph County in the North Carolina Piedmont. They believe that when you know your food, your farmer and your cheese-maker you make choices that care for the land and change the world for the better.