Local Food

NC 10% Campaign

Through the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, a state wide campaign called the NC 10% Campaign has been created to help promote the use of local produce and food products to support local farmers and artisans.

High Country Food Hub

Need a little more grass-fed, free-range, locally grown food and hand crafted goods in your life? The High Country Food Hub has got you covered! Featuring 3,000+ locally made products from 90+ High Country farmers and food entrepreneurs, at just a click of a button, you can order locally grown food and have it ready to pick up within one week!

High Country Grown

High Country Grown is a marketing initiative launched by the Watauga Food Council to promote restaurants and value-added businesses that source locally-produced products in the northwestern mountains of North Carolina, including Blowing Rock, Banner Elk and Boone.

F.A.R.M. Full Circle

F.A.R.M. Full Circle is a food recovery and redistribution program of F.A.R.M. Café. They collect imperfect fruits and vegetables, over-ordered food items, and other products at risk of going to waste from local grocers, farmers, and small businesses. Each week, volunteers prepare ready-to-eat meals, meal kits, and other value-added products using recovered foods.

Farmers' Markets

All farmers' markets located in the Town of Boone limits which provide local, sustainable produce and goods to the citizens of Boone.

Where to Purchase Local Food

This list, compiled by the Watauga County Cooperative Extension, was created to use as a resource to help showcase where local foods from the High Country can be bought.