The oldest market in Forsyth County is open to the public on the Dixie Classic Fairgrounds every Saturday throughout the year from 6:00 am to 1:00 pm. Enter through the parking area off of 27th Street. Click here for Directions. Shop for a little bit of everything! Flowers, handmade baskets, cakes & pies, fresh baked breads, fruits & vegetables, jams & jellies, honey, a variety of crafts and much more.
The Dixie Classic Farmers Market will host the 12th Annual Tomato Salsa Contest, Saturday August 2 at 9:00 a.m. Tomato Salsa judging will begin at 9:30 a.m. and winners will be announced at 10:00 a.m. Cash prizes of $50 first place, $30 second place and $15 third place, and ribbons will be awarded to winners. Winning salsa maker will also receive a free pass to the Dixie Classic Fair. Entry deadline is Wednesday, July 30. This year’s Salsa Contest is a part of Winston Week of Tomato celebration. The Winston-Salem Journal’s Slice of Summer Tomato Tasting and DADA’s Art Meets Tomatoes will be held at the Gallery Hop on Friday, August 1.
12th Annual Tomato Salsa Contest
2014 AW SHUCKS! Corn Shucking Contest WINNERS!!!
1st Place – Grace Gould
2nd Place – Erin Manuel and Dean Toole
1st Place – Josh Hawkins
2nd Place – Claudine Legault
3rd Place – Sheila Hawkins
Congratulations to all of our winners and thank you to all those who participated! A special Thank You for Samaritan Ministries, who donated over 60 ears of corn for the contest. Check back next year for your chance to enter!
Have you seen the latest $20 Challenge with Chef Nikki? Watch HERE as she prepares a fresh ratatouille dish and a homemade custard over blueberries. Join us every weekend to shop and eat local at the Dixie Classic Farmers Market!
Upcoming Special Events at the Dixie Classic Fair Farmers Market
July 26: $20 Food Challenge with Nikki Miller-Ka
August 2: 12th Annual Salsa Contest
August 9: $20 Food Challenge with Nikki Miller-Ka
August 23: $20 Food Challenge with Nikki Miller-Ka
September 13: $20 Food Challenge with Nikki Miller-Ka and Bee Keepers Demonstration featuring Forsyth County Bee Keepers Association