Enjoy shopping for fresh locally grown produce and specialty items in beautiful historic Appalachian mountain towns. Take in breathtaking views of the scenic natural surroundings while perusing a variety of unique, traditional locally inspired and handcrafted gifts. And visit a farm-run store on a local family farm, all in The Kentucky Wildlands.

Find local organic and mountain-grown fresh produce, along with one-of-a-kind specialties at farmer’s markets held throughout the beautiful historic towns of The Kentucky Wildlands, such as the seasonal family-oriented Harlan County Farmer’s Market in Harlan featuring Appalachian crafts, live traditional music and products from the area’s annual Maple Syrup Season.

Enjoy the scenic mountain backdrop while shopping at the downtown Pikeville Famer’s Market and take advantage of the world-class outdoor amenities available nearby the year-round Lake Cumberland Farmer’s Market in Somerset.

Explore local markets for traditional handmade Appalachian heritage-inspired gifts, such as at the Locally Made Market in Beattyville, adjacent to the majestic Daniel Boone National Forest, featuring farm-fresh produce, homemade candy, handcrafted soaps, locally-carved woodwork, Appalachian artisan crafts, home décor and more. And experience the bounty of a Kentucky farm firsthand with a stop at a roadside market and open orchard, such as the 450-acre family-run Haney’s Appledale Farm near historic Somerset featuring seasonal public orchard picking and famous homecooked warm apple pies. These are just a few of the plentiful unforgettable market experiences to be found in The Kentucky Wildlands.

Hidden Gems in the Kentucky Wildlands

Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site

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Historic Dils Cemetery & Gardens

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Gravesite of Nathan Goe, Grandson of Daniel Boone

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