As an added service and convenience for our customers,
we now have a "Wooden Nickel" program at our Market.
This works very similar to an ATM – you bring your credit/debit card to the Manager's table
and you decide the amount you want to charge to your card.
Our Manager swipes your card & charges that amount (plus a small transaction fee) to your card.
You will then be given the equivalent of the charge back to you in $5.00 increments
of “wooden nickels” that you use to make purchases at the Market.
The vendors treat these as cash and will give you any change that is due you.
If you don't use all of your wooden nickels, save them for your next visit to the Market.
They don't expire, but they can only be used at the Catawba Valley Farmers Market.
The transaction fee is as follows:
$5.00 to $20.00, a $1.00 fee
$25.00 to $40.00, a $2.00 fee
$45.00 & above, a $3.00 fee
This program is offered merely as a convenience to those customers who don't carry cash
or personal checks, or for those who might need additional cash to shop at the Market.
Be assured that all of our vendors will always accept cash and some of them will accept personal checks.