Farm to Island Market

cropped-market-logo-small.jpgWe are a family-owned local organic market located in Surf City, NC; focused on feeding the community with fresh, products hand-selected from North Carolina farms.  Formerly known as Sisters Organic Market; it has been revamped under new ownership, with a new name!  Farm to Island supplies Topsail Island and the surrounding area with the freshest, most responsibly raised and grown foods available; all at affordable prices.  Buying local not only supports our farm families, it’s also a valuable investment in the food future of our community.

Farm to Island offers local meats and smoked seafood, local cheeses and charcuterie, grocery items, including farm-fresh eggs and local honey, fresh breads and baked goods, kombucha from Wilmington’s Panacea Brewing Company, glass bottled milk from Maple View Farms in Hillsborough, organic pet food, indigenous and heirloom plants, locally grown flowers, organic North Carolina soils, and fresh produce and culinary herbs from local farms, including our very own microfarm.

In addition, Farm to Island features grab-and-go lunch items and premade healthy casseroles from Wilmington’s Epic Food Co., and soups and stews for easy-to-make meals, taking into consideration a variety of dietary restrictions and preferences.

The on-site coffee bar serves locally roasted coffee from a selection of roasters between Pender County, New Hanover County, and the surrounding area like Burgaw’s Brown Dog Coffee Company.  Indoor and outdoor dining tables and an events schedule featuring tastings and classes ensure that Farm to Island will be a fun gathering space for the community.

Farm to Island Market

330 N. New River Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445


Open 7 Days a Week:

Mon – Sat:  9 AM – 7 PM

Sun:  11 AM – 7 PM

Panacea Brewing Co.

– Wilmington, NC

Back in 1993, when Artie and Robin were just two kids in a small upstate NY high school, Artie began experimenting with fermentation.  While attending culinary school Artie worked at Loon Ale Brewery in Manchester, NH.  Robin decided to start brewing her own ferments too, first water kefir.  After a few years battling over her open ferments cross contaminating his beers, Robin decided to try another probiotic ferment- kombucha.  Finally, a ferment they could both agree on!

Kombucha’s tart and tangy taste captured their hearts and resolved Art’s lifelong acid reflux issues. After getting rave reviews about their homebrew, the couple launched Panacea Brewing Company in 2016 from the Burgaw Incubator Kitchen. They started selling at farmers markets from a Artie’s custom built tap system on the side of their 1975 Volkswagen Westfalia, now called the Boochbus.  In 2017 Panacea Brewing Company moved into their new space in Wilmington, NC.  Panacea Brewing Company continues to grow organically, taking bigger steps one batch of booch a time.

Click here to learn more about Panacea Brewing Co.!

Panacea Brewing Co.

Maple View Farm - PC: Our State Magazine

Maple View Farm

 – Hillsborough, NC

In Hillsborough, a fifth-generation dairyman and his wife tend a herd of cows with a heritage as strong as the family’s.

Surrounded by pines and a handful of maples, the Nutters’ current 400-acre property (187 acres of which the family placed into a conservation easement with the Triangle Land Conservancy) appears to be the Piedmont at its best — especially when seen from the chair-lined porch of the small ice cream shop.  Across the road, black-and-white cows graze on low-lying pastures or take shelter under the sloped roof of an open-stalled barn. Year-round, school groups and families tour the working farm and taste its products: fresh milk, butter, frozen yogurt, and more than 100 flavors of ice cream.


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Maple View Farm