The market for meat has gone sky high over the last few months. All due to one of the worst droughts in U.S. history.
"Our feed cost has gone up 25 percent and this normally is a time of year when it's at it's all lowest," said Rose Konold, owner Mason Creek Farm.
But throughout the season, Fayetteville Farmer's Market vendors Rose Konold and Glenn Welk have avoided the sticker shock.
"Our prices have maintained the same level," said Rose.
This is something that shoppers like Steven Thomas have appreciated.
"It definitely has been helpful because we've been market shoppers for years. Things have definitely maintained and stayed steady as opposed to going up and up. My wife and I, we've calculated it. We maybe buy 70 to 80 percent of our groceries each week at different markets and we've found that they're definitely feasible to or less than what we pay at the store," said Steven.
But even the prices at the Farmer's Market will rise, just not as quickly.
"Our feed costs went up 25% last month buy you won't see that reflected in our product until those animals are actually processed which is about five months, beginning to end," Rose said. "Our prices won't have to go up any until about after probably the new year."
For now, Steven is thankful for the stability this season.
"It definitely has been helpful."