Williamsburg Farmers Market

  (Williamsburg, Virginia)
in Merchants Square
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America's Favorite Farmers Markets Contest Results

We are disappointed that we did not win the title again this year in our division.  The competition was fierce.  We would like to congratulate the winner in our category (the medium category), Falls Church Farmers Market in Falls Church, VA, who took the title with a whopping 2462 votes!  There were only four other markets in all categories combined with more votes.  Way to go Falls Church.

We would also like to congratulate another Virginia market to claim first place it its division.  King George Farmers Market in King George, VA walked away with the prize in the boutique category. 

Eight Virginia markets made it to the top 20 in their divisions.  Here are the final results for Virginia farmers markets:

Boutique (15 or fewer vendors):

King George Farmers Market - 1st Place

Stuart Farmers Market - 16th Place


Small (16-30 vendors):

Purcellville Community Market - 4th Place


Medium (31-55 vendors):

Falls Church Farmers Market - 1st Place

The Farmers Market at St Stephens - 5th Place

Williamsburg Farmers Market - 9th Place

The Historic Roanoke City Market - 13th Place


Large (56+ vendors):

Goochland Farmers Market - 12th Place


Remember to support your local farmers, producers and watermen.  No farms = No food!


America's Favorite Farmers Markets Contest Standings

The following are the current national standings in our category:

Peachtree Road Farmers Market, Atlanta, GA    - 521 votes
Historic Lewes Farmers Market, Lewes, DE         - 504 votes
Central Market House, York, PA                          - 492 votes
Capitol Market, Charleston, WV                           - 438 votes
Saratoga Farmers Market, Saratoga, NY             - 379 votes
Williamsburg Farmers Market, Williamsburg, VA  - 316 votes

As you can see, we're trailing first place by 205 votes.  We need your vote to get into first place so we can keep our title for another year.

Vote today!


Contest Update and Market Calendar for July 31 & August 3

We are still leading Virginia in the America's Favorite Farmers Markets contest, but we have fallen to 6th place nationwide.  Help us defend our national title as America's Favorite Farmers Market.  Vote today!


Saturday, July 31, 2010

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Fruit, seafood, cut flowers, cheese, honey, soaps and herbs are among the many items available from over 30 vendors.  William & Mary Executive Chef Denis Callinan will demonstrate at the Chefs Tent.  Narissa Bond will play from 9:00 to 11:00.  The Master Gardeners will be at their tent during the morning exhibiting therapeutic gardening techniques.


Tuesday, August 3, 2010

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Local painters Betty Babb and Apryl Altman will share the Artist Tent at the Williamsburg Farmers Market on Tuesday, August 3.  Farmers and bakers will sell peanuts, prepared foods, fresh produce, berries and other fruit.



We need your help to defend our title!

We are currently leading in our state in the “America’s Favorite Farmers Markets” contest, but we need more votes to win nationally. Please vote for Williamsburg Farmers Market in Virginia. We need your help to defend our title!

Vote now!

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