Williamsburg Farmers Market

  (Williamsburg, Virginia)
in Merchants Square
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Contest Update and Market Calendar for August 14 & 17

We are currently in 6th place in the America's Favorite Farmers Markets contest sponsored by American Farmland Trust.  We currently trail the leader in our category by 477 votes.  We have a lot of catching up to do by August 31.  Please vote today for Williamsburg Farmers Market and help us defend our title.

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Saturday, August 14

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Buy local and support local farmers and bakers who sell fruit, seafood, cut flowers, cheese, honey, soaps, herbs and more at the Market. The Delvers will play from 9:00 to 11:00 and the Childcare Network will have activities for children.

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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Chef Maxwell of Down Home Virginia will be filming cooking demonstrations for his TV show at the final Tuesday market of the season.  Maggie Stultz, known for her colorful ceramic dishes will be in the Artist Tent along with Polly Nunn, known for her botanical paintings. Farmers and bakers will sell peanuts, prepared foods, fresh produce, berries and other fruit.

 
 

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!

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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.

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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.

 

 
 

Contest Update and Market Calendar for July 24 & 27, 2010

Great news!  We are up to 237 votes in the American Farmland Trust "America's Favorite Farmers Markets" contest.  No, that  is not enough for us to win, but we are getting there.  If you have not had time to place your vote for us, you can do so here.  We need your help if we're going to retain our title for another year.

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Saturday, July 24

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Apples, peaches and berries are highlights of the market at this time of the season along with an abundance of fresh vegetables.  Two Girls And A Hammer will demonstrate making peach sauce at the Chefs Tent.  Stephen Christoff will perform his musical stylings ranging from Brazilian jazz to blues from 9:00 to 11:00 and This Century Gallery will have artists on site.

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Tuesday, July 27, 2010

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Artist John Watters will show and sell his versatile pottery. Buy fresh cut flowers, berries, peaches and produce as well as freshly baked breads, spanakopita, peanuts and homemade fruit butters and marmalades.

 
 

Farmer's Market Calendar July 17 & 20, 2010 & Contest Update

Saturday, July 17

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Fat Canary will be at the Chefs Tent at 9:30 and 10:30.  There will be live music performed by Blush from 9:00 – 11:00.  The Master Gardeners will be at their tent to answer gardening questions.  This week's topic is Incredible Edibles - Vegetables in Containers.  Apples, peaches, berries and melons will be in abundance along with many other seasonal products.

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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Elaine Abbott, painter, and Hank Mook, papier-mâché artist, will share the artists’ tent. Local vendors will offer fresh fruit, Angus beef, pork, peanuts, baked goods, produce, cut flowers and more.

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We are up to 180 votes in the "America's Favorite Farmers Markets" contest.  We need your vote to defend our title. 

Vote today!

 

 
 

Matt Cross and His Folk Art Garden Sculptures to be Featured at Tuesday Market

Tuesday, July 13 2010

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Matt Cross of Mechanicsville will be the featured artist with his metal and wood folk art garden sculptures. Enjoy ethnic foods and prepared lunch or dinner as you pick up cut flowers, Angus beef, Virginia peanuts and more.

 
 

Artist Dorothy Fagan Featured at the Tuesday Market - July 6, 2010

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Dorothy Fagan of Mathews will be the  featured artist with her paintings of “Earth, Sky & Water.” Pick up a prepared dinner, local seafood, Greek food, produce, Angus beef, cut flowers, daylilies and jams while shopping and dining in Merchants Square.

 
 
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