Williamsburg Farmers Market

  (Williamsburg, Virginia)
in Merchants Square
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Experience Williamsburg's Art Month at the Williamsburg Farmers Market 9/17/11

This Century Art Gallery will have artists painting Plein Air in the Market as part of Williamsburg’s Art Month. Berret’s Seafood Restaurant will be at the Chefs Tent at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m., The Master Gardeners will attend, and Ron Fetner will perform 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.. Apples, pasta, cut flowers, cheese, bread, honey, artisan chocolate, lamb, pork and potted plants are among the many offerings at the Williamsburg Farmers Market.
 
 

Labor Day Gathering at the Williamsburg Farmers Market

Saturday, September 3

8:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

The final presentation in the Discover You Can series will feature apple sauce. The Master Naturalists will attend and David Moran will perform 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.. Apples, pork, organic vegetables, cheese, bread, honey, artisan chocolate and herb plants are among the many offerings for Labor Day gatherings at the Williamsburg Farmers Market.

 
 

Peak Season at the Williamsburg Farmers Market

Saturday, August 20

8:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Peak Season at the Williamsburg Farmers Market

It's the peak season for produce, fruit, cheese, bread, honey, seafood, and pies at the Williamsburg Farmers MarketBall Canning demo by Two Girls and a Hammer will be at the Chefs Tent, the Heritage Humane Society will attend and Stephen Moore will perform 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

 
 

Celebrate Farmers Market Week with the Williamsburg Farmers Market

Williamsburg Farmers Market
Saturday, August 13, 2011

8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Support VA Agriculture at the Williamsburg Farmers Market during Farmers Market Week by shopping this producer-only market. Cheese, bread, honey, meats, and pies are among the products.  The Fat Canary will be at the Chefs Tent, the Master Gardeners will attend and Peter Budnikas will perform 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

 
 

Pumpkin Bread with Cream Cheese Icing

Jean Monaco of Martin’s demonstrated this dish at the Williamsburg Farmers Market Chef Tent on September 11, 2010.  Makes 2 loaves.

Ingredients

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BREAD:

3

eggs

2

cups organic sugar

¾

cup vegetable or nut oil

2

cups vanilla Stoneyfield yogurt

1

16-oz. can organic pumpkin

6

tsp. Frontier pumpkin pie spice

cups whole wheat flour

cups unbleached white flour

¼

cup flax seed meal

1

tsp. salt

1

Tbsp. baking soda

½

Tbsp. baking powder

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ICING:

8

oz. cream cheese

1

box confectioner’s sugar

4

oz. butter, softened

1

tsp. grated nutmeg

Steps

  1. BREAD:
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  3. Beat the eggs until foamy.
  4. Add sugar, oil, yogurt, pumpkin, salt, and spices and mix well.
  5. Combine dry ingredients and add to pumpkin mixture.
  6. DO NOT OVERMIX.
  7. Grease 2 loaf pans and divide bread mixture between the two pans.
  8. Bake for 35-45 minutes in preheated oven.
  9. The loaves should be golden brown when done.
  10. ICING:
  11. Beat together cream cheese and sugar.
  12. Add butter, vanilla and nutmeg.
  13. Chill slightly before icing bread.
 
 

Market Calendar for September 11, 2010

Saturday, September 11

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Apples, fall produce, cut flowers, seafood and meats are available at this producer-only market. Learn to cook Apple Waldorf Salad, Butternut Squash Mashed Potatoes and Pumpkin Bread with Cream Cheese Icing with Jean Monaco of  MARTIN’S at the Chef Tent.  Cooking and sampling begin at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.  Karen Trump will play from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. and The Master Gardeners will be exhibiting drought-tolerant plants.

 
 

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.

 
 
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