Williamsburg Farmers Market

  (Williamsburg, Virginia)
in Merchants Square
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This Weekend at the Williamsburg Farmers Market

Saturday, October 8

8:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Sentara Regional Medical Center’s Chef Patrick Day will be at the Chefs Tent, Orion will play Celtic music and Riverside Health System will exhibit their cancer and purse project.  Shop for pumpkins, kale, free-range chicken, pork, bread, cheeses and apples.  Knife sharpening available.  The Williamsburg Farmers Market is open through October 29.

 
 

Herb Day, Fitness Day and More at the WFM Saturday, May 7

Saturday, May 7, 2011

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

Herbs, healthy spring vegetables and strawberries will be the focus for National Herb Week and will be the theme of the Master Gardeners and the Herb Society exhibits at the Williamsburg Farmers Market

The Leadership Historic Triangle will bring demonstrations and exhibits on exercise and health for their Fitness Day at the market. 

Bagels & Fraylox will entertain from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. 

Berret’s Seafood Restaurant will open the season at the Chef’s Tent with demonstrations at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

 
 

Marinated Black Bean Salad

Chefs representing SHIP (School Health Initiative Program) demonstrated this recipe at the Williamsburg Farmers Market Chef Tent on Children’s Day, October 16, 2010.

Ingredients:

2 (15 oz) cans black beans, drained

9 oz frozen yellow corn

1/4 cup sweet green peppers, raw, diced

1/4 cup sweet red peppers, raw, diced

1/8 cup onions, raw, diced

1 T lemon juice

1 t parsley, dried

½ t cumin, ground

¼ t garlic powder

5 oz salsa

2 t vegetable oil

Monterey Jack cheese (optional)

Directions:

Combine black beans, corn, green peppers, red peppers and onions in a large bowl.

For dressing, combine the lemon juice, parsley, cumin, garlic powder, salsa and oil.

Pour dressing over salad and toss lightly to combine.

Refrigerate until service.

Optional: sprinkle with shredded Monterey Jack cheese on top before serving.

Nutrition Information: Calories 245, Total fat 2g, Total carbohydrate 23g, Dietary fiber 5g, Protein 8g

 
 

Children's Day at the Williamsburg Farmers Market - October 16, 2010

Saturday, October 16

7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Children’s Day

Children’s Day will feature free activities for kids of all ages at the Williamsburg Farmers Market.  The Chef Tent demonstration will be coordinated by SHIP (School Health Initiative Program).  The recipe of the day will be Marinated Black Bean Salad. 

The Williamsburg Botanical Garden and Girl Scout Troop 1482 will assist children with making corn husk dolls. 

The Williamsburg Youth Orchestra will play from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. 

Face painting by Bubbles the Clown will be available. 

Pumpkins, apples, apple cider, peanuts, fish, seafood, baked goods, fresh fall produce, beef and more are sure to please all ages. 

Food purchased at the Market can be donated to a local food kitchen. 

Harvest baskets will be available for purchase at the Market Tent.

 
 
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