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.
 
 

Bringing in Fall at the Williamsburg Farmers Market

Saturday, September 10

8:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Jean Monaco of MARTINS will be at the Chefs Tent at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. The Master Gardeners will attend and the Runaway String Band will perform from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.. Apples, pork, organic vegetables, cheese, bread, honey, artisan chocolate and herb 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.

 
 

Vegetable & Buckwheat Pasta Salad Recipe

Berret's Seafood Restaurant demonstrated this recipe at the Williamsburg Farmers Market Chef Tent on May 7, 2011.

INGREDIENTS:

VEGETABLE SALAD:

1/2 Lb Oyster Mushrooms

1 Bunch (approx. 12 stalks) Asparagus

1 Cup Roasted Virginia Peanuts

1/2 White Onion, julienned

1/2 Cup Rice Wine Vinegar

2 Tbsp Local Honey

1 Tbsp Red Pepper Flakes

1 Tbsp Soy Sauce

 

PASTA:

1 Lb Buckwheat Noodles

1 Bunch Green Onions, trimmed and cut on the bias

1 Cup Crumbled Feta Cheese

 

DIRECTIONS:

VEGETABLE SALAD:

Clean oyster mushrooms and lightly chop.

Clean 1/2 inch off asparagus stalks, then cut in half.

Blanch mushrooms and asparagus in boiling water for 6 minutes.  Place in an ice bath and set aside.

To julienned onion, add vinegar, honey, pepper flakes and soy sauce.

Combine and toss all ingredients.

 

PASTA:

Cook buckwheat noodles al dente in lightly salted and oiled water.  Drain and chill.

Lightly toss noodles with green onions and feta cheese.

Plate 3-4 ounces pasta mixture.  Top with 3 ounces marinated vegetables and serve

Healthy Smoothie Recipes

Berret's Seafood Restaurant demonstrated these recipes at the Williamsburg Farmers Market Chef Tent on May 7, 2011.

 

Energy Smoothie

1 Apple, cut up

1 Tbsp Honey

1 Rounded Tbsp Peanut Butter

1/2 Cup Fat-free Yogurt

1/4 Cup Chocolate Whey Powder

1/2 Cup Fat-free Milk

2-3 Ice Cubes (optional)

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend for 30 seconds. 

Enjoy.

 

Refreshing Smoothie

6 Strawberries

1/2 Cup Blueberries

1/2 Cup Apple Juice

1/2 Apple, cut up

1 Tbsp Honey

1/4 Cup Vanilla Whey Powder

1/4 Cup Wheat Germ or Oatmeal

1/2 Cup Yogurt

2-3 Ice Cubes (optional)

Place all ingredients in a blender and blend for 30 seconds. 

Enjoy.

 

 

 
 

September 18, 2010 Market Calendar

Saturday, September 18

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

It’s time for apples, apple cider, pumpkins and other fall produce.  Also find locally grown or produced cut flowers, seafood, soaps, honey, meats and more. Berret's Seafood Restaurant's Chef David McClure will be cooking at the Chefs Tent at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.  Tim Seaman will play from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.  Stop by the Master Naturalists’ exhibit.  The theme will be migration.

Apple Waldorf Salad

Chef Jean Monaco of Martin’s demonstrated this recipe at the Williamsburg Farmers Market Chef Tent on September 11, 2010.  Serves 6.

   SALAD:

4

Gala Apples (or any other fall variety), largely diced

½

lb. red grapes

¼

cup celery, diced

½

cup Nature’s Promise raisins

½

cup Nature’s Promise dried cranberries

DRESSING:

2

cups Vegenaise mayonnaise

½

cup Nature’s Promise honey

1

tsp. coriander

1

tsp. cardamom

½

tsp. cinnamon

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Chef’s Note: Vegenaise mayonnaise is dairy-free, making this recipe vegan. This recipe can also be made with regular mayonnaise or yogurt.

  1. Combine all dressing ingredients.
  2. Add the first 5 ingredients and chill until ready to serve.
 
 

Contest Update and Market Calendar for August 21

Thanks to all of you who voted, we have moved up into 5th place in the nation. However, we are now trailing by a whopping 548 votes behind first place!! Voting ends in less than 3 weeks, so we need your vote today if we’re going to keep our title as “America’s Favorite Farmers Market”. Vote now.

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Saturday, August 21

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Apples, peaches, seafood, cut flowers, cheese, honey, soaps and herb plants are among the many items available from over 30 vendors. Rosalyn Taylor of Hampton Roads Food Safety Co. will be at the Chef’s Tent at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Susan Greenbaum will play from 9 – 11 a.m.

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Thanks to all of you who attended our Tuesday markets this summer.  Today is the final Tuesday market of the season. 

 
 

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.

 

 
 
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