Williamsburg Farmers Market

  (Williamsburg, Virginia)
in Merchants Square
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Children's Day at the Market

Williamsburg Farmers Market
402 W Duke of Gloucester St. in Merchants Square

Saturday, October 22
8:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.

This weekend at the Williamsburg Farmers Market is for the children. Make sure to bring your comera as there will be a scavenger hunt and events for children.  WJCC SHIP (School Health Initiative Program) will be cooking up some fun at the Chefs Tent and demonstrating Zumba. Macaroni Kid Williamsburg will also attend with more fun activities.  Fall produce, pork, cut flowers, and peanuts are all available for purchase. Arden Clark will play fiddle music. The City of Williamsburg will have a recycling booth and the Master Naturalists will provide an exhibit.  Full season open through October 29.

 
 

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.

 
 

Recycling, Canning Demonstrations and More June 11

Saturday, June 11, 2011

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

Blueberries, carrots, artisan chocolate and bison will be among the offerings at the Williamsburg Farmers Market. The City of Williamsburg will have a recycling exhibit and a canning demonstration with Two Girls & a Hammer will be at the Chef Tent at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.  Macaroni Kid will provide activities for kids and Karen Trump will entertain from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

 
 

Strawberries, Spring Produce and Live Music at the Market May 14

Saturday, May 14, 2011

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

May is peak season for strawberries and spring vegetables at the Williamsburg Farmers Market.  Stop by the market tent to purchase gift certificates for graduation presents.  Tim Seaman will bring his instrumental stylings to the market from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

 
 

Spring Plants and Vegetables at Williamsburg Farmers Market April 16

April 16, 2011

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

Come early to the Williamsburg Farmers Market for fresh greens, asparagus and potted plants. Pasta, crabmeat, pork, mushrooms and Greek pastries are among the many other products offered. Appalachian Music Ensemble will play 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

 
 

Farmers Market in Merchants Square

Saturday, April 9, 2011

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

On April 9, potted herbs, annuals, perennials and cut flowers will be the focal point of the Williamsburg Farmers Market along with the products of over 30 local watermen, bakers and producers of meats, oysters, spring vegetables, ethnic foods, cheeses and more.  So’lach, a Celtic and folk duo, will play from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

 
 

Farmers Market Season Opener April 2

Saturday, April 2

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The market opens for the full season with over 30 vendors of Virginia producer-only products. Shop in the heart of Williamsburg in Merchants Square for potted plants, fish, mushrooms, artisan cheeses, meats, pasta, hydroponic vegetables, cut flowers, soaps and more. Enjoy  the market, live music and exhibits along with lots of shops and restaurants.

 
 

Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square Saturday, March 12

Saturday, March 12, 2011

8:30am-12:30pm

Shop with 25 local watermen, bakers and producers of baked goods, including St. Patrick's themed breads and desserts, meats, oysters, hydroponically grown vegetables, ethnic foods, cheeses, forced bulbs and more.  Local songwriter Narissa Bond will play folk music from 9am-11am.  Weekly market season opens April 2.

 
 

Harvest Basket Day at the Williamsburg Farmers Market - October 9

Harvest Baskets will be for sale at the Williamsburg Farmers Market.  Three different sizes will be available.  Use them for storage, planters, gift baskets, décor and more.  Runaway String Band will play their unique style of bluegrass, old-time and swing music from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. The Virginia Marine Products Board will be at the Chefs Tent preparing freshly-caught seafood.  We don’t know just what seafood it will be yet, because they haven’t caught it yet.  Now that’s fresh!

 
 

Harvest Specials, Exhibitors, Live Music and More at the Market this Saturday

Saturday, October 2

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

The Williamsburg Farmers Market will move to the east side of Henry St. in front of the Bookstore for the kickoff of An Occasion for the ArtsThirty-five vendors will have pumpkins, apples, peanuts, fish, baked goods, beef and more.  Exhibitors include Colonial Williamsburg Good Neighbors and Alzheimer’s Association Memory WalkBrian & Mary Lewis will play live music from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.  Satisfy your sweet tooth!  Stop by Simply Southern Pies for a special sale on 9” Apple Toffee Crumb pies or present your William & Mary student ID, and receive $1 off any 6” pie.   Betsy’s Baked Goods will have pumpkin oatmeal cookies and more goodies.

 
 

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. 

 
 

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!

 

 
 

Williamsburg Lodge and Inn Featured at Chef Tent and Prentice Creek to Play Live

Saturday, July 10

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

The Williamsburg Lodge and Inn will cook at the Chefs Tent at 9:30 and 10:30.  Musicians Prentice Creek will perform live from 9:00 to 11:00.  Over 30 vendors will provide in-season produce and products including the first peaches of the season.  See our website for up-to-date vendor and product availability.

 
 

Independence Day and Market Anniversary Celebration to Include Chef Cook-off, Live Music and More

Members of the Virginia Chef's Association will gather at the Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square on Saturday morning, July 3, to celebrate our nation’s independence and the market’s eighth anniversary.

Beginning with the opening bell at 8 a.m. and continuing all morning, Renny Parziale and his fellow chefs will man the Chef’s Tent for a nonstop culinary extravaganza to showcase the market's wide variety of fresh produce, meats, seafood, cheeses, herbs and more.

Parziale will direct participating chefs who will each have 20 minutes to create a recipe from a mystery basket of foods selected that morning from the market vendors. The chefs invite market shoppers to stop by the tent to watch, ask questions and taste the results.

Music will be performed by Orion from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Complimentary anniversary cake will be served. Master Gardeners will be in attendance to answer flower gardening questions.

 
 
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