Williamsburg Farmers Market

  (Williamsburg, Virginia)
in Merchants Square
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Pick up a Pumpkin at the Williamsburg Farmers Market

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

Saturday, October 15
8:00 a.m. – 12 noon

Jim Gay of Colonial Williamsburg Foodways will be at the Chefs Tent; Flute Frenzy will perform; and Master Gardeners will discuss compost.  Shop for pumpkins, fall greens, herb plants, bison, beef, artisan chocolate, pasta and apples.  The Williamsburg Farmers Market is open Saturdays through October 29.

 
 

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.
 
 

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

 
 

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 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.

 
 
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