Williamsburg Farmers Market

  (Williamsburg, Virginia)
in Merchants Square
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Apple Tasting at the Market

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

Saturday, November 19
8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Stock up for Thanksgiving this Saturday at the Williamsburg Farmers Market from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.  There will be Holiday decorations and gifts, oysters, bison, grass-fed beef, chicken, mushrooms, fresh greens, cheeses, Greek baked goods, artisan chocolate, pies and peanuts available for purchase.  Kindred Spirits will perform 9 am – 11 am. There will be Apple Tasting at the chefs tent at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.  The next markets will be November 26 and December 10. 

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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.

 
 

Market Calendar for July 30, 2011

Saturday, July 30

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Cheese, bison, peanuts, fruit, organic produce and baked goods are among the items for sale by over 35 local farmers and producers at the Williamsburg Farmers Market.  Mike Hutt of The Virginia Marine Products Board will be at Chef Tent, the Master Gardeners will attend discussing drought-tolerant plants and guitarist Stephen Christoff will perform from 9:00 a.m. to 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

 
 

Folk Festival Winner Ron Fetner to Play Live at the Williamsburg Farmers Market

Saturday, October 23

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Fresh, local pumpkins, cut flowers, apples, bison, peanuts, fish, oysters, baked goods and beef are perfect for fall cooking and decorating. Ron Fetner, contemporary folk singer, songwriter and winner of the Kerrville Folk Festival, will perform from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m.  Master Gardeners will man their Q & A tent. Only two regular season markets remain.  Holiday markets will be on November 20, 27 and December 11.

 
 

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.

 
 

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 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.

 

 
 

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!

 

 
 
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