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.

 
 

Children's Day at the Market June 4, 2011

Saturday, June 4, 2011

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

Children’s Day at the Williamsburg Farmers Market will include SHIP (School Health Initiative Program) at the Chef Tent at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.  Mr. Little’s Band will entertain from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Corny Sue will provide face painting, the Master Gardeners will feature gardening with children and the Masonic Lodge will conduct Child ID. Over 30 vendors will attend with fresh, local, seasonal products.

 
 

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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