Williamsburg Farmers Market

  (Williamsburg, Virginia)
in Merchants Square
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Gardening Exhibits, Live Music and Chef Demonstrations May 21

Saturday, May 21, 2011

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

May is peak season for strawberries, peonies, soft shell crabs, and all spring produce at the Williamsburg Farmers MarketMaster Gardeners and WCAN will have exhibits. Williamsburg Christian Academy will entertain from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Executive Chef Denis Callinan of the College of William & Mary will be at the Chef Tent with cooking demonstrations and free samples at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

 
 

Holiday Market and Final Market of 2010 at Williamsburg Farmers Market in Merchants Square

Saturday, December 11, 2010

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

The year-end Holiday Market at the Williamsburg Farmers Market will be held on December 11.  Reveille, William & Mary acappella singers, will entertain with festive holiday music.  Look for special holiday vendors with cut trees, branches, berries, doorway decorations, wreaths, gingerbread house kits, baked goods and gift items. All products are natural and produced, grown or harvested locally by the vendors.  Seafood, meats, cheese, and winter produce will also be available. The Market will overflow to both sides of Henry Street to accommodate over 35 guest and regular vendors.

 
 

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.

 
 

Rustic Tomato-Bread Salad Panzanella

Executive Chef of William and Mary Catering, Denis Callinan, prepared this dish for sampling at the Williamsburg Farmers Market on July 31, 2010.

Ingredients:

4 cups fresh tomatoes diced into ½" pieces (1-1/2 lbs.; about 5 medium tomatoes)

3/4 cup slivered red onion

2 teaspoon of minced garlic

1/2 cup water

1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil

1 tsp. each ground black pepper, salt and sugar

1/2 cup shredded fresh basil

6 cups day-old dense, crusty bread cut or torn into 1" cubes (about 1/2 lb.)

1/8 cup aged balsamic vinegar (or balsamic glaze)

Directions:

Combine all ingredients except bread in a large bowl.  Let stand for flavors to develop, about 10 minutes.

Add bread and toss well to coat. If bread seems dry, sprinkle with an additional teaspoon or two of water.

Salad will hold several hours at room temperature before serving.

 
 

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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