To wear that title, our market offers only produce and goods that are grown or made within 100 miles. The fruits and vegetables are from our local farms, the cookies and cakes from local bakers, and the handcrafted items are all made by local craftsmen and artisans.
If you would like more information on the Virginia Grown program, go to http://www.vdacs.virginia.gov/vagrown.
The mission of the national Farmers Market Coalition is “to strengthen farmers markets for the benefit of farmers, consumers, and communities.” FMC’s primary role is supporting those individuals and entities that operate farmers markets
If you would like more information on the Farmers Market Coalition, go to Home - Farmers Market Coalition
the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) promotes the economic growth and development of Virginia agriculture, provides consumer protection and encourages environmental stewardship.
If you would like more information on the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, go to VDACS (virginia.gov)
Support farmers markets through education initiatives, while building opportunities for collaboration, networking, advocacy, and innovation that supports the growth and sustainability of farmers markets statewide.If you would like more information on the Virginia Farmers Market Association, go to Virginia Farmers Market Association – Supporting the Growth and Sustainability of Farmers (vafma.org)
We are working to save the land that sustains us by protecting farmland, promoting sound farming practices, and keeping farmers on the land.
If you would like more information on the American Farmland Trust, go to Home - American Farmland Trust