Best Farmer’s Markets in Richmond, Virginia

Farm fresh, local, and organically grown food is rising rapidly in popularity. Read on to find out where to find locally produced organic food in Richmond, Virginia.

Tappahannock Farmer’s Market
The Fountain Green, Cross Street between Queen Street & Prince Street
Tappahannock, VA 22560

The Tappahannock market is open the 3rd Saturday of each month, from 9:00am-1:00pm during the months of July through October. This market regularly features produce, meat and seafood, plants, and local crafts and fine arts. In addition, there will be food available from local restaurants and live music.

West End Farmer’s Market
Intersection of Gayton Rd. & Ridgefield Pkwy
Richmond, VA 23238

The West End Farmer’s Market is special in that it hosts day and night markets. On Wednesdays visit between 3:00pm-7:00pm. On Saturdays, hours are from 8:00am to Noon. This market is open during the months of April through December. Here you find local, sustainable, organic foods as well as homemade pies, bread and jams.

Lakeside Farmer’s Market
6110 Lakeside Ave.
Richmond, VA 23228

This market is open from May to December on Wednesdays from 8:00am to Noon and again from 3:00pm-7:00pm. It is also open on Saturdays from 8:00am to Noon. Here you can find twenty four vendors providing food, natural body care products, and pet products. This market is located under a pavilion and has electricity.

St. Stephen’s Farmer’s Market
6000 Grove Avenue
Richmond, VA 23226

St. Stephen’s Market is open during the months of May through October from 8:00am to Noon on Saturdays. The goals of this market include providing farm fresh, organic, and locally grown food to residents while also boosting the local economy. In addition to local produce, you can also find honey, salsa, pasta, coffee and baked goods.

North of the James Market
4308 Hermitage Road
Richmond, VA 23227

This market is open from May to October on Tuesdays during the hours of 3:00pm-7:00pm. Locally grown items include produce, plants, meat, dairy, and honey. Homemade craft items include jewelry, pottery, and clothing.

Byrd House Market
Idlewood Avenue/South Linden Street
Richmond, VA 23220

The Byrd House Market is open from May to October on Tuesdays during the hours of 3:00pm-7:00pm. In addition to locally grown and sustainable produce, here you can find cooking demonstrations and laboratories for learning about nutrition, ecology, and economics.

My Goochland Market
68 Broad Street Road
Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103

This market features farmers who use sustainable growing practices and humane living conditions for livestock. Their goals include creating an uplift to the local economy and educating people about sustainable agricultural practices in addition to satisfying the farm fresh and organic food needs of residents. This market is open during the months of May through October from 8:00am to Noon on Saturdays

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