Farmers Markets in the RVA Area

By Mary-Jo Sawyer | February 1st, 2020

Where to get your fresh local produce and more!

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Check Facebook pages and websites for updates. Some markets accept EBT/SNAP (Formerly Food stamps) and offer double dollars (get twice as much produce).

Saturday Farmers markets

Ashland Farmers Market
Henry Clay Elementary School, 310 S James Street, Ashland
May-Oct, every Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon.
Jan-April, first and third Saturdays, 9-11 a.m.

Bowling Green Farmers Market
211 N Main St., Bowling Green, VA 22427
Open March 28-October
Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Colonial Heights Farmers Market
2600 Boulevard, Colonial Heights
Saturdays, 9 a.m.-noon
Open year round

Dorey Park Farmers Market
2999 Darbytown Road, Henrico
Open June-October
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Accepts: EBT/SNAP

Farmers Market at St. Stephens
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 6000 Grove Ave., Richmond
April-September, 8 a.m.-noon
October-March, 9 a.m.-noon

Lakeside Farmers Market
Lakeside Towne Center
6110 Lakeside Ave., Richmond
Year round
(Wednesday morning market beginning in April)
Winter hours, 9 a.m.-noon
May 2 starts spring season; hours may change
Accepts EBT/SNAP

Manakin Market
68 Broad Street Road, Manakin
May-October, 9 a.m.-noon
Accepts EBT/SNAP

The Market at Magnolia Green
17320 Hull Street Road, Moseley
May 2-Oct. 10
9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Mineral Farmers Market
81 Louisa Ave., Mineral
May 2-Oct. 31
8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Accepts EBT/SNAP

River Street Market
30 River Street in Old Town Petersburg, Petersburg
April 4-October
9 a.m.-noon
Accepts EBT/SNAP

South of the James Farmers Market
Forest Hill Park, New Kent Avenue & 42nd Street, Richmond
Winter hours: November-April, 9 a.m.-noon
Summer hours: May-October, 8 a.m.-noon

West End Farmers Market
Gayton Road Christian Church, 12050 Ridgefield Parkway, Richmond
May 2-November

Sunday Farmers Markets

Carytown Market
City Stadium, 3201 Maplewood Ave., Richmond
May 3-November
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Accepts: EBT/SNAP

Tuesday Farmers Markets

Birdhouse Farmers Market
1507 Grayland Ave., Richmond
May 5-November
3 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Accepts EBT/SNAP

Goochland Farmers Market
1889 Sandy Hook Road, Goochland
May 5-September
3:30 p.m.-7 p.m.
Accepts EBT/SNAP

Wednesday Farmers Markets

Chesterfield County Farmers Market
Chesterfield County Government Complex, near 6607 Mimms Loop, Chesterfield
May 6-Aug. 26
11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Lakeside Farmers Market
Lakeside Towne Center, 6110 Lakeside Ave., Richmond
Opens first Wednesday in April, based on temperatures and produce available. See Facebook for updates. Also has a Saturday market.
9 a.m.-12 noon
Accepts EBT/SNAP

Thursday Farmers Markets

Huguenot-Robious Farmers Market at the Great Big Greenhouse 
Great Big Greenhouse, 2015 Huguenot Road, Richmond
Open year round
Outside April-Mid November (inside the rest of the year)
10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Montpelier Center Farmers Market
17205 Mountain Road, Montpelier
May 7-Sept. 24
4-7 p.m.

Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand
VCU Massey Cancer Center, 401 College Street, Richmond
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Accepts: EBT/SNAP

Friday Farmers Market

On the Square VA Farmers Market
1314 East Grace St., Richmond
At the corner of Governor and East Grace Street, behind the Governor’s Mansion and the Department of Agriculture
May 1- September
11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Other Market of Interest

Chesterfield Berry Farm Market
Fresh produce and some pick-your-own opportunities at Chesterfield Berry Farm
26002 Pear Orchard Road, Moseley
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Mid-April through November

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