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Richmond Good Life :: Grocery Stores and Farmer Markets (shortcut: http://tinyurl.com/rvafarmer)

Farmer Markets | Farms | Also see Gourmet Grocery Stores

Richmond Virginia (VA) Farmer Markets 2012

Eat more vegetables.  Here is a list of local farmer markets. Also see VA Dept of Agriculture: Farmers Markets in Virginia | Google Maps of Farmers Markets

Name
Address/Maps w Public Transportation
Commentary + (Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare)
*hours subject to change (check websites). UPDATED for 2012
17th Street Farmers Market | Blog | Vendors SHOCKOE BOTTOM
100 North 17th St Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 646-0310 (x East Main St)
Saturdays, (Growers' Market) 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Sunday (Vintage & Growers' Market) 8:30
a.m.- 4:00 p.m., May to December. 
Ashland Farmers Market ASHLAND
101 Thompson St Ashland, VA 23005
(on Duncan Street Behind Town Hall)
Saturdays, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., May to October. with a Thanksgiving Market on November 19th and a Holiday Market on December 3rd.
Brandermill Green Market BRANDERMILL
Market Square Shopping Center
Saturdays, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., May to October 
Hull Street and Old Hundred Road
Byrd House Market VCU
224 South Cherry St Richmond VA 23220
 (x S. Linden St & Idlewood Ave, behind William Byrd Community House)
Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m., May to October.
By car, take the Downtown Expressway, I-195 South, Exit 186 Belvidere St
Carytown Farmer's Market CARYTOWN
3300 W Cary St Richmond, VA 23221 (x S Dooley Ave)
Sundays, 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m., August to November. 
Carytown Cleaners parking lot 
Chester Farmer's Market CHESTER
Village Green (Centre Street & Village Green Drive) Chester, Virginia
(804) 748-9650
Saturdays,  8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., May to October.
Chesterfield Farmers Market MIDLOTHIAN 
11500 Midlothian Tpke, Richmond, VA 23235 Chesterfield Town Center (804) 502-4767
Fridays, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.,  April  to December.
Hugenot Road Entrance

Farm to Family Bus + Market   EAST END
2817 Mechanicsville Turnpike Richmond, VA 23223
(804) 767-8570
year round 
Goochland Farmers Market   GOOCHLAND
2955 River Road West Goochland, VA 23063 
Saturdays, 8:00 a.m.-noon, May to October.
Grace Episcopal Church
Huguenot-Robious Farmers' Market BON AIR
2051 Huguenot Rd Richmond, VA 23235 (804) 320-1317
Thursdays, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., April to October
Great Big Greenhouse
Lakeside Farmer's Market | Vendors NORTHSIDE
6110 Lakeside Ave Richmond, Virginia 23228
(Lakeside Towne Center)
Wednesdays, 8:00 a.m.-noon and 3:00 PM-7: 00 p.m. and Saturdays, 8AM-noon, April to December.
One block south of Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.
La Plaza Market SOUTHSIDE
Broad Rock Sports Complex (2400 Block Broad Rock Blvd (x Warwick)
Monday, 5-9 PM, April to October.
GrowRVA 1st Fridays @ Quirk Gallery DOWNTOWN 
311 West Broad St Richmond, VA 23220
Fridays, 1st FRIDAY of each month from 5:00-9:00 pm Year Round (except January).
McGuire VA Farmers Market SOUTHSIDE
1201 Broad Rock Blvd Richmond, Virginia 23224
Fridays, 12:00-3:00
Monument Market FAN
2709 Monument Ave Richmond, VA 23220
Saturdays, 8:00 a.m.-noon, May  to October.
Richmond's First Baptist Church Corner of Monument Avenue & North Robinson Street
My Manakin Market | Vendors GOOCHLAND
68 Broad Street Rd Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103
Saturdays, 8:00 a.m.-noon, May  to October.
Behind the Bank of Essex
New Highland Baptist Farmer's Market MECHANICSVILLE
9200 New Ashcake Road Mechanicsville, VA 23116
Wednesdays, 4:30-7:30 p.m., May to September.
Petersburg Farmers' Market

PETERSBURG
400 N. Sycamore St Petersburg, VA
(804) 733-235

Saturdays, 7 a.m.-noon, April to October.
under the MLK Bridge near the Union Train Stn on River St
Pole Green Produce Stand MECHANICSVILLE
6547 Pole Green Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23116
(804) 730-7732 
April through Thanksgiving
Powhatan Farmers Market | Vendors POWHATAN
3835 Old Buckingham Road Powhatan, Va 23139 (Roundabout in the Historic Village of Powhatan County) (804) 598-5605
Thursdays, 4 pm-7pm, April to October.
South of the James Market | Vendors FOREST HILL 
Forest Hill Ave & 42nd Street

Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-noon, May to December
 
South of the James Winter Market  FOREST HILL 
Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts
3411 Semmes Ave, Richmond VA 23225
Saturday, 10 am-noon, December to April
St. Stephen's Church Farmers Market | Vendors NEAR WEST END
6000 Grove Ave Richmond, Virginia 23226
(804) 288-2867
Saturdays, 8:00 a.m.-noon, May to October
Tricycle Gardens Farm Stand   CHURCH HILL
2107 Jefferson Ave, Richmond VA 23223
Thursdays, 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
West End Farmers Market | Vendors FAR WEST END
12450 Gayton Rd, Richmond, VA 23238 (804) 564-9989
Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-noon, April to November
Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., June to November
Wednesday, 3:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m., May to September
Gayton Road & Ridgefield Parkway

Richmond Virginia (VA) Farms and Food Co-Ops (CSAs)

Name Address Commentary
Agriberry  Studley, VA 2316 (804) 559-1791
Local berries and fruit delivered weekly.
Amy's Garden Rt. 610 Quinton, VA 23141 
 


Certified Organic. "USDA Certified Organic vegetables, herbs and fresh cut flowers for local farmers’ market sales from May through October."
Auburnlea Farms  5500 Mollies Creek Rd Gladys, VA 24554 (434) 283-8109
specializes in selling Fresh Beef and Poultry Customer~Direct.
Ault's Family Farm 14100 Thomas Jefferson Hwy.
Pamplin, VA, 23958 (434) 248-6050 

Naturally raised meats, eggs and honey.
Avery's Branch Farms 5350 Cedar Lane Amelia Court House, VA 23002
natural eggs, grass-fed poultry, seasonal produce, and rich, creamy milk 
Bees n Blossoms Providence Forge, VA (804) 966-2317
 
Bountiful nectar sources exist in the meadows and forests of Virginia's countryside.
Brookview Farm 854 Dover Road, Manakin-Sabot (804) 784-3131
Certified organic farm.  Grass-fed beef, free range eggs, and farm market. Honey.
The Berry Patch at Gallmeyer Farm 3622 Darbytown Ct Richmond, VA 23231 (804) 795-9979
Pick your own strawberries. The Veggie Stand is located at 
4506 Millers Lane, Richmond 23231. (804) 222-2285 
The Byrd Farm 6165 River Road West, Columbia, VA 23038 Welcome visitors to our farm store Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Winter hours are 10 - 4:00pm.  Recognized organic standards to produce high-quality, seasonal vegetables.
Chesterfield Berry Farm & Market 26002 Pear Orchard Road, Moseley, VA 23120 (804) 739-2404


Pick-your-own strawberries; pumpkins plus select-your-own apples, cider, gourds, Indian corn, and corn stalks.  We grow a large selection of fresh vegetables throughout the summer to sell fresh-picked at our farm market, along with our jams, jellies and Peaks of Otter wines.

Dave and Dee’s Homegrown Mushrooms 30683 Peachtree Ave Sedley, VA 23878 (757) 569-7500
 
Using all-natural processes, our company grows and harvests three varieties of Oyster Mushrooms: Italian Gray, Yellow, and Chocolate Brown.
Dodd's Acres Farm  4077 Market Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23111 (804) 781-0180 Pick-your-own and fresh-picked strawberries. Vegetables picked daily include Hanover tomatoes; summer squash, zucchini; cherry, grape and Roma tomatoes; tomatillas, bell peppers, 10 kinds of hot peppers; cantaloupes, watermelon; eggplant, access to sweet corn. Fall pumpkins, turnips, salad greens.
Dominion Harvest (804) 402-8481 
Strives to make local produce more accessible to the community of Richmond.  
Dragonfly Farms 16259 Trainham Rd Beaverdam, VA 23015 (804) 512-9944 Grass-fed and finished beef, free range eggs.
The Earthlings Organic Co-op   
The Earthlings Co-op is a group of Richmond area community members who buy organic food and nontoxic personal products from the co-op's distributor , often in bulk, consistent with our values of environmental consciousness, organic agriculture, community, and thrift. 
Eden Farms 4605 Fox Chase Run Gum Spring, VA 23065 (804) 556-3377 Chickens, Fertile Eggs, and More.
Edible Old Dominion Richmond, VA Contact
a small farming operation located near richmond, virginia. eod was formed in 2008 in order to provide the richmond community with local, sustainable produce to cook, eat, and enjoy. | Blog
Epic Gardens Bon Air, VA (804) 272-0725
a local source for fresh vegetables, herbs, eggs (from part-time free-range chickens) and cut flowers.
Faith Farm Foods 8996 Nutbush Rd Green Bay, VA 23942 (434) 298-7178 

Our Motto is 'IT'S ALL IN THE GRASS" Our 95 acres of land provide our cows, chickens and pigs open space to roam and they are not subjected to added hormones or antibiotics. 
Fall Line Farms/Lulus Local Food 12506 River Rd Richmond, VA 23238
O
n-line farm to family Co-op program designed to connect family owned and operated farms in the central Virginia area with customers in search of local food year round. 
Fertile Crescent Farm 50 Dale Dr. Green Bay, VA 23942 (434) 392-6997 
We specialize in growing open-pollinated and heirloom variety vegetables and cut flowers.  | Blog
Forrest Green Farms 2317 Evergreen Rd Louisa, VA 23093 (540) 967-1165 
the best naturally and ecologically grown medicinal and culinary herb plants, vegetables, grass-fed beef, pastured chicken eggs, and horse hay.
Frog Bottom Farm Pamplin, VA 23958 (434) 248-5525 
a small community supported vegetable farm located in Appomattox County, Virginia.
Furbelow Farms 4625 Fox Chase Run Gum Spring VA 23065  "We are a farm and participate in the Goochland farmers market. We produce Alpacas fiber, cashmere fiber, Free Range Chicken eggs, 2 types of duck eggs Pekin & Campbell, and Jumbo Quail eggs."
Gallmeyer Farms The Berry Patch 
3622 Darbytown Ct Richmond, VA 23231 (804) 795-9979

The Veggie Stand 
4506 Millers Lane, Richmond VA 23231 (804) 222-2285

The Pumpkin Patch 
4506 Millers Lane, Richmond VA 23231 (804) 222-2285


The  Berry Patch 
Mid-May to Mid-June daily: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. 
Pick your own strawberries, fresh eggs, peas, spinach, beets, onions, and various types of lettuce and peony flower blooms, and daily hayrides.

The Veggie Stand
Mid-June to October daily: 9 a.m. to 7p.m.
Fresh eggs and summer produce, picked daily. 

The Pumpkin Patch 
October 1 to 31 daily: 8 a.m. to dusk 
Fresh eggs and fall produce, free fall themed activities for the family, hayrides and more

Horse & Buggy Produce 1810 Broadway St Charlottesville, VA 22902 (434) 293-3832 
Drawing from over 100 small family farms’, small-plot, personal vegetable gardens and fruit orchards is the key to our bountiful harvest and unbelievable variety.
Keenbell Farm  18437 Vontay Rd Rockville, VA 23146 (804) 767-0530
we produce great tasting Grass-Fed Beef, Pastured Pork, and free-range eggs.
Lavender Fields Herb Farm 11300 Winfrey Road, Glen Allen, VA 23059 (804) 262-3386 Herbs and herb plants.
Local Roots Food Co-op Pickup locations in Ashland, Goochland or Powhatan. The Center for Rural Culture is offering the Local Roots Food Co-op designed to connect family owned and operated farms and businesses with customers in search of local food year round. The program works on a weekly buying cycle with orders opening Friday evening and closing Monday evening. Pick up is always on Thursday afternoon.
Manakintowne Specialty Growers 2570 Federal Hill Farms Rd Powhatan, VA 23139 (804) 379-8253
a family owned and operated farm in Powhatan County, Virginia. Since 1985, we have been growers and suppliers of fresh cut herbs, salad greens, micro greens, edible flowers and specialty vegetables for the best chefs and markets in Central Virginia. 
Mayes’ Quail Hill Orchard  10537 Gould Hill Road Hanover, VA 23069 (804) 746-8688 Pick your own strawberries.
Mustard Seed Farm 4791 Three Chopt Rd Hadensville, VA 23093 (804) 937-1028 Unusual annuals, perennials, herbs, shrubs, small trees and cut flowers.   We also have pumpkins in the fall and seasonal handmade wreathes.
Pampatike Hill Farm  King William, VA (804) 246-9717
Our Grass Fed Beef is TRULY 100% Grass Fed and Grass Finished.
Petticoat Lane 15575 Tyler Station Road, Beaverdam, VA 23015 (804) 449-1425 Pick-your-own raspberries and blackberries.
Phillip's Farm/ Thompson's Orchard  12418 Ladysmith Road, Ruther Glen, VA 22546 (804) 448-0182 


CSA Organic fruits and vegetables

Maidens Thornless Blackberries  2638 River Road West, Maidens, VA 23102 (804) 556-4164 Pick-your-own thornless blackberries. 
Ringer Farms  Mineral, Virginia 23117 (804) 721-0563
Small farm in Mineral Virginia growing soil, vegetables, and fruits using organic and sustainable methods. We work directly with local Richmond chefs and restaurant owners.
Rural Virginia Market  (434) 842-3954
We are small, family-owned farms in Goochland, Fluvanna, Amelia and Powhatan Counties where we plant some of the most delicious varieties of produce, wash them clean, chill them and bring them right to you! 
Shadow Walk Farm 18362 Old Ridge Rd Montpelier, VA 23192 (804) 883-7555 Naturally raised, grass-fed beef, featuring Scottish Highland and Tarantaise breeds.
Swift Creek Berry Farm & Greenhouse 17210 Genito Road, Moseley, VA 23120 (804) 739-2037 Pick-your-own blueberries and vegetables.  Annuals, perennials and hanging baskets from our greenhouses in spring.  Mums, pansies and pumpkins in fall.
Trail's End Farm Montpelier, VA 23192 (804) 350-2662 
 
Organic Produce, Free-Range Eggs, Natural Cleaning
Tricycle Gardens/9th & B Urban Farm Ste B, 211 West 7th St Richmond, VA 23224 (804) 231-7767
Community Gardens, Urban Agriculture
Tuckahoe Plantation 12601 River Rd Richmond, VA 23238 (804) 784-5736 Grass Fed Beef, Pastured Poultry.
Victory Farms (804) 559-8833 
Hanover County CSA  Featured products at many local farmer markets.
Walthall Berries and More 2022 Ruffin Mill Road, Colonial Heights, VA (804) 526-4000 Products: strawberries and pumpkins
West Nursery & Garden Center 4032 Mechanicsville Turnpike Mechanicsville, VA 23111 (804) 779-3714 pumpkins
Wild Heaven Farm Chesterfield, VA (804) 275-4361
handmade goat milk soaps
Windy Knoll Farm  10094 Windy Knoll Dr Mechanicsville, VA 23116 (804) 730-8733 Pick-your-own pumpkins and gourds.

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