Farmers markets offer local produce

Posted: May 22, 2013

Star staff report

Winchester — The following local farmers markets are open for the season.

Apple Tree Market, 2454 Northwestern Pike, is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

The market offers hanging baskets, flower and vegetable bedding plants, vegetables, Trickling Springs dairy products, local eggs, local beef, sausage, country ham, honey, homemade fudge, baked goods, seasonal candies, jams and jellies, pickles and relishes, Greenberry’s coffee, and Olivers Acres Family Farm goat milk soaps and body butters.

A line of dog products, including raw items, benefits local dog rescue work. Contact 540-667-8754.

Clarke County Farmers Market is open from 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays on the town parking lot off Church Street in Berryville.

The market features fresh and locally grown fruits, vegetables, meats, eggs, specialty baked goods, cut flowers, herbs, plants, prepared foods and local artisans, plus music and other entertainment.

Vendors include Audley Farm, Bonadele, Boyd’s Nest Restaurant, Burwell Morgan Mill, Chilly Hollow Farm, Fresh Flours, GJ Cooks, Geo’s Joy, Grafton Integrated Health Network, Life More Abundant Ranch, MackIntosh Fruit Farm, Peace of Cake, SHF Creations, Shallow Brook Farm, Smith Meadows Farm, Tadpole Acres’ Gardens, and Twisted Oak Flower Farm.

Visit clarkecountyfarmersmarket.com.

Freight Station Farmers Market, 315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester, is a producer-only farmers market. The hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Asparagus, rhubarb, greens, leeks, green onions, sweet potatoes, turnips, lettuce, and potatoes are among the vegetables coming from growers at this time. Meats including beef, pork and lamb are offered for sale Saturdays. Wild caught Alaskan fish (halibut, salmon, rockfish, sablefish, cod prawns and scallops) is always available.

Masters Touch has bedding plants, vegetable plants, perennials, exotics and herb plants Tuesdays and Fridays.

Shepherds Whey Creamery brings goat cheese Saturdays. Eggs, preserves, unpasteurized cider, fruit juice concentrates, honey, baked goods, artisan soap, and mushrooms are also featured.

Vendors include Mayfair Farm, Masters Touch, Stoney Lane Farm, Merrymoon Farm, Shepherds Whey Creamery, LizSoaps, and other occasional producers.

Visit Facebook or email mayfairfarm.nowak@gmail.com.

Holy Cow, 9280 John Marshall Highway, Lebanon Church, is open year-round. Items may be picked up there or orders may be placed for delivery — apples, fresh pasteurized milk, chocolate milk, yogurt, yogurt drinks, homemade butter, lamb, beef, pork, bread, cupcakes, jams, apple butter, eggs and cheese. Contact 540-465-4742 or holycowdelivery@gmail.com. Visit holycowdelivery.com.

Linda’s Mercantile, 2502 North Frederick Pike, is a partnership of Fruit Hill Orchard and David and Linda Lay.

It offers locally grown products, jams, jellies, beef, pork, vegetables, locally roasted coffee and canola oil. Contact David Lay at 540-974-0177 for hours and days.

Mackintosh Fruit Farm, 1608 Russell Road, Berryville, is open for pick-your-own strawberries, starting Friday for about three weeks.

The market is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

Contact 540-955-2161 or billandlorim@aol.com.

Nalls Farm Market, 4869 Harry Byrd Highway, Berryville, is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through December.

Fresh produce, baked goods, pottery, plants, jellies, jams, local salsas and eggs, and a variety of other items are for sale. Call 540-955-0004 or visit nallsfarmmarket.com.

Mount Airy Farm Market, 8204 John Mosby Highway, Boyce, is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. The market offers fresh local meats, grain finished and grass fed beef, pork, lamb and goat, as well as local jams, jellies, salsas and honey. Pork barbecue and natural deli products are sold along with local fresh eggs and produce. Call 540-837-2043.

NB Market, 5057 Northwestern Pike, Gore, is open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday to Friday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

The market offers local fruits, vegetables, beef and pork products, milk in glass jars and honey. Contact Davy or Casey DeHaven at 540-877-4733 or 540-877-4800.

Richard’s Fruit Market, 6410 Middle Road, Middletown, is closed for the season but has beef, wine, jams, jelly, and apple butter available by appointment. Call 540-869-1455 or visit richardsfruitmarket.com. The market is also listed on Facebook.

Shawnee Springs Market, 6656 North Frederick Pike, is open from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily.

It features fresh produce, Virginia country hams, fresh-baked pies, wine, jams, jellies, fruit butters, pickles and pickled vegetables, all from the Shawnee Springs production facility. Call 540-888-4164. Visit shawneesprings.com.

Shen-Val Farm Market, 2180 Fairfax Pike, White Post, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

The market offers flowers, bedding and vegetable plants, hanging baskets, Angus beef, sausage, country ham, brown eggs, Amish butter, cheese, fruits and vegetables, apple butter, jams, jellies, pickles, candy and baked goods. Call 540-868-0366.

Virginia Farm Market, 1881 North Frederick Pike, is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

It offers apples, cider, fresh-baked pies, local honey, apple butter, jams, jellies, country hams, baskets, produce and other items. Call 540-665-8000.

West Oaks Farm Market, 1105 Cedar Creek Grade, Winchester, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.

Offerings include apples, produce, grain-fed beef, country hams, fresh-baked pies and breads, jams, jellies and local honey. Call 540-662-6622.

Woodbine Farm Market, 5199 John Marshall Highway, is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.

The market features fresh greens and asparagus from the farm, baked goods, wines, local cheese, jellies, jams, sauces, local beef, gift items and plants.

Call 540-465-2729 or visit woodbinefarmmarket.com.

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