Farmers markets open for winter

Posted: February 27, 2013

Star staff report

These local farmers markets are open during the winter months:

Apple Tree Market, 2454 Northwestern Pike, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays.

The market offers 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, and Greenberry’s coffee. Also local Olivers Acres Family Farm goat milk soaps and body butters.

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

Freight Station Farmers Market, 315 W. Boscawen St. in Winchester, is open with fresh, local produce. The hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Vendors are picking kale, collards and other greens. A selection of apples, winter squash, cabbage and root vegetables is available.

Other products are grass-fed beef, goat cheese, honey, eggs, artisan soaps, unpasteurized apple cider, fruit juices, preserves, baked goods and popcorn.

The market sells wild-caught Alaskan fish from commercial fishermen in Alaska.

Participating producers include Mayfair Farm, Stoney Lane Farm, Shepherds Whey Creamery, LizSoaps, and other occasional vendors.

Visit Freight Station Farmers Market on 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.

Mount Airy Farm Market, 8204 John Mosby Highway, Boyce, is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 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, will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 9 with apples — limited Golden Delicious, Ida Reds, York — beef, jellies, jams and apple butter. Tasting by Mattaponi Wines will feature strawberry, blueberry and white Concord.

This will be the last sale until the market opens for the season the end of June. 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. Thursday to Sunday.

The market offers 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.

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.

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