Some area farmers offer local products through the winter

Posted: January 15, 2014

Star staff report

Winchester — Some area farmers markets are open year-round.

Freight Station Farmers Market, 315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester, is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays.

The market is producer-only, requiring all its vendors to grow their own fruits, vegetables and meats within a 50 mile radius of Winchester.

Apples, potatoes, sweet potatoes, winter squash, turnips, cabbage, leeks, carrots, parsnips, greens, and pears are among the fresh produce available.

Beef, pork, lamb, eggs, goat cheese, honey, apple cider, fruit juices, frozen berries, baked goods, honey, soap, nuts, and preserves are also offered by the vendors.

In addition, wild-caught Alaskan fish, sourced directly from commercial Alaskan fishermen is sold at the market.

Email or call 304-229-3457. It is also listed on Facebook.

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 Visit

Linda’s Mercantile, 2502 North Frederick Pike, is a partnership of Fruit Hill Orchard and David and Linda Lay. 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 Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday year-round.

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, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday all year.

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 will open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday for a one-day sale with five varieties of apples.

Call 540-869-1455 for appointments or visit 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 year-round.

Fresh produce, Virginia country hams, fresh-baked pies, wine, jams, jellies, fruit butters, pickles and pickled vegetables, all from the Shawnee Springs production facility, are offered.

Call 540-888-4164 or visit

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

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.

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 year-round.

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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