Farmers markets open during winter
Posted: January 9, 2013
Star staff report
The following 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. Saturdays.
The market offers local apples, winter squash, Rinker’s cider, local eggs, dairy products, country ham, honey, homemade fudge, bake goods, jams and jellies, Greenberry’s coffee and local beef.
A line of dog products including Beggars Dozen dog treats and K9-Kravings raw dog food and treats benefit local dog rescue work. Contact 540-667-8754.
Freight Station Farmers Market, 315 W. Boscawen St. in Winchester, Freight Station Farmers Market, 315 W. Boscawen St., Winchester, is open all winter with fresh, local produce. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays and Saturdays.
Vendors are picking fresh kale, collards, and other greens. There is still a selection of apples, winter squash, cabbage, and root vegetables, including sweet potatoes, potatoes, turnips, carrots, beets, and onions.
Other featured 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. Available fish include salmon, halibut, cod, sablefish, rockfish and shellfish.
Participating producers include Mayfair Farm, Stoney Lane Farm, Shepherds Whey Creamery, LizSoaps, and other occasional vendors.
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Holy Cow, 9280 John Marshall Highway, Lebanon Church, is open year-round. Items may be picked up at this location or orders may be placed for delivery — apples, fresh pasteurized milk, chocolate milk, yogurt, yogurt drinks, homemade butter, lamb, beef, pork, bread, cupcakes, jams, applebutter, eggs and cheese. Contact 540-465-4742 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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 for an apple sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Saturday with limited quantities of Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Ida Reds, Yorks, and Grimes Golden. 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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