Farmers markets open this month
Posted: December 5, 2012
Star staff report
Apple Tree Market, 2454 Northwestern Pike (U.S. 50), is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday.
The market offers fresh-cut Christmas trees, wreaths made on the premises, greenery roping, local apples, winter squash, Rinker’s cider, local eggs, dairy products, country ham, honey, homemade fudge, baked goods, old-fashioned Christmas candy, jams and jellies, Greenberry’s coffee and local beef, gift items including local crafts.
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.
The Barefoot Farmer, Scott Whitacre, is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday through December on the Loudoun Street Mall in Winchester and offers vegetables, fruits and plants.
Freight Station Farmers Market, 315 W. Boscawen St. in Winchester, is a producers-only market. Hours are 8 a.m. to 1p.m. Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays until Christmas. Local produce available includes kale, collards, broccoli raab, mustard greens, winter squash, tomatoes, potatoes, spinach, sweet potatoes, turnips, green onions, cabbage, leeks, apples, beets, carrots and others.
Other featured products are grass-fed beef, wild-caught Alaskan fish, baked goods, unpasteurized cider, fruit juices, preserves, butter, cheese, Christmas trees and wreaths, honey, fruitcake and artisan soap.
Participating vendors include Mayfair Farm, Mary Miller, Stoney Lane Farm, Shepherds Whey Creamery and LizSoaps. Vendors vary by market day.
The market will host a Christmas event Dec. 22. Chef Ricardo Stocco of Violino Ristorante will roast local chestnuts throughout the market hours.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Freight Station Farmers Market on Facebook.
Holy Cow, 9280 John Marshall Highway (Va. 55), 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 email@example.com. Visit holycowdelivery.com.
Linda’s Mercantile, 2502 North Frederick Pike (U.S. 522), 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.
Marker-Miller Orchards Farm Market & Bakery, 3035 Cedar Creek Grade, Winchester, is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. The last day of the season will be Dec. 22.
Apples available include Nittany, Fuji, Rome, York, Stayman, Red Delicious, Golden Delicious, Ida Red and Granny Smith.
The market is also taking orders for apple gift packs and baked goods for the holidays, and gift certificates and gift baskets are available.
Other items include cider, milk, eggs, fruit wines, jams, jellies, salad dressings, local honey, variety of syrups and no-sugar-added jar goods.
Visit markermillerorchards.com or call 540-662-1391.
Nalls Farm Market, 4869 Harry Byrd Highway (Va. 7), Berryville, is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through December.
Fresh produce, baked goods, plants and a variety of other items are for sale. Call 540-955-0004 or visit nallsfarmmarket.com.
NB Market, 5057 Northwestern Pike (U.S. 50), 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. Dec. 15 with holiday items. Call 540-869-1455 or visit richardsfruitmarket.com. The market is also listed on Facebook.
Shawnee Springs Market, 6656 North Frederick Pike (U.S. 522), 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 (Va. 277), White Post, is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily.
The market offers Angus beef, sausage, country ham, brown eggs, Amish butter, cheese, fruits and vegetables, apple butter, jams, jellies, pickles, candy, plants, flowers, bedding plants (vegetable, flowers and herbs) and baked goods. Call 540-868-0366.
Virginia Farm Market, 1881 North Frederick Pike (U.S. 522), is open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday to Friday and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The market will be closed Saturday.
It offers apples, fresh 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.
The market will close at noon Dec. 24 and remain closed through Jan. 1. It will reopen after the first of the year.
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 (Va. 55), is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, beginning Monday. The market will close for the season Dec. 23.
The market features Stayman, York, Fuji, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Gala Supreme, Nittany, Empire, Virginia Gold apples, baked goods, wine, jams, jellies, sauces and home-cooked apple butter, as well as meats, cheeses, and gift items. Orders for the holidays are being accepted. Call 540-465-2729 or visit woodbinefarmmarket.com.
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