There is a reason that farmers markets are so prevalent, particularly this time of year when produce is flourishing. These markets not only support local farmers and local communities, but they also provide delicious fresh fruits and vegetables grown and picked at the very peak of their flavor. Virginia offers some fantastic farmers markets with a wide away of colorful fruits, veggies, herbs, and more, and the best part is that all of them are only a short way away from InnVirginia lodging. Furthermore, there is a movement to support local farmers markets in Virginia—Farm.Fresh.Pledge!—and by visiting and enjoys these farmers markets, you are helping Virginia Grown reach their goals and getting to enjoy some farm fresh produce as well!
- South of the James Market, Richmond: This popular year-round market is located in the beautiful Forest Hill Park of Richmond, VA. Not only will you find lush, leafy, and tasty produce, but you’ll also discover handmade items created by local artisans. (InnVirginia Lodging: Museum District B&B, Grace Manor Inn)
- Galax Downtown Farmer’s Market, Galax: Bright, ripe tomatoes, warm baked bread, and plump, juicy raspberries…these are only a few offerings at this Galax, VA downtown farmers market. Don’t miss out on these good eats at the “Bluegrass Capital of the World.” (InnVirginia Lodging: Doctor’s Inn)
- The Onancock Market, Onancock: This Eastern Shore market will have your mouth watering as you browse the homemade salsa, peaches, honey, and fruit & nut raw bars. (InnVirginia Lodging: Inn at Onancock, Channel Bass Inn)
- City of Manassas Farmers Market, Manassas: This Northern Virginia farmers market was voted as one of the best in the area by readers of Prince William Living Magazine, and it’s easy to see why. With an incredible assortment of vendors, you’ll have a fantastic time browsing and sampling. (InnVirginia Lodging: Manassas Junction B&B, Bennett House B&B )