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2011 Virginia farmers markets in the Washington area


Alexandria Farmers Market

301 King St. (Market Square)

703-906-1481 (Ray Howells)

5:30 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturdays, year-round

Del Ray Farmers Market

East Oxford and Mount Vernon avenues

703-683-2570 (Pat Miller)

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, year-round

Upper King Street Fresh Farmers Market

King Street Gardens Park, 1806 King St.

703-824-8252 (Kathy Murphy)

3-7 p.m. Wednesdays, May 4-Oct. 26

Arlington County

Arlington Farmers Market

North Courthouse Road and North 14th Street

703-228-3327 (George Parish)

Saturdays, year-round: 8 a.m.-noon, April-December; 9 a.m.-noon, January-April

Ballston Farmers Market

North Ninth and North Stuart streets (Welburn Square, near Ballston Metro station and Ballston Common Mall)

703-528-3527 (Jessica Blaszczak)

3-7 p.m. Thursdays, May 26-Oct. 13

Columbia Pike Farmers Market

South Walter Reed Drive and Columbia Pike (Pike Park)

703-892-2776 (Amy McWilliams)

Sundays, year-round: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., January-mid-April; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., mid-April-December

Clarendon Farmers Market

Wilson Boulevard and North Highland Street, Arlington (Clarendon Metro station)


3-7 p.m. Wednesdays, year-round

Crystal City FreshFarm Market

Crystal Drive between South 18th and South 20th streets


3-7 p.m. Tuesdays, May 3-Nov. 22

City of Fairfax Community Farmers Market

Main and West streets

703-430-6164 (Brenda Snyder)

8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, May 7-Oct. 29 (closed Oct. 8)

Fairfax Farmers Market

3730 Old Lee Hwy. (Van Dyck Park)

703-642-0128 (Phyllis Ingram)

8 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, May 3-Oct. 25

Sunday Farmers’ Market

North Street and Old Lee Highway

703-430-6164 (Brenda Snyder)

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays, May 1-Oct. 29

Fairfax County

Annandale Farmers Market

6621 Columbia Pike (Mason District Park)

703-642-0128 (Phyllis Ingram)

8 a.m.- 12 p.m. Thursdays, May 5-Nov. 3

Burke Farmers Market

5671 Roberts Pkwy. (VRE parking lot)

703-642-0128 (Phyllis Ingram)

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, May 7-Nov. 19

Frying Pan Farm Market

2709 West Ox Rd., Herndon (in front of Frying Pan Country Store)

703-642-0128 (Phyllis Ingram)

8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays, May 4-Oct. 26

Herndon Farmers Market

777 Lynn St., Herndon (next to Red Caboose)

703-642-0128 (Phyllis Ingram)

8 a.m.-noon Thursdays, May 5-Oct. 27

Kingstowne Farmers Market

Kingstowne Towne Center, Kingstowne Boulevard near Giant Food

703-642-0128 (Phyllis Ingram)

4-7 p.m. Fridays, May 6-Oct. 28

Lorton Farmers Market

8990 Lorton Station Blvd. (Lorton VRE parking lot)

703-642-0128 (Phyllis Ingram)

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, May 1-Nov. 6

McLean Farmers Market

1659 Chain Bridge Rd. (Lewinsville Park)

703-642-0128 (Phyllis Ingram)

8 a.m.-noon Fridays, May 6-Nov. 18 (closed May 13)

Mount Vernon Farmers Market

2501 Sherwood Hall Lane (Sherwood Regional Library parking lot)

703-642-0128 (Phyllis Ingram)

8 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, May 4-Nov. 23

Reston Farmers Market

Lake Anne Village Center, off North Shore Drive

703-642-0128 (Phyllis Ingram)

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, May 7-Oct. 29

Smart Markets at Fairfax Corner

Corner of Monument Drive and Government Center Parkway (Fairfax Corner Shopping Center) (Jean Janssen)

1:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 26-Oct. 25

Smart Markets at Oakton

2854 Hunter Mill Rd. (Unity of Fairfax Church parking lot) (Jean Janssen)

10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturdays, year-round

Smart Markets at Reston

Corner of Reston Parkway and Sunrise Valley Drive (parking lot of the National Realty Building) (Jean Janssen)

3:30-7 p.m. Wednesdays, April 20-October

Smart Markets at Centreville

5875 Trinity Pkwy. (Trinity Center) (Jean Janssen)

3:30-6:30 p.m. Fridays, May 6-October

Oak Marr Farmers Market

3200 Jermantown Rd. (Oak Marr Recreation Center)

703-642-0128 (Phyllis Ingram)

8 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, May 4-Nov. 16

Vienna Saturday Farmers Market

Church Street and Mill St. NE (Caboose parking lot)

703-200-7806 (Sarah J. Brady)

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, May 7-Oct. 29 (closed May 28 and Oct. 1)

Wakefield Farmers Market

8100 Braddock Rd., Annandale (Wakefield Park)

703-642-0128 (Phyllis Ingram)

2-6 p.m. Wednesdays, May 4-Oct. 26

Falls Church

Falls Church Farmers Market

300 Park Ave. (City Hall parking lot)

703-248-5077 (Howard Herman)

Saturdays, year-round: 8 a.m.-noon, April-December; 9 a.m.-noon, January-March

Fauquier County

Buckland Farm Market

4484 Lee Hwy., New Baltimore

540-341-4739 (Bill Coffey)

Daily, April 1-Dec. 23: Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Warrenton Farmers Market

South Fifth and Lee streets (Municipal Parking Lot D on Lee Street)

540-347-2405 (Sarah Sitterle)

7 a.m.-noon Saturdays, April 16-Nov. 19

Warrenton Farmers Market

500 Hospital Dr (Fauquier Hospital outside Hospital Bistro)

540-347-2405 (Sarah Sitterle)

7 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays, May 4-Oct. 26

Archwood Green Barns Farmers Market

Route 245 and I-66 (Exit 31), The Plains

540-253-5289 (Becky Brothers)

10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, May 1- Nov. 13

Remington Farmers Market

219 E. Main St. (municipal parking lot)

540-439-3259 (Joe Korpsak)

3-7 p.m. Fridays, April 29-October (market close depends on weather)


Fredericksburg Farmers Market

Prince Edward and George streets (Hurkamp Park)


7 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 12:30-4 p.m. Sundays, April 1-Nov. 24

Loudoun County

Loudoun Valley HomeGrown Markets Cooperative at Ashburn

Ashburn Village Boulevard and Farmwell Road (Ashburn Crossroads Restaurant Park, behind IHOP)

540-454-8089 (Judy Stroske)

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, May 7-Oct. 29

Loudoun Valley HomeGrown Markets Cooperative at Brambleton

Located in the Parking Lot of Sport & Health near Olympia Drive and Soave

540-454-8089 (Judy Stroske)

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, May 1- Oct. 30

Loudoun Valley HomeGrown Markets Cooperative at Cascades

21060 Whitfield Pl., Sterling (senior center parking lot)

540-454-8089 (Judy Stroske)

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, May 1-Nov. 20

Loudoun Valley HomeGrown Markets Cooperative at Leesburg

Virginia Village Shopping Center, Catoctin Circle

540-454-8089 (Judy Stroske)

Saturdays, year-round: 8 a.m.-noon May 7-Oct. 29, 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 5 to end of year; Wednesdays, June 1-Oct. 26 3-6 p.m.

Middleburg Community Farmers Market

Marshall Street and Stonewall Avenue (behind community center)

540-687-5152 (Cindy Pearson)

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, May 7-Oct. 29

Purcellville Community Market

130 E. Main St. (Town Hall parking lot)

703-967-0431 (Juanita Tool)

Saturdays, year-round: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. through October, 10 a.m.-1 p.m through April 2012

Smart Markets at Ashburn

44330 Premier Plaza #110 (Ashbrook Commons Plaza parking lot) (Jean Janssen)

4 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays, June 9-Oct. 27

Prince William County

Dale City Farmers Market

Dale Boulevard (Dale City commuter parking lot, next to Center Plaza)

703-670-7112, Ext. 227 (Betty Finney)

8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, April 3-Dec. 11

Manassas Farmers Market

Thursdays: Loy E. Harris Pavilion, 9201 Center St.

Saturdays: West and Prince William streets (Parking Lot B, next to the train station)

703-361-6599 (Robyn Goodwin)

7 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays, March 31-Nov. 3; 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturdays, April 2-Oct. 29

Occoquan Farmers Market

Mill Street (near the Tourist Information Center)

703-491-4411 (Christine Myskowski)

8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, April 23-Oct. 29

Smart Markets at Gainesville

13297 Gateway Center Drive (Virginia Gateway Shopping Center) (Jean Janssen)

10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Sundays, year-round

Smart Markets at Manassas

George Mason Circle and Edwin King Lane (George Mason University, Prince William campus) (Jean Janssen)

11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Thursdays (when classes are in session)

Spotsylvania County

Spotsylvania Farmers Market

12150 Gordon Rd., Fredericksburg (Route 3 and Gordon Road Commuter Lot)


8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, April 23-Nov. 19

King George County

King George Farmers Market

King George Elementary School, routes 3 and 205, King George


8 a.m.-noon Saturdays, April 30-Nov. 19

—Compiled by Timothy R. Smith



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