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July 2018

Chef Jen cooks at the Market

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Town Park

Come to the Market and see what Chef Jen will cook today!.  She'll make an array of dishes from whatever is available at the Market.  Learn how to cook fresh, local food.  Samples are available and donations are appreciated.

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Kids Korner-Painting with fruits and veggies

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Town Park

Join us for a fun morning of painting with fruits and veggies!  Here at the Farmers Market, we believe any time you can involve paint AND produce, is a pretty good time!

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Wellness Day

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Town Park

Wellness Day features many local healthcare providers and offers free health screenings and activities for the community and vendors. Community partners include VDH, Twin County Hospital, In Total Health, Virginia Tech Family Nutrition, and more. Wellness Day began in 2015 in partnership with the Virginia Department of Health. 

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Berry Festival

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Town Park

Join us and sponsor River Ridge Organics for the 6th Annual Berry Festival Friday, July 20  Featuring a berry pie contest, free berry tasting, berry pancakes and a berry sorbet fundraiser for the Market. Vendors highlight berries and berry products. River Ridge Organics is USDA certified berry farm near Mouth of Wilson. You can find their berries at the Friday and On-line Farmers Markets.  River Ridge donated the berries for the Sorbet fundraiser that is a highlight of Berry Day. …

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August 2018

Tomato Festival AND Fiber Day AND Cooking with Chef Jen

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Town Park

Three Events on one day! The Tomato Festival features a People's Choice tomato salsa contest, free tomato tasting, and new this year,a Tomato pie contest.  Chef Jen will be cooking with tomatoes. And the Fiber Guild joins the Market as well for this fun filled day. This is the last Fiber Day of the season so be sure to come support these talented fiber artisans. This is your chance to sample all the different varieties we sell at the Market…

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Ice Cream Social Fundraiser

August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Courthouse Street

The first one was so much fun, we decided to do it again! Join us for another Ice Cream Social Fundraiser Sunday August 19 from 2-5 pm. We close down Courthouse Street and serve ice Cream with delicious homemade toppings and desserts. $10, kids under 10, $5.  All proceeds go to fund the Farmers Market.

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September 2018

Cooking with Chef Jen

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Town Park

It's the first Friday of September and time once again for Cooking with Chef Jen.  She'll make an array of dishes from whatever is available at the Market.  Learn how to cook fresh, local food.  Samples are available and donations are appreciated.

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Pepper Day

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Town Park

Here's your chance to taste the wide variety of sweet and hot peppers at our annual pepper tasting.

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October 2018

Cooking with Chef Jen and Squashtober

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Town Park

This is the last Cooking with Chef Jen for the season.  She'll be cooking winter squash today for Squashtober. There are so many different varieties and they are great keepers so you can enjoy eating them all winter.  Samples are available and donations are appreciated.

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Apple Festival

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Town Park

The Apple Festival is a community-wide event that celebrates apple season. The highlight is a community cider pressing—bring your apples to press with our presses!  We'll have three-one just for the kids! The Market also offers fresh pressed cider for donation as a fundraiser. The apple dessert contest is always hotly contested and it open to any kind of dessert featuring apples. Please bring your entry to the Market by 9:30. Judging begins at 10 am. This is the last…

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