Farmers Markets in Charlottesville

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Are you looking for a way to spend your Saturday, or perhaps a Wednesday evening after work? Going to the grocery store can be less than exciting, but browsing local farmers markets puts a spin on shopping! There are many local farmers markets in Charlottesville that fall on different days of the week. Easily find one that’s best for your schedule. Whether you need to do a quick stop for some veggies or have a free Saturday morning to explore, there are plenty of options!

Not only will shopping at farmers markets give you fresh locally grown products, but it will also give back to the community. Through buying local, you’re giving back to local farmers, which stimulates the economy! Additionally, buying local is good for the environment. By purchasing from a farmers market, you’re reducing your carbon footprint by eliminating the transportation necessary in a typical store. If you’re looking for some farmers markets in Charlottesville, here are a few!

Charlottesville City Market

The Charlottesville City Market is open on Saturdays from April to September. Stop by between 8:00am and 12:00pm to visit farmers, food vendors, crafts and artisans. Here, they sell herbs, fresh produce, crafts, plants, and more. Over 100 vendors gather on Saturday mornings, and you should join them!

Farmers in the Park

At Meade Park every Wednesday from May to October, visit Farmers in the Park! A pet-friendly event, from 3:00pm-7:00 pm grab some fresh vegetables to whip up for dinner or baked goods for dessert. Farmers in the Park will be on the corner of Chesapeake and Meade Avenue.

Albemarle Farmers Market

Every Saturday in Northern Albemarle County, this “producer” market features vendors selling produce or crafted items that are grown or produced by the vendor. From produce, eggs, and meats to soaps and lotions, stop by to support local farmers and artisans! Visit every Saturday, May through September from 8:30 am-1:00 pm.

Forest Lakes Farmers Market

At the South Recreation Facility at Forest Lakes on Tuesdays from 4:00pm-7:00 pm, shop at the Forest Lakes Farmers Market. With 25 vendors offering fresh produce, cut flowers, meats, and eggs, it’s hard not to buy anything! They also offer a Holiday Market on November 22 from 9:00am-4:00 pm, and December 6 from 10:00am-3:00 pm.

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Arden Place Luxury Apartments is one of the top apartment communities in Charlottesville. Neither urban, nor rural, Arden Place offers the perfect location for exploring all that Charlottesville has to offer, including local farmers markets. Schedule a tour and see why we recently received the 2018 SatisFacts Resident Satisfaction Award.

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