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Your guide to Richmond-area farmers markets

See where to stock up on seasonal produce around the city, from year-round shopping to in-season markets.

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RVA Big Market is year-round and dog-friendly.

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Grab your reusable shopping bags — we’ve rounded up dozens of farmers markets in the Richmond area where you’ll find fresh food, live music, and local vendors.

Plus, we made an interactive map of area markets. Feel free to explore, endorse your faves with a like, and suggest new spots.

RVA BIG Market | Bryan Park off Hermitage Rd. | Saturdays, year-round | 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

  • Features: Dozens of vendors each week with food trucks, coffee, and specialty products in addition to produce
  • Transportation: Several parking lots for cars, bike racks, or take GRTC Route 14 to Hermitage & Westbrook
  • Space: Outdoors
  • Highlight: Look out for live folk music near the entrance

Lakeside Farmers Market | 6110 Lakeside Ave. | Saturdays + Wednesdays, year-round Saturdays, May-November Wednesdays | 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • Features: Knowledgeable vendors selling fresh produce, flowers, and goods
  • Transportation: Parking lot
  • Space: Outdoors
  • Pro tip: Get there early — produce sales end at noon
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PopUp RVA brings vendors, specialty drinks, and live music to the Diamond April-October.

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PopUp Market RVA | The Diamond | Saturdays, April-October | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • Features: A rotating selection of local artisans, food trucks, and live music every week
  • Transportation: Yellow, Green, and Blue lots available for parking, bike racks, or take GRTC Route 20 to The Diamond
  • Space: Outdoors
  • Highlight: Common food vendors include JuJu’s Caribbean Foods and Uncle Dave’s Tacos

Birdhouse Farmers Market | 1507 Grayland Ave. | Tuesdays, May-November and online year-round | 3-6:30 p.m.

  • Features: Online shopping and pickup options
  • Transportation: Parking lot, space to lock bike, or take GRTC Route 78 to Idlewood & Temple
  • Space: Outdoors
  • Pro tip: Go to the welcome tent for help moving your purchases to your vehicle
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City Stadium hosts the Carytown weekly market as well as special artisan events.

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Carytown Farmers Market | City Stadium, 3201 Maplewood Ave. | Sundays, May-October | 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • Features: Produce, artisans, and a bluegrass jam every fourth Sunday
  • Transportation: Parking lots, bike racks, or take GRTC Route 20 to Freeman & Maplewood
  • Space: Outdoors
  • Highlight: The 2024 Spring Artisan Market will take place the weekend of April 13-14

Farmers Market at St. Stephen’s | St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 6000 Grove Ave. | Saturdays, year-round | Open 8 a.m.-12 p.m. May-September, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. October-April

  • Features: A weekly newsletter to keep up with vendors and learn recipes using market ingredients
  • Transportation: Parking lot, or take GRTC Route 77 to Grove & Three Chopt
  • Space: Indoor/Outdoor
  • Highlight: Musicians can sign up to perform at the market by contacting the market manager

South of the James Farmers Market | Forest Hill Park at New Kent + 42nd St. | Sundays, year-round | 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • Features: Producer-only market with food trucks
  • Transportation: Parking lot, or take GRTC Route 2A/B to Forest Hill & 41st
  • Space: Outdoors
  • Highlight: Nosh on Happy Arepas and First Stop Donuts and wake up with a cup of Maharajah Coffee

RVA Black Farmers Market | Shalom Farms, 1311 Westwood Ave. | Second and fourth Sundays, June-November | 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

  • Features: Find local products including spices, breads, baked goods, florals, and candles
  • Transportation: Street parking, or take GRTC Route 1 to Chamberlayne & Westwood
  • Space: Outdoors
  • Highlight: The market also hosts a holiday event in December

Scott’s Addition Farmers Market | The Workshop by T&D, 1400 Mactavish Ave. | Wednesdays, year-round | 3-7 p.m.

  • Features: This brand new market launches May 8 with treats, drinks, and food from local companies.
  • Transportation: Street parking, or take GRTC Route 50 to Broad/Mactavish or the Pulse to Scott’s Addition
  • Space: Indoors

Dorey Park Farmers Market | 2999 Darbytown Rd., Henrico | Saturdays, June-October | 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

  • Features: Sign up for the market newsletter for events, vendors, and volunteer opportunities
  • Transportation: Parking lot, accessible via Virginia Capital Trail (MM 41-42)
  • Space: Outdoors
  • Pro tip: The market is just the start of things to discover at Dorey Park

West End Farmers Market | Discovery United Methodist Church, 13000 Gayton Rd., Henrico | Saturdays, year-round | 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

  • Features: Artisans and farmers sell at this producer-only market with products from Virginia
  • Transportation: Parking lot
  • Space: Outdoors
  • Pro tip: Sign up for the newsletter to see which vendors will be at the market on Saturday

Latino Farmers Market | Rockwood Park, 3401 Courthouse Rd. | Saturdays, April-November | 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

  • Features: Launched in April 2024 with homemade treats including CheezTito, Empanada Market and Los Dulces de Tia Maria
  • Transportation: Parking lot
  • Space: Outdoors

Manakin Market | 68 Broad Street Rd., Manakin Sabot | Saturdays, May-October | 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

  • Features: Live music, chef demos, and activities for kids just outside Short Pump
  • Transportation: Parking lots
  • Space: Outdoors
  • Highlight: Mark your calendar for the annual Holiday Farm & Craft Market the first week in December

Goochland Farmers Market | 1889 Sandy Hook Rd., Goochland | Tuesdays, May-September | 4-6:30 p.m.

  • Features: Produce, coffee, dried flowers, and live music
  • Transportation: Parking lot
  • Space: Outdoors

Ashland Farmers Market | Ashland Town Hall, 121 Thompson St., Ashland | Saturdays, May-October | 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

  • Features: Vendors may only sell products that they have grown, baked, or made within a 30-mile radius of Ashland
  • Transportation: Parking lot
  • Space: Outdoors
  • Highlight: Special holiday markets in November and December

Huguenot-Robious Farmers Market | The Great Big Greenhouse, 2051 Huguenot Rd., Chesterfield | Thursdays, year-round | 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • Features: Stock up on plants at the greenhouse and bring the pup
  • Transportation: Parking lot, space to lock bikes
  • Space: Outdoors
  • Highlight: Popular vendors include Agriberry, Great Harvest Bread Company, Melrose Farms, and Walnut Hill Farms

Bon Air Farmers Market | St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 2040 McRae Rd., Bon Air | Thursdays, April-October | 4-7 p.m.

  • Features: Rain-or-shine market with live music, food trucks, and local vendors
  • Transportation: Parking lot
  • Space: Outdoors
  • Pro tip: The space also hosts a winter market from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in cold weather months

Chesterfield County Farmers Market | 6701 Mimms Loop, Chesterfield | Wednesdays, May-September | 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

  • Features: Shop from growers/producers and culinary vendors for local flavor
  • Transportation: Parking lot
  • Space: Outdoors

Farmers Market at Urban Farmhouse | 13849 Coalfield Commons Pl., Midlothian | Wednesdays, May-September | 4-6:30 p.m.

  • Features: Local produce, eggs, meat, bread, and specialty items
  • Transportation: Parking lot
  • Space: Outdoors

River Street Market | 30 River St., Petersburg | Saturdays, year-round | 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

  • Features: Online shopping available, producer-only market
  • Transportation: Parking lot
  • Space: Outdoors

New Kent Farmers Market | NKFM Pavilion, 7589 New Kent Hwy. | Saturdays, May-August | 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

  • Features: Stock up on produce and local goods at this Virginia Farmers Market Association member market
  • Transportation: Parking lot
  • Space: Outdoors
  • Pro tip: There are two fall markets, one in September and one in October

Colonial Heights Farmers Market | 2600 Boulevard., Colonial Heights | Saturdays, year-round | 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

  • Features: Fresh produce and specialty baked goods
  • Transportation: Parking lot
  • Space: Outdoors

Prince George Farmers Market | Scott Park Pavilion, 6680 Courthouse Rd., Prince George | Saturdays, May-October | 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • Features: Over 40 vendors with baked goods, herbs and veggies, and crafts
  • Transportation: Parking lot
  • Space: Outdoors

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