Richmond has plenty of farmers markets to visit, even as the weather gets chillier. Here’s our guide to when and where to snag local goods, from in-season produce to wares from River City artisans.
RVA Big Market | Bryan Park off Hermitage Rd. | Saturdays | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | Open year-round | GrowRVA’s Big Market features dozens of vendors + food trucks — this week, catch favorites like Monique’s Crêpes + Auntie Ning’s, among others.
Lakeside Farmers Market | 6110 Lakeside Ave. | Saturdays + Wednesdays | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Sat., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wed. | Open year-round | The market is also hosting a Howl-o-ween Bash tonight from 5-9 p.m.
Birdhouse Farmers Market | 1507 Grayland Ave. | Tuesdays | 3-6:30 p.m. | In-person through Nov., online year-round | Online shoppers can browse offerings from 6 a.m. Thursdays until 3 a.m. on Mondays for pick up on Tuesdays.
Carytown Farmers Market | City Stadium, 3201 Maplewood Ave. | Sundays | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Closes in Dec. | Mark your calendar for the Holiday Art Market, Dec. 11-12.
Farmers Market at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church | 6000 Grove Ave. | Saturdays | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Open year-round | The market also has a weekly newsletter to keep up with vendors + learn recipes using market ingredients.
South of the James Farmers Market | Forest Hill Park at New Kent + 42nd St. | Sundays | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Open Nov.-April | The brand new market opens Nov. 7 — keep an eye on their social media for vendor announcements.
And if you don’t mind a bit of a drive, check out these regional farmers markets. 🛍
Dorey Park Farmers Market | 2999 Darbytown Rd., Henrico | Saturdays | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Closes Oct. 30.
West End Farmers Market | 13000 Gayton Rd., Henrico | Saturdays | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Open year-round.
Manakin Market | 68 Broad Street Rd., Manakin Sabot | Saturdays | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Closes Oct. 30
Ashland Farmers Market | 101 Thompson St., Ashland | Saturdays | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Closes Oct. 30, holiday markets in Nov. and Dec.
Huguenot-Robious Farmers Market | The Great Big Greenhouse, 2051 Huguenot Rd., Chesterfield | Thursdays | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Open year-round.
The Market at Magnolia Green | 17320 Hull Street Rd., Chesterfield | Saturdays | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Closes Oct. 23.
River Street Market | 30 River St., Petersburg | Saturdays | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Open year-round.
Colonial Heights Farmers Market | 2600 Blvd., Colonial Heights | Saturdays | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Open year-round.
Did we leave your favorite seasonal market off the list? Let us know so we can add it to our guide.