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Kids’ Market June 7, 2014

Kids’ Market June 7, 2014

The Fredericksburg City Farmers Market is excited to be hosting our 2nd Annual Kids Market at the Farmers Market on June 7, 2014. Kid vendors are invited to sell their home grown and handmade wares at the market from 9am-1pm. Applications can be downloaded here. Applicants will be chosen based on product variety. Questions? Please […]

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
Increase Healthy Food Options for Local Military Families

Increase Healthy Food Options for Local Military Families

Please consider support for a project to increase healthy food access for military personnel and families at MCB Quantico. Promoting good nutrition and healthy eating is a challenge in any community. To tackle these challenges in military communities, Department of Defense has recently launched the Healthy Base Initiative (HBI), a pilot program aimed at addressing […]

February 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Register for Regional Producer Meeting

Register for Regional Producer Meeting

Plan to attend our Regional Producer Meeting on Thursday, February 20, 2014. Click here to register now! Event Details The Farmers Market.co and Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE) are hosting a Regional Farmers Market Meeting on Thursday February 20th to provide information to existing and prospective vendors for the 2014 market season. As many producers are common […]

January 30, 2014 | By | Reply More
Annual Vendor Meeting Scheduled

Annual Vendor Meeting Scheduled

Mark your calendars! The annual Farmers Market.co Vendor Meeting for those hoping to participate in the Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, and King George Farmers Markets is scheduled for Thursday, February 20, 2014. The meeting will be held at the Downtown Branch of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library from 10am-2pm. Registration information will be mailed and emailed […]

December 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Cooking with tarragon

Cooking with tarragon

Jane Van Valzah, president of KGFM’s Board of Directors and owner of Friendly Cottage Farm, writes a regular Herb of the Month column for the newsletter. September’s herb is tarragon. Do you know tarragon? I do and it is a wonderful, aromatic, explosion of flavor for your home-cooked “gourmet” meals! It is also known as […]

August 30, 2013 | By | Reply More
Guest post: Gluten-free while traveling

Guest post: Gluten-free while traveling

Many times we work hard, being diligent with diet and exercise in preparation for a great vacation only to completely backslide the moment we get to the airport. If we could just stay on track the whole way though we would feel so much better! Who wants to suffer from the consequences of their poor […]

August 21, 2013 | By | Reply More
KGFM’s Salsa Showdown recipes

KGFM’s Salsa Showdown recipes

Don’t worry if you missed tasting the wonderful selection of salsas at King George Farmers’ Market’s Salsa Showdown on July 20. You can download the recipes for nearly all of the salsas and try your hand at making them yourself. CLICK here to download a PDF of the 2013 Salsa Showdown recipes. Six ribbons were awarded […]

August 20, 2013 | By | Reply More
Virginia Day of Gleaning

Virginia Day of Gleaning

Come learn about gleaning and help feed the hungry! The Governor has proclaimed Thursday, August 22, 2013, as the Commonwealth Day of Gleaning. Find a farm near you on the list below and join others to help gather extra produce from the fields to help field hungry children and families across Virginia. Participating Farms Mt. Olympus […]

August 20, 2013 | By | Reply More