Vendors at Fredericksburg Market
Come shop the Fredericksburg Farmers market to meet a variety of local vendors and learn about their diverse products. Take your time and wander around Hurkamp Park, ask the vendors about their products, and learn how they bring these products to market. Our vendors work very hard every day to ensure that the market is a lively, unique shopping experience for you. Not sure what to ask your farmer? Click here for questions to Ask the Farmer!
Fredericksburg Farmers Market vendors produce the majority of products available at the market within 75 miles of the city of Fredericksburg. A quarter of the products available may come from elsewhere, but must be marked clearly so consumers may make an informed decision about the products they purchase. For our complete rules and regulations, click 2014 Rules and Regulations. If you are a vendor interested in applying for a space at the Fredericksburg Farmers Market, please print and fill out our 2014 Farmers Market Application or our Special Events Application.
Our vendors for the 2014 season include:
Start your market shoping with a steaming cup of coffee!
Anchoring the corner of the market at George Street and the Fire Department entrance, Mr. Alvarez offers a variety of fruits and vegetables, herbs, and beautiful flowers both cut and ready-to-plant.
Offers a wide variety of fresh, delicious breads, including Sourdough, Borodinsky, Brioche, Casatiello, Ciabatta, Cinnamon Raisin Walnut Bread, Corn Bread, French Country Sourdough, Light Rye, Milk Bread, Portugese, Potato Chives, Potato Cheddar, Potato Ham Cheddar, Pumpkin Bread, Sandwich Bread, Spelt, Whole Wheat, Yogurt Bread, 7 Grain Bread. Anna Bread also sells gluten-free breads, as well as berry cakes and scones. Not all varieties are available every Saturday at the market, but you can shop their store in King George at 13279 Kings Highway, King George, VA 22485, open during the summer on Fridays, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm, Saturdays from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm and Sundays from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, 540-775-1812.
From its big orange “Beach Buggy,” Beach Fries serves prepared foods made with local ingredients. Enjoy a Captain Sid’s Crabcake Sandwich, an OBX Bologna Burger, a Big Kahuna Grilled Chicken Sandwich, a Coney Island Corn Dog, Deep Fried Corn on the Cob, and don’t forget the famous french fries. Check out Beach Fries’ website for more info.
You asked for it and we delivered! A USDA Certified Organic producer, Blenheim Organic Gardens will be at the market each Saturday in 2014 offering you fresh, local produce from a 400-acre farm long associated with the Washington family in Westmoreland County Virginia. The farm is 45 minutes east of Fredericksburg & about 1 mile from George Washington’s Birthplace National Monument. Blenheim is a family farm where sustainable agriculture and wildlife conservation are top priorities. The farm is protected in a permanent conservation easement and is home to two nesting pairs of bald eagles and migratory waterfowl.
In business since 1991, C&T Produce is a family-run business with farms in Stafford and King George. C&T is a familiar, consistent presence at the Fredericksburg farmers market, setting up every weekday and Saturday from 7:00 am – 2:00 pm. Visit the corner of Prince Edward and George streets to find a wide variety of produce, flowers, and herbs and ask about their CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program.
Clyde Howard’s Farm
For over 40 years, Mr. Howard has been a popular presence at the Fredericksburg farmers market. Many customers visit looking for his blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, pears, apples, cherries, plums, peaches, as well as his jams and jellies. During the Christmas season he also sells beautiful greens and wreaths.
Grab breakfast or lunch at this authentic German food truck. Chef Lee Bennett makes fresh Bavarian bratwurst along with other delicious treats. Find him on William Street.
Great Harvest brings wonderful breads, sweets, and scones. Stop by and say hello!
Stop by and say hello to baker Mike Street! He brings pita bread, baklava, hummus, and Syrian pastries to the market.
Home Style Treats
Mr. and Mrs. Johnson offer a wide variety of homemade cookies, pies, and cakes that keep customers coming back week after week. Visit the Home Style Treats booth to find chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin, peanut butter, and sugar cookies, as well as country apple, banana cream, butterscotch, chocolate chess, coconut cream, and lemon chess pies. The Johnson’s also sell yellow, chocolate, pound, pineapple, and gingerbread cakes and much, much more.
J&W Valley View Farm
Located in Westmoreland County, VA, J&W Valley grows a variety of produce near the Rappahannock River. Visit their booth to shop for tomatoes, corn, squash, eggplants, cucumbers, beans, berries, lettuce, onions, greens, broccoli, cauliflower, radishes, watermelons, and more.
James E. Headley Oyster Co/Four Seasons Seafood
In business for over 34 years, the James E. Headley Oyster Co./Four Seasons Seafood offers fresh oysters from Callao, VA. Products include shucked oysters in quart & pint jars, as well as bushels and half bushels of oysters in the shell. Come by their booth and check out their crab cakes, crab salad, crab cheeseballs, and crab chili; perfect for entertaining. Special orders of oysters as well as hard crabs, soft shell crabs, shrimp, claims, and fish are also taken. Contact James & Gloria Headley at 804-761-0674 or GloriaHeadley@aol.com.
A First Saturday vendor, Knick-Knack-Paddy-Whack creates homemade dog treats for your special four-legged friend!
Cool off with an icy treat on a hot day at the market! Peter & Pamela Meyer bring their musical truck to Hurkamp on Saturday’s.
Lisa and Perry Darley breed and raise alpacas and heritage breed Dorking chickens on their Stafford County farm. They sell alpaca yarn, roving, socks, gloves, scarves, fur hats, capes, sweaters, alpaca toys, felted soap, bird nest balls, alpaca dubbing, eggs, and manure. Visit their website, or contact the farm by calling 540-752-7593 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
For over a decade Mr. and Mrs. Jesus Medina and their family have been farming in Westmoreland County. They sell plants and vegetables in season, including beans, tomatoes, corn, squash, peppers, cucumbers, potatoes, greens, onions, eggplants, peaches, and cabbages.
Staffed by volunteers and supporting the Virginia Cooperative Extension, the Master Gardener’s Association offers a free plant clinic for customers at the farmers market to ask questions, seek advice, and bring samples of plants for diagnosis of disease or identification. Staff volunteers also sell perennials and annuals as well as seasonal decorations.
During the week days, Mr. Martin Rivera sells a variety of produce and plants grown in Westmoreland County. Stop by his stand and you will find seasonal vegetables including tomatoes, cantaloupes, watermelons, lettuce, squash, cucumbers, green beans, potatoes. Mr. Rivera also sells herbs, vegetable, and flowering plants.
Mr. Roberto Medina sells a wide variety of produce, plants, and cut flowers from his tent along George Street. Winter crops include leaf lettuce, broccoli, cauliflower, celery, field cress, mustard, arugula, and swiss chard as well as a wide variety of herb plants, including dill, oregano, thyme, and cilantro. Mr. Medina’s over wintering products include strawberries, spring onions, shallots, garlic, spinach, and carrots. His summer produce includes cucumbers, egg plants, green beans, lima beans, okra, black-eyed peas, squash, zucchini, watermelons, cantaloupes, and a wide variety of beautiful tomatoes including Roma, Purple Cherokee; Mrs. Stripy; red, yellow, and pink Brandywine, green Zebra, Japanese Trifles, and Black Krim. You’ll also find a variety of cut flowers like gladiolas, sunflowers, zinnias, aster, and lavender.
Don’t miss Jerry Mattiaccio’s tasty honey! Jerry and his bees travel to Florida and back to bring you sweet honey from the blossoms of the orange groves.
Located at the corner of William and Prince Edward Streets, Sergio’s Produce offers a variety of seasonal produce from Westmoreland County. Here you will find beans, beets, broccoli, cabbage, eggplants, kale, leeks, peas, peppers, and much more. Don’t miss their beautiful cut flowers as well.
Sweet Nepenthe Bakery
Customers will be excited to learn that Sweet Nepenthe will be returning to the market in 2014 with tasty vegan baked goods! This popular vendor is located on Prince Edward Street and is known for her tasty Avocado Bread and extra large, extra tasty cinnamon buns. Stop by for a sample!
Sweet Valley Dairy
Sweet Valley Dairy produces a variety of great goat and cow cheeses made from milk from their own animals. Come by and sample some tasty cheese!
A weekday vendor offering artisan breads, croissants, coffeecake, scones, and more!
You will find a wide variety of seasonal produce at the Valdez Brothers tent at the Fredericksburg Farmers Market. Come and shop for tomatoes, cantaloupes, watermelons, onions, corn, beans, greens, quash, potatoes, peppers, cucumbers, eggplants, and more. Valdez Brothers also sells strawberries and blackberries when available.
A family-owned farm specializing in Historic breeds of livestock which are grass-fed and antibiotic and hormone free.
Walnut Hollow is a small, family run farm located in Caroline County, VA. Visit their booth to find a variety of products, including eggs, honey, beeswax, and handmade wooden bowls, spoons, cutting boards, and rolling pins, all made from natural and locally grown materials and wood. All unique hand carved pieces are carved by Sy Jarvis. You’ll also find beautiful bouquets of cut flowers and sometimes peacock feathers from their farm. Contact Walnut Hollow Workshop by calling 540-368-2998 or by emailing email@example.com.
Wildwood Farm offers a variety of local, all natural products from their farmers market booth along George Street. Located near Lake Anna in Mineral, VA, Wildwood Farm has become very popular with customers looking for delicious, chemical-free honey. Wildwood Farm also sells handmade, wonderfully scented lye soap as well as beeswax lip balm. Stop by for their seasonal fruits and vegetables, grown with no sprays or fertilizers. Visit their website or contact Tina and Patrick Lane by emailing wildwoodfarmva.@aol.com.