Manakin Market

Farmers Market

68 Broad Street Rd, Manakin-Sabot, VA 23103, USA

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May 7, 2022 - Oct. 29, 2022

Manakin Market is one of Virginia's most authentic farmers markets. Our regular market season runs every Saturday, 9:00am-Noon from May-October. We offer a huge variety of fresh local fruits & vegetables, pastured meats and poultry, a wide assortment of baked goods, high quality artisan crafts, textile products, pet treats, flowers and plants, local wines, and much, much more. Live music, special events (depending on COVID situation), food trucks and more. We are under a beautiful old grove of trees, and we have picnic tables and LOTS of shade. Bring the kids and the dog and come enjoy the "Rural Oasis next to the Concrete Jungle"! We are locate just 5 minutes west of Short Pump at 68 Broad Street Road in Manakin Sabot, VA.

Dec. 3, 2022 - Dec. 3, 2022

2022 12th Annual Manakin Market Holiday Farm & Craft Market on Saturday, December 3rd, 2022, operated by RVAg, Inc., is dedicated to promoting a sustainable food system in Central Virginia, and to educating people about the connections between sustainable agriculture and the health of the region and its people. 2021 Manakin Market Holiday Farm & Craft Market favors farmers/growers/producers who farm the land using sustainable agricultural practices or raise livestock using humane and sustainable practices. By providing a direct marketing opportunity to farmers/growers/producers and by providing educational opportunities to consumers, 2022 12th Annual Manakin Market Holiday Farm & Craft Market helps sustain the regional farming economy and helps ensure the future of farming in Central Virginia. 2022 12th Annual Manakin Market Holiday Farm & Craft Market is conveniently located at 68 Broad Street Road in Manakin-Sabot, VA in the Eastern end of Goochland County. The market is adjacent to I-64 and Route 288, just five minutes west of Downtown Short Pump. Our 2022 Manakin Market Holiday Farm & Craft Market will be held at the same site as our seasonal market, under cover of two large marque tents. You may chose to bring your own tent with sides so that you have protection from wind and/or rain if your stall is located outside the marque. The marquees will be filled on a first come, first served basis, and Market Management will inform vendors where their stall is assigned to. The market will be held rain or shine. If vendors should instead choose to vend outside of the perimeter of the marquee, all canopies, umbrellas, and other forms of stall cover must be sufficiently and safely secured to the ground, from the moment the canopy is erected at the start of the market day until the moment immediately before it is taken down at the end of the market. If tents are inadequately secured, market management will ask the farmer/grower/producer to take it down and sell without it. Your application to participate in the 2022 Manakin Market Holiday Farm & Craft Market must be received no later than 11/27/22. Your application fee must be received prior to your application being considered, and must be received no later than 12/01/21. There is a $20.00 Application Fee and a $50 Acceptance Fee for the event. No additional fees will be collected for participation in this market. Applications are considered on a first come, first served basis. We have room for up to 33 vendors under the marques, and up to 15 outside(using your own tent). This is a rain or shine event and no fees will be refunded due to inclement weather. However, if you should send in your application and fee and we are already at capacity, your fee will be refunded. After your application is received, you will be invoiced immediately for the application fee. You can use a credit card online to pay the fee, or you may mail your checks or money orders to: RVAg P.O. Box 4 Sandy Hook, VA 23153 Please review 2022 12th Annual Manakin Market Holiday Farm & Craft Market Rules & Regs and Product Guidelines for complete information on participating as a vendor. Feel free to contact us with any questions that you may have about the Farmers Market, we look forward to receiving your application. Be sure to visit our website and Facebook page! Thank you for your consideration! Lisa Dearden Market Manager 804-314-9141

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About

Manakin Market – Outdoor seasonal farmers market runs every Saturday for 26 weeks from May-Oct, with an Annual Holiday Farm & Craft Market the first Saturday in December. Programs at the market include:• Free weekly children’s activities with a food or agricultural theme• Free live music each week• Chef at the Market chef’s demo’s• Food Preservation programs.• Other programs centered around the market’s weekly them, such as pet adoptions, square dancing, yoga, fire safety, etc.• Marketeers Club program allows children aged 6-16 to participate as vendors on the last Saturday of each month to sell what they have grown or made themselves • SNAP IT UP! Double Value SNAP (food stamp) program

Our farmers markets are operated by RVAg, Inc., a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization run by paid staff and governed by an all-volunteer board. Our markets operate without any county or federal funding. We rely solely on vendors fees, sponsorships and fundraising efforts to run our seasonal and pop-up markets and low cost/no-cost educational programs.

Additional Location Information:

We are located 5 minutes west of Richmond's Short Pump, just 1.8 miles west of Route 288 in Goochland County.

Hours

Name Weekday Hours Months
Regular Season Saturday 9 a.m. EST - noon EST Starts May 01 2021
Ends   Oct 30 2021

Partnerships

Virginia
Virginia Farmers Market Association

Programs

SNAP/EBT
Double Up Food Bucks
Virginia Fresh Match

Manager

Lisa Dearden
Lisa Dearden had over 20+ yrs experience in sales, marketing, finance and training when she switched gears and pursued a degree in Horticulture with a focus on sustainable agriculture. She now lives on a homestead farm in Goochland County, Virginia where she grows fruits and berries and raises chickens and labradors. Her company, Chiknegg Productions, operates an incubator kitchen, which is available for rent by-the-hour, and she offers food safety training and consulting services to food entrepreneurs and organizations looking for help navigating their entry into the local food system. She founded and serves as Executive Director of a non-profit called RVAg that operates multiple farmers markets and pop-up events and provides low-cost/no-cost ag and food-centric educational programs. Lisa currently serves on the board of the Goochland County Economic Development Authority and a founding member and Ex-Officio Board member of the Virginia Farmers Market Association.