Find a local farm market here

Looking for a local, true farmer's market in Shenandoah Valley (Rockbridge, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland and Bath counties)?  Scroll down this page and you will see the farm markets, farm stands, roadside stands, produce markets, even garden fruit and vegetable stands and seasonal community farmer's markets in Shenandoah Valley (Rockbridge, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland and Bath counties), sorted by county. Markets offering organic or sustainably grown produce are identified by the words "organic" and/or "sustainable" in Green, next to their name. If they have a website, the name will be in blue and underlined; click on it and it will open their website.

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!  

What's in season in August 2017, and other timely information:

August brings with it Spring and the ability to buy locally, especially in the deep South where fresh strawberries are available in Florida and Texas, followed by California. Cold weather crops, like spinach, some lettuces, peas, kale, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cauliflower, leeks and early onions being harvested in all but the colder regions. Many markets still have fresh winter squash, stored from last Autumn.

Farmer's Market Listings, by county

Click on Local resources above, if you need a county map

Augusta County

  • 4L Blackberry Farm - all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), blackberries,
    1041 Patton Farm Road, Stuarts Draft, VA 24477. Phone: 540 932-7866. Open: Monday to Saturday from 8am to 5 pm, no Sunday sales; Call ahead to verify for availability of blackberries. Directions: From Route 340 turn onto Main Street in Stuarts Draft. Main Street will turn into Howardsville Turnpike. Continue approximately three miles. Turn left onto Patton Farm Road. Farm located on left side of the road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Blackberries are sold by volume; gallon, half gallon, quart, pint. You can call ahead to have your order ready or we can get it ready quickly while you wait. (ADDED: June 25, 2010)
  • A Better Way - Registered naturally grown, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, all produce is certified organically grown, all produce is sustainably grown, all produce is grown using IPM (integrated pest management), Covered outdoor market, Baked goods, Crafts, artistic products, etc, restrooms, events at your location (call for info)
    839 Eastside Highway, Waynesboro, VA 22980. Phone: 540-451-1129. Email: abetterwayllc@hotmail.com. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Market updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Please see our directions link on our website. There is a directions link on the map that you can click to enter your address for directions to be generated. Click here for a map and directions. We are registered naturally grown for all crops. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. We are Certified Naturally Grown (CNG). The CNG program requires participants to adhere to the same standards as the National Organic Program. To learn more, please see our "About Us" page on our website. Everything we sell is grown and made here on our farm. (ADDED: May 04, 2011)
  • The Golden Kernel - strawberries, corn, pumpkins
    1752 Weyers Cave Road, Grottoes, VA 24441-4500. Phone: (540) 249-4813. Directions: I-81 to exit 235 (Weyers Cave exit), go east on Route 256, 4.5 miles. Farm on left. Open: 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Saturday, year round. Free hayrides to the pumpkin field in October. Bulk foods, cheese, meat, and local crafts.  Specializing in sweet corn and pumpkins. Pick-your-own and fresh-picked sweet corn and pumpkins. We also have a large variety of produce available all year.  UPDATE: May 16, 2008: A visitor reports "While The Golden Kernel does sell strawberries and sweet corn, these items are not pick your own. The only thing available as pick your own is pumpkins.."

Bath County

Buena Vista (City of)

Harrisonburg (City of)

Highland County

  • Church Hill Produce - Garden stand on a residence (which is NOT on a farm), Roadside stand, Farm market, not located on the farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Preserves, jams, jellies, beans, blackberries, broad beans, broccoli, corn (sweet), cucumbers, flowers, melons, onions, raspberries (black), summer squash, strawberries, tomatoes, Other fruit or veg, Honey from hives on the farm
    259 Church Hill Road Mailing: 4415 Seldom Seen Road, Doe Hill, VA 24433. Phone: 540-396-3639. Open: Tuesdays - Monterey, VA - on the lot of Ernie's Market 4:00 am to 6:30pm Fridays - Monterey, VA - Highland Farmers Market at the Highland Center 3:30 am to 6:00pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From McDowell head north on Doe Hill Road; go five miles; take a left onto Church Hill Road; the field is behind McKendree Chapel with the 8 foot fence. Payment: Cash, Check. In Operation for Five Years; a family farm of 8 acres providing fresh, local produce to the Highland County community via roadside stands, farmers' market and on-site sales. Bulk ordering available. Yellow Watermelons. (ADDED: July 09, 2015)

Lexington (City of)

Rockbridge County

  • Virginia Gold Orchard -Certified Organic, already picked apples, pears
    100 Asian Pear Way, Natural Bridge, VA 24578. Phone: 540-291-1481. Email us at: paul@virginiagoldorchard.com. Certified Organic. Meets "Virginia's Finest" standards. Open late August through early December. Tuesday-Sunday 11am-6pm (Close at 5pm in November and December). Closed on Mondays. Covered picnic pavilion available.  Certified organic .  Certified organic tree-ripened, hand-picked, Asian pears. Pear tastings at packing house. You can walk through the orchard, but it is not pick-your-own. (ADDED: September 12, 2008, suggested by a visitor)

Rockingham County

  • Myers Pumpkin Patch - Covered outdoor market, Honey from hives on the farm, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties
    3831 Bull Run Road, Penn Laird, VA 22846. Phone: 540-. Alternate Phone: 540-830-3946. Email: kellymike88@msn.com. Open: All Day, Every day until Halloween; (Pumpkins are on sale after Halloween). Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. School field trips welcome. Gourds, Straw, Indian Corn, corn stalks. (ADDED: May 12, 2011)
  • Overlook Farms and Produce LLC - Roadside stand, Farm stand / farm market on a farm, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, Covered outdoor market, Uncovered outdoor market, Fresh local eggs, Baked goods, Preserves, jams, jellies, Fresh eggs
    907 Dinkel Ave, Mt Crawford , VA 22841. Phone: 540-421-6913. Email: juslm@yahoo.com. Open: Monday - Saturday 9am to 6:30pm closed Sunday. Directions: For a map to our farm, click here. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. (ADDED: January 31, 2017)

Staunton (City of)

Waynesboro (City of)

 

 

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