Looking for the best place for farm-fresh food this winter? Look no further than the Arlington Farmers’ Market in the trendy Courthouse neighborhood of charming Arlington, Virginia. Arlington Farmers’ Market is a great place to shop this winter, with more than 30 producers selling farm fresh food and other items. All of the registered producers are required to ensure that local, quality goods are brought into the Arlington Farmer’s Market. For example, producers must be located within a 125 mile radius of the market. Most of the goods are farm-fresh or unprocessed. The Arlington Farmers’ Market is also open year round, weather permitting. This means good news for Arlington residents and other Washingtonians who visit the Arlington Farmers’ Market each week, year round, near the Courthouse metro station stop.
Growing List of Producers at Arlington Farmers’ Market
More than 30 farm-fresh vendors set up each week in the parking lot at the Arlington Courthouse to make this great farmers market what it has become today. Among the registered producers? Atwater Breads, Bees and Blossoms, Blue Ridge Botanicals, Cavanna Pasta, Cibola Farms, Clear Springs Creamery, Eco Friendly Foods, Endless Summer, Granny’s Gardens, J-Wen Farm and LandofEl Farm (fruits).
Laurel Grove Farm sells items on site and accepts special orders as well on a variety of items, even in winter (flowers, vegetables and herbs, fresh cut Christmas trees, garland, greenery and wreaths.) Other vendors you’ll find at the Arlington Farmers’ Market? Check out Liles Honey, Mother Earth Organic Mushrooms, Pleasant Field Farms, Potomac Vegetable Farms, Red Rake Farm, Roland’s Farm and Smith Meadows Farm.
Sylvan Farms sells herbs (basil and parsley), vegetables and a select assortment of small berries. Sylvan pledges that they don’t use chemicals, fertilizers, or harmful sprays in the growing process. Sylvan also sells other delightful items year round, like gift baskets, homemade chocolate chip cookies, cake breads, and fruit pies. Sylvan offers 35 different kinds of yummy jams, relishes, and pickles. During Christmas season, like other vendors at the Arlington Farmers’ Market, Sylvan sells Christmas trees and wreaths.
Other producers at Arlington Farmers’ Market this year? Check out Toigo Orchards II, Twin Springs Fruit Farm, Westmoreland Berry Farm, Wheatland Vegetable Farms and Wollom Gardens. Each producer has a delightful assortment of farm-fresh food and other items this winter and throughout the year.
Benefits of the Arlington Farmers’ Market
What do I like best about the Arlington Farmers’ Market? It’s conveniently located near metro and parking is readily available in an adjacent lot. The crowd is manageable and the vendors are great. The wide variety of farm-fresh food and other seasonal items is impressive, making a weekly trip to the Arlington Farmers’ Market well worth your effort this winter and holiday season. Other benefits of this hometown market in the heart of Arlington? The Arlington Farmers’ Market is right next to a flea market with dozens of vendors selling antiques & collectibles, books, DVDs and videos, clothing, furniture, jewelry, stamps/coins, and more, making your Saturday mornings that much more enjoyable and fun.
Arlington Farmers’ Market
Hours: Saturdays 8am-Noon
Arlington County Dept of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources
2100 Clarendon Blvd, Suite #414
Arlington, VA 22201
Telephone (703) 228-3327