|Fresh-from-the-farm tomatoes at the Annandale Farmers Market.|
The market at Wakefield Park, 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale, opens for the season May 3. It will operate 2-6 p.m. every Wednesday through October.
The first day for the Annandale Farmers Market, at 6621 Columbia Pike in Mason District Park, is May 4. It’s open on Thursdays, 8 a.m.-noon, through Nov. 15.
These are the vendors scheduled for the Wakefield Farmers Market:
Bread & Water, Alexandria, Va., – artisan, organic breads and pastries.
Countless Blessings, Culpeper, Va. – pork poultry, rabbit, eggs, soap.
F.J. Medina & Son Farm, Montross, Va. – seasonal produce, including strawberries, corn, melons, tomatoes, squash, peppers, and more.
Fresh Crunch, Falls Church, Va. – pickled vegetables.
The Jammerie, Alexandria, Va. - jams, jellies, chutneys, conserves, confits, and syrups.
Kiwi Kuisine, Alexandria, Va. – New Zealand-style savory pies and fresh juice blends.
Kuhn Orchards, Cashtown, Pa. – apples, pears, peaches, apricots, plums, raspberries, blueberries, cherries, rhubarb, asparagus, tomatoes, onions, garlic, pumpkins, squash, sweet potatoes, herbs, flowers.
Level Green Farm/Sissons Produce, Montross, Va. – various types of vegetables and fruits.
Lois's Produce, Montross, Va. – asparagus, onions, radishes, strawberries, sweet potatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, green beans, peas, cucumbers, squash, tomatoes, corn, peppers, eggplant, elephant garlic, etc.
Nitro’s Creamery, Springfield, Va. – handcrafted and made-to-order ice cream using liquid nitrogen as a freezing agent.
PKs Kitchen, Annandale, Va. – soup, hummus, sandwich meats and spreads.
Plietez Produce Farm, Montross, Va. – various types of vegetables and fruits.
Salsa Las Glorias, The Plains, Va. – homemade salsa with locally grown vegetables and without preservatives, food coloring, or added water.
Stallard Road Farm & Botanicals, Rixeyville, Va. – eggs, honey, mushrooms, herb plants, dried and fresh herbs, herbal products, and grass-fed beef.
Sue’s Pies and More, Warrenton, Va. – homemade pies and other baked goods.
Walnut Hill Farm at Elm Springs, Falmouth, Va. – grass-fed Devon beef, Tamworth Heritage pork, slow-growth poultry, and pasture-raised lamb.
These vendors will be at the Annandale Farmers Market:
Bonaparte Breads, Savage Md. – French breads and pastries.
F.J. Medina & Son Farm, Montross, Va. – seasonal produce, including strawberries, corn, melons, tomatoes, squash, and peppers.
Honeycomb Heroes, Garrisonville, Va. – three varieties of raw honey, beeswax candles and other products.
J & W Valley View Farm, Montross, Va. – fruits and vegetables.
Layla’s Lebanese Restaurant, Woodbridge, Va. – Lebanese cuisine made daily from fresh ingredients.
Sharkawi Farm, Broad Run, Va. – potted herbs, flowering and edible potted plants, mixed salad greens, greenhouse cucumber, fresh figs, pansies, dried lavender, teas, spices, and spice mixes.
Twin Springs Fruit Farm, Orrtanna, Pa. – tree fruits, berries, and vegetables, including strawberries, tomatoes, peaches, and carrots.
Valentine’s Bakery & Meats, Orange, Va. –fruit pies, cookies, sweet breads, granola, whoopie pies, and gluten-free baked goods; fresh fruit jams; eggs; and free-range, grass-fed, and antibiotic and hormone-free beef, pork, lamb, and chicken.
Westmoreland Produce, Montross , Va. – fruits, vegetables, and plants (herbs and flowers).
Both the Annandale and Wakefield market will also have a plant clinic staffed by Master Gardeners to answer questions about plants, pest control, and gardening.
Updated April 29.