The Annandale Farmers Market opens for the season May 3.
The market, at Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, will be open every Thursday, 8 a.m.-noon, through Nov. 1.
Eleven vendors will be onsite, offering seasonal produce, baked goods, and prepared foods. There will be a plant clinic at the market staffed by Master Gardeners will be on site to answer questions about plants.
These vendors will be at the Annandale Farmers Market:
- 78 Acres, Smithsburg, Md. – Fruits and vegetables.
- Bonaparte Breads, Savage, Md. – Organic French bread and pastries.
- F.J. Medina & Son Farm, Montross, Va. – Strawberries, corn, melons, tomatoes, squash, peppers, and other produce.
- Great Harvest Bread Co., Burke, Va. – Homemade whole-grain breads, granola, sweets, and cookies.
- Honeycomb Heroes – Raw honey, beeswax candles and other products.
- J&W Valley View Farm, Montross, Va. – Fruits and vegetables.
- Layla’s Lebanese Restaurant, Woodbridge, Va. – Lebanese food made daily with fresh ingredients.
- Pickle Factory, Montross, Va. – Dill, sweet bread and butter, mini, jalapeno, habanero, sour, and other types of pickles.
- Sharkawi Farm, Broad Run, Va. – Potted herbs, flowers, salad greens, cucumbers, fresh figs, dried lavender, teas, and spice mixes.
- Twin Springs Fruit Farm, Orrtanna, Pa. – Strawberries, peaches, tomatoes, carrots, and other fruits, berries, and vegetables.
- Valentine’s Bakery & Meats, Orange, Va. – Fruit pies, cookies, sweet breads, granola, whoopee pies, fruit jams, gluten-free items, plus beef, pork, lamb, chicken, and eggs, from free-range, antibiotic-free animals.
Vendors at farmers markets operated by the Fairfax County Park Authority can only sell items they raise on their farms or make from scratch. Vendors as encouraged to use local ingredients as much as possible. All vendors must come from within a 125-mile radius of Fairfax County.
The Wakefield Farmers Market, at Wakefield District Park, is open every Wednesday, 2-6 p.m., through Oct. 31.