|Peppers and burpless cukes at the Wakefield Farmers market last year.|
It’s in the parking lot at Wakefield Park, 8100 Braddock Road, Annandale, and will run every Wednesday, 2-6 p.m., through Oct. 30.
The Wakefield market is one of 10 farmers markets operated by the Fairfax County Park Authority. The Annandale market, at Mason District Park, will open at 8 a.m. on May 2.
These vendors will be at the Wakefield Market:
- Barajas Produce, Westmoreland County – seasonal fruits, vegetables, and herbs, including beets, broccoli, carrots, eggplant, kale, onions, peppers, raspberries, squash, swiss chard, strawberries, and much more.
- Elda Gardens, Fauquier County – Herbs, flowers, vegetables, beef, bee products, candles, etc.
- F.J. Medina & Son Farm, Westmoreland County – Many kinds of vegetables, herbs, and fruit.
- Kuhn Orchards, Adams County, Pa. – Apples, apricots, cherries, nectarines, other fruits, and vegetables.
- Luke & Son for Global Food, Loudoun County – Egyptian flatbread, falafel wraps, stuffed grape leaves, salads.
- Metropolitan Bakery, Washington, D.C. – Baked goods.
- Nitro’s Creamery, Fairfax County – Ice cream and kettle corn.
- Salsa Las Glorias, Fauquier County – Hot and mild salsas.
- Stallard Road Farm & Botanicals, Culpeper County – Beef, goat meat, eggs, blackberries, chestnuts, jams, mushrooms, honey, and herbs.
- Waterford Run Farm & Forge, Culpeper County – Granola, scones, and other baked goods; eggs; peppers; and more.
Fairfax County Master Gardeners will hold plant clinics at the market, but their schedule has not been finalized. The Audrey Moore RECenter will host a booth once a month with information on health and wellness.
The Fairfax County Farmers Markets are strictly producer-only, meaning all farmers and producers can only sell what they raise on their farms or make from scratch. The vendors must be within a 125-mile radius of Fairfax County. Customers are encouraged to keep their pets at home, except for service animals.