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Forest Farmers Market Plans For the Holidays & 2019

The  Holiday markets  will be  held on Nov. 17th and Dec. 15 at the Forest Recreation Center 1088 Village Road, Forest Va. and will be from 8am to noon. The following products will be available: Winter vegetables, which may include; greens, root vegetables, cold hearty produce along with beef, chicken, pork, lamb, and bison, rabbit ,eggs (duck, chicken,), fish, artisan breads, jams, jellies, honey, coffee,kettle corn along with a wide variety of artisan crafts. The Forest Farmer’s Market is a producer-only market, and is a proud member of the Bedford artisan trail.
www.ArtisanTrailNetwork.org/index.php/trail/bedford-artisan-trail

Winter markets will be held at the Forest Recreation Center, 1088 Rustic Village Road from 8am to noon. Many of the same local products will be available to buy. Dates: Jan. 13, Feb. 9, March 9 and April 12th. For additional information about the market visit our website www.forestfarmersmarket.com or emailforestfarmersmarket221@gmail.com

The 2019 regular season starts the last weekend in April, back behind the Forest Library, from 8 am.-12 noon. Continuing in the 2019 season there will be a children’s program once a month. Additional special programs are being added. SNAP (formally known as food stamps) will also be accepted. There will be an incentive program for SNAP recipients. Many of the vendors are located in Bedford County.  The support for the market increases  as more and more people care about eating healthy locally grown foods and like knowing where their food comes from.

For more information, please call 434-665-5475.

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