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Virginia Farmers’ Market Week • August 1 – 7, 2010

Celebrate, experience, discover Virginia farmers’ markets. Head to a farmers’ market near you and enjoy fresh and tasty fruits, vegetables, meats, eggs, dairy products, baked goods and more. Click here to locate farmers’ markets near you.

It’s not too soon to start planning for Virginia’s Farmers’ Market Week 2010. Each year, the first full week of August is designated as Farmers’ Market Week. This year, the week-long celebration will kick-off on Sunday, August 1 and run through Saturday, August 7, 2010. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) is planning special activities for this year’s event, including:

Governor Robert McDonnell has officially recognized August 7 – 13, 2011 as Farmers’ Market Week in Virginia. Virginia Farmers’ Markets are the heart of the community and have a positive impact on our economy, health and environment. Celebrate Virginia Farmers’ Markets during the week and throughout the season.  Fresh from the farm….fresh to you.

Virginia Celebrates Farm Markets

Farmers' Market Contest
Virginia farmers' markets are among the best in the nation. Click here to learn more.

Virginia Grown Photo Contest
Farmers’ Markets are beautiful and now you can prove it through the lens of your camera.

For more information contact:
Leanne DuBois, VDACS Office of Promotions
E-mail: Leanne.dubois@vdacs.virginia.gov
Office: 804.225.3663

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Virginia Grown | 102 Governor Street | Richmond, Virginia 23219
Phone: 804.225.3663 | Fax: 804.371.7786