Bedford County Economic Development

Office of Economic Development


Farmers Markets

Bedford County has two farmers markets that provide fresh locally grown goods directly from the farmers and producers in support of local agriculture and producers.

Bedford Farmers Market – CentertownBedford Farmers Market

Featuring fresh fruits, veggies, jams, jellies, baked goods, meats and eggs, and local artisans. Located on Washington St., and Center St. Bedford, VA at the Bedford Centertown Pavilion. Open May 2 – October 7, 2017 at the times listed below:

Tuesdays, 3 -6 p.m.
Fridays, 7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
1st Saturdays of the month, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Centertown Pavilion 2 For more information, visit their website here, and like them on Facebook!

Download the 2017 Bedford market application


Forest Farmers Market
Forest Market logo

Enjoy a wide selection of veggies, meats, eggs, baked goods, wine, jams, plants, artisan crafts
Located at the Forest Library, 15583 Forest Road.
Outdoor market open April 29, 2017 – October 28, 2017 from 8 a.m. – Noon.

To learn more about the Forest Farmers Market, visit their website:, and like them on Facebook!

2018 Winter Market dates:Farmer's Market sign
Nov. 18, 2017, Dec. 16, 2017, Jan. 13, 2018, Feb. 10, 2018, March 10, 2018, and April 14, 2018.
*All winter markets are held at the Forest Rec. Center at 1088 Rustic Village Rd., Forest, VA 24551.

Download the 2017 Producer Application

Download the 2017 Artisan Application

Download the Market Policies

*Note: This market accepts SNAP.