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.

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Forest Farmers Market

The Forest Farmers Market is an open air producer only market. Local vendors offer a wide selection of produce, fruit, meats, coffee, and baked goods along with wine, jams, and plants. Artisans create beautiful wood crafts, jewelry, and glass art along with beauty products. The Forest Farmers Market accepts SNAP.
Located at the Forest Library, 15583 Forest Road.
Outdoor market open April 26, 2019 – October 26, 2019 from 8 a.m. – Noon.

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

2018/19 Indoor Market dates:
The Winter Indoor Market season is now closed in time for the opening weekend of the Outdoor Market on April 26.

Download the 2019 Producer Application

Download the 2019 Artisan Application

Download the 2019 Non-profit Application

Download the Market Policies


Bedford 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.

Opening Day: August 1, 2019
Every Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

For more information, visit them on Facebook.


Bedford Farmer Managed Market

Featuring producer-only products including herbs, produce, eggs, soaps and lotions, and, pork products. Located in the Tractor Supply parking lot in Bedford at 1128 East Lynchburg Salem Tpke.

Fridays and Saturdays: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

For more information, visit them on Facebook.