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.

Forest Market logo

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.
Located at the Forest Library, 15583 Forest Road.
Outdoor market open April 28, 2018 – October 27, 2018 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:
November 17, 2018
December 15, 2018
January 12, 2019
February 9, 2019
March 9, 2019
April 13, 2019

8 am – noon

Forest Rec. Center
1088 Rustic Village Rd.
Forest, VA 24551

Download the 2019 Producer Application

Download the 2019 Artisan Application

Download the 2019 Non-profit Application

Download the Market Policies

*Note: The Forest Farmers Market accepts SNAP

Bedford Farmers Market  – Farmers Market Founded and Managed by Farmers

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:
Friday, May 3, 2019, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Tuesdays: 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Fridays: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

First Saturdays at Centertown Pavilion
Second Saturdays at Gross’ Orchard

For more information, visit their Facebook page.