Bedford County has three farmers markets that provide fresh locally grown fruits, vegetables and meats, and handmade goods directly from the farmers and producers.
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, the Forest Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. beginning April 24 –
October 30, 2021.
You can visit the ForestFarmersMarket website for contact information for vendors.
Bedford Farmers Market
Located at 220 W. Washington Street under the Centertown Pavilion, Bedford Farmers Market features fresh fruits and veggies, jams, jellies, baked goods, meats and eggs. Local artisans offer a variety of talents such as jewelry, leather and sewn goods, and woodwork. The Bedford Farmers Market is proud to accept SNAP payments and provides educational programs and special events throughout the market season.
If you are interested in becoming a vendor at the market, please read the market policies and submit an application. Questions can be submitted to the contact information provided in the policies. Applications must be approved prior to your participation at the market.
The Bedford Farmers Market operates April 30 – October 29, 2021 every Friday from 8am – 12pm AND every second Saturday from 8am- 12pm
For more information, please visit them on Facebook.
Smith Mountain Lake Farmers Market
The newest farmers market in Bedford County is located at Vittone Farms, 1696 White House Road in Moneta.
The SML Farmers Market operates every Friday and Saturday beginning May 7 through November 2021:
Fridays 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Vendor space is available. One day is $20 and two days is $30. A season-long option is also available for $350. If you are interested in becoming a vendor, please fill out this form: https://managemymarket.com/