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. The Forest Farmers Market accepts SNAP.
Located at the Forest Library, 15583 Forest Road.
The Outdoor Market is closed for the season, but will reopen in April 2020.

The Indoor Market is OPEN market open on November 16 and December 14 from 8 a.m. – Noon at 1088 Rustic Village Road, Forest, VA.

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

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.

Closed for the Season

For more information, visit them on Facebook.