May 1, 2021 - Oct. 30, 2021
Manakin Market is one of Virginia's most authentic farmers markets. Our regular market season runs every Saturday, 9:00am-Noon from May-October. We offer a huge variety of fresh local fruits & vegetables, pastured meats and poultry, a wide assortment of baked goods, high quality artisan crafts, textile products, pet treats, flowers and plants, local wines, and much, much more.
Live music, special events (depending on COVID situation), food trucks and more. We are under a beautiful old grove of trees, and we have picnic tables and LOTS of shade. Bring the kids and the dog and come enjoy the "Rural Oasis next to the Concrete Jungle"!
We are locate just 5 minutes west of Short Pump at 68 Broad Street Road in Manakin Sabot, VA.
Manakin Market – Outdoor seasonal farmers market runs every Saturday for 26 weeks from May-Oct, with an Annual Holiday Farm & Craft Market the first Saturday in December. Programs at the market include:• Free weekly children’s activities with a food or agricultural theme• Free live music each week• Chef at the Market chef’s demo’s• Food Preservation programs.• Other programs centered around the market’s weekly them, such as pet adoptions, square dancing, yoga, fire safety, etc.• Marketeers Club program allows children aged 6-16 to participate as vendors on the last Saturday of each month to sell what they have grown or made themselves • SNAP IT UP! Double Value SNAP (food stamp) program
Our farmers markets are operated by RVAg, Inc., a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization run by paid staff and governed by an all-volunteer board. Our markets operate without any county or federal funding. We rely solely on vendors fees, sponsorships and fundraising efforts to run our seasonal and pop-up markets and low cost/no-cost educational programs.
We are located 5 minutes west of Richmond's Short Pump, just 1.8 miles west of Route 288 in Goochland County.
Kim Usry Fralin
Kim Usry is a Richmond Virginia native - Manager of three RVA farmers markets and owner of a rainwater harvesting company, She has an aversion to shoes with laces, which explains her embarrassing large boot collection. Loves her dogs, relaxing, cooking, traveling, gardening and beekeeping...in that order.