What will you find at the Bath County Farmer’s Market on Saturday, July 25th?

Beautiful local freshly picked produce. A spectacular view. Tasty baked treats. Smiling faces. Local honey. Friends and family. Local cheese. Hot coffee. Breakfast sandwiches made just for you. Colorful cut flowers. Music. And much much more!

Fruit and vegetables in-season:

  • Apples
  • Blackberries
  • Cantaloupes
  • Collards
  • Cucumbers
  • Egg Plant
  • Green Beans
  • Kale
  • Onions
  • Peaches
  • Potatoes
  • Rasberries
  • Squash
  • Sweet Corn
  • Tomatoes
  • Watermelons

Farm To You

  • A full range of Mountain View Cheese.  All are made with milk from the dairy cows at Mountain View Farm in Fairfield .
  • Coffee, anyone?  We’ll have a full range of blends, including Espresso, Italian, French Roast, Vienna and “City” – locally roasted (& fair trade organic)
  • Local honey, including Whistle Creek Apiaries Tulip Poplar Honey, featured in Edible Blue Ridge magazine
  • Garlic, tomatoes, collards, eggplant, salad mix, sweet white onions, chard, kale, & more
  • Goat milk soap, wrapped and ready to go as a fun hostess, thank you, or birthday gift — or just for yourself!
  • Beautiful, handmade cheese and bread boards.  Pair a board and a block of cheese for a delicious and functional gift!

Buckhorn Inn

Homemade bread: Salt rising; sourdough; multi-grain, whole wheat; and white.

Cakes. Cookies. Fruit Pies. Cream Pies. Date squares.. And more tasty baked treats! Don’t miss Sylvia’s cookbook!

Bruce’s Candy and Syrup

Maple syrup, candy, and fudge made from Highland County maple syrup. Pound cakes. Chessbars.. Fresh cut flowers. Produce. AND more.

Brinkley Hill Farm.

You will find Edgar is in his garden today picking fresh produce for the market tomorrow! Not only is he an amazing farmer but also a terrific guitar player!

DJ’s Whiteway Restaurant

Pull-a-part bread; fruit and cream pies; and much more!

Linda Weiss: Fresh cut flowers.

Jane Wright: Homemade sourdough bread.

Beagle Ridge Herb Farm: Lavender body lotion and beautiful soaps.

Green Aces Farm: Farm Fresh Eggs.

Soothing Herbals:  Handcrafted herbal body care products.

So much to do so little time!

July 24-25 Cooking Weekend with the Hummingbird Inn and Wade’s Mill. www.hummingbirdinn.com or call 888-402-8723 for more information.

July 25: 11th Annual Beach Music Festival, Glen Maury Park, Buena Vista , VA. 800-555-8845.

July 26: Uncorked and Unplugged. 2-5 PM Rockbridge Vineyard. 540-377-6204. Bring a picnic and enjoy wine tasting and live music.

July 25: Douthat Arts and Crafts Fair. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Upper Beach Parking Area. Come out and enjoy the day at Douthat with over 50 vendors set-up.  Browse the artisans and crafters and pick up something for your home or office. Admission to the fair is free for everyone, and there is a $3.00 per vehicle parking fee. For general park information go to www.virginiastateparks.gov, contact the park office at 540-862-8100 or e-mail Douthat State Park at Douthat@dcr.virginia.gov.  Douthat is located at 14239 Douthat State Park Road , Millboro , VA 24460 .

July 25: Bruce Allen sings Gospel music outside at the Mill Creek Café, Goshen , VA , 7-10 PM, Saturday, 3-6 PM, Sunday. 540-319-4007.

July 26: Garth Newel. Laurie Lewis brings her musical virtuosity and front-porch friendliness to Garth Newel. Laurie has won a Grammy and twice been named Female Vocalist of the Year by the International Bluegrass Music Association. 3 pm Concert followed by optional picnic. Concert Only: $22 Adult; $12 Youth 12-17. Concert & Picnic: $35 Adult; $25 Youth; $5 Child under 12.

Go for a hike. Ride a bike. Nap under a tree. Watch the clouds. Count the stars. Bake a cake. Give a hug. Read a book. Cook dinner with fresh local produce from the market!

See you at the market!

Harmony and Donna

The Bath County Farmers Market creates the opportunity for people to buy locally grown and produced products every Saturday starting at 8 AM and ending at noon from June 6 to October 24, 2009.
Find pictures of the market and more information at www.bacofarmmkt.com
Posted by Donna