Hello from the Bath County Farmers Market!
What is in season?

Apples

Blackberries

Blueberries

Canaloupe

Cucumbers

Green beans

Green Peppers

Peaches

Raspberries

Sweet Corn

Tomatoes

Potatoes

Culinary herbs


Market Vendors:
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 — quarts, pints and those cute little bear bottles (honey available with the comb as well)
  • Produce may include sweet white onions, chard, kale, eggplant & 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 block of cheese for a delicious and functional gift!

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

Brinkley Hill Farm: Potatoes, Onions, Green Beans, and more picked fresh for you!

Green Acres: Farm fresh eggs!

Bruces Syrup and Candies: Fresh cut flowers; pound cakes; chess bars; cookies; maple fudge; maple syrup; and more!

DJ’s Whiteway: Pull apart bread; cakes; pies; cookies; fudge; pork BBQ to go.

Buckhorn Inn: Multi-grain, sourdough, white, and whole wheat bread; cakes; pies; cookies; date squares; peanut butter balls coated in chocolate; and more! Come hungry and have Sylvia cook a breakfast sandwich just the way you want it! Fresh Coffee!

Area Events!

Bath County Farmers Market: 8 AM to Noon, Windy Cove Church Picnic Pavilion, Highway 39, 3.5 miles east of Millboro Springs.

July 18: Local History Hike, 1:00 pm to 4:00pm, The Nature Conservancy, 12181-A Courthouse Hill Road, Warm Springs. No Charge, but space is limited. For more information or to register call 540-839-3599.

July 18: Highland County Arts Council’s “Good Friends - Make Good Music” annual concert of light classical and old time music, McDowell Presbyterian Church, 7:30 PM.  Free!

July 18: Garth Newell Summer Music Festival. Andres Diaz, An exceptional chance to hear one of the world’s great cellists play an incredible solo recital. Bach: Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor. Chopin: Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 65. Kodaly: Sonata for Solo Cello, Op. 8. Concert at 5 pm followed by optional gourmet dinner. Concert Only: $22 Adult; $12 Youth 12-17. Concert & Dinner: $72 Adult; $62 Youth 12-17.

July 19: Garth Newell Summer Music Festival. Garth Newell Piano Quartet. Schumann: Piano Trio in D minor, Op. 63. Bridge: Phantasie Piano Quartet in F# minor
Suk: Piano Quartet in A minor, Op. 1. Concert at 3 pm. Tickets: $22 Adult, $12 Youth 12-17.

July 19-26: Annual Bath county Art Show, Valley Elementary School. Hosted by the Bath County Arts Association. Registration forms available at the Chamber of Commerce office. Please call the Chamber office at 540-839-5409 for information.

July 19-August 30: The Highland County Arts Council. An opening reception and exhibit of the landscape paintings of Washington, D.C. and Highland artist Barbara Bolling Downs. Meet the Artist/Opening reception will be Sunday, 19 July, 4 - 6 p.m. in the Mountain View Room of the Highland County Library.  Refreshments will be served.  The event is free. For more information contact Liz Delahoussaye, 468-2916 or Bernice Eubank, 474-3757.

July 22: Baseball Game: Rockbridge Rapids vs. Covington 7pm. Smith Field, Lexington. 540-463-3686

July 28: ROCKBRIDGE GROWN presents the movie “FRESH”, July 28, 2009, 6:30 pm, Rockbridge High School Auditorium. “FRESH” celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Among several main characters, FRESH features urban farmer and activist, Will Allen, the recipient of MacArthur’s 2008 Genius Award; sustainable farmer and entrepreneur; Joel Salatin, (Polyface Farm, Swoope, VA) made famous by Michael Pollan’s book, The Omnivore’s Dilemma; and supermarket owner, David Ball, challenging our Wal-Mart dominated economy. Watch the trailer at http://www.FRESHthemovie.com A question and answer session will follow the movie with Joel Salatin. Suggested donation: $10.00 at the door, but NO ONE turned away.

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