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Nelson Farmers’ Market Kicks Off Season With Huge Crowd : 5.4.09

[ 0 ] May 4, 2009 |
Photos By Tommy Stafford : ©2009 NCL Magazine : The tents were packed this past weekend on the opening day of The Nelson Farmer's Market in Nellysford, Virginia

Photos By Tommy Stafford : ©2009 NCL Magazine : The tents were packed this past weekend on the opening day of The Nelson Farmer's Market in Nellysford, Virginia

Nellysford
Nelson County, Virginia

The first weekend of May always brings out a crowd, and when it coincides with the opening of the Nelson Farmers’ Market, it’s an even bigger crowd. The 2009 season of the market officially got underway this past Saturday. The market is held each Saturday until October.

Vendors did a very brisk business on opening day.

Vendors did a very brisk business on opening day.

Joanie Saunders, co-owner of Saunders Landscapes, talks to a customer at Saturday's market.

Joanie Saunders, co-owner of Saunders Landscapes, talks to a customer at Saturday's market.

The parking lot was packed this past weekend at the market.

The parking lot was packed this past weekend at the market.

Starting Wednesday a new version of the market will be opening in Lovingston as well, right next door to the Nelson Memorial Library.

Many other area markets will kick off this coming week as well, including the brand new Schuyler Community Farmers’ Market on May 9th.

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