Nelson Farmers’ Market Kicks Off 2011 Season

Photos By Hayley Osborne : ©2011 : Foxie Morgan of, Pharsalia, was all smiles Saturday morning at the kick off of the 2011 Nelson Farmers' Market in Nellysford.

Nelson County, Virginia

The weather was absolutely perfect for the kick off of The Nelson Farmers’ Market Cooperative in Nellysford. This year they started one week earlier than normal.

Though many things aren't in season just yet, there's plenty of other things like lettuce that's ready to go!

According to their website The Nellysford market features:

Seasonal locally grown produce
* fresh, home-baked goods
* locally raised meat
* herbs, honey & mushrooms
* freshly cut flowers
* culinary treats
* bedding plants
* homeopathic remedies
* landscape and garden plants
* jams & jellies, mustards, vinegars
* arts and crafts items,
* and lots more!

This youngster listens to the tunes of Kim and Jimbo Cary at the opening of the Nelson Farmers Market Cooperative this past Saturday (4.30.11) in Nellysford, VA Nelson County Life Magazine is again one of the music sponsors at the market.
Opening day of the market is always a popular time under the big white tent right next door the Wintergreen Real Estate Company.
Gail Hobbs-Page (right) displays her Caromont Farm Cheeses this past Saturday at the Nelson Farmers' Market.
Mariah Morgan chats it up with folks looking over all of her baked goods this past Saturday in Nellysford.
It's not just food. There's all kinds of other totally local products you will find at the market.

Visit the Nelson Farmers’ Market Cooperative online by clicking here.


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