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To market, to market
Today’s Food section is all about our area farmers markets, many of which are preparing to open this weekend. You can find more information on these markets here.
You can find an interactive map with information on all area farmers markets here.
King George County’s farmers market is one of several opening this weekend. This market will hold a meeting for interested volunteers today at 4 p.m. at the Virginia Cooperative Extension Office at 10087 Kings Highway in King George.
Orange County‘s market will also open Saturday in downtown Orange. The market will put on a kids’ day for the grand opening, with face painting, tractor rides and lots of other kids activities. More information here.
Downtown Culpeper will also kick off its market this weekend, with more than 40 vendors.
Two of the larger markets in the area, Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania, have already opened for the season, and have a new website for market information, which you can find here. The site also includes information on the King George market.