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Spotsylvania Farmers Market: What you need to know
By KATIE THISDELL
The Spotsylvania Farmers Market is the largest in the region and will be open every Saturday until Dec. 21. At least 40 vendors set up shop here, including food trucks.
Hours are 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
It operates at the Gordon Road Commuter Lot, off State Route 3.
Pets are not allowed, and organizers remind shoppers not to leave any pets in their cars.
The weekday market at Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center opens on Wednesday, May 1. Stop by from 3–7 p.m. each week. This is the market’s second year.
Contact market manager Elizabeth Borst at firstname.lastname@example.org. More info: thefarmers market.co/spotsylvania-farmers-market.
Aretusa Pasta Mobile Kitchen, a new food truck selling pastas, panini and salads.
DBA Fieldcrest Farm will have plants and shrubs.
Kneadful Creations will sell baked goods.
Bees ’n Blossoms, of Providence Forge, will sell honey and related products.
Energizing Escentuals will be selling goat milk soaps and lotions.
Metts Coffee Roasters will have custom roasted coffee.
Normandie Catering sells French-style specialties.
Market partners this year will include Master Gardeners, Central Rappahannock Regional Library and the Vegucation Station.