Disclaimer: The following information is updated for 2023. It is for educational purposes.
If you're looking for some fresh produce and food from a local source, going to a farmers' market is always a great option! There's a wide variety of fresh, delicious foods to choose from whenever you visit.
In the state of Virginia, there are a ton of great farmers' markets but this one is a must-visit.
It's called the Old Town Farmers' Market in Alexandria, VA.
One website says, "This market is in the central hub of Old Towne Alexandria. Open year-round from 7 a.m. to noon, the market is held right in Market Square Plaza. Some form of the market has existed for over 260 years, making this one the oldest continuously held market in the country. George Washington once sent his produce from his home at Mt. Vernon to the market. Now you can participate in the same tradition every week."
The farmers' market website says, "Today, the market offers residents of and visitors to Alexandria a way to reconnect to the past while participating in an ongoing local and national tradition. During the peak season, there are more than 70 vendors offering fruits and vegetables, meat, poultry, cheeses, bread, pastries, fresh pasta, pickled vegetables, cut flowers, potted plants, soaps, jewelry, and art."
The address for this farmers' market is 301 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.
What do you think about this? Have you ever been to this farmers' market? What are your favorite farmers' markets in Virginia? Comment below and let me know!
You can click the following link to go to this Farmers' Market's website: https://www.alexandriava.gov/OldTownFarmersMarket
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