There’s still time to join a CSA! Community Supported Agriculture is an immensely rewarding way to feed your family. If you’ve been sitting on the fence about joining one, here’s a push… do it! What is a CSA? Buying a CSA membership means entering into partnership with a local farmer. The member buys a subscription … Continue reading Join a CSA at SOJ
If you’re cooking for Mom this weekend, you know our market vendors have you covered! Look for … Spring produce – strawberries, asparagus, greens, beets, onions, herbs and more! Meat – beef, lamb, pork, chicken & seafood Cheese & Eggs Baked Goods & Prepared Foods of many many flavors Did you also know that the markets … Continue reading Mother’s Day Weekend Farmers Markets
The South of the James Market’s Summer Season officially kicks off Saturday, May 2nd. And boy do we have some quality local goodness coming your way! Take a look at the map below. Our full time vendors are listed in their spaces. The part time vendors are listed to the left. Help us welcome some new vendors … Continue reading Summer SOJ Opening Day is Saturday!
We are in the final weeks of the South of the James Market’s winter season. Opening day of the summer season is May 2nd! With only 3 more “winter” markets, we want to take this opportunity to extend a huge THANK YOU to all of the winter season’s vendors and customers. The weather wasn’t always working with … Continue reading 3 more weeks of winter
Potter Tamurlaine Dixie McLean Melby of Dixie Pots Clayworks joins us tomorrow at the South of the James Market. She creates functional, hand-thrown pieces for everyday use. She works to make each piece unique and eye-catching through a combination of techniques, including form-altering, slip-trailing, hand-painting and carving. When and how did you get started? I began … Continue reading Meet Your Artisan: Dixie Pots Clayworks
How well do you know the faces at SOJ? Match these beautifully bearded faces to South of the James Market vendors for a chance to win a $25 Gift certificate to GrowRVA’s markets. Details below. Match the faces in the image to these businesses. Barham Seafood Bonnyclabber Cheese Co. Crumptown Farm Deer Run Farm … Continue reading Growing Season Beard Contest
Ma’s Madhouse is owned and operated by Mary Ann Griffin. Her unique style is evident – it’s whimsical and creative with a hint of burlesque. Her hairpins and masks are one-of-a-kind, a perfect gift for someone who has totally awesome taste. If you love feathers and cameos and affordable, quality jewelry, Ma’s Madhouse is for … Continue reading Meet Your Artisan #14: Ma’s Madhouse
We have several candle makers at SOTJ, but we have only one candle-holder-maker, and that would be Motive Votive, a new vendor to our market. Motive Votive’s business model is unique – they employ homeless individuals to make the votives they sell, creating jobs and confidence for a workforce that often can find neither. Motive … Continue reading Meet Your Artisan #13: Motive Votive