Saturday’s South of the James Market Highlights

The South of the James Market vendors are busy harvesting, baking, cooking, creating and packing today. They’ll be set up tomorrow in Forest Hill Park at 8am with a you-have-to-see-it-to-believe-it selection of food and art. Some highlights… Look for the Kids Market tomorrow. These young entrepreneurs are bringing items they have made, cooked or grown themselves. … Continue reading Saturday’s South of the James Market Highlights

Planning a wedding? Head to your local farmers market

When Doug and Karen Grisevich, owners of GrowRVA, got married at the South of the James Market, it didn’t surprise any of us that they turned to market vendors for everything they needed to make the wedding and the reception happen. They shopped the market for their rings, flowers, cake, henna, food, music and even their photographer. If you’re planning … Continue reading Planning a wedding? Head to your local farmers market

May Day Art Market, South of the James, and The Midlothian Market

This week is the official beginning of market season, and we’re kicking things off on Wednesday with the May Day Art Market at Hardywood Brewery. This market will be slightly different from the Hardywood Farmer’s Market, which begins the following Wednesday and will feature about 30 vendors off and on. For this Wednesday’s market, there … Continue reading May Day Art Market, South of the James, and The Midlothian Market

GrowRVA Farm Visits To Ensure Quality at SOJ Market

Since announcing South of the James Farmers Market would be a producer-only market, GrowRVA has committed itself to ensuring its customers get to pick from only the finest Virginia products, from the finest Virginia farms. Furthering that commitment, representatives of GrowRVA are conducting visits at the many family farms that vend each week at South of the James Farmers … Continue reading GrowRVA Farm Visits To Ensure Quality at SOJ Market

The Market Umbrella expands, changes name to GrowRVA

Springtime always brings exciting changes to Richmond’s farmers markets, and this year is no exception. The Market Umbrella, which produces the South of the James Farmers Market at Forest Hill Park, Richmond’s largest and most popular farmers market, is changing its name. Under the name GrowRVA, the market management company also is launching a new … Continue reading The Market Umbrella expands, changes name to GrowRVA