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City of Alexandria, VA

The city of Alexandria is a 15.4 sq mi independent city in the Commonwelth of Virginia. The city features a rich history and culture. It is famous for its Old Town shopping district and waterfront. The city is highly urbanized with no large scale agriculture other than garden plots on private land and in public parks. The city is a large consumer of regional agricultural products. It has six active farmers markets in various neighborhoods, two of which operate year round and are sponsored by the City. The remaining markets are run by nonprofit groups and neighborhood associations. The city has recently undertaken a new strategy called Eco-City Alexandria, which produced an Eco-City Charter and Action Plan which addressed the city's commitment to green infrastructure and urban agriculture.

Del Ray Farmers Market
Corner of East Oxford & Mount Vernon Avenues
Alexandria , VA
http://alexandriava.gov/FarmersMarket
Season: All Year
Hours of Operation: Saturday, 8:00 am

Four Mile Run Farmers & Artisans Market
4109 Mt Vernon Ave
Alexandria, VA 22305
(804) 464-7861
http://www.4mrmarket.org/
Season: April to November
Hours of Operation: Sunday, 8:00 am

Old Town Farmers Market
301 King Street
Alexandria, VA
703.746.3200
http://alexandriava.gov/FarmersMarket
Season: Year Round
Hours of Operation: Saturday, 5:30 am

West End Farmers Merket
4800 Brenman Park Drive
Alexandria, VA 22304
202-681-9630
http://www.westendfarmersmarket.org/
Season: May to November
Hours of Operation: Sunday, 9:00 am

Upper King Street Fresh Farmers' Market
1806 King Street
City of Alexandria, VA 22314
http://upperkingstreet.org
Season: May to November
Hours of Operation: Wednesday, 3:00 pm


For a complete listing of farm markets in the Arlington County, please visit the NCF Home Page

 

 

 

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