The New Kent County Farmers Market is located at the intersection of New Kent Highway and Vineyards Parkway (7589 New Kent Highway, New Kent). The market is open rain or shine, on Saturdays from 8am to 12pm, starting July 6, 2019 through October 26, 2019. Each vendor has a 10'x10' space under a covered pavilion.
The New Kent Farmers Market is a producers-only market. No reselling of purchased items is permitted. All vendors must participate in growing/making the produce/products that they sell. Items permitted for sale are Virginia-grown fresh fruits and berries, vegetables, mushrooms, herbs, landscaping and vegetable plants, cut flowers, eggs, cheese, honey, and meats. All products must be in accordance with Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) guidelines. Baked goods and other value-added products (such as jellies, jams, preserves, pickles, and roasted coffee) prepared by the vendor according to VDACS standards may also be sold. The vendor is responsible for all required licenses and certifications. Crafts and non-food items (including soaps, cosmetics, and some herbal products) made by the vendor may be sold as long as they are locally produced. Crafts and non-food items shall not account for more than 25% of participating vendors.
The New Kent Farmers Market is full with 18 vendors for the 2019 season. To apply for possible future holiday markets or special events for the remainder of year, please fill out an application.
If you have any questions, please contact Rodney Hathaway, New Kent County Administrator, at (804) 966-9683 or by email.