The Tappahannock Main Street Program, the Town of Tappahannock and Essex County have planned a series of monthly Farmers’ Markets located in historic downtown Tappahannock. The markets will be held from 9-1 pm on the third Saturday of each month starting April and running through November.
The Markets will feature: vegetables and fruits; meats and seafood; garden plants and accessories; bread and baked goods; home made crafts and fine arts; and an assortment of restaurant and food vendors, as well as, music by local performers.
The Markets will be located on Cross Street, on Fountain Green, and now extends to Courthouse Green, right in the center of historic downtown Tappahannock. The dates are April 19, May 17, no market onJune 21 RivahFest, July 19, August 16, September 20, October 18 and November 15 in 2014.
If you would like to be a vendor in the FarmersÂ’ Market, please send us a letter or email, or download the Vendor Application by clicking on VENDORS above and selecting the Vendor Application form. Application forms and market information is available 9 to 5 from the Barbour Printing office at 206 Prince Street in Tappahannock. Contact Shirley Reinhardt 804-443-4505 to get applications, and submit completed applications and pay for your booth. Booth space allocation is managed by the Market Manager, Lindsey Atkinson at 804-445-2067.
If you have difficulty downloading the vendor application form please click here
If you need help figuring out how to bring foodstuffs to market please click here
The Tappahannock Main Street Program (TMSP) is a grass roots community effort initiated by local citizens, business and property owners, and members of civic groups, to promote the revitalization and historic preservation of downtown Tappahannock.
May market musician is Ben Eberline, a bluesy acoustic roots music good enough to make your hound howl. Ben Eberline is a Tappahannock-raised singer and songwriter. Watch the video Duo Ben Eberline and Jess Crabill at the Market....
Read some of the articles written about the market in the local press:
Hear the NPR WCVE Local News Radio interview about TFM
Prior year Farmers' Market Photo Gallery - click here
See what the Local News & WRAR Radio is saying about TFM
What's in Season Now? - click here