The Bridgewater Farmers’ Market returns for our third season on Saturday, May 13. We will be open on Saturdays through October 7 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. Our vendors provide a large selection of fruits and vegetables, honey, coffee, home baked goods, beef, pork and eggs.
We are excited to be expanding our Market this year. In addition to our regular vendors, Market goers will find a variety of breakfast options, craft and artisan vendors, workshop opportunities, and other Saturday morning activities.
Meet our Vendors
Bells Valley Farm: BBQ Chicken hot off the grill (special dates TBA), farm fresh eggs and more! At the Market: May 13, June 10, July 1, July 29, August 12, August 26, September 2, September 30
Bluestone Vineyard: Variety of locally made wines. At the Market: Weekly
The Breakfast Guy: Check out his complete menu at: www.thebreakfastguy.com At the Market: May 20, May 27, June 17, June 24, July 15, July 22, August 5, August 19, September 9, September 16
Briar Patch Bakery: Cinnamon buns, French bread, yeast bread, jam, jelly, apple butter, and more! At the Market: Weekly
Cootes Store Farms: Apples (and possibly cherries!), hand-crafted wood décor. At the Market: Weekly beginning in July
Cottage Crafts: Handmade scarves, hats, barrettes, Scherenschnitte (German paper cutting), towels, décor and gifts.
Diffuse Me: Essential oil infused products and jewelry.
HerbWise: Seasonal plants and flowers. At the Market: Weekly
His Child’s Bakery: Farm fresh eggs, homemade candy, baked goods and more! At the Market: Weekly
Innessa Belousov Crafts: Cards, keychains, bookmarks, and gift tags.
Love’s Brewing: Assorted coffees. Hot and iced! At the Market: Weekly
Peace, Love & Little Donuts: Variety of mini donuts.At the Market: Every other weekend
Starview and Baker’s Farm: Frozen beef cuts, pork products and lamb. At the Market: Weekly
Sunny Field Farm: Homemade Soap, local honey, fresh seasonal produce. At the Market: Weekly
Thistle Ridge Farmstead: Seasonal fresh herbs and vegetables, cut flowers, farm fresh chicken and duck eggs, dried herbs, pickles and more! At the Market: Weekly
Wacky Waffles: Fresh Belgian waffles with seasonal toppings. Come enjoy breakfast at the Market! At the Market: Weekly
Saturday Morning Workshops
Make your own chemical free household cleaners!
May 20: Mint Planting and Recipes
Plant your own mini mint and take home some great recipes to use it in!
May 27: Mommy & Me Rainbow Barrettes
Little girls, bring your mommies to help you make a beautiful barrette that you can wear to celebrate spring!
June 3: Bluebird Houses
Build your own bluebird house. All the tools and materials will be provided for this fun backyard addition.
June 10: DIY Soap
Add beneficial ingredients to all-natural melted down soap.
June 17: Lavender Heating Pad
Use the aromatic and soothing properties of lavender to enhance a DIY heating pad.
June 24: All About Herbs
Learn all about using herbs in new and fun ways. Bring home a variety of examples.
Other Events and Activites
May 13: Rockingham County 4-H provides youth training in horticulture, natural resources, farm to table, and much more. Stop by their table to sign up and find out more about what they do.
May 13 and June 10: Shenview Petting Zoo is a family owned business that provides animal lovers of all ages the opportunity to meet and pet a variety of animals. Mt. Crawford farmer, Mark Revercomb, will delight children and adults alike with llamas, miniature horses, donkeys, sheep, chickens, and ducks.
May 20 and June 17: Valley Rescue of Virginia is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization aiding in the rescue, rehabilitation, and re-homing of animals. Meet some of the dogs that are looking for new homes!
May 27: Mountain Heritage Cloggers (9-11 am) This clogging group is based in Crimora, Virginia, and has many members who are award winning dancers on both the State and National level. The group has performed at locations such as Dollywood, Opryland, Stompin Ground, and the Virginia and West Virginia State fairs, as well as many local community events.
June 3: Cat’s Cradle is a non-profit cat rescue group from Harrisonburg. They specialize in cat adoptions, spay/neuter assistance, and helping people keep their animal companions.
June 24: Girl Scouts will have sign up information for young girls interested in joining. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
Interested in becoming a Vendor?
If so, please contact Megan Byler at 908-4212 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about setting up at our weekly market.