Town of Halifax Farmers Market Activities
The Market also hosts and welcomes community members to participate in 1st Saturday Community Yard Sales. Bring your yard sale items to sell during normal farmers market hours of 8am - Noon and turn your trash into cash. The dates of remaining Community Yard Sales scheduled are July 6th, August 3rd, September 7th, and October 5th. Spaces are $10 for a 10' x 10' space and one table provided by the market for the first 6 paid participants.
2nd Saturdays, the Master Gardeners provide various workshops at the market. July 13th, join the Southside Master Gardener Association and the Southside Virginia Herb Society from 8 to 11am. The Master Gardeners will lead you through the process of making a hypertufa container to take home. Cost is $5 for each container. Supplies will be provided. The Herb Society will have an herbal tea tasting and be selling handmade jewelry, gourd birdhouses and herbal booklets on culinary and Biblical herbs. On August 10th they will teach the correct way to divide perennials, and on September 14th they will provide free tool sharpening for small gardening tools during market hours of 8am - Noon.
Also plan to join us as we celebrate Farmers Market week on Saturday, August 10th with a cooking demo hosted by Hudson Heritage Farms, using fresh USDA meat and locally grown produce and much more!
Then new for the 2013 season there will be an Indoor Winter-Holiday Market held on Saturdays, December 7th, 14th, & 21st from 8am - Noon. This is a great way to showcase what you have to offer for the holiday shoppers and is open to all artisans and crafters.