They say some of the best things in life are free, but it doesn’t hurt to treat yourself to some delicious food and unique crafts every once in a while! Luckily, you can do both at the Heathsville Farmers Market and make precious memories at the same time. The prices are great, and you’re supporting local businesses and artisans on the Northern Neck of Virginia. Browse our blog to find out everything you need to know for a delightful day at this farmers market near the Hope and Glory Inn.
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Learn All About the Heathsville Farmers Market
What Is for Sale?
It might be easier to list what you can’t find at the Heathsville Farmers Market, but we’ll try our best. Some of the popular products here include:
- Fruits and vegetables
- Baked goods
Best of all, you can count on everything being fresh and locally sourced from several different vendors. If you visit often, you might see a lot of your favorite artisans and businesses as well as some new additions. You never know what you’ll find here! Plus, each market has a specific theme that adds to the fun.
Where Is It?
The farmers market is conveniently located at the Rice’s Hotel / Hughlett’s Tavern (RHHT) in Heathsville, Virginia. It’s part of the Historic Heathsville Town Square, which is only a short drive away from us at the Hope and Glory Inn over in Irvington, VA. Not only is this community an ideal location for the farmers market, but it’s also great for peaceful strolls through town with your sweetheart as you admire the old architecture and stop in at charming shops.
When Is It?
If you’d like to check out the market for yourself, mark your calendars for the third Saturday of each month from April through October. The vendors will be open for business from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. selling their wares and chatting with curious shoppers.
That’s Not All!
When you’re not browsing the market, you’re welcome to explore this historic hotel and tavern. There’s the Tavern Forge, colonial-era workshop, antique carriages, and craft studios. Don’t forget to grab a snack from the cafe or concession stand and pick up a gift or souvenir from the Heritage Arts Center Gift Shoppe, which is open until 2:00 p.m.
More Farmers Markets on the Northern Neck
The Northern Neck of Virginia, among many other things, is known for its farm-to-table and boat-to-table cuisine. Our local farmers markets are great resources for chefs, visitors, and locals alike to enjoy this aspect of our culture. Here are more local farmers markets you can check out during your stay with us:
Enjoy Top-Rated Cuisine and Lodging Nearby at the Hope and Glory Inn!
As we mentioned before, the Northern Neck is known for much more than delicious cuisine and charming community markets. There are so many wonderful things to do here, and the Hope & Glory Inn and Vineyard in Irvington, VA, is the best place to stay to enjoy it all. We’re the No. 1 restaurant and inn according to travelers on some of the top review sites, and we’d love for you to experience exactly what makes us so noteworthy.
You’re welcome to cruise Carter’s Creek aboard our boat, True Love, try our wine and oyster pairings at The Dog and Oyster Vineyard, make reservations at our restaurant with exquisite flavors and local ingredients prepared by Chef Meseret Crockett, unwind at the piano bar in our lobby on Fridays and Saturdays, and so much more. We could go on and on listing what sets us apart from other inns and hotels in the area! (The media has already done a lot of the work for us.)