Farmer's Markets

Improving Food Access

Project GROWS’ mission is to improve the health of children and youth in the central Shenandoah Valley through garden-based education and access to healthy food. Project GROWS operates and manages multiple farmers markets in the SAW Region as part of our food access programming. Our Farmers Markets seek to improve food security, individual and family health, and the overall local food economy by connecting local producers to the community and the community to nourishing foods. Our farmers markets prioritize:

Access to Quality Healthy Foods
Local and Sustainable Agriculture
Community Partnerships
Economic Viability
Inclusivity

Our Farmer’s Markets

Waynesboro Farmer’s Market (WFM)

The Waynesboro Farmers Markets takes place May through October (Saturdays, 9am-12pm) at Constitution Park in Waynesboro. The WFM strives to sustain a vibrant and innovative market that supports local farmers while extending the benefits of local food to the greater community.

North Augusta Farmer’s Market (NAFM)

The NAFM takes place May through September (Wednesdays, 11am – 1pm) at Verona United Methodist Church. The NAFM supports a thriving local food system by connecting local farmers and producers to families and individuals in our community.

The Market @ The Health Department*

Started in 2016 by Project GROWS and the Central Shenandoah Health District, the Market @ The Health Department is held June through Sept. (Fridays, 11am – 2pm). *due to COVID this market is only open to WIC/Seniors participating in the Farmers Market Nutrition Program, and customers using SNAP/EBT.

*Find our produce here!

Youth Run Farm Stand*

From June through August, you’ll find youth from the Boys & Girls Club selling seasonal Project GROWS produce and answering questions about our programs at the Youth-Run Farm Stand at the Waynesboro Boys & Girls Club. *Due to COVID this market is currently closed. Keep checking back for details!

*Find our produce here!

Questions? Contact Director of Food Access, Megan Marshall

Market Sponsors

“We really appreciate how you run the market. You make us feel comfortable and welcome and the market is really down to earth. Once we found these markets we haven't stopped coming.” -SNAP Customer

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