Farmer's Markets Clarksburg WV

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Glen Elk Farmers Market
Clarksburg, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-September Saturday, 9 a.m. - 12 noon
County
Harrison

Fairmont Farmers Market
(304) 366-8259
Parking lot off of Merchant Street across from Rider Pharmacy
Fairmont, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-October Tuesday, 5–7 p.m. Saturday 8-10 a.m.
County
Marion

Barbour County Community Garden Market
(304) 457-3816
Intersection of South Main Street & By-Pass
Philippi, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-September Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM- 2:00 PM
County
Barbour

Calhoun County Farmers Market
Upper West Fork Park
Chloe, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-October Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Saturday,10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Webster County Tailgate Market
(304) 847-2727
Webster Springs, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-September Friday, 8 a.m.-12 noon
County
Webster

Taylor County Farmers Market
(304) 677-0379
B&O Railroad Depot (museum) parking lot; Downtown Grafton
Grafton, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon
County
Taylor

Weston Tailgate Market
(304) 269-4660
1006 US Hwy. 33 E
Weston, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-October Wednesday & Saturday, 8:00 AM-12 noon
County
Lewis

Upshur County Farmers Market
(304) 472-6964
Madison Street
Buckhannon, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Tuesday & Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
County
Upshur

Taylor County Farmers Market
(304) 677-0379
B&O Railroad Depot (museum) parking lot; Downtown Grafton
Grafton, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Saturday, 8:30 a.m. - 12 noon
County
Taylor

Summersville Tailgate Market, Inc
(304) 742-8868
Broad Street, across from Dairy Queen
Summersville, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-September Monday- Saturday, 7 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
County
Nicholas

Farmers' Markets Are for Families

School is out and our children are now on summer vacation – or are they? As a parent of three young girls, my wife and I find ourselves signing up the kids for various summer activities such as swimming, drama camp, dance classes and music, to name a few. However, beyond organized classes and camps, summer is also a great time to involve your kids in engaging outdoor activities in new learning environments to stimulate their growth.

One of my favorite summer activities is attending the local farmers’ market with my kids. Your local market provides an ideal environment where children can learn about their food and also practically apply skills and knowledge they have developed during the school year.

Experienced farmers and produce growers are the teachers in this informal classroom. If the market isn’t too busy, my children and I take advantage of their knowledge by asking a variety of questions. Farmers take a lot of pride in their work and always seem eager to explain the process by which they have cultivated their crops. From growing tips to advice on how to adapt to unfavorable weather conditions, there is always a great tale to share.

It is often challenging for my children to begin a conversation with the farmers, so I frequently pose the first question. Once dialogue is initiated, their hesitation fades and their natural curiosity leads to engaging conversations. Together we learn how long it takes to grow each vegetable, the best tool for the job and if ...

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