Farmer's Markets Fairmont WV

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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

Morgantown Farmers Market
(304) 291-7201
Corner of Spruce St. & Fayette St.
Morgantown, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
May-November Saturday, 8:30 AM- 12:00 Noon
County
Monongalia

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

Lincoln County Farm Bureau Farmers Market
(304) 919-9552
Hamlin, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-November Wednesday, 3 p.m. - 6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
County
Licoln

Pendleton County Farmers Market
(304) 249-5817
Intersection of Route's 220 & 33; Across from Exxon Station North of Frankl
Sugar Grove, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Saturday morning (call for specific times)
County
Pendleton

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

South Morgantown Community Farmers Market
304-291-03861 304-291-8014
1966 Grafton Rd
Morgantown, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Thursday, 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
County
Monongalia

Wheeling Farmers Market II
(740) 945-0217
Elm Grove Terrace Plaza; National Road
Wheeling, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-October Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Taste of Tucker Farmers Market
304-478-2949x209
Mill Race Park
Parsons, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
July-September Wednesday, 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM
County
Tucker

Capitol Market
(304) 558-0185
800 Smith St.
Charleston, WV
General Information
Covered : Yes
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : Yes
Hours
Monday- Saturday, 10:00 AM- 6:00 PM Sunday, Noon - 5:00 PM (subject to seasonal change; check Website for updated market hours)
County
Kanawha

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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