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

Jefferson County Farmers Market
(304) 728-3051
Beside Old Charles Town Library; 100 Block of N.Samuel Street
Charles Town, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
April-October Saturday, 9 a.m. - 12 noon
County
Jefferson

Inwood Farmers Market
(304) 229-5011
178 Pilgram St.
Inwood, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : Yes
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
Monday-Friday, 9 A.M. - 5 P.M. Saturday, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
County
Berkeley

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

Bruceton Mills Farmers Market
Across from the Fire Hall
Bruceton Mills, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : No
SFMNP Accepted : No
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Friday, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
County
Preston

Wheeling Farmers Market I
(740) 633-6648
1221 National Rd; St. Michael's School Parking Lot
Wheeling, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Saturday, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 Noon
County
Ohio

Mercer County Tailgate Produce Market
(304) 425-3079
Mercer County Tech. Education Center
Princeton, WV
General Information
Covered : No
Open Year Round : No
Programs
WIC Accepted : Yes
SFMNP Accepted : Yes
SNAP Accepted : No
Hours
June-October Wednesday & Saturday, 7:00 AM- sell out
County
Mercer

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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